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ICT jobs advertising reflects strong Aussie employment market

20 September 2017 in Enterprise Staff

The ICT industry continues to lead the way in job advertising, with a newly published report revealing the sector —…

Viacom business data left exposed in AWS bucket

20 September 2017 in Security

Security firm UpGuard says it found an exposed cache of data belonging to Fortune 500 firm Viacom in an Amazon…

Tibco brings Live Apps onshore

20 September 2017 in Cloud

Integration and analytics provider Tibco now offers its recently launched Tibco Cloud Live Apps along with Tibco Cloud Integration from…

Facebook still booking most Australian revenue in Ireland, US

20 September 2017 in Technology Regulation

Facebook has told a standing committee of the Australian Senate that it booked a vast majority of its Australian income…

Google makes offer on shopping sites in bid to avoid EU fine

19 September 2017 in Technology Regulation

Facing an EU deadline of 28 September to come up with a solution to the charge of using its search…

Undocumented Word feature allows collection of software info

19 September 2017 in Security

An undocumented feature in Microsoft Word allows malicious attackers to collect information about the operating system and versions of software…

EFF quits W3C over decision to accept EME as Web standard

19 September 2017 in Technology Regulation

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has resigned from the World Wide Web Consortium after the latter announced it was accepting the…

NBN Co tells business to migrate ‘special services’ to avoid disruption

19 September 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Businesses have been urged to prepare to migrate their special services, which simultaneously use voice, video and data services, to…

HP denies firmware update blocking third-party printer cartridges

19 September 2017 in Print Solutions

HP has denied that it has issued new firmware updates designed to prevent the use of third-party cartridges on its…

Top Australian telcos mostly mum on security reforms

19 September 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Australia's main telecommunications providers appear to be mostly wary of commenting on the security reforms for the industry which were…

Qualcomm CEO: 5G phones on shelves in 2019, not 2020

19 September 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

In an interview in Frankfurt, Qualcomm chief executive Steve Mollenkopf said real 5G devices could be expected on retail shelves…

Live satellite streaming to see Australia’s Solar Car World Championship on global stage

18 September 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

The Punch Powertrain Solar Team will be able to live stream “interviews, daily overviews and backhaul action video clips” thanks…

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Consumer connectivity, digital issues airing at ACCAN conference

20 September 2017 in Strategy

Issues for consumers relating to increased connectivity and the digital world are under the microscope at a two-day conference of…

iOS 11 for iPhone, iPad, iPad Pro and iPod touch arrives at last

20 September 2017 in Home Tech

After a few months of beta testing, Apple’s next-gen iOS 11 has arrived, delivering new file manager, better multitasking on…

Polycom releases new conference phones to mark anniversary

20 September 2017 in Business Telecommunications

American video, voice and content collaboration company Polycom has released new models of its conferencing phones to mark the 25th…

NETGEAR’s new 4G LTE Modem for wireless backup connectivity or ‘instant Internet’

20 September 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

With wireless broadband an excellent choice for instant backup connectivity, and for some even a primary form of broadband, Netgear’s…

Open source tool claimed to automate Web application development

20 September 2017 in Open Source

Open source development tools provider DRUD Tech has released DDEV Community, a tool that can automate workflows and Web application…

‘Streaming obsessed’ Aussies on the go with TV, entertainment: survey

20 September 2017 in Mobility

Commuting consumers have taken to streaming their favourite entertainment and TV shows to a new height, with 64% using their…

Belkin delivers 3.5mm audio and Lightning port ‘Rockstar’

20 September 2017 in Home Tech

Friends, roamers, iPhone users, lend me your ears, for Belkin brings a way to simultaneously charge your iPhone while delivering…

OVO cuts price on 100GB mobile plan as demand soars

20 September 2017 in Mobility

Australian mobile provider OVO has seen demand for its 100GB for $100 pre-paid plan soar to the extent that it…

Users affected by CCleaner malware now at 730,000, company claims

20 September 2017 in Security

Senior officials from Czech cyber security company Avast claims that the number of users affected by malware spread through CCleaner,…

BT to set up cyber security centre in Sydney

20 September 2017 in Security

A multi-million-dollar cyber security research and development centre will be set up in Sydney by British telco BT, the NSW…

TPG profits up, dividends cut to retain cash for mobile rollout

20 September 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Australia's third largest telco TPG Telecom has announced a 9% rise in its net profit after tax to $413.8 million…

New survey suggests 40% of US iOS users 'unlikely to use' Face ID for payment security

20 September 2017 in Home Tech

With the vast majority of iPhone users only set to use Touch ID, and only those with iPhone X models…

Autocare streamlines automation of vehicle movement processing with Toughpad

19 September 2017 in Enterprise Solutions

When you need more than meets the eye, Panasonic’s Toughpad has proven tough enough to boost productivity at Australia’s largest…

Micro Focus releases Vertica 9 for Australia

19 September 2017 in Market

UK-based enterprise software company Micro Focus has released its analytics platform Vertica 9 which includes extended in-database machine learning capabilities.

GSI, IBM & Microsoft collaborate on blockchain standards

19 September 2017 in Strategy

GS1, the global business communications standards organisation, has announced a collaboration with IBM and Microsoft to leverage GS1 standards in…

BigCommerce, Shippit partner on shipping services expansion

19 September 2017 in Market

Cloud ecommerce platform BigCommerce is partnering with order fulfilment and delivery services provider Shippit in a deal which the two…

Bush communications the focus of NBN Co, regional coalition talks

19 September 2017 in Telecoms & NBN

Ways of improving broadband access in rural, regional and remote Australia were under the spotlight at a meeting on Tuesday…

Kaspersky says Harvey Norman ban its own business

19 September 2017 in Security

Security vendor Kaspersky Lab has reacted to reports that Australian retailer Harvey Norman will no longer be selling its products…