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Privacy Commissioner warns of ‘hidden risks’ of the IoT

26 September 2016 in Internet of Things

The Australian Privacy Commissioner has warned that Australian businesses assessed as part of a global sweep of Internet of Things…

Greater emphasis on data protection drives tech jobs increased demand

26 September 2016 in Recruitment

There was a sharp increase in number of technology jobs created in IT, media and telecommunications in the three months…

CHOICE welcomes ACCC’s sweep of ‘fake’ websites

26 September 2016 in Market

Consumer activist group CHOICE has come out in support of the competition watchdog, the ACCC, and its investigation into the…

Twitter all a flitter after takeover talk

25 September 2016 in Deals

Twitter shares surged 21% over the weekend on talk of a possible takeover by Salesforce or Google.

DDoS takes down KrebsOnSecurity site

25 September 2016 in Security

There is an old saying about not disturbing a hornet’s nest – unless you want to be bitten. Noted security…

Census 2016: ABS blames IBM for debacle

24 September 2016 in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Bureau of Statistics' submission to the parliamentary inquiry into the census debacle has been taken down after it…

VIDEO: Telstra boosting ‘field workforce’ by 1000 over next six months

23 September 2016 in Telecoms & NBN

One thousand Telstra techs, or "communications technicians" dubbed "CTs" will be "put into the field for Telstra across Australia over…

LinkedIn launches new online learning platform

23 September 2016 in Market

LinkedIn has launched a suite of new products that include an online learning platform — LinkedIn Learning — that the…

Spark NZ voice services for deregulation under Commerce Commission recommendation

23 September 2016 in Telecoms & NBN

New Zealand’s competition enforcement and regulatory agency, The Commerce Commission, has recommended the deregulation of resale voice services provided by…

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Inmarsat searches for next generation of ‘space pioneers’

26 September 2016 in Space

UK-based mobile satellite communications company Inmarsat is on the lookout for new “talent” to take up a career in the…

VIDEOS: WowWee robots back down under via iWorld Australia

25 September 2016 in Home Tech

In 2004, before modern smartphones became app-enabled controllers for everything, WowWee used advanced handheld remotes to control its robots, but…

Microsoft challenged in the U.K. to compensate failed Windows 10 installs

25 September 2016 in Home Tech

Which? the largest consumer body in the UK has called on Microsoft to take action and honour the rights of…

Samsung touches us all - South Korea’s ethos drives it

25 September 2016 in Listed Tech

There would be few people in South Korea that Samsung does not touch in some way – after all, it…

Telstra AFL and NRL app streaming stats 2016

24 September 2016 in Entertainment

Telstra has shared some interesting facts around the streaming of AFL and NRL on Telstra’s apps by the fans.

Apple releases iOS 10.0.2 to fix Lightning EarPod audio issue

24 September 2016 in Mobility

If you’re lucky enough to have an iPhone 7 or 7 Plus and have experienced issues with your Lightning EarPod…

Optus Business gets better cyber security with Palo Alto collaboration

23 September 2016 in Security

Optus Business has announced its ‘commitment to deliver ongoing innovation for security technology services’ via an expansion of its managed…

VIDEO: Microsoft launching Minecraft: Education Edition from 1 November

23 September 2016 in Home Tech

The magic of Minecraft has moved to the world of education, and did so in "early access" format in June,…

Would you like some ransomware with that?

23 September 2016 in Security

Ransomware authors have moved to the next stage, offering their creations on the model that the rest of the Web…

Census 2016: close to 95% forms have come in

23 September 2016 in Government Tech Policy

Nearly 95% of census forms have been received, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has claimed as the process draws to…

Bitdefender adds ransomware protection

23 September 2016 in Security

Security software solutions provider Bitdefender has announced a number of features in its product line for 2017.

Telstra public safety broadband ready for summer emergencies

23 September 2016 in Telecoms & NBN

Telstra’s national public safety mobile broadband capability, Telstra LANES Emergency, will be available for Emergency Services Organisations (ESOs) this coming…

Rebranding, global expansion for Locomote in international travel market

23 September 2016 in Strategy

Australian corporate travel platform Locomote is going global with initial expansion into the UK market as it ramps up its…

Pureprofile paying $18 million to acquire Cohort

23 September 2016 in Strategy

Data insights and programmatic media company, Pureprofile, is acquiring Cohort, an Australian company delivering lead generation solutions for advertisers and…

TechnologyOne selects NetApp for its SaaS cloud offering

23 September 2016 in Cloud

TechnologyOne has implemented NetApp Private Storage (NPS) on a FlexPod data centre platform with MetroCluster to help reduce costs and…

Alcatel sponsors Liverpool FC in A/NZ

23 September 2016 in Mobility

Australia’s No.3 smartphone player is continuing its "brand investment" by becoming the "Official Partner and Smartphone of iconic football team…

Wearables sector growth slow, but Apple leads in smartwatch sales

23 September 2016 in Home Tech

With 15% of US consumers and 8.1% in the EU combination of Great Britain, Germany, France and Italy owning a…

NAB collaborates with banks to launch international ‘Innovation Network’

22 September 2016 in Strategy

The National Australia Bank (NAB) has signed agreements with two global financial institutions — Israel’s Bank Leumi and the Canadian…

Labor should realise NBN ship sailed a long time ago

22 September 2016 in Open Sauce

It's beginning to look very much like Labor communications spokesperson Michelle Rowland was at a loose end this morning.

Oracle honours ANZ companies

22 September 2016 in Strategy

National Pharmacies and SuiteBox were among the winners of Oracle's 2016 innovation awards announced at Oracle Open World.

Online reviews of businesses on ACCC's radar

22 September 2016 in Enterprise Solutions

Online reviews of sharing services like Uber and Airbnb and other regular businesses will come under the microscope of the…

Malware instances down in first half of 2016: claim

22 September 2016 in Security

Security company Webroot claims that the number of instances of malware per user has fallen by 16% from 2015 to…

Oracle opens up to non-programmers

22 September 2016 in Business Software

Full-stack vendor Oracle is developing ways to allow non-programmers to develop add-ons for the company's software.

Red Hat sees revenue rise in second quarter

22 September 2016 in Open Source

Red Hat has reported earnings of US$600 million for the second quarter of the current financial year, an increase of…






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