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IT sector continues rise in executive demand: survey

21 September 2017 in Recruitment

The Information and Communications Technology sector has delivered a second consecutive monthly rise in demand for executives in August, with…

Equifax systems were breached in March: report

21 September 2017 in Security

The systems of American credit information provider Equifax were breached back in March, according to a confidential note sent by…

CCleaner malware targeted big tech companies: claim

21 September 2017 in Security

The malware that attackers sought to spread through infecting the popular CCleaner utility appears to have been targeting high-profile tech…

McAfee attempting to capitalise on Kaspersky ban

21 September 2017 in Open Sauce

American security vendor McAfee appears to be trying to capitalise on the ban imposed by the US on Kaspersky Lab,…

Olympus benefits big-time from BMC's Remedyforce

20 September 2017 in Business Software

Olympus Australia has dramatically improved the responsiveness of its IT operations by adopting BMC Remedyforce ITSM system.

ICT jobs advertising reflects strong Aussie employment market

20 September 2017 in Enterprise Staff

The ICT industry continues to lead the way in job advertising, with a newly published report revealing the sector —…

Viacom business data left exposed in AWS bucket

20 September 2017 in Security

Security firm UpGuard says it found an exposed cache of data belonging to Fortune 500 firm Viacom in an Amazon…

Tibco brings Live Apps onshore

20 September 2017 in Cloud

Integration and analytics provider Tibco now offers its recently launched Tibco Cloud Live Apps along with Tibco Cloud Integration from…

Facebook still booking most Australian revenue in Ireland, US

20 September 2017 in Technology Regulation

Facebook has told a standing committee of the Australian Senate that it booked a vast majority of its Australian income…

Google makes offer on shopping sites in bid to avoid EU fine

19 September 2017 in Technology Regulation

Facing an EU deadline of 28 September to come up with a solution to the charge of using its search…

Undocumented Word feature allows collection of software info

19 September 2017 in Security

An undocumented feature in Microsoft Word allows malicious attackers to collect information about the operating system and versions of software…

EFF quits W3C over decision to accept EME as Web standard

19 September 2017 in Technology Regulation

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has resigned from the World Wide Web Consortium after the latter announced it was accepting the…

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Google tries hand at buying another phone company: HTC

21 September 2017 in Deals

Ok, ok, so it’s a US$1.1 billion “co-operation agreement” with Google getting some HTC staff and a non-exclusive license for…

MyDiscountDeals deals up online shopping/shipping advice pre-Amazon’s arrival

21 September 2017 in Home Tech

With Amazon sending amazing shivers up the spine of Australian retailers, there’s also plenty of advice on what retailers (let…

GNOME Foundation backs smartphone based on free software

21 September 2017 in Mobility

The GNOME Foundation has announced that it will back the bid by San Francisco-based computer manufacturer Purism and the KDE…

MGM Wireless secures deal for WA schools rollout

21 September 2017 in Deals

South Australian-based school attendance solutions group, MGM Wireless, has secured a deal with the Western Australian Education Department for the…

Hills partners with Cognizant on digital transformation

21 September 2017 in Deals

Australian-listed IT services group Hills has initiated a digital transformation of its business in partnership with professional services firm Cognizant…

Joomla! LDAP injection bug patched

21 September 2017 in Security

A longstanding bug in the Joomla! content management system, which allowed the takeover of a site by exploiting a vulnerability…

UK's Virgin Trains: leapfrog with Seatfrog into a First Class seat

21 September 2017 in Apps

East coast Virgin Trains customers in the UK now have access to Seatfrog technology, enabling them to “bid for seat…

NBN Co’s new tech lab aimed at improving user experience

21 September 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

NBN Co has set up a tech lab which it claims will transform the national broadband network experience for end-users…

Apple, Dell and Bain likely buyers of Toshiba flash memory unit

21 September 2017 in Deals

A consortium comprising Apple, Dell Technologies and Bain Capital has reportedly agreed to acquire Toshiba's NAND flash memory manufacturing unit.

Telcos using few NBN Co fixed-wireless towers

21 September 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Australian telecommunications companies have co-located equipment only on a few of the NBN Co's fixed wireless towers so far, the…

Network slicing pays off: Ericsson shows how

21 September 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Ericsson says “network slicing has the potential to offer economic benefits in terms of higher revenues and lower operating expenditures,…

Samsung becomes corporate member of OPC’s Industrial IoT edge platform

21 September 2017 in Development

Samsung is looking to accelerate deploying an “interoperable Industrial edge platform into its manufacturing infrastructures,” relying on the OPC UA…

VIDEO Interview: Alexander Slade, 21yo CEO of A Corp shares IT success secrets

21 September 2017 in Development

Having started his IT company at 12, Alexander Slade is now 21 years young, studying at Uni while running a…

Radical Systems wins Motorola NSW hackathon

21 September 2017 in Development

Darwin-based business systems developer Radical Systems has won the 2017 Motorola Solutions public safety hackathon.

AirTrunk expands with new Sydney data centre

21 September 2017 in Data Centres

Data centre specialist AirTrunk has unveiled a new facility in Western Sydney as part of its wider growth strategy for…

CompTIA launches Australian mentoring programme

21 September 2017 in Strategy

The CompTIA ANZ Channel Community has announced the launch of a mentoring initiative, with a six-month pilot to be undertaken…

IP Australia adopts Pega robotic automation

20 September 2017 in Deals

Intellectual Property Australia has adopted Pegasystems’ robotic automation as part of a move designed to improve overall customer experience by…

Innovation downturn as business efforts lag

20 September 2017 in Strategy

Australian businesses are innovating less, despite their positive views that Australia’s culture of innovation remains largely unchanged, according to a…