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UK report casts doubt on Huawei security processes

20 July 2018 in Technology Regulation

A British Government report claims equipment made by Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies has technical and supply-chain issues that expose…

Hawaiki transpacific cable ready-for-service, reshaping comms in the Pacific

20 July 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Independent telecommunications challenger, Hawaiki Submarine Cable LP, today commenced commercial operations for its 15,000km fibre optic deep-sea cable linking Australia, New…

EU hits Google with US$5b fine over alleged Android misuse

19 July 2018 in Technology Regulation

The European Union has hit Google with a second fine in as many years, demanding that the search behemoth pay…

Former DTA head says My Health Record may end up a tech wreck

18 July 2018 in Government Tech Policy

The My Health Record system may well end up as one of the many Australian Government tech wrecks, the former…

Employees stage protests as Amazon Prime Day gets underway

17 July 2018 in Home Tech

Workers at Amazon in Europe have walked out to protest against the company's employment conditions ahead of the company's Prime…

Australian oil and gas industry to be first movers in adopting AI

16 July 2018 in Development

With the "oil and gas market influenced by several factors outside the control of companies", the "long-term competitiveness of O&G…

NSW Govt touts digital smart procurement benefits in deals with telcos, Microsoft and Salesforce

16 July 2018 in Technology Tenders

The NSW Government says its agencies are "benefitting from three new innovative telecommunications and digital deals which take advantage of…

Telstra, Ericsson and Intel's first 'end-to-end' 5G data call on 3.5Ghz spectrum on Australia's Gold Coast

16 July 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The first "end-to-end multi-vendor non-standalone (NSA) 3GPP 5G commercial network data call over licensed 3.5GHz spectrum" has been made at…

NBN Co sale may not have expected effect, says TransACT architect

16 July 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The privatisation of NBN Co sometime in the future may well end up creating a similar situation like that in…

ACCC says consumer data rights to be implemented soon

16 July 2018 in Data

Australians will be able to safely share their personal data with trusted service providers once consumer data rights (CDRs) become…

UK security researcher Hutchins makes renewed bid for freedom

14 July 2018 in Security

British security researcher Marcus Hutchins, who was arrested by the FBI last August over alleged charges of creating and distributing…

US indictments may queer pitch for ex-NSA hackers

14 July 2018 in Security

The US Justice Department's indictment of 12 Russians for alleged hacking offences connected to the 2016 US presidential election on…

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Supply chain management market accelerates to new highs: report

20 July 2018 in Market

Global adoption of supply chain management software has accelerated significantly, with a new report revealing that the total worldwide market…

Big US heathcare diagnostics firm LabCorp hit by ransomware

20 July 2018 in Security

Multinational healthcare diagnostics company Laboratory Corporation of America — better known as LabCorp — suffered a ransomware attack which hit…

Sony launching Spider-man PS4 and Pro bundles from September 7 2018

20 July 2018 in Entertainment

PlayStation Australia has announced its Limited Edition Marvel’s Spider-Man PlayStation 4 Pro and PS4 bundles in Amazing Red and the…

Microsoft revenues top US$100b as fiscal year ends

20 July 2018 in Market

Software giant Microsoft has ended the fiscal year 2018 with a bang, with the final quarter bringing in revenue of…

Eftpos appoints new chairman for Australia

20 July 2018 in People Moves

Payments provider Eftpos has appointed former Mastercard Australia and New Zealand chief Leigh Clapham as chairman.

British Airways accused of GDPR violation over data leaks

20 July 2018 in Security

A security researcher has asked British Airways to explain why its online check-in page leaks booking references and surnames to…

VIDEO: Ford tests self-driving research vehicle to deliver food, goods and the future

19 July 2018 in Development

Ford's new "Transit Connect self-driving research vehicle" features three lockers: one on the passenger side and two in the back…

Demand for location data services ‘unprecedented’, says PSMA

19 July 2018 in Market

The demand for, and volume of, location data in Australia is unprecedented, according to a key industry player, with the…

Optus named key telco supplier to NSW Government

19 July 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Three days after the NSW Government touted its smart digital procurement benefits in deals with telcos, Microsoft and Salesforce, Optus…

Lowest unemployment rate in 5 years, Honcho says young Aussie business owners leading way

19 July 2018 in Development

The latest ABS jobs data shows the trend unemployment rate was 5.4% in June 2018, the lowest in over five…

Undeterred by EU fine, Google continues to play the victim

19 July 2018 in Open Sauce

Google has now been fined nearly US$8 billion by the European Union, but the company seems to be undeterred in…

VIDEOS: WA astronomers partner with defence industry to monitor space for junk and more

19 July 2018 in Space

Hey spaceman, is that some junk in your trunk, is your passive radar just actively happy to see me? Curtin…

Australia 8th in mobile speeds, but 54th in fixed broadband

19 July 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Australia has enviable mobile download speeds, averaging out at 50.53Mbps and sitting eighth in a list of 124 countries compiled…

Moonhack 2018 and Code Club sees young coders lift off at Sydney Startup Hub

19 July 2018 in Development

Helping your children learn to code could be one of the best ways to lift their future careers into cyberspace,…

Aussies missing out on valuable tax deductions

19 July 2018 in Home Tech

Etax has listed the tax deductions that "working professionals and office admin staff need to know about to boost this…

Blockchain tech to be used to power up Aussie houses

19 July 2018 in Home Tech

The first homes outside Europe claimed to utilise blockchain technology for power will be completed in a new housing development…

Ola's exuberant 'hola' to Adelaide as over 1.5m rides completed

19 July 2018 in Development

Within just five months of launch, Ola has completed more than 1.5 million rides, garnered over 40,000 driver-partners and launched…

Online car dealer cops hefty fine for consumer rights breaches

19 July 2018 in Technology Regulation

An Auckland motor vehicle trader has been hit with a NZ$75,000 fine by New Zealand’s competition regulator for misrepresenting consumers’…

 

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