Optus primed for 5G, media convergence: CEO
Optus is sitting on the intersection between communications, media, and technology, and is primed to take advantage of 5G through its spectrum holdings and network technology expertise, according to CEO Allen Lew.
Vocus profit rises to AU$47.2m, signs AU$20m deal with Superloop
Vocus has recorded a half-year net profit of AU$47.2 million on revenue of AU$888.2 million thanks to its M2 and Nextgen acquisitions, and has signed a 15-year AU$20 million deal with Superloop for national and international capacity.
Survey: IoT progress has been slow but optimism remains
More than half of business leaders surveyed for the global Internet of Things Business Index 2017 said progress has not happened as quickly as expected.
Informatica buys Diaku, launches data governance platform
Informatica bought U.K.-based Diaku for its Axon platform.
Vodafone extending 4G mobile coverage across Tasmania
Vodafone will switch on six new towers across Launceston by the end of the year for a total of 428 square kilometres of extra mobile coverage in Tasmania.
Online lender Prospa raises AU$25m in AirTree VC-led round
The capital raised by online lending company Prospa will be used for production expansion and distribution, as well as for recruitment.
High Court rules in favour of delaying Sky TV-Vodafone NZ merger
New Zealand's High Court has ruled in favour of Spark, 2degrees, and InternetNZ, prohibiting Sky TV and Vodafone NZ from putting their merger into effect until more than three days after the regulator's decision.
Today's leading causes of DDoS attacks
Distributed denial of service attacks are growing ever bigger. Here's what's causing them.
Victoria faces opposition to AU$2 Uber levy
The Victorian government has said it will attach a AU$2 levy to taxi and ridesharing fares in the state as part of deeming services such as Uber officially legal.
Microsoft issues critical security patches, but leaves zero-day flaws at risk
Windows users will have to wait another three weeks to patch two serious vulnerabilities with exploit code when Microsoft's regular patching schedule resumes.
Optus switches on gigabit-speed 4.5G network in Sydney
Optus will roll out its 4.5G network across Australia during 2017, with Macquarie Park in Sydney the first location to gain access to the 1.03Gbps-capable network.
Australian government pledges AU$1.9m to beef up cybersecurity skills
The government hopes its AU$1.9 million cyber-related university funding will reduce the skills shortage the industry is currently facing.
Alibaba's Ant Financial invests $200m in Kakao Pay
Ant Financial is ramping up its investment activity, with its latest target being South Korean mobile payments solution Kakao Pay.
?Inabox raises AU$4m to pay for Hostworks acquisition
The Australian-listed company has raised AU$4 million to pay off acquisition-related debt.
?Cloud revenue boosts Data#3's first half profit to AU$5.8m
Australian-listed Data#3 has posted AU$5.8 million in net profit on revenue of AU$506 million for the first half of the 2017 financial year.
?ANZ bank to move 'quaint' data ponds into single Hadoop-based data lake
The bank has unveiled its plans to create an enterprise-wide, real-time data lake.
Social network for data scientists Data.World raises $18.7m
Data.World has secured $18.7 million in funding, bringing the total amount raised by the Austin-based startup to $32.7 million.
LG Watch Sport Review: Not the best start for Android Wear 2.0
LG and Google teamed up to create the LG Watch Sport, one of the first devices to run Android Wear 2.0.
Prepare for a new age of mobile technology
Device capabilities will be transformed by emerging tools and the Internet of Things.
MATRIX Voice brings fast and affordable development of voice-controlled IoT apps on Raspberry Pi
The new MATRIX Voice tool competes with Google Home and Amazon Echo to bring affordable voice control to the Raspberry Pi platform