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  • Choice campaigns against 'Hollywood horror film' copyright code

    Advocacy group Choice has launched a campaign to push for more protections for consumers in the impending copyright enforcement code for Internet service providers.

  • Like Google in Vietnam, Lenovo tripped up by a DNS attack

    The redirection of both Lenovo's website and Google's main search page for Vietnam this week highlights weaknesses with the Internet's addressing system.

  • NBN Co talks up potential of HFC, wireless

    NBN Co has talked up a planned increase to the maximum speed offered on the fixed wireless component of the National Broadband Network and the potential of the company's HFC network to hit gigabit speeds.

  • Optus, Westfield partner for free Wi-Fi in shopping centres

    Optus will deploy free public Wi-Fi services in Westfield shopping centres across Australia under a partnership with Scentre Group.

  • NBN Co CEO bullish on network's progress

    NBN Co CEO Bill Morrow this morning said he was "incredibly excited" by the government-owned company's half-year results.

  • Zuckerberg to hold public Facebook Q&A in Barcelona

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is likely to reveal more of the company's plans to bring underserved parts of the world online when he holds Facebook's fourth public Q&A next Wednesday in Barcelona.

  • NEXTDC achieves EBITDA of $3m

    NEXTDC (ASX: NXT) has recorded its first positive earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) of $3 million for the half year ended 31 December 2014.

  • Motorola's new Moto E is a more powerful LTE smartphone

    Motorola Mobility's new Moto E has LTE and a more powerful processor than its predecessor, but users will also have to make do with a low-resolution front camera that doesn't measure up to ones offered on competing products.

  • Attack on Gemalto only breached its office networks, claims firm

    An investigation by Amsterdam-based SIM card manufacturer, Gemalto, has found that an attack by operatives from the US National Security Agency (NSA) and UK Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) in 2010 and 2011 probably happened but the attack only breached its office networks.

  • Sen. Nelson questions use of StingRays for phone surveillance

    A U.S. Senator is questioning why the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved of a controversial cell phone surveillance device that both federal and state law enforcement agencies are using to track suspects, often without court orders to do so.

  • Report: HP to buy Aruba for wireless tech

    HP is in talks to purchase Aruba Networks, with an eye toward acquiring that company's wireless networking infrastructure technology, according to a report published by Bloomberg News.

  • Lenovo website hacked in wake of Superfish debacle

    Lenovo's website appeared to have been hacked on Wednesday, possibly in retaliation for a piece of adware it installed on PCs that was found to have opened up a security hole.

  • Lenovo's brand 'buzz' score takes hit after Superfish crapware flap

    Lenovo's "brand buzz" rating fell by half since news broke last week that it had pre-loaded hacker-vulnerable adware onto consumer PCs, a brand quality measurement firm said today.

  • Google pushes Android devices into the enterprise

    Google is working to push more Android-based devices into the enterprise.

  • Android for Work brings container security to Google Play apps

    Google today made real its Android for Work product, which was first announced last June at the Google I/O conference. Android for Work is a revamped version of the Divide containerization app that Google acquired last spring. It's built in to Android 5.0 Lollipop and available as a separate app for Android 3.0 Ice Cream Sandwich through Android 4.4 KitKat.

  • HP preps IoT wares to tame energy beasts, like runaway air conditioners

    On a hot day in the future, if you go to work and leave your home air conditioning on full blast, your power company may know you're away and turn it down for you.

  • Google designing new Mountain View headquarters

    Google will submit plans this week to build a new headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.

  • Google more than doubles free music storage in the Cloud

    Google has made its free Cloud storage service for music a bit more appealing, especially considering alternatives from Apple and Amazon.

  • Ex-Facebook engineer launches startup to tackle server management

    One of the founders of Facebook's Open Compute Project has launched a new company that aims to cut the cost of running data centers using "community-based analytics."

  • Broadband advocates urge Republicans to overturn FCC on net neutrality

    The U.S. Congress should pass net neutrality legislation that overturns proposed rules at the Federal Communications Commission so that the protections survive over the long term, some opponents of the FCC approach said.