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Telcos can make NBN speed problem disappear, insists Tasmanian ISP

16 August 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

The head of a Tasmanian retail service provider has taken issue with statements made by Robin Eckermann, an adjunct professor…

Millennials in the vanguard of workforce of the future: survey

16 August 2017 in Recruitment

Millennials are predicted to make up 75% of Australia’s workforce by 2025 and are set to make a “positive and…

MNF Group records profit on back of organic growth

15 August 2017 in Business Telecommunications

Telecommunications services provider MNF Group has reported an increase in profit for the 12 months to the end of June,…

NBN doubles revenue to $1 billion as rollout passes halfway mark

15 August 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Criticisms and public and industry disquiet about the National Broadband Network aside, NBN Co CEO Bill Morrow has given an…

Four held over leak of Games of Thrones episode in India

15 August 2017 in Entertainment

Four men associated with a partner vendor of network channel Star India, a distribution partner for HBO, have been arrested…

Microsoft and friend bringing Azure to Canberra

15 August 2017 in Cloud

Microsoft Azure will be available from highly-secure data centres in Canberra, starting in the first half of 2018.

Marcus Hutchins pleads not guilty to FBI malware charges

15 August 2017 in Security

British security researcher Marcus Hutchins, who came to prominence after he inadvertently stopped the spread of the WannaCry ransomware in…

muru-D accelerator funding first Melbourne start-ups

14 August 2017 in Strategy

The Telstra-backed startup accelerator muru-D is funding four new start-ups to the tune of $75,000 in seed capital each in…

Commerce Commission warns NZ telcos over Fair Trading breaches

14 August 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

New Zealand’s competition regulator The Commerce Commission has warned four telecommunications companies, including the country’s largest telco Spark, that they…

CBA chief Narev to walk the plank by end of June 2018

14 August 2017 in Government Tech Policy

Commonwealth Bank chief executive Ian Narev will bid goodbye to the organisation by the end of June 2018 in the…

NEXT undersea cable project to add 60Tbps capacity

14 August 2017 in Business Telecommunications

The survey for laying the NEXT undersea cable project has been completed ahead of schedule and a request for proposal…

Facebook attempts to enter China through the back door

13 August 2017 in Government Tech Policy

Facebook is attempting to quietly worm its way into China with the release of a photo-sharing app named Colorful Balloons…

Breaking IT News

Telstra: Samsung Galaxy Books with 2 free gifts of Multiport adapter, Staedtler pen

16 August 2017 in Mobility

As telcos continue morphing into electronics stores, Telstra has launched Samsung’s new Windows 10-powered Galaxy Book 2-in-1 tablet in both…

Optus seals reseller deal on NBN services

16 August 2017 in Resellers

Optus Wholesale has partnered with telecommunications systems and solutions provider BTB Australia in an exclusive National Broadband Network (NBN) reseller…

Ciena on board with Sydney Trains contract

16 August 2017 in Deals

Sydney Trains has selected Ciena’s 6500 Packet-Optical Platform in a move aimed at mproving public services across its transport system…

Brad Jones Racing picks Acer for tech

16 August 2017 in Strategy

Supercars team Brad Jones Racing has entered into a technical partnership with Acer.

FULL VIDEO: ‘Game of Phones’ as Vodafone’s new customer friendly plans smash competitors

16 August 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Seeking to strike a death blow to competitors while breathing new life into customer friendliness, service, choice, payment plans and…

ICT architects Australia’s top earners: SEEK

16 August 2017 in Recruitment

ICT architects are the top salary earners across Australia according to the latest report on jobs and salaries from SEEK.

Get rich or die trying: lone attacker hits hundreds of companies

16 August 2017 in Security

A lone attacker in Nigeria has been found to be responsible for a wave of relatively unsophisticated intrusion attempts into…

Backdoor found in NetSarang software used for secure connections

16 August 2017 in Security

Attackers have managed to penetrate the defences of a company named NetSarang and install a backdoor in its software which…

Siemens makes $135m grant to Swinburne Institute of Technology

16 August 2017 in Deals

German technology company Siemens has announced what it says is the biggest software grant in Australia, a $135 million industrial…

D-Link’s Pro Wireless 802.11ac Wave 2 AP for business waves hello

16 August 2017 in Networking

D-Link’s DAP-2610 concurrent dual band Access Point (AP) has arrived, delivering “a high-performance WLAN solution that includes a broad range…

Gartner: AI, immersion and platform ‘megatrends’ to drive digital business into the 2020s

16 August 2017 in Business IT

With over 100 Hype Cycles already published by Gartner this year, one of its most famous is the “Hype Cycle…

Troubled Avaya reports quarterly revenue dip

16 August 2017 in Strategy

Global communications company Avaya has seen a dip in revenue of US$1 million down to US$803 million for the third…

Malik departs Akamai for Freshworks

16 August 2017 in People Moves

Freshworks, a California-based cloud business software provider, has appointed Sidharth Malik to the newly created global position of chief revenue…

EFTsure, PwC team up to tackle payment fraud

16 August 2017 in Strategy

Australian secure payments data platform, EFTsure, is collaborating with professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia in a move aimed at helping…

ThreatMetrix Q2 ’17 cyber crime report: highest-levels of attacks ever, targeting streaming and ride-sharing

15 August 2017 in Security

Dramatic cyber crime growth with 144 million attacks detected over the last 90 days mean they are at the highest-ever…

Game of Phones: Telco shares to June 2017 see Telstra down; Optus, Aldi and Amaysim up

15 August 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Kantar has released its carrier share figures for the Australian consumer mobile market up to June 2017, and as usual,…

REVIEW: Samsung’s new portable SSD T5 is alive – and faster!

16 August 2017 in Peripherals

Samsung’s SSD Number T5 is alive with faster USB-C, a faster transfer speed, a new colour scheme, two types of…

EXCLUSIVE, VIDEO INTERVIEW: The genuinely ‘cool’ Evapolar next-gen model, evaSMART launching September

15 August 2017 in Home Tech

iTWire readers are the first in the world to see the new successor to the widely successful Evapolar evaLIGHT, the…