Guest Opinion: There has been an amplification of cybersecurity challenges sparked by the pandemic, and IT and cybersecurity teams have been at the forefront of organisational demands in almost every industry. With 57 per cent of Australian IT teams saying the number of cyberattacks have increased during 2020, cybersecurity should no longer be looked at as merely a risk management measure; it’s an essential part of any business strategy.

Ok, so anyone that has seen curved screens will find Samsung's new Odysseys Neo G9 anything but odd, and when it comes to the best of the best, even the $2,999 price isn't an oddity, even when that price could buy you a PS5, Xbox Series X, gaming PC and still have the odd bit of change to spare.

Not one to fold on its folding smartphone ambitions, the President and Head of Samsung Electronics' Head of its Mobile Communications Business, Dr TM Roh, explains how Samsung's galaxy of smartphone technology is "bringing more people into the fold."

Despite getting its butt seriously kicked by AMD, Apple, TSMC and others, Intel is still the world's biggest maker of CPUs for traditional computers, and it has announced its first new transistor architecture is more than a decade, along with an "industry-first" for backside power delivery and "continued leadership in advanced 3D packaging innovations," along with its first customer announcements for its Intel Foundry Services (IFS).

Car subscription service Carbar has earned a $50 million class A investment from Sydney-based credit investor Global Credit Investments (GCI). The funding will be used to grow the business and will allow Carbar to gain new car subscriptions.

REVIEW PROMOTION When it comes to timeless games that are simple to pick up and play for casual and strategic players alike Draughts, or Checkers, has to be near the top of the list. GamoVation has made the definitive Android version in its Quick Checkers game.

Full of sound and fury signifying what Kingston says is the kickstarting of a gaming revolution, Kingston’s new FURY branded memory comes in three flavours - FURY Renegade, FURY Beast and FURY Impact. 

COMPANY NEWS Claroty, a leader in industrial cybersecurity, launches Team82, its new research arm dedicated to threat research reports, policies, and disclosures. It recently published a report that details vulnerabilities in cloud-based management platforms and the need to secure implementations.

Billed as being "built for the rough and tumble of everyday life," HMD Global says its Nokia XR20 is "the latest life-proof phone concealed in a sleek, timeless design," with "four years of monthly security updates, an industry-leading three warranty and three years of OS upgrades."

Health insurer nib health funds has made its member cards available in Apple Wallet.

French health and medical IoT company Withings has announced the upcoming launch of ScanWatch Rose Gold, a new watch that scans and detects heart and health conditions to improve one’s health and fitness, and can also send a notification to its wearer when it detects an irregular heartbeat.

New Zealand cable operator Hawaiki Submarine Cable has been acquired by BW Digital, an affiliate of the global maritime company BW Group, for an undisclosed price.

Business software provider Zoho is lending its online invoicing software Zoho Invoice for free to help small and medium businesses and freelancers with their invoice processing.

The Australian Government's move to push Telstra to buy Digicel appears to contradict the policy it has adopted in order to ban Huawei from having a role in the country's 5G networks.

Tuesday, 27 July 2021 09:23

The spectrum wars - again


The limits on the amount of spectrum that can be purchased by the Telco's in the November spectrum auction is creating some vocal comments in the main media.

Enterprise Data Hub fuels bank’s digital transformation

Leading the digital transformation of Indonesia’s banking sector

COMPANY NEWS by Qlik: Bank BTPN, formed from the merger between PT Bank Tabungan Pensiunan Nasional Tbk (BTPN) and PT Bank Sumitomo Mitsui Indonesia (SMBCI), is one of the most bullish banks in Indonesia. It’s in the country’s top ten in terms of market capitalization and is known for it’s ambition.

Communication, network, and cloud solutions provider Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise has appointed Maud Holvast as its new ANZ Country Business Leader.

Enterprise Data Hub fuels bank’s digital transformation

Leading the digital transformation of Indonesia’s banking sector

COMPANY NEWS by Qlik:  BTPN wants to lead Indonesia’s digital banking transformation. As the country relaxes regulation around digital banking, paving the way for entirely virtual banks, BTPN aims to be first to market with new digital services.

Tuesday, 27 July 2021 00:57

Sysdig to acquire Apolicy


Secure DevOps company Sysdig has announced its intent to acquire Apolicy to “shift security" further left: and expand the Sysdig offering to include Infrastructure as code (IaC) security.

GitHub today announced its suite of supply chain features is now available for the Go programming language. This includes the GitHub security database with over 150 Go advisories, Dependabot alerts and updates, and dependency graph which provides information to alert for vulnerable dependencies.




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