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Domain registrar looking at changes for .au space

23 January 2018 in Strategy

auDA, the administrator and industry self-regulatory policy body for Australia's .au domain space is considering changes to the organisation through…

Data#3 secures government contract for cloud services

23 January 2018 in Deals

Technology solutions provider Data#3 has won a contract to create and manage a cloud-based file sharing and community collaboration solution…

Is NBN Co planning to drop HFC from rollout plans?

23 January 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Is the NBN Co, the company rolling out Australia's national broadband network, planning to drop HFC altogether from its multi-technology…

Murdoch says Facebook should pay for using news stories

23 January 2018 in Strategy

The executive chairman of News Corporation, Rupert Murdoch, says that if Facebook wants to recognise "trusted" publishers then it should…

Steep rise in SMB concerns raised with ACCC

22 January 2018 in Technology Regulation

There has been a significant rise in the number of small businesses raising issues of alleged misleading conduct, false representations…

Instyle Solar cops hefty fine over Do Not Call Register infringement

22 January 2018 in Technology Regulation

Queensland-based solar power company, Instyle Solar, has been hit with a $10,800 infringement notice for failing to obtain consent to…

Health records firm badly hit by Windows ransomware

22 January 2018 in Security

A billion-dollar electronic health records company in Chicago is struggling to recover from an attack of a variant of the…

Facebook gives users the job of judging news sources

22 January 2018 in Strategy

Facebook has announced a second major policy change on its news feed, with users now being entrusted with the task…

Telstra partners to build two new subsea cable systems between US and Asia

22 January 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

At the PTC conference today in Hawaii, Telstra announced that it "entered into agreements to invest in two new international…

OnePlus admits 40,000 card details may have been stolen

20 January 2018 in Security

Four days after it denied that the payment checkout page on its website had been compromised, Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus…

Enhanced telco competition main focus for NZ Commerce Commission study

19 January 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

New Zealand’s competition enforcement and regulatory agency The Commerce Commission, is resuming a study to consider what, if any, changes…

NHS used Linux project to negotiate with Microsoft: claim

19 January 2018 in Open Source

Britain's National Health Service appears to have used a project set up to create a Linux alternative for its employees'…

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Stan launches Breaking Bad in 4K UHD, more 4K content coming

23 January 2018 in Entertainment

It's the 10th anniversary of the Breaking Bad TV series, and SVOD-service Stan is not only making it exclusively available,…

HPE powers GreenLake backup with Commvault

23 January 2018 in Data

Hewlett Packard Enterprises (HPE) has selected data management solutions provider Commvault to power its new GreenLake Backup solution.

Superloop to offer INDIGO cable capacity to Data Centres

23 January 2018 in Business Telecommunications

Networking and infrastructure group Superloop is to fully integrate its the upcoming INDIGO submarine cable capacity into the Superloop metropolitan…

TechnologyOne pours $49.9 million into R&D

23 January 2018 in Development

Enterprise software solutions company TechnologyOne says it is investing $49.9 million in the FY 2017 as part of its goal…

Pacific island nations to connect to the Southern Cross cable

23 January 2018 in Business Telecommunications

Southern Cross Cables has announced multiple deals for use of its Next subsea cable, including a major capacity commitment by…

Consider DIY preparation for NBN installation happiness

23 January 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

There is a way to ensure your NBN cabling is installed the way you want without having to pay a…

Telstra's new smartphone toughs it out at twice the Max

23 January 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Telstra's Tough Max 2 knows that when the going gets tough, the tough get going with the extra durability, water…

Power's the new head sheriff at Deputy

23 January 2018 in People Moves

Employee management SaaS provider Deputy has appointed Steven Power as its global president.

Springboard opens applications for accelerator program

23 January 2018 in Strategy

Not-for-profit organisation SBE Australia has opened applications for its Springboard Enterprises accelerator programme which provides up to 10 emerging, high-growth…

Freshworks opens first Asia-Pac data centre in Sydney

23 January 2018 in Data Centres

Cloud-based business software provider Freshworks has opened its first data centre in the Asia Pacific region, choosing Sydney to begin…

Human, machine intelligence a key to workforce of the future: study

23 January 2018 in Strategy

Organisations believe that pairing humans alongside machine intelligence will create a more effective, engaged, and meritocratic workforce, according to a…

Iridium readies for 5th NEXT satellite launch

23 January 2018 in Business Telecommunications

Global satellite communications company Iridium is set to launch its fifth NEXT satellite with SpaceX in March from Vandenberg Air…

Intel CPU patches 'utter garbage', says Linus Torvalds

23 January 2018 in Security

Linux creator Linus Torvalds has described the patches released by Intel for the Meltdown and Spectre bugs as "complete and…

First Amazon Go store opens in Seattle

23 January 2018 in Strategy

Amazon has opened the first of its Amazon Go retail outlets, a store where shoppers can walk in, pick up…

Intel says new patches coming soon for CPU flaws

23 January 2018 in Security

Intel says it has identified the reasons why the patches it issued for the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities caused crashes…

Microsoft Surface Pro with LTE Advanced uses Transatel eSIM for global connectivity

23 January 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Transatel, the IoT enabler and service provider for Microsoft's Surface Pro with LTE advanced, promises "out-of-the-box, global cellular connectivity" directly…

VIDEO: Social IM app Sweep swoops on Geochats and future AR to 'engage users'

23 January 2018 in Apps

New Australian start-up, Sweep, has its eponymous app using geo-location, messaging and AR skills to allow users dubbed "Sweepers" to…

Kantar, Qualtrics partner in new strategic alliance

22 January 2018 in Strategy

Global research agency Kantar TNS has joined forces with experience management provider Qualtrics in a strategic alliance they say is…