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  • Start-up creates iPhone 7 analog headphone adapter, charger

    A new Kickstarter campaign pitching an iPhone 7 adapter that allows users to plug in a set of analog headphones while also charging the phone has already garnered nearly four times its funding goal.

    01 Oct. 16 06:22 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • Replacement Note7s pose no safety concerns, Samsung says

    Replacement Galaxy Note7 smartphones are safe, Samsung said in attempting to reassure customers this week after reports that consumers in South Korea, China and the U.S. said the replacement devices were running too hot.

    01 Oct. 16 03:53 Written by Matt Hamblen
  • Ransomware spreads through weak remote desktop credentials

    Stolen or weak remote desktop credentials are routinely used to infect point-of-sale systems with malware, but recently they've also become a common distribution method for crypto-ransomware.

    30 Sept. 16 23:11 Written by Lucian Constantin
  • Japanese company makes $349m bid for ASG

    The board of ASG has backed behind a takeover offer from Japanese-based consulting company NRI, the ASX-listed IT services company announced today.

    30 Sept. 16 14:08 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Four state AGs sue to block US decision to cede key internet role

    A judge in Texas has fixed for Friday the hearing in a suit filed by four state attorneys general against a decision by the U.S. government to transfer some key internet technical functions to a multistakeholder body.

    30 Sept. 16 13:50 Written by John Ribeiro
  • Telstra eyes retail redundancies

    Telstra has moved to make redundancies in its retail business, with a net loss of about 300 roles expected, primarily from non-customer-facing positions.

    30 Sept. 16 10:57 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Date set for Vodafone 2G switch-off

    Vodafone will switch off its 2G GSM network on 30 September 2017, the telco announced this morning.

    30 Sept. 16 09:28 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Salesforce tries to block Microsoft's LinkedIn acquisition

    Microsoft made a splash earlier this year when it announced the largest acquisition in its history, signing an agreement to buy LinkedIn for US$26.2 billion. But now, Salesforce is trying to convince the European Union to block the deal.

    30 Sept. 16 09:14 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • Former CBA IT exec faces US fraud charges

    Former Commonwealth Bank infrastructure and operations head Keith Hunter faces US fraud charges related to bribe claims levied at Hunter and fellow former CBA IT exec John Waldron.

    30 Sept. 16 08:57 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Paris motor show turns on to electric cars

    The soft whirring of electric cars was barely audible amid the pounding music and the babble of voices at the Paris motor show on Thursday, but we'll be hearing a whole lot more of it in the years to come.

    30 Sept. 16 08:49 Written by Peter Sayer
  • Google to bring its cloud platform to Australia

    Google will next year launch a Sydney Google Cloud Region as part of a significant program of geographical expansion. In addition to Sydney, Google will launch regions in Mumbai, Singapore, Northern Virginia, São Paulo, London, Finland and Frankfurt.

    30 Sept. 16 08:42 Written by Rohan Pearce
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