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    Government paying 'outrageous' sums to Telstra for NBN: Vodafone CEO

    The "outrageous" size of NBN payments to Telstra is one example of the number one telco's unfair advantage, according to Vodafone CEO Inaki Berroeta.

  • Vodafone IP core upgrade to bring voice to 4G

    Vodafone has announced an overhaul of its core IP network to enable voice calls on the telco's 4G network.

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    ATO sets out treatment of Bitcoin

    Businesses that "supply Bitcoin" must "charge GST when they supply bitcoin and may be subject to GST when receiving bitcoin in return for goods and services" according to guidance on treatment of the crypto-currency issued today by the Australian Taxation Office.

  • Fair and Safe Work Qld invites offers for mobile app development

    The Office of Fair and Safe Work Queensland (OFSWQ) has issued an invitation to offer for mobile application software development.

  • China paving the way for big Xbox One sales

    China has approved the sale of 5 million Xbox One units, opening the way for Microsoft to make a big splash in the country's emerging console sector.

  • 'Reveton' ransomware upgraded with powerful password stealer

    A type of malware called Reveton, which falsely warns users they've broken the law and demands payment of a fine, has been upgraded with powerful password stealing functions, according to Avast.

  • YouTube music might be a win for other Google services

    A tricked-out version of YouTube offering exclusive content might prove lucrative bait for Google to lure some of its users deeper into its digital video and music services.

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    Telstra targeted in class action lawsuit over late fees

    Australia’s big three telcos are being targeted in class action lawsuits relating to late payment fees imposed on their customers.

  • Many Chrome browser extensions do sneaky things

    An analysis by security researchers of 48,000 extensions for Google's Chrome browser uncovered many that are used for fraud and data theft, actions that are mostly undetectable to regular users.

  • CSG posts revenue of $199.2m

    CSG (ASX: CSV) has reported revenues of $199.2 million for the financial year ended 30 June 2014, an increase from last year’s revenue of $181.3 million.

  • In support of a fibre-to-the-premises NBN

    In his independent audit of the public policy process behind the national broadband network, former Telstra director Bill Scales suggests there was never an internal debate about different technology options for the NBN.

  • More than half of Australians play at work: Microsoft

    Australian workers still appreciate their playtime in an always-connected world, according to a study released today by Microsoft.

  • 5 cool new security research breakthroughs

    University and vendor researchers are congregating in San Diego this week at USENIX Security '14 to share the latest findings in security and privacy, and here are 5 that jumped out to me as being particularly interesting.

  • Citing super-busy schedule, Ballmer resigns from Microsoft board

    Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has broken another tie with the company, stepping down from the company's board of directors effective immediately.

  • How Michael Gregoire plans to put CA back on track

    What's new at CA Technologies? Turns out the company has been quietly trying to reinvent itself as a top provider of enterprise products for managing cloud services and mobile devices, extending its expertise beyond in-house IT management.

  • Uber hires an Obama insider for its political fights

    Uber has hired David Plouffe, a former campaign manager for President Obama with deep ties to the White House, to help it enter new markets and bolster its fight against taxi competitors.

  • Ballmer's exit from Microsoft's board expected, boosts Nadella's standing, analysts say

    It's not surprising that former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer abruptly gave up his board seat some six months after leaving the top job, and the move should help cement the regime and strategy of his successor Satya Nadella, according to several industry observers.

  • IT outages are an ongoing problem for the U.S government

    Fully 70% of federal agencies experienced downtime of 30 minutes or more in a recent one-month period.

  • Top 5 things to watch for at VMWorld 2014

    A year ago everyone wanted to know about VMware's big plan.

  • Healthcare organizations still too lax on security

    The data breach at Community Health Systems that exposed the personal information on more than 4.5 million people is a symptom of the chronic lack of attention to patient data security and privacy within the healthcare industry.