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  • Smart teddy bears involved in a contentious data breach

    If you own a stuffed animal from CloudPets, then you may have been hacked. The company’s toys -- which can receive and send voice messages from children and parents -- have been involved in a serious data breach dealing with more than 800,000 user accounts.

    28 Feb. 17 13:08 Written by Michael Kan
  • NBN details commercial launch for FTTC services

    NBN has revealed that the Coburg North in Melbourne will be the first suburb to receive fibre to the curb (FTTC) services as part of the company’s expanded rollout of the technology.

    28 Feb. 17 10:16 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • NAB appoints new tech chief

    NAB has announced that Patrick Wright will be the bank’s chief technology and operations officer (CTOO).

    28 Feb. 17 09:05 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • How Cisco wants to become the Switzerland of the cloud

    After years of juggling with different strategies of how to pursue the cloud computing market, Cisco now has what it believes will be a winning one: Become a so-called Switzerland of the cloud. A range of offerings will help customers manage multiple types of clouds – public or private, and the apps that run on them.

    28 Feb. 17 07:07 Written by Brandon Butler
  • WD ships 256GB Lightning-attached storage for iPhone and iPad

    SanDisk today announced it has doubled the capacity of its iOS mobile flash drives that use wireless or USB/Lightning connectors to store up to 256GB of images, videos or other data from iPhones or iPads.

    28 Feb. 17 06:13 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • Government commits to funding ACCAN

    The government has announced it will continue to fund the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) following a review of consumer representation on telecommunications issues.

    28 Feb. 17 06:00 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Census: Government rejects additional privacy safeguards

    The government has rejected recommendations from Greens and Nick Xenophon Team (NXT) senators that would potentially impose additional restrictions on the use of data gathered by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) during the Census.

    28 Feb. 17 06:00 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Telstra bets big on LTE-Broadcast

    Telstra will this year launch a range of services based on LTE-Broadcast (LTE-B) ahead of a national rollout of the technology in 2018.

    28 Feb. 17 06:00 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • SHA-1 collision can break SVN code repositories

    The recently announced SHA-1 collision attack has the potential to break code repositories that use the Subversion (SVN) revision control system.

    28 Feb. 17 05:23 Written by Lucian Constantin
  • Demand for 3rd Party ERP Support Soars

    Widespread shift to more cost-effective, third party support models for Oracle and SAP platforms signals the end of ‘one-stop-shop’ vendor solutions

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