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YouTube shows smaller video artists the door

17 January 2018 in Technology Regulation

YouTube will drastically cut down on the number of its partners who can make money from the platform, making it…

Sharp fall in bitcoin value as Seoul, Beijing crack down

17 January 2018 in Market

The value of bitcoin has fallen by as much as 25% overnight as news of crackdowns by governments in a…

Google to build undersea cables to boost cloud business

17 January 2018 in Cloud

Google plans to build three new undersea cables to speed up its connections with new regions as it looks to…

US politicians push AT&T to cut Huawei ties: report

17 January 2018 in Security

American politicians are bringing pressure to bear on telecommunications giant AT&T to cut commercial ties with Chinese telco Huawei Technologies…

Global IT spending to reach over US$3.7 trillion in 2018: Gartner

17 January 2018 in Hardware

Global IT spending in 2018 is forecast to grow 4.5% to reach nearly a whopping US$3.8 trillion, according to Gartner’s…

UNSW ‘world first’ cryptocurrency student trial

16 January 2018 in Strategy

University of NSW students have been earning cryptocurrency for shopping with retailers, restaurants and cafes in a “world-first" trial.

Govt rejects use of more fibre for NBN rollout

16 January 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The federal government has dismissed recommendations that it should mandate fibre-to-the-curb for the remainder of the national broadband network rollout.

Nokia, Optus seal five-year network deal

16 January 2018 in Business Telecommunications

Nokia and Optus have inked a five-year agreement under which Nokia will manage and maintain key components of Optus' network…

Bid to block cryptocurrency regulation in South Korea

16 January 2018 in Enterprise Solutions

The South Korean Government's attempts to regulate the use of cryptocurrencies has led to mounting support for a petition seeking…

CSIRO undertakes voyage to understand ocean impact on climate

16 January 2018 in Climate

The CSIRO has deployed a number of deep sea floats in the Southern Ocean to help increase the understanding of…

Russians join queue of iPhone users suing Apple

16 January 2018 in Mobility

Russians have joined the queue of iPhone users who are suing Apple for slowing down older devices, with a group…

UNSW signs ‘university first’ solar purchase deal

15 January 2018 in Energy

The University of NSW has secured a tripartite arrangement with contract partners Maoneng Australia and Origin Energy for an offsite…

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Startup funding continues on strong growth path: KPMG

17 January 2018 in Strategy

A total of 17 deals with a combined investment of US$121.55 million closed in Australian startups in the fourth quarter…

Top 100 tech companies named by Thomson Reuters

17 January 2018 in Development

Thomson Reuters' inaugural Top 100 Global Technology Leaders "identifies the industry's most operationally sound and financially successful organisations."

Carsales driving young Australians into tech - mobile or otherwise

17 January 2018 in Development

Carsales has launched its first ever Kids Coding Camp over two days this January in Melbourne at the company's HQ,…

Review: Navman MiVUE850 Dual Camera dash cam recorder

17 January 2018 in Mobile devices

Navman has been quietly beavering away on dashcam technology for some time now, including a refinement of some anti-crash warning…

SCA takes $5m stake in OVO Mobile as OVO signs fresh 5yr Optus deal

17 January 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Huge entertainment media company Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) has strategically invested $5m into media-MVNO OVO Mobile and its "rapidly expanding"…

New Kogan 4-in-1 Win 10 notebook with stylus at $399 challenges cheapest iPad

17 January 2018 in Home Tech

With the 32GB 2017 iPad at $469 in Australia, and iPad Pros at higher prices, Kogan's new Win 10 convertible…

Telstra NB-IOT switch on big step towards millions in water savings, claims WaterGroup

17 January 2018 in Market

Corporate water savings company WaterGroup says millions of dollars in manual water reading costs will now be saved with the…

New Android spyware can steal data in many ways

17 January 2018 in Security

Android spyware that has a wide range of functionality has been found by the security firm Kaspersky Lab, which likens…

Trend Micro helps to put UK cyber crook behind bars

17 January 2018 in Security

Security firm Trend Micro has helped the UK National Crime Authority to put a man behind bars on three charges…

Ericsson' global customer 5G wish list outlines action plan for consumers

17 January 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Ericsson has presented "Towards a 5G consumer future", its "Consumer and Industry Insight report that discusses the six calls to…

Lawyers hit by cyber criminals, says Darktrace

17 January 2018 in Security

Western Australian law firm Jackson McDonald has selected AI technology from Singapore-based security firm Darktrace to defend its critical data,…

BlackBerry's Jarvis scans code for vulnerabilities

16 January 2018 in Security

Jarvis aims to keep us safe by spotting vulnerabilities in code that could be used to manipulate the real world.

Mini review: Crucial MX500 1TB SSD

16 January 2018 in Reviews

How does Crucial's latest SSD compare with the previous model?

New technology adoption crucial for retailers’ digital transformation: survey

16 January 2018 in Strategy

More than half of IT decision-makers in the retail sector say their company will need to adopt new technology in…

CFA Societies beefs up executive team

16 January 2018 in People Moves

The investment professionals group CFA Societies Australia has boosted its team with the appointment of two key appointments to its…

‘Self-serve’ IT predicted as way of the future

16 January 2018 in Strategy

The year 2018 will be the one that “self-serve” IT goes mainstream, as organisations look to become more agile by…

Swinburne chooses to go with SUSE Enterprise Storage

16 January 2018 in Open Source

Swinburne University of Technology has announced that it is using SUSE Enterprise Storage for its rapidly increasing storage needs.

Lenovo finds and removes backdoor from two switch models

16 January 2018 in Security

Lenovo has found a backdoor in two of its switches that could give an attacker access to the switch management…