- Optus admits to three big data breaches - March 27, 2015
More than 300,000 customers affected.
- Vodafone re-signs Nokia to run network from India - March 27, 2015
Four-year extension to long-running contract.
- Telstra promises to keep customer metadata safe - March 26, 2015
As scheme passes into law.
- Facebook to build solar-powered drones for internet access - March 26, 2015
Prototype test flown already.
- Roy Hill receives first trains destined for automated haulage - March 26, 2015
Systems will eventually enable driverless capability.
- FCC will vote next month on plan to share valuable 3.5GHz spectrum - March 28, 2015
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will vote April 17 on a spectrum-sharing plan for a band that could serve the military, mobile service providers and individuals. The CBRS (Citizens Broadband Radio Service) would open up frequencies from 3550-3700MHz to three classes of users, including o [...]
- Intel could strengthen its server product stack with Altera - March 27, 2015
Intel’s chips dominate servers in data centers, but the possible acquisition of Altera could help the company provide a wider variety of custom chips designed to speed up specific applications, analysts said on Friday. Intel is in talks to acquire Altera, which has a market capitalization of [...]
- Kleiner Perkins cleared of sex discrimination against Ellen Pao - March 27, 2015
A jury has found mostly in favor of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in a historic lawsuit accusing one of Silicon Valley’s best-known venture capital firms of sex discrimination. The jury found against Ellen Pao on three out of four claims, including whether her gender was a factor in Kl [...]
- Facebook reveals the logic behind its forced Messenger split - March 27, 2015
Facebook annoyed and puzzled many people last year when it forced them to download its Messenger app for chats. Its reasons for doing so are now clearer: Messenger is becoming a beast of an app, with its own links to outside businesses and software apart from Facebook’s main site. At the comp [...]
- French self-driving car goes for a spin around Paris monument - March 27, 2015
For this self-driving car, the roadside hazards included traffic jams, undisciplined bystanders—and centuries-old cannons. That’s what you get when you demonstrate your latest technology at the National Army Museum in central Paris, as French companies Safran and Valeo did on Friday. Sa [...]
- Gemalto predicts strong Australian M2M growth - March 27, 2015
Machine-to-machine (M2M) technology enables communications between machines, central portals or IT systems and fosters an environment of innovation, driving new ideas and smarter decisions. Although machines have been communicating with each other for decades, M2M technology has matured, ushering i [...]
- Ian Noble joins DGIT board - March 27, 2015
Melbourne-based telco and cloud software and services company DGIT has appointed Ian Noble, the former CEO of prominent Australian fibre network operation, UeComm, to its board. Noble has worked in the telecommunications industry for over 20 years and DGIT Chairman Greg Tilton said he would be &ldq [...]
- Samsung’s Smart Signage TVs switch on in OZ - March 27, 2015
If you need a digital signage solution for your small to medium business, Samsung’s Smart Signage TV might be the sign you’ve been looking for. Promising ‘deep customer engagement’ to ‘optimise the shop display experience’, Samsung says its Smart Signage TV [...]
- Design of NEXTDC data centre attracts global plaudits - March 27, 2015
The design of NEXTDC’s Sydney data centre has been voted as one of five global finalists in an international award program for architecture. The S1 data centre was nominated for the Architecture +Communication category in the Architizer Architectural Awards by the data centre’s architec [...]
- TV viewing starts at a young age - March 27, 2015
Preschool children under five years of age spend more time watching free-to-air television than older children, according to the latest research report from the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA). ACMA’s Children’s Television Viewing research, first conducted in 2001, [...]
- Casting everything to Chromecast - March 24, 2015
Learn how to stream any content from anywhere to your Google Chromecast dongle. Darren Yates explains how. The post Casting everything to Chromecast appeared first on APC.
- Razer Leviathan review - March 23, 2015
This may be a comparatively little leviathan, but its bite is monstrous. The post Razer Leviathan review appeared first on APC.
- Opinion: the downside to digital distribution - March 16, 2015
Ubisoft revokes digital keys for games purchased via unauthorised retailers. Stephen Lambrechts does not agree with that decision. The post Opinion: the downside to digital distribution appeared first on APC.
- Why you need a VPN - March 10, 2015
Virtual private networks can delivery benefits beyond letting you stream Netflix or connect to the company’s corporate network. Stephen Lambrechts explains. The post Why you need a VPN appeared first on APC.
- Apple unveils the new MacBook - March 10, 2015
Apple’s latest MacBook, quieter, sharper and lighter than ever before. The post Apple unveils the new MacBook appeared first on APC.
- Procrastinator? Blame it on your genes - April 22, 2014
New research suggests the tax office should expand the list of acceptable explanations for procrastinators' yearly extension requests and late tax filings. Two possibilities: "I was born this way" and "failure to evolve".
- Man flu? When 'the flu' is really just a cold - April 22, 2014
Contrary to popular (female) opinion, you can have all the symptoms of the flu without being infected.
- Aboriginal scientific achievements recognised - April 22, 2014
While Gallileo thought the moon had nothing to do with the tides, the Yolngu people from the Northern Territory knew better.
- Volvo open to self-drive tie-up - March 27, 2015
Volvo says it is open to pursing partnerships with technology companies such as Google or Apple.
- Clever crooks can beat metadata - March 26, 2015
George Brandis has conceded “smart criminals” may be able get around the government’s new metadata laws.
- Soul Patts chief blasts iiNet holdouts - March 26, 2015
TPG Telecom’s second-biggest shareholder has hit out at criticism of its takeover bid for iiNet.
- Telstra’s healthy UK buy - March 26, 2015
Telstra has bought British-based health analytics business Dr Foster for its growing Health division.
- Turnbull targets net pirates - March 26, 2015
The government has introduced a bill to shut down access to websites infringing copyright.
- Lubitz was ‘obsessed’ by the Alps - March 28, 2015
THOSE who knew killer pilot Andreas Lubitz revealed he knew the crash area, where he killed 149 people, well as his former girlfriend opened up about the erratic man.
- Count begins: Baird, Coalition on track for victory - March 28, 2015
EXIT polls are showing Mike Baird and the Coalition are on track for a decisive victory in the NSW state election with voting set to close shortly.
- Quotas needed to give women a fair go - March 28, 2015
IN an ideal world women would be judged on their merits, and would have equal representation on all government and company boards.
- Parachutist survives partial chute failure - March 28, 2015
A PARACHUTIST has suffered pelvic and leg injuries in a rough landing after his chute failed to fully open this morning.
- Clarke drops retirement bombshell - March 28, 2015
AUSTRALIA captain Michael Clarke has announced that Sunday’s World Cup final will be his final match of one-day international cricket.
- Online popular with NSW voters - March 28, 2015
More than 230,000 people have chosen to vote online in the NSW election.
- US, Russian start year in space - March 27, 2015
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying three crew headed for the International Space Station has blasted off.
- Lab beef 'a reality in 10 years' - March 27, 2015
Laboratory beef could surpass the real thing within 10 years to solve ecological and animal welfare issues.
- New laws bad news for illegal downloaders - March 26, 2015
Australians will be blocked from downloading popular TV series for free under new laws before parliament.
- Airline cockpit doors locked since 9 11 - March 26, 2015
Lufthansa says cockpit door onboard Germanwings plane could only be unlocked from inside.