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NSW government kicks off $100M Gig State protect

The NSW government has allocated $100 million to improve Internet services in regional NSW, as part of the $400 million Regional Data Connectivity program announced in 2019.

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Asana targets sales and ops teams with new integrations

The Salesforce, Jira Cloud and Tableau integrations are designed to help the work management app appeal to specific business functions.

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Telstra to launch trial of mmWave 5G services this year

Telstra plans to provide some of its customers with access to 5G services based on millimetre wave spectrum this year, the telco revealed today.

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Defence selects Sliced Tech to implement cloud-hosted education system

The Department of Defence has selected Canberra-based Sliced Tech to implement TechnologyOne’s education software for the department.

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Firefox starts switching on DNS-over-HTTPS to encrypt lookups, stymie tracking

Mozilla hopes the change will stop criminals from intercepting traffic between its browser and a DNS server and then inserting bogus addresses pointing to a malicious site.

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Microsoft Patch Alert: February 2020 patches bring fire and ice but seem to have settled – finally.

If you let Windows update itself with this month’s Patch Tuesday crop, you got a buggy UEFI patch that’s subsequently been pulled and a Win10 1903/1909 patch that jiggered profiles – think missing icons, desktops, files – on many...

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Vodafone gears up to launch first wave of 5G sites

Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) — a 50-50 joint venture between Vodafone and Hutchison Telecommunications Australia (HTA) — says that the uncertain environment it faced last year meant it had focused on maintaining rather than...

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5G: ACCC prepares spectrum allocation limits for first mmWave auction

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has begun a public consultation on allocation limits for telcos that seek to snap up spectrum in the first ‘mmWave’ band to be auctioned for use with 5G services.

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Attention, phone-makers: Our devices aren't your billboards

Manufacturers are testing our limits more than ever right now — and it's up to us to decide if we want to accept or reject what they're doing.

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Apple may introduce an ARM-powered Mac in 2021

But Apple will need to convince customers and clients that there are real benefits to any such transition to a new processor.

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7 things Microsoft didn't tell us about the new Office app

The new Office mobile app for iOS and Android is designed to help users complete 'microtasks' while on the go and combines Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

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Competition watchdog ‘advancing many investigations’ into digital giants

The head of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says that the ACCC is “advancing many investigations” in the wake of its Digital Platforms Inquiry.

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Next up on Microsoft's dust heap: Office 2010

The end of support for Office 2010 is coming up in less than 10 months. What does that mean for companies still running the aging Office suite? We've got answers.

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Australian Army trials 3D printing

The Australian Army’s 1st Combat Service Support Battalion (1 CSSB) will conduct a 12-month trial of the use of 3D printing technology, the government has revealed.

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With a fix for the 'temporary profile' bug still elusive, Win10 1903 and 1909 customers should check Pause Updates

Microsoft has not yet acknowledged — much less fixed — the widely publicized bug in its February Patch Tuesday update that causes Win10 1903 and 1909 customers’ desktops to disappear. If you haven’t yet installed KB 4532693, make sure...

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Challo pushes enterprise collaboration across company walls

A new enterprise collaboration system for iOS means companies can work together better – and more securely – than before.

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Spatial and Nreal partner to make AR meetings a reality

The two companies plan to team up with telcos to sell 5G-enabled augmented reality technology for remote collaboration.

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Apple joins industry effort to eliminate passwords

Apple has joined a veritable who's who of tech vendors in the FIDO Alliance who see standardized, two-factor authentication as the way forward for device log-in.

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