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Samsung Electronics tightens 'donations'

27 February 2017 in Listed Tech

All financial donations and CSR funding amounting to more than 1 billion won (approx. $1M) will require the approval from…

Westpac faces issues with in-branch transactions

27 February 2017 in Business Software

Westpac branches around the country are experiencing issues with some applications that are used for in-branch transactions.

Fox Sports, NEP ink new six-year production deal

27 February 2017 in Deals

Fox Sports has sealed a new six-year deal with outsourced production solutions company NEP Australia which the two companies claim…

Windows 10 least secure of Windows versions: study

27 February 2017 in Security

Windows 10 was the least secure of of current Windows versions in 2016, with 46% more vulnerabilities than either Windows…

More SHA-1 attacks likely after script, website come online

27 February 2017 in Security

More attacks on SHA-1 can be expected after a security researcher took apart the PDFs which were released last week…

Probe team looks to indict Samsung heir: report

27 February 2017 in Deals

The investigating team that is looking into the allegations of bribery, related to a corruption scandal, against the arrested heir…

Telstra, Ericsson testing IoT network across Australia

27 February 2017 in Internet of Things

Telstra and Ericsson have used network software across Australia to enable a Cat-M1 LTE network that will allow for the…

MWC – Mobile World Congress 2017 announcements

26 February 2017 in Mobility

New smartphones are coming from Huawei, LG, Nokia, Sony, Moto and many more at the MWC that runs in Barcelona,…

How smartphone brand loyal are you? Not very, claims Finder survey

26 February 2017 in Mobility

Australians may not be as loyal to their current brand of smartphone as the makers would like, according to a…

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BlackBerry launches its last, but first, new, totally secure smartphone

27 February 2017 in Mobility

BlackBerry used the Mobile World Congress to launch its last fully BlackBerry designed, secure smartphone with a keyboard. But it…

Access4 offers Broadsoft contact solution in Australian market

27 February 2017 in Resellers

Unified Communication as a Service (UCaaS) provider, Access4, is hosting a deployment of Broadsoft’s newly released contact centre solution, BroadSoft…

Hostplus tips $85 million into Artesian VC

27 February 2017 in Market

The Hostplus industry superannuation fund has invested $85 million in Australian seed stage Venture Capital firm Artesian to bring the…

Why I gave up on Microsoft: a developer's tale

27 February 2017 in Apps

A young Vietnamese developer has decided to give up on Windows Store and the Microsoft app ecosystem after experiencing what…

Samsung announces Galaxy Book, Galaxy Tab S3 and Gear VR with controller

27 February 2017 in Home Tech

Samsung has used the Mobile World Congress to announce two models of its new Windows 10 Galaxy Book, an Android…

Nokia releases three new smartphones and a retro candy-bar feature phone

27 February 2017 in Mobility

Nokia, once the world’s largest smartphone maker, has a new home — HMD — and it has been busy devising…

Huawei P10 and P10+ with Leica Dual lens photography

27 February 2017 in ShawThing

Huawei’s new P10 and P10+ build on the P9 and Mate 9 heritage reinforcing that this company can design and…

LG G6 – the new big screen that fits in your hand

27 February 2017 in Mobility

LG was the first at the Mobile World Congress to announce its new flagship G6 – a 5.7” screen that…

Huawei Mate 9 delivers a whole lot of phone (review)

26 February 2017 in Mobile devices

From the moment you see the dark chocolate “Huawei Design” box adorned with the subtle red Leica Dual camera logo,…

Samsung’s Galaxy A5/7 – A Galaxy not very far away (review)

26 February 2017 in Mobile devices

Samsung trickles down the features from its premium Galaxy S series to next year’s mid-range A series. There is a…

SugarCRM deployment supports Wesley Mission Qld

25 February 2017 in Deals

Wesley Mission Queensland has deployed SugarCRM software to enable a single view of its customers, initially across its customer service,…

Square launches virtual terminal for payments

25 February 2017 in Market

Payments technology company Square has launched a virtual terminal that allows businesses to accept payments directly from a Web browser…

Danny’s Moto’ing along nicely (interview)

24 February 2017 in Mobility

A pioneer, and once the major force in mobile communications, Motorola has been through some interesting times. Back in 2011…

Australian pentester finds remote flaws in industrial switches

24 February 2017 in Security

An Australian penetration tester has discovered remotely exploitable flaws in switches made by the American companies Red Lion Controls and…

Some will be able to vote online in WA state poll

24 February 2017 in Government Tech Policy

Voters in Western Australia who have poor literacy skills, are blind or sight impaired or are otherwise incapacitated will be…

D-Link launches Homekit-enabled camera

24 February 2017 in Home Tech

Networking company D-Link has launched the first of its Omna family of Apple HomeKit-enabled devices, the new Omna 180 Cam…

Samsung Exynos 9 first 10nm system on a chip

24 February 2017 in Mobility

Samsung has launched its new Exynos 9 system on a chip (SoC) that is expected to power the new Samsung…

Debian issues fixes for kernel vulnerabilities in Jessie

24 February 2017 in Security

The Debian GNU/Linux project has advised users of its stable release Jessie to update their systems as soon as possible…

AMD Ryzen from the ashes

24 February 2017 in ShawThing

AMD’s new Ryzen 7 x86 processors will, at release, be the world’s highest performing and lowest power requirement processors. Pre-orders…

Samsung readies Galaxy S8 – launch 29 March New York (leaked images)

24 February 2017 in ShawThing

Samsung has been developing the GS8 for about 18 months now. It delayed the launch from later this week at…

Meltwater acquires Oxford Uni’s Wrapidity

24 February 2017 in Data

Global media intelligence provider Meltwater is acquiring artificial intelligence spinout from Oxford University, Wrapidity, to help improve and scale its…

Global public cloud market growth peaking: Gartner

24 February 2017 in Cloud

The global public cloud market is expected to grow to US$246.8 billion this year — up from US$209.2 billion in…

HTC wants U to buy U

23 February 2017 in ShawThing

HTC’s new U series (Ultra and Play) launched today in Australia may just outsmart everything else available now.

Telstra completes divestment of Autohome stake

23 February 2017 in Deals

Telstra has sold its remaining 6.5% stake in the Chinese car website Autohome to Ping An Insurance Group for US$217…






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