Mobility & Wireless News, Features, and Interviews

  • Optus switches on 5G mobile services

    Optus today launched its 5G push in earnest, with the telco announcing support for mobile services based on the ultra-fast wireless standard as well as the expansion of its 5G home broadband service.

    04 Nov. 19 10:02 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Internet of Things likened to ‘IT asbestos’

    For most of the time since the cyber security firm begun operating them two decades ago, the “vast, vast majority” of traffic intercepted by F-Secure’s global network of honeypot systems has been generated by Windows malware and bots. But recently that has changed, the company’s chief research officer, Mikko Hypponen, ​today told the Cebit trade show in Sydney.

    29 Oct. 19 15:52 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Google makes bid to acquire Fitbit

    Google owner Alphabet has made an offer to acquire U.S. wearable device maker Fitbit, as it eyes a slice of the crowded market for fitness trackers and smartwatches, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.

    29 Oct. 19 09:19 Written by Reuters
  • Android Studio 4.0 backs native UI toolkit

    Now available in a preview release, the Android Studio 4.0 ‘Canary’ upgrade works with the JetPack Compose UI toolkit and improves Java 8 support

    28 Oct. 19 21:00 Written by Paul Krill
  • Telstra strikes 5G edge deal with Cradlepoint

    Telstra will work with US company Cradlepoint to develop a ‘5G for Business’ offering that integrates with a 5G cellular modem and an edge router.

    23 Oct. 19 16:07 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • HTC launches a cheaper blockchain phone

    HTC is now selling the Exodus 1s, a blockchain-enabled smartphone that can natively store Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and costs less than half the price of its predecessor.

    23 Oct. 19 05:24 Written by By Lucas Mearian
  • Aruba rounds out edge-to-cloud strategy

    HPE Aruba's AOS-CX 10.4 software and stackable CX 6300 and modular CX 6400 Series switches offer intelligence, automation, security across networks.

    23 Oct. 19 02:00 Written by By Michael Cooney
  • NSW takes step towards unified transport payment system

    The New South Wales government says its new Opal Connect service could become a ‘one stop shop’ for transport payments and information, potentially allowing users to pay for ridesharing, taxi services, road tolls and parking as well as public transport.

    22 Oct. 19 20:48 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Why technology is the key to visualising a digital future

    Advances in video and imaging technology are transforming organisations into visual storytellers, enabling them to engage with customers and staff in ways that were previously impossible.

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