HUAWEI AND NTT DOCOMO TRIAL 5G TECH

NTT DoCoMo and Huawei have shown how 5G mmWave coverage and capacity can be improved using integrated access backhaul technology.

NOKIA AUSTRALIA REVENUE DROPS TO AU$540M

Nokia Services has reported net profit of AU$21.2 million in Australia on revenue of AU$536.9 million for FY17.

 
 
 

NZ TO PERFORM URGENT ALGORITHM 'STOCKTAKE' FEARING DATA MISUSE WITHIN GOVERNMENT

The 'stocktake' is aiming to ensure government agencies are performing analytics on citizen data in a transparent and fair manner.

TELSTRA 'UNLIMITED' MOBILE NETWORK ADS BANNED BY COURT

Telstra's 'unlimited' mobile network advertising campaign has been found to be misleading and deceptive conduct under a Federal Court...

 
 
 

​SAMSUNG EXPANDS AI CENTRES TO UK, CANADA, RUSSIA

Samsung Electronics will open new AI research centers in Cambridge, Toronto, and Moscow.

FORMER IBM AUSTRALIA MD TAPPED FOR CHAIR OF GOVERNMENT'S NEW DATA STANDARDS BODY

Andrew Stevens has been named as the new 'independent chair' of the Consumer Data Right's Data Standards Body.

 
 
 

​ICANN MAKES LAST MINUTE WHOIS CHANGES TO ADDRESS GDPR REQUIREMENTS

ICANN is trying at the 11th hour to make the Domain Name System and WHOIS legal under the GDPR. Good luck with that.

​FBI INFLATED ENCRYPTED DEVICE FIGURES, MISLEADING PUBLIC

Encrypted cell phones were a major obstacle to criminal investigation. The FBI now admits the problem was much smaller than they'd...

 
 
 

THE 14 GOVERNMENT IT PROJECTS ON THE DTA'S 'ENGAGE' LIST WORTH OVER AU$10M

The Bureau of Meteorology, Human Services, Education, Finance, Defence, Prime Minister and Cabinet, the Bureau of Statistics, Veterans...

OPTUS FINED AU$1.5M FOR MISLEADING NBN CUSTOMERS

Optus has been forced by the Federal Court to pay AU$1.5 million in penalties after misleading its customers about switching over to...

 
 
 

WWDC 2018: 9 FEATURES I WANT TO SEE IN IOS 12

With iOS 12 set to make its initial debut in early June, here are some features I want to see added.

​UBUNTU'S MARK SHUTTLEWORTH PULLS NO PUNCHES ON RED HAT AND VMWARE IN OPENSTACK CLOUD

Canonical CEO and Ubuntu Linux founder Mark Shuttleworth claims Canonical OpenStack is a better deal than either Red Hat or VMware's...

 
 
 

HPE BEATS Q2 EXPECTATIONS

The company saw revenue growth across its business segments and raised its fiscal 2018 outlook.

INTUIT TOPS Q3 EARNINGS TARGETS AFTER STRONG TAX SEASON

Intuit has also raised its guidance for the fiscal year.

 
 
 

FBI WON'T SAY HOW MANY INVESTIGATIONS ARE HAMPERED BY ENCRYPTION

The agency says encrypted phones harm its investigations, but it won't say how many are affected.

ACLU TELLS AWS: STOP SELLING FACIAL RECOGNITION TOOLS TO THE GOVERNMENT

Forty civil rights groups sent a letter to Jeff Bezos, decrying the fact that Amazon is helping law enforcement agencies use its Rekognition...

 
 
 

PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS OF AI FOR BUSINESSES

With all the hype around AI, can businesses use this technology in a practical way across the enterprise?

A BEATS-BRANDED HOMEPOD? WHY WOULD APPLE DO THAT?

It's the latest pulsating rumor. But does it really make any sense?

 
 
 

GOOGLE SELECTS FIRST COHORT OF LAUNCHPAD ACCELERATOR IN BRAZIL

São Paulo is the third city where the local version of the startup fostering initiative is being implemented.

SLACK'S NEW ACTIONS TOOL TURNS MESSAGES INTO TASKS

The tool is designed to close the loop between Slack, third party platforms and resulting action items.

 
 
 



Mark Zuckerberg just testified before the European Parliament - but...

Mark Zuckerberg just testified before the European Parliament - but politicians are grousing that a flawed format let him dodge every big question

European lawmakers were left frustrated when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified on Tuesday. The format of the hearing meant the 34-year-old executive could dodge questions... Read more ...

New iPhone 2018's A12 chip reportedly smaller, faster and in-production

New iPhone 2018's A12 chip reportedly smaller, faster and in-production

Apple's A12 chip, expected to be at the heart of the new iPhone XI and LCD iPhone 9 for 2018, is now in mass production, according to a new report today. The A12 chipset is... Read more ...

Google and LG Display unveil OLED display for VR headsets with 1,443ppi and...

Google and LG Display unveil OLED display for VR headsets with 1,443ppi and 120Hz refresh rate

Back in March, Google and LG Display mentioned that the pair were working together on a new VR/AR display that would be unveiled in May. And sure enough, the 4.3-inch panel was... Read more ...

HTC U12+ with Snapdragon 845 arrives on Geekbench

HTC U12+ with Snapdragon 845 arrives on Geekbench

HTC's next flagship phone - the HTC U12+ has surfaced on Geekbench - a few hours before it is due to be unveiled. And judging by the Geekbench scores, the HTC U12+ is certainly... Read more ...

Cheaper Nintendo Switch excludes Dock, adapter, only in Japan

Cheaper Nintendo Switch excludes Dock, adapter, only in Japan

The Nintendo Switch is so popular that your sibling or maybe even your parents might want one of their own. Especially with the family subscription for the Switch Online... Read more ...

New Details on Donkey Kong DLC For Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle

New Details on Donkey Kong DLC For Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle

Ubisoft rolled out some brand new details and footage for the upcoming expansion pack DLC for the turn-based, adventure strategy game for the Nintendo Switch, Mario + Rabbids... Read more ...

First OnePlus 6 update brings option to hide the notch, slo-mo video support

First OnePlus 6 update brings option to hide the notch, slo-mo video support

OnePlus' first smartphone to feature a notch display design has just received its first important update. Although the OnePlus 6 is not yet available in all countries, those... Read more ...

The NPD Group: God Of War Topped The April Charts With Its Record Launch

The NPD Group: God Of War Topped The April Charts With Its Record Launch

The NPD Group released its April report today, sharing some great news for Sony. God of War was April's best-selling game, but even more exciting is that it set a new record... Read more ...

Instagram now lets you mute annoying people without unfollowing them

Instagram now lets you mute annoying people without unfollowing them

Remember how you started following your least favorite cousin on Instagram at your last family reunion, because they asked you to do so right then and there? There's now a way... Read more ...

Overwatch Anniversary event brings new skins and challenges

Overwatch Anniversary event brings new skins and challenges

Overwatch keeps on getting more content. An Overwatch anniversary event is going on between May 22 and June 11, 2018. Blizzard Entertainment is adding a free-for-all deathmatch... Read more ...