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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…

Turnaround in customer satisfaction levels with telcos: report

20 May 2019 in Business Telecommunications

Customers have become increasingly satisfied over the past 12 months with the service they receive from telecommunications providers, according to…

Google cuts off Huawei access to Android updates, collaboration

20 May 2019 in Government Tech Policy

Google has suspended some of its business with Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies in the wake of the US…

Trump using Huawei issue 'to pressure China over trade deal'

19 May 2019 in Government Tech Policy

US President Donald Trump is using the Huawei issue to put pressure on China to agree to a trade deal…

Telstra launches customer rewards program

17 May 2019 in Business Telecommunications

Telstra has launched its loyalty program — Telstra Plus — claiming a ‘first of its kind' loyalty program for an…

Telstra further boosts investment in Boomtown with $11.8 million

17 May 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Telstra has invested $11.8 million in US-based software support and technical services company Boomtown as the company accelerates its continued…

US parts ban a setback for Huawei; American firms could suffer too

17 May 2019 in Business Telecommunications

ANALYSIS A trade pact between China and the US appears to be unlikely following the actions taken by the US…

ACCC blames CMS error for publishing merger info early

17 May 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has blamed "a flaw in its website content management system" for publishing information about…

IT sector hit by slump in jobs advertised for April: report

16 May 2019 in Recruitment

The number of job advertisements declined markedly in Australia in April, with the Information and Technology sector hit by a…

Huawei banned from using US components without approval

16 May 2019 in Government Tech Policy

The US has placed Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies and 68 of its affiliates on a list that means it…

Trump signs order banning equipment from Huawei, ZTE

16 May 2019 in Government Tech Policy

The United States has officially banned the use of equipment from Chinese telecommunications vendors Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corporation, with…

Surprise, surprise: Google Pay hides privacy settings from users

16 May 2019 in Security

Google has been caught out hiding privacy settings in its Google Pay app that can restrict what information the company…

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NEC facial recognition solution helps tackle examination fraud

20 May 2019 in Deals

Melbourne firm Genix Ventures is utilising NEC’s NeoFace facial recognition solution to counter what it says is an increasing incidence…

Inmarsat, ApisProtect partner to help stem global bee population decline

20 May 2019 in Internet of Things

Global satellite communications company Inmarsat is partnering with Irish agritech company ApisProtect to deploy Internet of Things (IoT) technology to…

Optus to offer 5G to selected users, top speed 295Mbps

20 May 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Australia's second biggest telco Singtel Optus will give select customers in five suburbs the opportunity to sample its 5G Home…

An AIOps Mindset - How Australian Technologists Can Become Agents of Transformation

20 May 2019 in Strategy

SPONSORED BY APPDYNAMICS. According to our latest research, innovation within Australian organisations is being stifled by a lack of ‘Agents…

Google storing details of purchases made by Gmail users

20 May 2019 in Home Tech

Gmail users are finding that details of all their purchases are being stored within their Google account, even though they…

Huawei launches new Wi-Fi 6 AP, to support up to 10Gbps

20 May 2019 in Business Telecommunications

Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies will launch its Wi-Fi 6 access point, AP7060DN, on Monday, with the company dubbing…

auDA set to decide on direct registration policy

20 May 2019 in Strategy

The board of auDA, the body that administers the Australian domain namespace, will meet on Monday to consider policies proposed…

South Korean Government mulls move to Linux

20 May 2019 in Open Source

A little more than six months before Microsoft ends support for Windows 7, the South Korean Government is considering a…

Big-tech tax avoidance a thorny issue for new Morrison govt

20 May 2019 in Open Sauce

One of the big problems in tech that the incoming minister for the digital economy will have to fix is…

Use of EternalBlue Windows exploit growing by the day: ESET

19 May 2019 in Security

The EternalBlue exploit for Windows, crafted by the NSA and leaked online by a group known as the Shadow Brokers,…

10 things we learned from Forcepoint’s 2019 Conference

17 May 2019 in Security

Forcepoint held its annual APAC conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malysia this week. The network security company, which specialises in behavioural…

ACMA considers AM to FM swap by South Australian commercial radio station

17 May 2019 in Entertainment

The Australian Communications and Media Authority is considering a proposal from South Australian commercial radio station 5MU to swap from…

Energy strategy for solar industry to be tested in car race

17 May 2019 in Energy

A doctoral candidate from the University of South Australia has developed an energy management strategy that maximises efficiency in balancing…

Datto boosts Australia, NZ investment in managed services market

17 May 2019 in Strategy

Data protection vendor Datto has announced it is expanding investment in the Australia and New Zealand region by opening a…

Barrera oversees ThousandEyes in ANZ

17 May 2019 in People Moves

Digital experience monitoring company ThousandEyes has expanded into Australia and New Zealand.

Forbes magazine victim of Magecart card-skimming attack

17 May 2019 in Security

The subscription site for Forbes magazine has been the victim of the card-skimming attack group Magecart, with the well-known website…

Nextcloud, Nitrokey team up for secure logins

17 May 2019 in Security

File sync and share solution company Nextcloud has teamed up with secure encryption USB key vendor Nitrokey to provide its…

Insurtech Australia appoints veteran Yates as new CEO

17 May 2019 in Strategy

Insurtech Australia, the organisation that fosters start-ups and innovation in the insurance sector, has appointed 20-year industry veteran Rita Yates…

 

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