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VR – take it slow and steady

14 April 2016 in Entertainment

VR is said to be the next big thing with total estimated market value in the multi-billions of dollars. But…

Exceed Connect cops ACMA warning over breach of consumer protections code

14 April 2016 in Telecoms & NBN

Telecommunications services provider Exceed Connect has copped a  warning from the Australian Communications and Media Authority for a breach of…

Face bots to sell you stuff

14 April 2016 in Apps

As if Facebook didn’t intrude on your life already its new intelligent Face Bots – sorry Chat bots - will…

HTC 10 – will it sell?

13 April 2016 in Mobility

HTC is one of the few independent, smaller smartphone makers that dares dabble in the flagship market dominated by immeasurably…

PC market suffers huge decline in shipments as currency shifts take toll

13 April 2016 in Hardware

Worldwide PC shipments have declined for six consecutive quarters, with shipment volumes of 64.8 million in the first quarter this…

VIDEOS: HTC aims for 10 out of 10 with new Android smartphone

13 April 2016 in Home Tech

No, it’s not HTC’s new Windows 10 Mobile, but instead, the Android-based successor to last year’s M9, and like competing…

ABS slammed over storing names and addresses in census

13 April 2016 in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Privacy Foundation has slammed a unilateral move by the Australian Bureau of Statistics to store the names and…

PowerShell exploits create new wave of PowerWare malware

13 April 2016 in Security

PowerShell, a ubiquitous technology that is part of the Windows environment, has become an ideal way for attackers to hide…

Data Retention funding decision delay threatens future of ISPs: Internet Australia

13 April 2016 in Data

Internet Australia chief Laurie Patton has warned that some Internet Service Providers (ISPs) could be forced to close their businesses…

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Another resources company switches to IT

14 April 2016 in Listed Tech

Mineral exploration company MinQuest is changing tack with the acquisition of medical software developer ePat and a decision to sell…

Zuora ‘17 enables enterprise adoption of subscription revenue models

14 April 2016 in Enterprise Solutions

Zuroa’s new ‘17 is described as an enterprise-grade, big-data-powered, multi-entity solution, enabling enterprises to monetize multiple revenue streams across diverse…

CeBIT Australia’s VIP Program: CeBIT BLACK

14 April 2016 in Business Intelligence

A ‘VIP program’ to connect the ‘C-Suite of Australia’s leading enterprise and government organisations’ has been launched by CeBIT Australia.

New data mustered revealing 25.5 million phones cluttering Aussie homes

14 April 2016 in Mobility

E-Waste recycling gurus Mobile Muster point to new data showing that not only are 25.5 million mobile phones cluttering Aussie…

OPPO R7g Android Marshmallow Beta Program

14 April 2016 in Mobility

OPPO’s 5”, AMOLED screen R7 was released mid last year and took out iTWire’s recommendation for the best mid-market smartphone. The…

Digital tech usage increasing in healthcare sector, says Aruba

14 April 2016 in Networking

Network solutions provider Aruba says it has secured new contracts in the Australian healthcare sector as the use of digital…

Enterprise adoption of Apple increasing

14 April 2016 in Enterprise Solutions

Apple’s range of products are increasingly finding their way into the corporate arena where BYOD device management and inventory deployment…

Freshdesk continues acquisition drive with Airwoot buy

14 April 2016 in Strategy

Cloud-based customer service software provider Freshdesk – a company backed by Google Capital – has acquired Airwoot, a start-up that…

PompAdaptor claims up to 2x USB charging speed

14 April 2016 in Home Tech

Many modern devices need more juice than generic chargers can manage. Many third party USB chargers simply don’t have the…

Avnet Australia to resell CenturyLink Cloud

14 April 2016 in Cloud

CenturyLink has launched its Australia cloud node offering a comprehensive suite of services. iTWire’s full report is here.

Review - Mold on Pizza for Android

14 April 2016 in Games

A tower "offense" game that will make you salivate with joy.

Dell SonicWall SMA update includes fake app protection

14 April 2016 in Security

An updated version of Dell's SonicWall Secure Mobile Access (SMA) operating system provides policy-enforced SSL VPN access to applications, data…

What is the real meaning behind that big data?

14 April 2016 in Business Intelligence

You collect massive amounts of data, but its value is in mining and interpreting it to produce actionable insights. Often…

Beat Mr. Robot with DeviceLock security webinar on 27th April

14 April 2016 in Security

Mr. Robot, starring Rami Malek, is an exciting TV drama about hacking. It's also realistic. DeviceLock is running a webinar…

A call to web services for greater API security

14 April 2016 in The Wired CIO

We know plaintext passwords are bad, yet for many a service provider, user API keys are left out in the…

HPE's winning hand for flash and hybrid storage

13 April 2016 in Storage & Cloud Storage

HPE's decision to adopt a single storage architecture based on its 3Par acquisition has paid dividends.

Lost the flash drive – hope there was nothing too important on it!

13 April 2016 in Security

We all carry at least one when travelling – the ubiquitous flash drive. We all lose them occasionally and fervently…

Subscription economy is unstoppable

13 April 2016 in Enterprise Solutions

Faced with a huge upfront CapEx (capital expenditure) or pay as you go (OpEx) with the ability to scale up…

ISACA's COBIT turns 20

13 April 2016 in Enterprise Solutions

Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology (COBIT) is a framework created by ISACA for information technology (IT) management and…

CenturyLink adds Australian cloud node

13 April 2016 in Cloud

Global cloud provider CenturyLink has installed a Cloud node in Sydney to link up with its 60 plus data centres…

LANDesk Service Desk update

13 April 2016 in Enterprise Solutions

LANDESK today announced the release of Service Desk 2016.1, bringing new capabilities and features to its IT service management platform.

Wearables invade enterprise security

13 April 2016 in Security

As wearables invade the workplace, new rules will be needed to ensure these highly invisible items don’t create security issues.

Brydge keyboard bridges iPad Pro 9.7 'gap': full compatibility

13 April 2016 in Home Tech

Brydge’s ‘award-winning’ BrydgeAir Bluetooth keyboard has announced full compatibility with the brand new iPad Pro 9.7

ACMA boosts consumer consultative services forum

13 April 2016 in Strategy

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has beefed up its consumer consultative services with five new appointments to its Consumer…






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