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Apple profits at the expense of its Chinese workers

26 August 2016 in Listed Tech

Apple’s main supplier Foxconn has long been a source of controversy and embarrassment to the company. Now its Shanghai-based Pegatron…

WhatsApp and Facebook to share data – even more snooping

26 August 2016 in ShawThing

WhatsApp is an encrypted mobile messaging service. It was purchased by Facebook in February 2014 with the implication that its…

iOS 9.3.5 helps protect against spooks

26 August 2016 in Mobility

iOS 9.3.5, released overnight, fixes three flaws exploited by government agencies to spy on individuals.

NSW govt outs predatory fuel pricing

26 August 2016 in Apps

You are running on empty and tempted to pull into the first servo. But at least in NSW, the government’s…

Singapore launches world's first driverless taxi

26 August 2016 in Automotive

Many countries and companies have been talking about driverless cars for a while, but tiny Singapore has stolen a march…

Trend to hybrid jobs marks significant change in ICT industry

25 August 2016 in Enterprise Staff

The ICT jobs market in Australia and globally is going through a transformation with a significant shift to hybrid roles…

NBN leaks: Bernardi may back Labor over AFP raid

25 August 2016 in Government Tech Policy

The Coalition government may face opposition from one of its own side over Wednesday's AFP raid on parliamentary offices, with…

Protest launched against ASIC database sale

25 August 2016 in Government Tech Policy

The Coalition government is on the verge of finalising the sale of the nation's company database to a private operator.

AARNet and Southern Cross upgrade Pacific link to 100Gbps

25 August 2016 in Business Telecommunications

The Southern Cross Trans-Pacific Optical Research Testbed (SXTransPORT) dual submarine optical fibre links between Sydney and North America have been…

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HealthKit, Coviu partner on telehealth services integration

26 August 2016 in Deals

Australian digital health platform for practitioners and patients, HealthKit, has partnered with Coviu, a CSIRO Data61 startup, to integrate its…

Remote NT schools digitise with Civica education suite

26 August 2016 in Deals

Five remote schools in the Catholic Education Northern Territory (CENT) have migrated to a new Web-based software system from IT…

iiNet services in Victoria hit by four-hour outage

26 August 2016 in Business Telecommunications

iiNet's broadband services in Victoria ground to a halt early this morning, following the breakdown of what the company describes…

Better data control in new Nextcloud release

26 August 2016 in Cloud

Open-source file syncing and sharing software company Nextcloud has released its next version, 10, with better control over data access…

Brave browser aims for 1.0 release this year

26 August 2016 in Open Source

The Brave browser, developed by a company of the same name set up by former Mozilla chief Brendan Eich, is…

CHOICE calls for more consumer complaints registers

26 August 2016 in Technology Regulation

Consumer group CHOICE is calling for all Australian consumer regulators to set up business complaints registers after NSW Fair Trading…

VIDEOS 2016: Huawei’s ‘Seeds for the Future’ reap rich harvests

26 August 2016 in Telecoms & NBN

Global Chinese ICT giant Huawei does much more than create telco equipment, enterprise networks, smart devices, IoT and clouds: it…

VIDEO briefing: Telstra’s new Broadcast Operations Centre explained

26 August 2016 in Telecoms & NBN

Telstra doesn’t just do phone calls, text messages, Internet connections, smartphones and tablets, it’s also a major player in state-of-the-art…

Domino’s pizza, Flirtey readying for ‘world first’ commercial drone delivery service

26 August 2016 in Market

Domino’s pizza company has joined with the global leader in drone deliveries, Flirtey, in a demonstration in New Zealand of…

Evergen brings CSIRO-developed smart home energy system to market

26 August 2016 in Energy

Renewable energy start-up Evergen has launched an intelligent home energy management system with the technical backing of the CSIRO, which…

National Dog Day – Friday 26 August

25 August 2016 in Market

Forget a new collar or a chew toy – man’s best friend is demanding high-tech gifts this year. And you…

Hardcat solution improves Royal Melbourne Hospital stock management

25 August 2016 in Deals

The Royal Melbourne Hospital has deployed the latest stock managment module from Melbourne-based asset management company Hardcat to transform the…

Veeam takes Availability Platform to the Hybrid Cloud

25 August 2016 in Storage & Cloud Storage

High availability of data is a must for enterprise. But as the lines blur between on-premise, public and hybrid clouds,…

Empired revenues up, boosted by strong growth in digital services

25 August 2016 in Listed Tech

IT solutions provider Empired has lifted revenue by 25% to $160 million for the 2016 financial year on the back…

Samsung helps special needs students to virtually dance

25 August 2016 in Strategy

Kids with special needs have been shown the wonders of dance through Samsung’s Dance Discovery programme, a multi-sensory education experience…

Mimecast boosts local presence

25 August 2016 in Strategy

Email and data security provider Mimecast has dramatically ramped up its Australian presence, and formally opened its regional headquarters in…

Telstra, Optus offer free calls to Italy

25 August 2016 in Telecoms & NBN

Both Optus and Telstra are offering free calls to Italy for their customers to contact family and friends in the…

Optus extends NT mobile coverage with ‘innovative’ small cell technology

25 August 2016 in Telecoms & NBN

Optus is boosting mobile coverage for locals and travellers across 12 remote locations in the Northern Territory with the introduction…

Megaport reaping benefits of ‘aggressive’ expansion

25 August 2016 in Listed Tech

Listed Australian network interconnection company Megaport’s aggressive expansion globally and a positive performance by its Australian and New Zealand business…

Veritas Vision 2016 – the future of information management

25 August 2016 in Storage & Cloud Storage

Veritas has unveiled the programme for its Vision 2016 conference — Information is everything — being held in Las Vegas…

HP reports lower earnings, profit in third quarter

25 August 2016 in Market

HP has reported reduced earnings and profit in the third quarter of its fiscal year on Wednesday but it exceeded…

Mobile threats up – so what?

25 August 2016 in Security

Despite an increase in mobile threats, Australian enterprises are not adopting adequate mobile security measures, according to new data released…

Opera offers free VPN for Android

25 August 2016 in Mobility

The makers of the Opera browser have started offering a free VPN app for Android users, having earlier made a…

Dragon speaks Aussie legalese

25 August 2016 in Business Software

Dragon’s NaturallySpeaking Legal edition has Australian legal-specific speech recognition, simplified management, custom vocabularies, and time-saving transcription – your honour!






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