ICT services giant NEC has appointed company veteran sales and marketing executive Mitsuhiro Murooka as managing director for its Australia and New Zealand business.
Global communications giant Motorola Solutions has paid US$445 million to acquired VaaS International Holdings, a data and image analytics company based in Livermore, California and Fort Worth, Texas.
Google's chief economist Dr Hal Varian is of the opinion that his employer should not pay "excessive" tax on its Australian revenue because this money is derived due to its "intellectual capital" which mostly resides in California.
A US Government bid to force Facebook to break the encryption on its Messenger client and obtain voice data that is claimed to be needed in a crime investigation has failed, with a US District Court in California ruling against the move.
A crowd-sourced coding start-up named Koder that helps businesses build software using a network of people has launched the beta version of its platform.
American semiconductor equipment manufacturer Revasum has decided to seek a listing on the Australian Securities Exchange after it conducted a successful pre-IPO capital raising.
A tech worker in the US lost his job due to the company's automated systems removing him from the rolls eight months into a three-year contract because his manager did not update his contract terms.
Telstra aims to be ready to take advantage of the 5G market, saying it will be network-ready by the first half of FY19 and rolling out to capital cities, regional centres and other high-demand areas by FY20.
Satellite communications provider Iridium has announced that all five NEXT satellites for its sixth launch are in processing at SpaceX’s west coast launch site, the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
Both Democrats and Republicans from the US House of Representatives have characterised as "highly questionable" the FBI's claim that it could not gain access to 7800 mobile devices last year.
Production of the iPhone X will be cut by half from the 40 million units planned for the first three months of 2018, a report claims.
After a barrage of criticism over its inability — and apparent lack of concern — in stopping fake news flooding its platform both during and after the 2016 US presidential election, Facebook got its Christmas gift early – a soft, puff piece in the Australian Financial Review that paints it as a crusader against the spread of incorrect information.
A judge in San Francisco has granted a motion by noted open source advocate Bruce Perens to dismiss a defamation suit filed against him by Grsecurity, a group that supplies a patch for hardening the Linux kernel.
Telstra Ventures has taken a strategic stake in California-based robotic digitisation company Ripcord which specialises in in document management.
A court in the US has ensured that the public will never know whom the FBI contacted to gain access to data on an iPhone 5C belonging to a terrorist or how much the agency paid for the job.
California-based telco Avaya has entered into a plan support agreement following its filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy in January.
South Australian company Myriota has been recognised at the Internet of Things World 2017 conference in Silicon Valley, receiving an award for being the Best Industrial IoT Start-Up Company.
US company Procore Technologies, a leading provider of cloud-based construction management software, has opened its first APAC office in Sydney’s CBD.
Tech industry people are prone to indulge in ceaseless talk of innovation, but Linus Torvalds has dismissed such talk as "bullshit" and stressed that the daily grind is much more important.
The California-based telecommunications company Avaya has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
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