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VIDEOS: Samsung Galaxy S8 and GS8+ finally on sale in Australia at retail

28 April 2017 in Home Tech

If you’ve been waiting to talk into a retail store to buy a Samsung G8 or G8+ and walk out…

AFP admits illegally accessing journo's phone records

28 April 2017 in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Federal Police has admitted that it illegally obtained the phone records of an unnamed journalist, thus violating the…

Follow the money: how Microsoft evades the taxman

28 April 2017 in Strategy

Microsoft has used regional sales units in Ireland, Singapore and Puerto Rico to build up a cash stash of US$108…

Google bans adblocker 'that could eat into profits'

28 April 2017 in Strategy

Google has removed an ad-blocking extension known as AdNauseam from its Chrome Web store because it appears to interfere with…

Microsoft Surface sales go south in 3Q

28 April 2017 in Market

Sales of Microsoft's Surface tablets and laptops have fallen by 26% in the third quarter of the current financial year,…

Software-defined storage on the march, says SUSE expert

28 April 2017 in Storage & Cloud Storage

Initial deployments of software-defined storage are primarily focused on the storage of unstructured data, according to Larry Morris, senior product…

Warning: Cyber espionage, ransomware attacks a rising global threat

28 April 2017 in Security

Cyber espionage and ransomware attacks are on the increase around the world, according to a new report by a US-based…

Compliance breaches mar Telstra structural separation

28 April 2017 in Technology Regulation

Breaches of compliance obligations for separation of its wholesale and retail business caused mainly by staff errors continued to plague…

Cyber attackers reveal new levels of ambition

27 April 2017 in Security

Symantec’s Internet Security Report Volume 22 reveals new levels of ambition and sophistication displayed by cyber attackers.

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Motorola launch new Moto G5 Plus and G5 at AUD $449, $399 and $299

28 April 2017 in Fuzzy Logic

The latest Motorola G5 Plus and G5 handsets have arrived in Australia, with Motorola following Samsung’s lead in appropriating ‘plus’…

Australian prescriptive analytics firm enters US market

28 April 2017 in Data

Australian prescriptive analytics company Veriluma has expanded into the US through a partnership with the American company Diamond Capture Associates…

Skills shortages an impediment to IT implementation: study

28 April 2017 in Strategy

Many Australian businesses and their global counterparts say they are unable to meet future digital business needs due to a…

New Logitech G mouse, keyboard target eSports pros

28 April 2017 in Hardware

Logitech G has introduced a new keyboard and mouse aimed at gamers and designed in collaboration with eSports participants.

Optus cuts 320 jobs, says more to go in next 12 months

28 April 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Australia's second biggest telecommunications provider Optus is cutting 320 jobs in a number of divisions and says that more redundancies…

Sydney provider rolls out 300Mbps G.Fast in two cities

28 April 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Sydney-based telecommunications provider Comvergence has started rolling out G.Fast technologies to businesses in Sydney and Melbourne, in what the US…

Samsung launching refurbished Galaxy Note7 ‘R’ in South Korea from June 2017

27 April 2017 in Home Tech

Samsung is refurbishing its Note7 smartphone for sale in South Korea from June, at approx US$266 less than when it…

Is the next business buzzword metabolism?

27 April 2017 in Business Software

What is organisational metabolism? In business, it translates to the system that converts assets, including money, people, and time into…

Verizon data breach report turns 10

27 April 2017 in Security

The 10th edition of the Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report has been published, and familiar issues are still raising their…

tech21 protects Samsung S8/+ (review)

27 April 2017 in Peripherals

British firm tech21 has released a range of protection cases for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ that are certified…

Girl Geek Academy launching ‘MissMakesCode’ programme for schoolgirls

27 April 2017 in Training

The Girl Geek Academy is set to launch the next phase of its #MissMakesCode teacher training programme and coding curriculum…

YouTube ad boycott unlikely to hit Alphabet 1Q results

27 April 2017 in Strategy

Google's parent company Alphabet is set to report its first quarter results overnight and predictions are that its ad issues…

iPhone 7 camera: verging on falling behind S8, Pixel and G6?

27 April 2017 in Fuzzy Logic

The new Galaxy S8 smartphone’s camera capabilities and resultant photos have been compared to those from the iPhone 7, LG…

Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update coming soon

27 April 2017 in Mobility

If there are any Windows 10 Mobile phone users left out there, the good news is that the Creators Update…

Fraser Coast Council reduces outage risks with Nutanix deployment

27 April 2017 in Enterprise Cloud

Queensland’s Fraser Coast Regional Council has deployed the Nutanix enterprise cloud platform to replace an outdated three-tier storage area network…

Telstra seals deal with BroadSoft

27 April 2017 in Business Telecommunications

Telstra has inked a multi-year agreement with global communications software and services provider BroadSoft to deliver services to meet the…

Snake oil in 2017: AT&T does it with 5G

27 April 2017 in Open Sauce

How do you sell mobile plans based on a technology before the body responsible for the standards governing that technology…

Forza 3 has Hot Wheels and insane Aussie tracks

27 April 2017 in Entertainment

The second Forza Horizon 3 expansion – Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels – arrives on 9 May on both Xbox One and Windows 10…

Transform your finance dept with Adaptive Insights

27 April 2017 in The Wired CIO

Rob Hull was a chief financial officer who figured there must be a better way to run a business than…

Optus upgrading mobile infrastructure in Western Queensland

27 April 2017 in Mobility

Optus will invest $8.2 million of its own funds and $1.8 million from the federal government to set up 22…

ACCAN warning on mobile porting fraud

27 April 2017 in Mobility

Consumer telecommunications advocate the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network has published a warning on its site about the increasing incidence…

Cognizant, Mizuho team to develop distributed ledger solution

26 April 2017 in Deals

Global IT and business process services provider Cognizant has been selected by the Japan-headquartered Mizuho Financial Group to develop a…

Inmarsat introduces new pricing structure for irregular users

26 April 2017 in Business Telecommunications

Satellite communications provider Inmarsat has introduced a new pricing structure for its Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) satellite terminals —…

Governments lag in spending on digital: survey

26 April 2017 in Government Tech Policy

Organisations in the private and public sectors spend a greater proportion of their IT budgets on digital initiatives than governments,…

 

 

 

 

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