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GUEST OPINION: There are several reasons why real-time is really taking off, and the rise of event-driven architectures is one of them.

Published in Guest Opinion

GUEST OPINION: With data dependency at an all-time high for businesses, almost every company is looking to establish themselves as a technology-first company, similar to Amazon or Netflix.

Published in Guest Opinion
Sunday, 20 March 2022 12:00

Netflix to crack down on password sharing

Do you share your Netflix password with friends or family, splitting the cost of the subscription across multiple homes? Well, Netflix has you in its sights, with a new charge being trialled in Chile, Costa Rica, and Peru that adds an extra fee for subscriptions shared outside the household.

Published in Entertainment

Watching the latest and greatest TV series, movies and documentaries has just become easier as Optus SubHub announces Netflix is the newest subscription partner to join the subscription management platform.

Published in Entertainment

AWS has announced over 30 new local zones will be constructed, delivering single-digit millisecond latency performance at the edge of the cloud, including two in Australia, in Brisbane and Perth. These will complement the existing Sydney region, the upcoming Melbourne region, and edge locations in Sydney, Melbourne, and Perth.

Published in Enterprise Cloud

Roy Morgan's research shows that while Foxtel, Disney+ and Amazon Prime Video showed strong growth in viewer numbers during 2021, Netflix is still the top dog.

Published in Entertainment
Tuesday, 26 October 2021 16:09

Hisense launches L9G 120in laser TV

The Hisense L9G laser TV features a short throw projector capable of delivering images between 75in and 120in (190cm to 305cm) without distortion.

Published in Home Tech

GUEST OPINION: The cybersecurity industry suffers from a lack of disruption. Not at the hands of adversaries—sadly we suffer from plenty of that—but positive disruption by design from technology vendors. I’m sure some cybersecurity professionals will dispute this claim, but I believe their objections will point to smaller scale, piecemeal disruptions, and we need to open up the aperture and allow some more light in.

Published in Guest Opinion

ANALYSIS A Facebook engineer issued a command to assess the availability of global backbone capacity and this, unintentionally, took down all the connections in the company's backbone, effectively cutting off all its data centres, the company says.

Published in Security

Entertainment on demand is already a well-established service in the US and UK, and client demand has driven its expansion in Germany, and next in Australia, according to data, brands, and insights research firm Kantar.

Published in Your Tech
Thursday, 23 September 2021 15:01

Subscription entertainment lifts in lockdown

Despite the eased restrictions during early 2021, pandemic-wary Australians are switching on entertainment subscriptions at a rapid pace and had a total of 42 million subscriptions at the end of June 2021, up from 37 million in June 2020, according to new research from emerging technology analyst firm, Telsyte.

Published in Strategy

Optus is introducing Optus SubHub - an application that simplifies content subscriptions and memberships by putting them in one place and allowing eligible Optus customers to save money and discover new content options.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

ACMA has released subscription video on demand Australian content results for 2019-2020. As at 30 June 2020, Australian program titles representing 3,080 hours of content was available on these services.

Published in Technology Regulation

Whether it's Netflix, Disney+, Stan, Binge, Foxtel Go or some other TV streaming service, Finder has found 44% of Aussies "freeload off a friend or family member's" subscription, equating to an estimated 8.5 million Australians "moochers".

Published in Entertainment

Cybersecurity researchers have discovered hundreds of thousands of leaked streaming service accounts, with damages estimated to have reached $38M. NordVPN has some advice on how to stop this from happening, and what to do to keep your accounts safe.

Published in Home Tech

Turning the phrase "Netflix and Chill" on its head, Finder says that buffering issues experienced by those watching streaming media services are suffering from "Netflix and freeze".

Published in Home Tech

Increased broadband speeds have improved performances of popular streaming services such as Netflix and YouTube during mid-September and October when compared to a pre-COVID baseline of February 2020, according to the ACCC.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Friday, 06 November 2020 10:12

Internet draws in Australians in greater numbers

More Australians are using the Internet to view and listen to content more than ever before, according to new research.

Published in Market

NBN speeds and performance declined as Australians followed social distancing instructions to stay home due to COVID-19, but picked up following measures by NBN Co and streaming providers, according to the competition regulator, the ACCC.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

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