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Take-up of faster NBN plans increasing, company claims

More customers are switching to faster broadband plans, NBN Co, the company rolling out Australia's national broadband network, claims.

Syntonic flags acquisition of Brazil’s Zenvia

Australian-listed, US-based mobile platform and service provider Syntonic has signalled its intention to acquire the mobile commerce business unit of Brazilian application-to-person sector service provider Zenvia.

PageUp admits pre-2007 passwords stored in clear text

Human resources outfit PageUp People, which had claimed after it was hit by a massive data breach that user authentication data had been encrypted, has now changed its tune and says that passwords set up before 2007 were stored in clear text.

Data charges drive up mobile user costs: survey

Excess data charges are the main reasons Australians are hit by additional costs for using their smartphones, with new research also revealing that exceeding call allowances and texting or calling from overseas are also primary reasons for Aussies incurring high mobile usage charges.   

Vault Systems boosts executive team with new hire

Secure government cloud provider Vault Systems has hired former Fujitsu vice-president for sales platforms business, Anthony Simkins, to join its executive team.

Nearly 60% Australians read news on smartphones: Reuters study

Fifty-eight percent of those who consume news in Australia do so on their smartphones, the first time this percentage has overtaken the consumption on computers and tablets, according to the seventh annual Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2018.

ABC digital services would be hit by sell-off: claim

Digital services like the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's iView program, which enables Australians to catch up on viewing programs they have missed, could be affected if the organisation is privatised as called for in a motion by federal council of the Liberal Party on Friday, the Australian Labor Party claims.

Cryptocurrency gains to come under ATO's eagle eye: tax agent

The Australian Taxation Office will take a hard look at those who have been dabbling in cryptocurrencies over the 2017-18 financial year come tax time, a private tax agent claims.

Huawei officials lobby pollies over 5G participation

Top officials of Chinese telecommunications company Huawei have written to Australian MPs and senators telling them that excluding the firm from the 5G rollout in the country would result in increased costs, an inferior service and pose a threat to the company's operations Down Under.

How to fix Optus Sport’s catastrophic attempt at World Cup coverage

Avoid the dreaded #FloptusSport fail. The World Cup only comes once every four years but the long notice hasn’t seemed to give Optus enough time to provide a service that fulfils its one and only job – to display the World Cup on its World Cup app.

Ads to stream on WhatsApp after founders split with Facebook

Users of the end-to-end encrypted messaging service WhatsApp can expect to be deluged by ads soon, after the founders of the program, who sold it to Facebook, ended their association with the social media giant.

DocuSign goes local

Digital signing operator DocuSign is setting up shop in three Australian data centres.

Fairfax fails to disclose Google ties in Unlockd yarn

The circumstances surrounding the Australian start-up Unlockd, which was forced to go into administration recently because Google played hardball with it, are another good reason for the competition watchdog to focus on the search behemoth in its digital platforms inquiry.

Cornerstone joins Anaplan channel partner network

US-based connected planning solutions vendor Anaplan has appointed consulting services company Cornerstone Performance Management as a channel partner for its Australia and New Zealand network.

Michael Keenan, Minister for Digital Transformation

Australia is on the road to becoming one of the world’s top three countries for digital delivery of government services by 2025, according to the Minister for Digital Transformation, Michael Keenan.

Jemini brings a new look to HR software

New Zealand-based Fusion5's Jemini aims to be a complete human resources system for medium to large organisations.

Don't like the current NBN policy? Then you're a Labor stooge

At last week's hearing of the joint standing committee on Australia's national broadband network, the NBN, Associate Professor Mark Gregory of RMIT University was repeatedly questioned about his political affiliations, after he had made a fairly robust opening statement.

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