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Dominello says, “Seven Ds or you are dead.”

23 July 2016 in Government Tech Policy

Victor Dominello, MP, Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation, delivered the Ministerial Address at Fujitsu World Tour 2016 in Sydney.…

Kickass arrest is just the tip of the iceberg

22 July 2016 in Open Sauce

There has been a considerable amount of triumphalism evident in US government statements following the arrest of Artem Vaulin, the…

ABS head admits lying about name retention in census

22 July 2016 in Open Sauce

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has admitted to lying all these years about the length of time it held on…

AppleCare+ users suing Apple for 'old for new' replacements

22 July 2016 in Market

Californian AppleCare+ subscribers have mounted a class action suing Apple for replacing their new handsets with refurbished ones.

In-flight Wi-Fi promised for Australian skies, again, for 2017

22 July 2016 in Wi-Fi

Virgin Australia has announced Wi-Fi for domestic Australian flights after a trial this year, but unlike Qantas which made a…

Salesforce forces some Apple and Android users to update their device

22 July 2016 in CRM

If you use Salesforce1 on your Android or iOS phone, make sure it is one that the company will support…

NBN HFC network rollout buys tick of approval from Ovum

21 July 2016 in Telecoms & NBN

NBN Co is standing tall on the rollout of its HFC network, which will ultimately deliver broadband services to more…

ACCC green light for Telstra NBN migration plan changes

21 July 2016 in Telecoms & NBN

The consumer watchdog, the ACCC, says telecommunications customers now have greater safeguards when accessing Telstra’s voice and broadband services while…

Apple iPhone 7 will not have AMOLED screen

21 July 2016 in Mobility

Apple will not use an AMOLED screen in its soon to be released iPhone 7 – it could not get…

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Fujitsu accelerates Australian enterprise digital transformation

23 July 2016 in Enterprise Solutions

Fujitsu used its World Tour in Sydney to launch new products and reacquaint delegates with what is important down-under.

MarkLogic applies NoSQL to Standards Australia

23 July 2016 in Deals

Standards Australia is undertaking an operational and digital transformation program. It has adopted MarkLogic’s NoSQL approach to delivering its new…

Facebook Aquila – connecting billions of people

22 July 2016 in Energy

Facebook has successfully completed its first full-scale flight of Aquila – a solar-powered, unmanned aircraft that can beam high-speed Internet…

Telstra extends 4G coverage in regional areas on back of spectrum investment

22 July 2016 in Telecoms & NBN

Telstra has used the additional spectrum it purchased at auction earlier this year to deliver a speed boost for its…

Tinder Safe Dating – not

22 July 2016 in Apps

 Apart from the dangers of fake Tinder websites and apps, cheeky chatbots are luring its users to reveal personal and…

amaysim's newest award: 2016 Canstar Blue Customer Satisfaction

22 July 2016 in Mobility

Mick Jagger famously couldn’t get any satisfaction, but amaysim’s customers are so satisfied, Canstar Blue has awarded it a Customer…

Gorilla Glass 5 – great for swinging through trees

22 July 2016 in Manufacturing Technology

One of the success stories is Corning selecting the name Gorilla Glass for its hardened, toughened, scratch-resistant, glass protection used…

Kickass site partially rebuilt after owner arrested

22 July 2016 in Entertainment

The torrent site isoHunt has put up a partial version of the well-known Kickass Torrents website which was taken down…

VIDEO: Kaspersky Lab unveils new Australian team at Partner Engage event

22 July 2016 in Security

Kaspersky Lab ANZ had their second Partner Engage event in 2016 in Sydney, with partners able to meet Kaspersky execs…

Veeam goes vroom: record results plus zero-gravity sky-high flight

21 July 2016 in Storage & Cloud Storage

Availability company Veeam has reported record results for the second quarter of 2016 and accelerated growth due to demand for…

Westpac Innovation Challenge – and the winner is ...

21 July 2016 in Strategy

Westpac has announced the winner and people’s choice awards from its Hello HealthTech – technology challenge.

Aussie company has better battery technology

21 July 2016 in Energy

Aussie company Nano-Nouvelle wants global battery manufacturers to take its patented electrode — the Tin Nanode — match it with…

Aussies want to lead sustainable lives if it is not too hard

21 July 2016 in Energy

Australians want to live a more sustainable life but don’t know where to start. The fact is there are simple…

Navman Wireless merges with Teletrac

21 July 2016 in Deals

Global fleet and asset tracking firm Navman Wireless has merged with GPS fleet tracking software company Teletrac, creating one of…

Feral Linux users should learn when to shut up

21 July 2016 in Open Sauce

Feral Linux users who are slamming Microsoft for this and that after it released an alpha version of Skype for…

Telstra muru-D #SYD3 class readying for 27 July ‘Demo Day’

21 July 2016 in Home Tech

After six months of hard work, the muru-D #SYD3 class is getting ready to strut their stuff for potential investors…

NetComm Wireless wins prestigious IoT award for innovation

21 July 2016 in Internet of Things

Modern communications pioneer NetComm has won the prestigious IoT Award at the 10th annual Communications Alliance ACOMM Awards last night.

Stan makes SVOD stand on Windows 10 with app at last

21 July 2016 in Entertainment

The ‘stans’ are a series of countries in between Asia and Russia, but Stan is an SVOD provider that’s giving…

VIDEO: Comms pioneer and NetComm CEO David Stewart recognised as Communications Ambassador 2016

21 July 2016 in Telecoms & NBN

NetComm’s CEO and Managing Director, David Stewart, was ‘recognised for his significant and valuable contribution to the Australian communications industry’…

ACMA issues warning on Pokémon risks for mobile phone users

21 July 2016 in Mobility

Pokémon Go is a huge craze sweeping the world attracting millions of players but here in Australia the mobile gaming…

Beware: DDOS attacks a greater threat than ever

21 July 2016 in Security

DDoS attacks are on the increase with an average of 124,000 attacks per week over the last 18 months reported…

Nextcloud, Collabora partner on Office in the cloud

21 July 2016 in Cloud

Open-source file syncing and sharing software company Nextcloud has announced a partnership with Collabora, a company involved in commercialising the…

Call for Australia to appoint cyber ambassador

21 July 2016 in Security

A senior official from the security services company Forcepoint has welcomed the appointment of Dan Tehan as the minister assisting…

2016 ACOMMS 'Communications' award winners announced

21 July 2016 in Telecoms & NBN

The 2016 ACOMMS Awards has just celebrated its 10th anniversary, recognising excellence in the communications industry.






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