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WaPo claims Kaspersky hand-in-glove with Russian spooks

16 December 2017 in Security

Russian security vendor Kaspersky Lab is again under fire in the mainstream US media, with the Washington Post alleging that…

Court action against Optus over allegations of misleading customers on NBN

15 December 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

The competition regulator the ACCC has hauled Australia’s second largest telco Optus before the Federal Court, alleging the company misled…

Disney buying Fox in US$52.4 billion-plus deal

15 December 2017 in Strategy

Global entertainment and film giant Walt Disney is buying the Rupert Murdoch owned 21st Century Fox business for US52.4 billion…

US brings an end to net neutrality regulations

15 December 2017 in Technology Regulation

The Federal Communications Commission in the United States has ended net neutrality rules which regulate access to the Internet and…

NBN Co capitulates on pricing, Govt to blame: Rowland

14 December 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Labor’s Shadow Minister for Communications, Michelle Rowland, is keeping up the political pressure on the Government over the NBN ahead…

TPG ramps up expansion with new NBN plan

14 December 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

TPG continues to ramp up its National Broadband Network offerings and telecoms market expansion with the latest launch of a…

$92.6 million paid out as spectrum auction wraps up

14 December 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

The sale of spectrum has been completed with Optus and Telstra, TPG, the wholesale operator of the National Broadband Network,…

Lack of transparency, accountability on NBN rollout, claim Greens

13 December 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Greens have called for action by the Government, NBN Co and retail providers to address what they say…

ACCC snares Catchdeal, Techrific, BecexTech over dodgy mobile, tablet advertising

13 December 2017 in Technology Regulation

Online electronics retailers BecexTech, Techrific and CatchDeal have provided court-enforceable undertakings to the competition watchdog, the ACCC, after admitting they…

Telstra buys VMtech as it pursues growth in cloud services market

13 December 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Telstra has acquired Sydney-based professional and managed services provider VMtech in a deal which the telco says is aligned with…

Scam invoice detected by MailGuard

13 December 2017 in Security

A new scam email being sent out in large numbers and designed to look like an invoice created with MYOB,…

ANSTO partners with Sweden’s Quintus on nuclear waste treatment

13 December 2017 in Deals

The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) is partnering with Swedish company Quintus Technologies in deploying new technology for…

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VIDEO Interview: Samsung Australia celebrates student STEM successes with Remix Sydney 2017

18 December 2017 in Development

Samsung Australia's CSR dedication to STEM impressive, but with only 16% of students studying higher-education STEM subjects, may its efforts…

Report: 90% of US companies struggling to fill sales roles

18 December 2017 in Development

New research data shows that "the shortage of enterprise sales pros is holding US companies back from reaching revenue goals,"…

One third of NBN users 'would change back if they could,' calls to scrap NBN12 speed tier

18 December 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

A new report "reveals widely varying user experiences for Australia’s NBN customers, with a third of NBN users wishing they…

CrowdStrike annual cyber intrusion casebook reveals fileless malware on the rise

17 December 2017 in Security

SaaS endpoint protection provider, CrowdStrike Inc., has released its annual cyber intrusion services casebook providing valuable insights into attack tactics…

Review - BlueAnt Pump Air Bluetooth earbuds

17 December 2017 in Peripherals

Australian consumer electronics and audio lifestyle brand BlueAnt has released what it says are the world's smallest true wireless earbuds,…

Review - LastPass Enterprise password management

17 December 2017 in Software

A secure password manager is a necessity in today’s online world and really ought to be part of each person’s…

VIDEO Interview: Jazoodle CEO on how to make better business choices

17 December 2017 in Accounting Software

A new service has launched called Jazoodle, a business forecasting platform with financial planning tools, giving you "unrivalled knowledge and…

VIDEOS: Huawei's Seeds for the Future 2017 delivers biggest harvest yet

17 December 2017 in Development

24 Australian students have just completed Huawei's most prominent global CSR program, Seeds for the Future, which immerses qualifying undergraduates…

VIDEO Interview: Digital transformation is dead, long live continuous improvement

17 December 2017 in Development

A new Australia digital disruptive consultancy firm has declared digital transformation dead after seeing too many attempts riddled with failure…

Spouses of H-1B visa holders may not get work permits in 2018

17 December 2017 in Outsourcing

Spouses of H-1B visa holders may no longer be able to obtain work permits if a change proposed by the…

Lenovo's Star Wars: Jedi Challenges gets new 'Last Jedi' content

15 December 2017 in Home Tech

Disney, Lucasfilm, and Lenovo have announced a new content expansion for Star Wars: Jedi Challenges, featuring a new planet and…

Twitter says just six Brexit tweets linked to Russian bodies

15 December 2017 in Security

The British Government has rounded on Twitter for revealing that the Russian-linked entities, in this case the broadcasting service RT,…

AI no longer seen as artificial, blockchain boosting business: CES 2018

15 December 2017 in Development

Accenture's predictions for CES 2018 see blockchain changing business for the better, AI no longer so artificial, while 5G will…

Optus offers data-free sports from Seven Network: 2018 Aussie Open, Olympics and Comm Games

15 December 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Optus is offering new apps to offer data-free streaming of Seven’s live coverage of Australian Open, Winter Olympics and Commonwealth…

NBN Co unveils new discounted pricing structure to bouquets and brickbats

15 December 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

In what it describes as ‘dramatic discounts on its top-tier internet access plans’ NBN Co has unveiled a new lower…

Apple's Final Cut Pro X update introduces '360-Degree VR Video Editing' and more

15 December 2017 in Business Software

Apple's major update to its professional video editing app not only includes 360-degree VR video editing and 8K video editing,…

Apple launches iMac Pro, 'the most powerful Mac ever'

15 December 2017 in Hardware

iMac Pro. Launching today, It's the most powerful Mac in the world, to be beaten presumably only by a forthcoming…

Where is the Matrixx? On Google Cloud, as a digital commerce solution

15 December 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

The question has always been "What is the Matrixx," but now that its digital transformation tool is available on Google…