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NBN Co sale may not have expected effect, says TransACT architect

16 July 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The privatisation of NBN Co sometime in the future may well end up creating a similar situation like that in…

ACCC says consumer data rights to be implemented soon

16 July 2018 in Data

Australians will be able to safely share their personal data with trusted service providers once consumer data rights (CDRs) become…

UK security researcher Hutchins makes renewed bid for freedom

14 July 2018 in Security

British security researcher Marcus Hutchins, who was arrested by the FBI last August over alleged charges of creating and distributing…

US indictments may queer pitch for ex-NSA hackers

14 July 2018 in Security

The US Justice Department's indictment of 12 Russians for alleged hacking offences connected to the 2016 US presidential election on…

Best to sell NBN Co only a decade after rollout ends: expert

13 July 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The best option for NBN Co after 2022 — when the network rollout is completed — would be for the…

Worldwide PC shipments grew for first time in six years during Q2 2018

13 July 2018 in Development

Gartner's "preliminary" data shows the worldwide PC market grew for the first time in six years, at 1.4%, while in…

Greens 'bewildered' by kerfuffle over Microsoft's Protected cloud status

13 July 2018 in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Greens say they are "bewildered" at the way the Australian Signals Directorate has handled Microsoft's application for Protected…

Protected cloud: ASD claims same standards apply to all firms

13 July 2018 in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Signals Directorate says the Australian Cyber Security Centre does not apply different security standards to different cloud service…

Microsoft adds more smarts to Microsoft 365

13 July 2018 in Business Software

Microsoft 365 "brings together a great family of products", according to Microsoft Australia's Microsoft 365 director Evan Williams, and now…

Microsoft frees up Teams

13 July 2018 in Business Software

You no longer need an Office 365 subscription to take advantage of Microsoft's Teams collaboration product.

Telco, IT staff in line for pay rises: report

12 July 2018 in Recruitment

Over half of IT & telecommunications employers will give their staff a pay rise of less than 3% in their…

Telstra turns on LTE-B for Samsung users of AFL Live app

12 July 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Australia's biggest telecommunications service provider Telstra has turned on LTE-Broadcast technology nationally for its mobile network and says customers who…

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Telstra, Ericsson and Intel's first 'end-to-end' 5G data call on 3.5Ghz spectrum on Australia's Gold Coast

16 July 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The first "end-to-end multi-vendor non-standalone (NSA) 3GPP 5G commercial network data call over licensed 3.5GHz spectrum" has been made at…

Boost Mobile blasts past competition to win a 'key customer service accolade'

16 July 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

In the world of satisfied customers, Boost Mobile can rightly boast until blue in the face that they've won the…

Amaysim will decode emoji messages on World Emoji Day, with chance to win iPhone X

16 July 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Using the talents of a top comedian to decode emoji messages sent to Amaysim's Facebook page on World Emoji Day,…

Email fraud attacks major threat to Aussie business: report

16 July 2018 in Security

Email-based fraud attacks dominate potential online security threats and Australian businesses are targets but generally unprepared to defend against the…

Shopper Media Group partners with Mist on AI deployment

16 July 2018 in Wi-Fi

Australian retail out-of-home (OOH) media business, Shopper Media Group, is partnering with artificial intelligence-powered networks provider Mist to offer Wi-Fi,…

Microsoft president wants govt to regulate use of facial recognition

16 July 2018 in Technology Regulation

Microsoft has called on the US government to regulate the use of facial recognition by creating a bipartisan expert commission…

Accelerator program focus on boosting Queensland tourism

16 July 2018 in Strategy

A tourism accelerator program run by Slingshot and backed by the Queensland Government’s $650 million Advance Queensland initiative has launched…

ACMA hits online tradie service with fine over spam

16 July 2018 in Technology Regulation

Online marketplace Service Seeking has been fined $50,400 by the Australian Communications and Media Authority for sending SMS messages without…

Trial cuts disease-bearing mosquito population by 80%

16 July 2018 in Health

The CSIRO has succeeded in bringing about a significant reduction in the population of a species of mosquito that spreads…

Broadcom seeks to acquire CA Technologies for US$18.9 billion

16 July 2018 in Deals

Semiconductor and hardware company Broadcom wants to buy out enterprise software maker CA Technologies for US$18.9 billion, and while some…

AI is back, but your business needs to understand it, new book says

14 July 2018 in Business Intelligence

The second coming of artificial intelligence is upon us. AI was a big thing in the 1990s but theory beat…

VIDEOS: Aged care residents fulfill bucket list through Virtual Reality

13 July 2018 in Home Tech

Samsung has commenced its VR pilot with Uniting aged care homes to encourage social integration and to help tick off…

Business adopting multi-cloud strategies: report

13 July 2018 in Cloud

Investments in cloud technology and resources are on the rise as enterprises increasingly focus on migrating mission-critical applications to the…

Code of conduct not just for women, but improves industry as a whole, says cyber security expert

13 July 2018 in Training

Cyber security entrepreneur and CISO adviser Jane Frankland wants to establish a code of conduct for conferences, saying advancing issues…

Xerox to manage Basware global scan, capture services operation

13 July 2018 in Strategy

Source-to-pay solutions, e-invoicing and financial services provider Basware has selected Xerox to operate its scan and capture operations across 28…

Young entrepreneurs out to impress in Optus Future Makers program

13 July 2018 in Business Telecommunications

Seven finalists have been selected in the Optus Future Makers program for budding entrepreneurs, with a total of $300,000 in…

FCC chairman talks up 5G, announces US spectrum auctions

13 July 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

At his Medium blog, FCC chairman Ajit Pai has announced the first of several 5G auctions in the US to…

VIDEO: First 4G TDD network deployed for mass commercial use in Thailand, 5G coming

13 July 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

As some telcos prepare for 5G rollouts, Thailand is just getting its first 4G TDD network, but it's underpinned by…

 

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