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High-speed nbn connections rise 20%

13 November, 2018

A new ACCC report shows that almost 4.5 million people now have an nbn broadband connection at home.


Optus profit slumps 36.6% in Q2

12 November, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Optus has blamed the suspension of nbn migration payments and workforce restructuring charges for a 36.6% decline in profit for the September quarter.


Seagate, IBM to use blockchain to fight HDD piracy

09 November, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Seagate has entered a collaboration with IBM aimed at using the IBM Blockchain Platform to crack down on sales of counterfeit hard disk drive products.


Enterprises discovering 870 vulnerabilities per day

08 November, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Enterprises are on average discovering 870 unique vulnerabilities per day, with more than 100 of these listed as critical, according to Tenable.


Handy Tesla feature helps avoid parking fines

08 November, 2018 | Supplied by: Tesla

The Tesla 'summon' feature has proved very helpful for one Wisconsin man.


Canberra, are you listening?

01 November, 2018 by Robert Hudson, President, ITPA

Even the UN says the federal government's decryption proposal is "poorly conceived" and "undermines human rights", writes the ITPA's Robert Hudson.


nbn co launches enterprise Ethernet products

31 October, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

nbn co has launched a new enterprise Ethernet product that will allow its retail service provider customer to offer businesses speeds of up to 1 Gbps symmetrical.


Optus CEO under union fire for attacking workers

31 October, 2018

The Optus CEO has been criticised for threatening that staff would be sacked if customers were unhappy.


Data breach notifications grew to 245 last quarter

31 October, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The OAIC received 245 Notifiable Data Breach notifications during the September quarter, with criminal attacks to blame in 57% of cases.


Australia ahead on personal control of health records

30 October, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

My Health Record offers individuals more control over their personal information than comparable systems in many countries, ADHA said.


Telstra's nbn migration variation approved by ACCC

29 October, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC has approved Telstra's amendment to arrangements for migrating special business services to the nbn to allow more time to complete a transition.


Apple, Samsung fined $24m by Italian authority

26 October, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Italy's competition authority has fined Apple and Samsung a combined $24m for pestering users to upgrade to firmware that caused malfunctions in older devices.


Australians deeply concerned over decryption Bill

25 October, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Three in four Australians are concerned that the government's proposed decryption Bill would weaken the security of their personal data, a survey shows.


ACS highlights Qld ICT jobs growth

23 October, 2018

More than 10,000 new tech jobs will be created in Queensland over the next five years.


A/NZ govts consulting on common e-invoicing framework

19 October, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian and New Zealand governments have launched a consultation on a proposed Trans-Tasman Framework for e-Invoicing.


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