Mobility & Wireless News, Features, and Interviews

  • Cisco developer push yields 500,000 DevNet members working on programmable networks

    Cisco’s developer program, DevNet, is on a hot streak. Speaking at Cisco Live 2018, DevNet CTO Susie Wee said the group, which was founded in 2014, now has 500,000 registered members. DevNet includes curated list of sample code, adapters, tools, and SDKs to make it easier to find code and resources.

    12 June 18 22:38 Written by Michael Cooney
  • RIP Macintosh: 1984–2018

    You may still love your Mac, but Apple doesn’t share your passion.

    12 June 18 20:00 Written by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
  • Android and antitrust: The EU's Google case explained

    Google's Android mobile operating system is based on open-source software, but some of the most useful parts of it – Maps and Search, for instance – are proprietary, and the company makes sure that anyone wanting to use those features has to use other services that make it money too.

    12 June 18 08:52 Written by Peter Sayer
  • Queensland govt commissions security framework for connected vehicles

    The Queensland and federal governments have struck an agreement with Integrity Security Solutions (ISS) and the iMOVE Cooperative Research Centre for the development of Australia’s first security credential management system, which could inform national efforts to prepare for the rollout of intelligent transport systems.

    08 June 18 15:04 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • WWDC: No new hardware, but Apple’s platform advantage grows

    Apple fans will be disappointed at the lack of sexy new hardware at WWDC 2018, but Apple’s focus on software significantly expands what its existing solutions can already do and extends fresh developer opportunities across the next year.

    06 June 18 08:41 Written by Johnny Evans
  • ACCC could monitor performance of NBN fixed wireless service

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) says it engaged in a “few exploratory talks” with the federal government about expanding its broadband monitoring project to cover NBN fixed wireless services.

    05 June 18 12:57 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • NBN considers throttling fixed wireless ‘superusers’

    NBN is examining ways it to minimise the impact of what CEO Bill Morrow has dubbed “superusers” on the performance of its fixed-wireless service, including potentially introducing a ‘fair use’ policy.

    04 June 18 15:10 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Aussie mobile service provider Kogan coming to NZ

    Australian Securities Exchange listed online retailer and mobile virtual network operator (ASX: KGN) will offer telecommunications services in New Zealand under an agreement with Vodafone.

    04 June 18 13:25 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Optus to close Virgin Mobile stores by end of June

    Virgin Mobile will stop signing up new customers and upgrading plans on 15 June, Optus revealed today. The telco said it would begin the process of closing down Virgin Mobile retail stores “shortly” — with all locations to be shut down by the end of June.

    30 May 18 16:10 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Driver blames Tesla 'Autopilot' for accident

    ​The driver of a Tesla Model S crashed into an unoccupied, parked police vehicle in Laguna Beach, California, on Tuesday and the driver told investigators the Tesla was in "Autopilot" mode at the time, police said.

    30 May 18 08:56 Written by Reuters
  • Full speed ahead for NZ’s rural broadband rollout

    The schedule for completing New Zealand's rural broadband programmes has been brought forward a year, and is now due for completion in 2021, communications minister Clare Curran has announced.

    29 May 18 10:05 Written by Sarah Putt
  • AI in Australian Business: The race to invest

    “Application of cognitive and AI systems is the foundation of the technology-led transformation we are seeing drive change across almost every industry segment”

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