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Technology news / Posts - 5 months ago

Vodafone trials '4.9G' in Sydney's west

Vodafone has deployed what it is calling a ‘4.9G’ mobile phone site in Sydney’s Parramatta in a trial of pre-5G technology. The site uses massive multiple input, multiple output (massive MIMO) and frequency division duplex (FDD) technology on the 18...

Technology news / Posts - 5 months ago

Small increase in New Zealand’s IT budget

The New Zealand Government has allocated NZ$3.9 million of new operating funding over four years to the country’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT). Announced in last week’s 2018 Budget, the measure aims to boost New Zealand’s ability to respo...

Technology news / Posts - 5 months ago

Australian location data offered 'as a service'

PSMA Australia has begun offering national location data on an as-a-service basis, with the launch of a new concept known as Geoscape. Geoscape combines high-resolution satellite imagery, machine learning and big data processing to create a digital...

Technology news / Posts - 5 months ago

Australians lost $340m to scammers in 2017

Australians lost a record $340 million to scammers in 2017, with more than 200,000 scam reports to government agencies throughout the year, according to the ACCC. The total losses for the year were the highest in the nine years since the regulator b...

Technology news / Posts - 5 months ago

NSW govt developing data usage guidelines

The NSW Government is working on updating its digital.nsw digital government transformation portal with a suite of online resources aimed at helping agencies improve their data capability. The new guidelines will be aimed at helping agencies find th...

Technology news / Posts - 5 months ago

Tech start-ups launch to Israeli Landing Pad

Ten artificial intelligence and machine learning start-ups in NSW are being given the opportunity to meet with global innovation experts in Tel Aviv, Israel. Federal Trade, Tourism and Investment Minister Steven Ciobo and NSW Minister for Innovation...

Technology news / Posts - 5 months ago

US DHS releases security strategy

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has unveiled a new strategy detailing its approach to identifying and managing cybersecurity risks at a national level. “The cyber threat landscape is shifting in real time, and we have reached a historic...

Technology news / Posts - 5 months ago

Chinese e-commerce opened to Vic businesses

Local Victorian businesses will receive state government support to break into the Chinese e-commerce market, following a new partnership with Australia Post. The agreement will speed up access to the Chinese market for Victorian businesses through...

Technology news / Posts - 5 months ago

Telstra back on the air after outage

Telstra says its mobile voice and data services “have returned to normal levels” following a widespread outage that hit this morning. “We’ll closely monitor network stability and performance and continue supporting our customers to restore their ser...