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Some Optus services on the blink, US-based sites hit

22 May 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Australia's second biggest telco, Singtel Optus, has been hit by an outage that has been affecting some services for at…

auDA seeks to end Comms Dept oversight of board meetings

22 May 2019 in Strategy

The au Domain Administration, the organisation that administers the Australian domain namespace, has written to the Department of Communications, seeking…

US slows approval for Chinese workers in chip industry: report

22 May 2019 in Government Tech Policy

Government approvals for American semiconductor firms to hire Chinese citizens for advanced engineering jobs have been slowed down, a report says,…

Windows ban? Huawei laptops disappear from Microsoft Store

22 May 2019 in Government Tech Policy

Huawei laptops running Windows appear to have disappeared from the Microsoft Store online, following the decision by the US Commerce…

TechnologyOne ‘on track’ to deliver full-year record profits and revenue

21 May 2019 in Listed Tech

Enterprise software company TechnologyOne has reported continuing strong growth of its business, with net profit before tax for the half…

Three-fifths of NBN users now on higher speed plans: ACCC

21 May 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Nearly 60% of the 5.2 million Australian households connected to the NBN at the end of March are on plans…

US eases some restrictions on Huawei for maintenance, updates

21 May 2019 in Government Tech Policy

The US Commerce Department has eased some of the restrictions it imposed on Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies last…

Westpac out in the cold as Apple Pay arrives for NAB customers

21 May 2019 in Strategy

Westpac is the last remaining big Australian banking institution not to offer Apple Pay, after another holdout, NAB, announced that…

NZ businesses have less than 2 years before digital disruption hits: report

20 May 2019 in Market

New Zealand businesses have less than two years to go digital before disruption hits, according to newly released research undertaken by…

Huawei promises continued security updates and service to existing users post Google ban

20 May 2019 in Development

Google has shocked the world by banning Huawei from future OS versions and security updates, but existing Huawei handsets will…

AIIA urges govt to pass encryption law amendments in first 100 days

20 May 2019 in Government Tech Policy

The head of the Australian Information Industry Association, Ron Gauci, has sought an assurance from the re-elected Coalition Government that…

Amazon leads US$575m Deliveroo financing round

20 May 2019 in Strategy

Online giant Amazon is leading a new US$575 million Series G preferred shared funding round in food delivery service Deliveroo,…

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VIDEO: Asus launches new ROG and TUF gaming notebooks with powerful features and great prices

22 May 2019 in Home Tech

At IEM 2019 earlier this month, and then at its own media event, Asus launched a fantastic range of new…

Veeam Availability Orchestrator v2 expands DR capabilities

22 May 2019 in Data

Veeam Availability Orchestrator v2 brings orchestration and automation capabilities to a broader set of applications and VMs.

Veeam joins billion dollar club

22 May 2019 in Strategy

Data management vendor Veeam passed US$1 billion in annual bookings on 15 May, its co-founder and executive vice president of…

Telstra launches Australia's first 5G mobile hotspot, also supports 4G but no 3G

22 May 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

The HTC 5G Hub can be ordered today, delivering 5G speeds in active areas, and working as a 4GX modem…

ACS appoints Cheryl Mack as NSW state manager

22 May 2019 in People Moves

The Australian Computer Society (ACS) has appointed former StartCon chief executive Cheryl Mack as its NSW state manager.

Samsung to deliver Galaxy S10 5G, its first 5G device, from May 28

22 May 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Set to be available via Telstra and Samsung's own Experience Stores from May 28, and a free upgrade for select…

Optus lures travellers with roaming add-ons

22 May 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Optus has launched a new suite of international usage and roaming add-ons on selected prepaid plans targeting travellers.

ABS looks abroad for Census work. Locals ain't good enough

22 May 2019 in Open Sauce

One can't exactly put a name to it, but something akin to cultural cringe must have led the Australian Bureau…

Freshworks acquires Natero, adds 'customer success' platform to portfolio

22 May 2019 in Strategy

Cloud-based business software vendor Freshworks has acquired Natero, a customer success management software company.

Curiious raises $2 million to fuel global growth

22 May 2019 in Strategy

Sydney-based communication company Curiious has closed a $2 million capital raising as it looks to scale up the global expansion…

Huawei to unveil own OS within a year: report

22 May 2019 in Business Software

Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies will unveil its own operating systems for both mobile devices and PCs by September,…

Optus switches on new mobile tower in Taree

22 May 2019 in Mobility

Australia's second biggest telco, Singtel Optus, has switched on a new mobile tower in Taree which, it says, will improve…

Indian outsourcer HCL leaks personal, business data on Web

22 May 2019 in Security

Indian outsourcing company HCL Technologies — formerly known as Hindustan Computers Limited — has exposed personal information of employees, plaintext…

Secondary storage solutions targeted by 'with Veeam' program

22 May 2019 in Data

Data management specialist Veeam Software has announced a new program allowing enterprise storage vendors to build comprehensive secondary storage solutions…

Anemones putting up a fight against coral reef bleaching

22 May 2019 in Climate

Sea anemones appear to have a secret weapon that protects them against high temperatures and bleaching that is affecting coral…

Govt contractor charged for using office gear to mine cryptocurrency

22 May 2019 in Technology Regulation

A 33-year-old Federal Government IT contractor has been charged over using his office computer systems to mine cryptocurrency, the Australian…

AUDIO Interview: Zebra celebrates 50 years, launches new hardware that empowers Industry 4.0

22 May 2019 in Development

Proudly celebrating 50 years of "innovating at the edge", two top Zebra executives talk to iTWire about the last five…

NAB finally delivers Apple Pay to its customers

21 May 2019 in Home Tech

Apple Pay is finally available via the National Australia Bank, with NAB nabbing Apple Pay at long last after a…

 

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