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Google has dropped plans to implement ad-targeting technology known as Federated Learning of Cohorts and instead come up with a replacement known as Topics.

Published in Business Intelligence

The Australian Government has washed its hands of any decision the ABC might make about compulsory logins for its iview service, saying the taxpayer-funded broadcaster has content and operational independence to do what it likes.

Published in Strategy

Google has launched a second appeal, this time in the EU's highest court, against a fine of €2.42 billion (US$2.73 billion, A$3.79 billion) levied on it and its parent company Alphabet in 2017 for abusing its dominant market position for online general search services in 13 EU countries.

Published in Technology Regulation

Global logistics firm DHL was the most imitated brand in phishing attempts in the final quarter of 2021 tracked by the Israeli firm Check Point Research, with 23% of such emails containing a reference to the company.

Published in Security

The ABC will introduce compulsory logins for its iview service in a staged manner this year, despite the fact that there have been privacy warnings about the sharing of user data with companies like Google.

Published in Strategy

A hotel chain in Europe has switched its computers to Google's Chrome OS after it was hit by Windows ransomware.

Published in Security

Microsoft's technology plays a big role in facilitating increasingly devastating cyber attacks, a senior official at an email security firm says, accusing the Redmond behemoth of profiting from the existence of vulnerabilities.

Published in Security

The Federal Government will put in place new rules to force technology companies to identify anonymous online trolls, or be exposed to the risk of defamation payouts.

Published in Technology Regulation

In an event featuring Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, and Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Google Australia has launched its "Digital Future Initiative," a AUD $1 billion investment in Australian infrastructure, research and partnerships that aims to "strengthen local capabilities, support jobs and help build Australia’s digital economy for the future."

Published in Business IT

Cloud technology provider DNX Solutions has joined FinTech Australia’s corporate partnership program to level the playing field for emerging fintechs with cloud solutions.

Published in Business IT

The Australian Government, it appears, does not believe in the old saying, "once bitten, twice shy". After being humiliated by Facebook once, when it tried to act tough over the media content laws which the government was trying to shove through Parliament, one government senator is looking to be shown up again.

Published in Open Sauce

Search giant Google has won an appeal against a £3.2 billion (A$5.85 billion) class action lawsuit in the UK, with the country's Supreme Court rejecting the efforts of Richard Lloyd, made on behalf of a group known as Google You Owe Us.

Published in Technology Regulation

The General Court of the European Union has dismissed an appeal by Google and its parent company Alphabet against a fine of €2.42 billion (US$2.77 billion, A$3.79 billion) levied for abusing its dominant market position for online general search services in 13 EU countries.

Published in Technology Regulation

On Wed 10 November, 2021, from 9am AEDT to 4.30pm, ASCCA's tech conference will be opened by beloved entertainer Kamahl, the event is jam-packed with very timely topics, top-notch spekears, info that will improve your life and more, including, Nokia smartphones and Acronis Cyber Protect software as prizes, the conference is not only aimed at seniors, but everyone who is a 'future senior', too.

Published in Home Tech

Apple appears to have given up some of its profit margin due to competition from rivals judging from a teardown of the top-end iPhone 13 Max Pro, the Japanese news agency Nikkei says, following an exercise it undertook along with the Financial Times.

Published in Mobility

The competition watchdog, the ACCC, has called for measures addressing Google’s dominance in search engine services, including a choice screen that provides consumers with a selection of search engines, to be introduced in Australia.

Published in Technology Regulation

The UK's signals intelligence organisation, GCHQ, and MI5 and MI6 will use Amazon Web Services for hosting classified material in a deal estimated to be worth up to £1 billion (A$1.83 billion) over a decade.

Published in Cloud

The American Federal Communications Corporation has banned China Telecom (Americas) from operating in the US, claiming it may be a threat to national security.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Chinese smartphone manufacturer OPPO, part of the giant B.B.K. Electronics group, is set to start designing its own chips for its high-end smartphones, the Nikkei Asia website claims, adding that this was understood to be a bid to rid itself of dependence on suppliers like Qualcomm and MediaTek.

Published in Mobility

The man nominated to be the Operational Testing and Evaluation director at the US Department of Defence has expressed frustration at the fact that contracts with commercial cloud providers — like those sold by Amazon Web Services, Microsoft and Google — do not provide room for independent cyber assessments.

Published in Government Tech Policy

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