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  • ISPs on notice over broadband speed claims

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says it is concerned that consumers lack clear information about the speeds they can expect from broadband services.

    26 July 16 14:09 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Second NBN satellite set for 5 October launch

    NBN’s second satellite — Sky Muster II — will launch on 5 October, the company said this morning. The launch will take place in the French Guiana Space Centre in South America.

    25 July 16 10:45 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Telstra’s API revolution

    As Telstra continues its shift from just being a telecommunications carrier to what it likes to describe as “a world class technology company that empowers people to connect”, the company’s software teams have been given a mandate to take an API-first approach to development whenever possible.

    25 July 16 09:30 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Kickass Torrents is offline, but moves to block it continue

    An application for a Federal Court injunction that will compel Telstra, Optus, TPG and Foxtel’s broadband arm to block customer access to Kickass Torrents will proceed for now despite the file-sharing site’s domains being seized and its alleged operator arrested.

    22 July 16 10:15 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Texas city dives into water monitoring technology

    A small city in Texas replaced its old water meters with wireless meters that help home and business owners track water usage and make adjustments before the bill arrives.

    22 July 16 04:00 Written by Matt Hamblen
  • HPE's Itanium server refresh should come in mid-2017

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise plans to refresh its Itanium server range around the middle of next year, employing Intel's long-promised "Kittson" successor to the current Itanium 9500 series ("Poulson") chips.

    22 July 16 01:22 Written by Peter Sayer
  • Like AT&T, Verizon is going virtual for enterprises

    On Thursday, Verizon announced enterprise services defined and activated through software, a move intended to help both the carrier and its customers save money and respond more quickly to changing needs.

    21 July 16 22:00 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • Industry group aims to help Australia realise IoT’s benefits

    A group that brings together Australian businesses, researchers and government agencies with the aim of helping the country realise the benefits of the Internet of Things has formally launched as an independent not-for-profit organisation.

    20 July 16 07:30 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Can we find a quantum-resistant algorithm before it’s too late?

    The warning from QuintessenceLabs’ CTO John Leisoboer is stark. “When sufficiently powerful quantum computers become generally available,” he says, “it’s guaranteed to break all existing cryptographic systems that we know of.”

    18 July 16 08:30 Written by George Nott
  • AT&T wants to keep order in drone-filled skies

    AT&T is a big drone user, and its network could be a future backbone for command and control of drones or even a traffic management system.

    16 July 16 12:20 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • During coup attempt, Turkish president appears via Facetime on live TV

    In what could be another first for our connected world, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan placed what appeared to be a Facetime call into a national news broadcast early on Saturday while the world tried to figure out if a military coup against him had succeeded.

    16 July 16 08:27 Written by Martyn Williams
  • What’s hot at Cisco Live!

    Cisco security heats up, as does relationship with VMware; all about chat bots, Maroon 5 and Elle King too.

    15 July 16 03:05 Written by Michael Cooney

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