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Kaspersky chief not on agenda to front US Congress

20 October 2017 in Government Tech Policy

The US Government appears to have withdrawn an invitation extended to Eugene Kaspersky, the head of Kaspersky Lab, to testify…

NZ's Chorus more professional in its approach than NBN Co

20 October 2017 in Open Sauce

Bill Morrow is awfully good at finding excuses to paper over the failings of the corporation he heads – the…

NBN chief says network cannot be compared with NZ rollout

20 October 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Under pressure with each passing day as the number of complaints about the NBN mount, the head of NBN Co,…

Job market continues upward trend, ICT opportunities grow

19 October 2017 in Recruitment

ICT was one of the business and industry sectors offering the most job opportunities in September, as Australia’s employment market…

Queensland a bright spot as ICT exec demand slumps

19 October 2017 in Recruitment

Employment demand for ICT executives slumped by 6% in September, with the Queensland tech sector showing the best results compared…

WPA2 flaw's worst impact on Android, Linux devices

19 October 2017 in Security

The flaw in the WPA2 wireless protocol revealed recently has a critical impact on Android phones running version 6.0 of…

YouTube removes video of WPA2 vulnerability

19 October 2017 in Security

YouTube has taken down a video demonstrating a vulnerability in the WPA2 protocol that was announced on Monday night by…

Rowland blasts Government over telco complaints report

19 October 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

The Labor Party has described the latest complaints figures from the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman as a “brutal reality check” and…

5G will bring benefits to Australian digital economy: report

19 October 2017 in Mobility

A new report has painted a glowing picture of the benefits that are likely to push growth in the Australian…

New telecoms industry guidance looks to improve credit management for consumers

18 October 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

In the wake of the latest and damning report by the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) on an increasing level of…

Australia, US sign up to new space exploration treaty

18 October 2017 in Space

The Australian Government has signed a treaty with the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration, reaffirming an ongoing commitment by…

Internet Australia hits out at ‘dramatic surge’ in telecoms complaints

18 October 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Internet Australia says the “dramatic surge” in complaints by consumers and small business about telecommunications services, particularly Internet services, is…

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Review - NETSCOUT AirCheck G2 Wi-Fi tester

22 October 2017 in Networking

NETSCOUT’s AirCheck G2 is a comprehensive and portable tool for network professionals to test and troubleshoot wired and wireless networks.

Court lifts curfew, GPS monitoring for Marcus Hutchins

20 October 2017 in Security

A US court has lifted the curfew imposed on British security researcher Marcus Hutchins and also not require him to…

Telstra: pricing and pre-orders announced for Pixel 2 and 2 XL

20 October 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Pre-orders for Google's new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones have now started at Telstra, with the Google Home…

Size matters after all: Telstra offers refunds for AFL Live Pass

20 October 2017 in Entertainment

After the ACCC raised concerns about Telstra's disclosure of the size of its viewing screen available on mobiles and tablets,…

Law passed to stop double taxation of digital currencies

20 October 2017 in Government Tech Policy

Australia has passed legislation to stop the double taxation of digital currencies such as bitcoin.

Xbox One X games line-up to showcase its 'true power' at PAX 2017

20 October 2017 in Entertainment

PAX 2017 is Melbourne's "pop culture" and gaming expo, with Microsoft to showcase its most powerful Xbox yet, the One…

CSIRO helps keep apples from browning even when cut

20 October 2017 in Enterprise Solutions

A gene developed by scientists at the CSIRO has helped Canadian biotech company Okanagan Specialty Fruits to keep one of…

Flinders' ceramic material helps Australian watch maker stay local

20 October 2017 in Manufacturing Technology

A new ceramic material designed and created by scientists at Flinders University has been used by the specialist Australian watch…

10,000 Women in Tech Virtual Conference set for November

20 October 2017 in Strategy

Women and men across the Asia Pacific region, and a line-up of global speakers from companies like Google, Facebook and…

Lenovo flaws affect all Android tablets, some phones

20 October 2017 in Security

Serious flaws in all Lenovo's Android tablets and a number of mobile phones made by the company have been patched…

Spotting a miner using your PC's power is easy, says IT expert

20 October 2017 in Your Tech

Visiting a Web page that quietly uses the visitor's computing power to mine digital currencies through a script on the…

Malaysia forces takedown of data breach report

20 October 2017 in Security

A report that the personal data of millions of Malaysians was up for sale for an unspecified amount in bitcoin…

Govt to review if .au domain still ‘fit for purpose’

19 October 2017 in Government Tech Policy

The federal government is to review the management of the .au domain in a move designed to ensure it remains…

LAUNCH VIDEOS: Demand Responsive public transport technology arrives in Australia in new trial

19 October 2017 in Home Tech

Transit Systems and Bridj are launching its "Demand Responsive bus services" in Western Sydney in late November, disrupting the Australian…

Dixon joins Savvius as APAC sales director

19 October 2017 in People Moves

Network visibility software vendor Savvius has appointed Steve Dixon to the role of APAC sales director.

Interview: Intuit's Alex Barnett talks AI, machine learning and more in Intuit's apps

19 October 2017 in Accounting Software

The director of Product Management at Intuit, Alex Barnett, attended the ATSA 2017 conference this week to talk machine learning,…

ARENA to put $18 million into Qld project

19 October 2017 in Energy

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency is contributing $18 million towards funding for the $160 million Kennedy Park wind, solar and…

Samsung Dev Conference 2017: Bixby 2.0, advanced AR and new IoT SmartThings strategy

19 October 2017 in Development

Samsung has introduced a "new strategy to unify IoT services under SmartThings, in addition to the next-generation Bixby 2.0, and…