Monday, May 16, 2022

Technology News

High speed NBN plans favoured by households as smaller retailers increase share.

While the NBN's initial mandate was to provide 50Mbps services to most Australian households, the company has surpassed it's target.Nearly 8.6 million household broadband services are currently available on NBN, with 58 percent using high-speed 50 Mbps services and...

NEXTDC to spend $100 million on new Adelaide data centre

Land purchased for 10 megawatt CBD facility.NEXTDC has announced a $100 million plan to build a new data centre in Adelaide.The A1 data centre is to be up to 10 megawatts of power and certified as a Level IV...

AWS expands Australian infrastructure – New AWS Local Zones for Brisbane and Perth

New AWS Local Zones will deliver single-digit millisecond latency performance at the edge of the cloudToday, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company, announced plans to launch new AWS Local Zones in Brisbane and Perth.These AWS...

TCS Launches First Asia Pacific Powered by TCS Pace™ Centre in Sydney

Tata Consultancy Services’ Sydney Digital Garage, Powered by TCS Pace™, to Help Customers in Australia and New Zealand Leverage Co-innovation and Accelerate Digital TransformationTata Consultancy Services has launched the TCS Sydney Digital Garage, Powered by TCS Pace™, an innovation...

NBN Co’s financial problems far from over

NBN Co's continued bid to appease regulators, retailers and consumer organisations means its financial worries are far from over, says independent telecommunications consultant Paul Budde.His comments came after the company posted its results for the six months from June...

Federal Labor Party pledges to reform Canberra’s cyber security culture

The Federal Labor Party has promised to "radically change the Commonwealth's cybersecurity culture" and "normalise" the involvement of the wider infosec community if they win the next election.Shadow Assistant Minister for Cybersecurity Tim Watts on Thursday raised the need...

Citrix to be Acquired by Vista Equity Partners for $16.5 Billion

Acquisition will take Citrix private, allowing company to accelerate its SaaS transformation, increase investment, and expand platform for secure hybrid workCitrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS) (“Citrix”), today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement under which Vista Equity...

Fujitsu acquires Microsoft specialist, oobe.

Fueling growth ambitions through its programmatic M&A strategy Fujitsu Australia today announced it has acquired local Microsoft-specialist, oobe, effective as of Tuesday, 1 February 2022.The acquisition enables Fujitsu to leverage oobe’s market-leading expertise and experience as a leading Microsoft cloud,...

Apple plans to turn iPhones into payment terminals

Additional hardware won't be requiredApple is reportedly about to launch a service that will allow businesses to use their iPhones as payment terminals without additional hardware, a move that could put pressure on market leader Block (formerly Square).The...

Airservices begins development of Australia’s Flight Information Management System

Airservices Australia has selected four companies to begin prototyping Australia’s first Flight Information Management System (FIMS) which will support the safe and efficient integration of emerging airspace users, including drone operators and air taxis, into Australia’s low-altitude airspace.FIMS will...

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The New DJI MATRICE 30 – A Mighty, Versatile, Transportable Commercial Drone

The new DJI Matrice 30 is DJI Enterprise’s flagship drone, that fits in a backpack. It integrates multiple high-performance sensors into...