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Scam losses hit $2.8 million as police, tax board impersonated  The Sydney Morning Herald

Australians have lost millions of dollars to a phone scam demanding the payment of tax debts and threatening prison time, with authorities including the Tax ...


Telecommunications could be next for a royal commission as dodgy practices flourish  The Australian Financial Review

Australia's big telcos are misleading consumers and businesses at every turn and the ombudsman receives way more complaints than its peer for financial ...


Don't have a 1300 number? Here's how to get one  BIT

We compare 1300 plans that may help you increase sales – by making it easier for customers to call your business.


Police Hotline 199 effective but remains wanting  Myanmar Times

It was about 7pm on November 12. The 199 call centre received a call about an alleged thief that had been caught by the people at 51/B Minyekyawswa street in ...


Telstra, Optus and Vodafone respond to 1300 number issue  Computerworld Australia

Telstra, Optus and Vodafone have responded to the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) comments about making mobile calls to ...


Gone in 15 Minutes: Australia's Phone Number Theft Problem  BankInfoSecurity.com

In Australia, it can take as few as 15 minutes to steal someone's phone number, a type of attack known as SIM hijacking. Such attacks are rising, but mobile.


Jackson Township crime report  Suburbanite

A North Carolina woman told police Dec. 16 she accidentally left her wallet in a vending room at a Sunset Strip Avenue motel. When she went back to retrieve it, ...


Here are the biggest tech and mobile blunders of 2018  Android Authority

2018 had its fair share of embarrassing failures in the mobile and tech industries. Here are the biggest tech blunders of the past year.


Phone scam: Growing number of mobile phones hijacked in ‘port-out’ fraud  NEWS.com.au

MOBILE phone numbers are being hijacked at an alarming rate with unsuspecting victims losing thousands of dollars from bank accounts in a simple scam.


Historic APT10 Cyber Espionage Group Breached Systems in Over 12 Countries  BleepingComputer

A well-known hacking group linked with China's intelligence and security agency has been pilfering secrets for over a decade from organizations in at least 12 ...


How to stop nuisance calls to your mobile phone  CHOICE

People are increasingly receiving nuisance calls and texts to their mobiles. But how do telemarketers and charities get your phone number? We look at the Do ...


UIDAI says asked nobody to add the helpline number to contacts  Livemint

UIDAI says the toll free number 1800-300-1947 in the contact list of Android phones is an 'outdated and invalid number'


TPG caught in the ACCC firing line for misleading customers  ARNnet

The ACCC is seeking compensation for TPG Internet customers that have been caught up in its misleading conduct in relation to unfair prepayment consumer ...


Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government.  Florida Politics

Smash-mouth city. At long last, the Florida Times-Union has upped its column game, with two critical political reporters in higher-profile gigs. As 2018 closed ...


Form 487 Advisors Disciplined  StreetInsider.com

1933 ACT FILE NO.: 333-227587 1940 ACT FILE NO.: 811-21056 CIK NO.: 1741150 SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549 ...


Trolling the trolls: People are creatively wasting the time of ATO scam callers  ABC News

Since July, there have been 55000 reports of scam calls from the Australian Taxation Office. In that time, scammers have netted $1.8 million from around 430 ...


TPG faces court action for allegedly misleading customers  ZDNet

TPG is in the consumer watchdog's crosshairs again, with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) kicking off legal proceedings in the ...


Telstra 'PhoneWords' founder buys Telstra's 85% stake, renames to 1300 Australia  iTWire

The founder of Telstra PhoneWords, Gavin Scholes, and investors led by Aura Funds Management, have acquired Telstra PhoneWords and promise to help wit.


Frozen Assets  Mother Jones

On a gray afternoon in Juneau, 36-year-old Kristen Hemlock sat on her bed picking at a cold McDonald's chicken sandwich, waiting for the checks to arrive.


Whatever you do, don't call this number back  The Sunshine Coast Daily

SUNSHINE Coast residents have been warned of a sophisticated Central African phone scam which could cost them dearly when they call back.


Your mobile will be not be disconnected; UIDAI-DoT curb rumour-mongering  Business Today

The statement says that the Supreme Court's judgment did not mention such a condition.


RCMP telecommunications staff vote to join Canadian Union of Public Employees  CBC.ca

About 1,300 RCMP telecommunications staff have voted to join the Canadian Union of Public Employees. CUPE made the announcement Wednesday, saying ...


NCC to sanction telecom operators for ‘call masking’  Guardian Nigeria

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), says it will impose appropriate sanctions on any telecom operator that allows the illegal masking of ...


Revisiting the Top 50 Events of 2018 that changed the world  Jagran Josh

As we bid adieu to 2018 and welcome 2019, take a quick look at important events of 2018, crucial happenings, decisions and discourses that are very important ...


6 things you should know about call masking  Guardian Nigeria

Masked calling otherwise known as call masking is a technique usually by individuals or companies firms to keep personal phone numbers of businesses and ...


Record numbers attend girls tech event  iTWire

A record 2000 schoolgirls from 73 Victorian schools have participated in a Melbourne tech event designed to encourage them to take up a career in the...


Operators exchange 62,709 subscribers in five months via number portability  Guardian Nigeria

Telecommunications operators exchanged 62, 709 subscribers within the last five months in mobile number portability (MNP) exercise.


FULL LAUNCH VIDEO: ASUS announces all-new ZenBook 13 and 14 with NumberPad trackpad and 15-inch model  iTWire

ASUS has unveiled impressive new 13, 14 and 15-inch "thin and light" laptops with its most compact designs ever, featuring enviable four-sided frameless ...


How Jordan Grives sold the company he founded when he was 18 for $30 million  SmartCompany.com.au

Brisbane entrepreneur Jordan Grives says it hasn't quite hit home that he has sold the business he created less than 10 years ago. Grives today revealed he has ...


Telecoms in Australia  Lexology

A structured guide to telecoms laws and practice in Australia.


Commercial Market Update - Brisbane Fringe Cityscope  CoreLogic Property News

The latest research from Brisbane Fringe Cityscope shows property sale numbers and figures have significantly increased in the past three months.


Hefty fine for telemarketer over Do Not Call infringement  iTWire

Telemarketing company Lead My Way has fallen foul of the Do Not Call rules governing unsolicited telemarketing calls, paying a penalty of $285600 for...


NBN gigabit connections will remain mostly a pipe dream  iTWire

The CVC costs set by the NBN Co make it very difficult for ISPs to offer gigabit connections to more than a select band of customers who are willing t...


Telstra sells Phonewords business to founder and Aura Funds Management  The Australian Financial Review

Telstra is selling its stake in its Phonewords business to a consortium led by the company's founder Gavin Scholes and Aura Funds Management.


Rogers, Bell, Telus: no evidence of widespread sales practice problem  MobileSyrup

Canada's Big Three carriers have submitted new documents to the CRTC further denying the existence of a widespread sales problem.


Aussie telco Fonebox acquired for $30m - Telco  CRN Australia

Queensland-based Fonebox, an inbound telecommunications *service* provider, has sold to US technology company J2 Global for $30 million.


Boost Mobile boosts data inclusions with huge 23GB bonus data on first 5 $30+ recharges  iTWire

Boost Mobile, which proudly boasts of winning a Canstar Blue customer satisfaction award, has just boosted its pre-paid plans with its biggest data boosts yet.


WiFi comes to the rescue as payphones face last calls  The Australian

The iconic Telstra payphone hasnt gone the way of the dodo just yet, but it seems only a matter of time before they die out as a push to replace the ...


Vodafone shares winning Melb Cup and Derby Day mobile network stats  iTWire

Vodafone has reported a 47% data usage increase on its mobile network during the 2018 Melbourne Cup, along with a stack of other winning stats. Despit...


Mobile phone financial scam calls on the increase: anecdotal evidence  iTWire

Recently I've been getting calls from an American sounding guy called John Mitchell, offering some kind of financial advice, in what is an obvious rec...


Telstra expands its unlimited plans, includes new $199 plan with unlimited full speed data  iTWire

Renaming the unlimited data portion of select new plans as "peace of mind data" that eliminates excess usage charges, there are of course still some l...


Telstra's $89 L plan with 60GB 'peace of mind' data and no int'l roaming fees looks very tempting  iTWire

Telstra's highest BYO plan, the L plan for $89 per month over 12 months, looks very compelling, especially for frequent international travellers who h...


VIDEO: NBN Co asks 'how much speed do you need', but little focus on gigabit  iTWire

With my 4G smartphone able to offer vastly faster upload and download speeds than all NBN connections in existence today, and while the NBN says it do...


Medibank Private expands home care, rewards to speed turnaround  The Australian Financial Review

Medibank Private is growing its at-home care *service* and preparing to launch rewards for healthy behaviour to strengthen its value offering and help stem the ...


iPhone dual SIM is cool, but eSIM not activated until 'later this year'  iTWire

If you want to use two SIMs in your new iPhone XS, XS Max or XR, then unless you have a select Chinese model with two physical SIM slots, you'll need...


Clean TeQ mine to bring hundreds of jobs and millions of dollars to region  Parkes Champion-Post

A new mine located near Fifield is getting closer to development and it's expecting to bring a massive boost to Parkes and its neighbours in more ways than one.


Optus' telco profits drop – so it gets into the spam business  iTWire

CORRECTION: Please note that this article contains corrections and clarifications at the end of the story.) The powers-that-be at Singtel Optus may t...


Letters: Big four pilloried, ACCC and NSW Ports, ALP tax changes  The Australian Financial Review

You report that the ACCC accuses the big four banks of "accommodative and synchronised pricing behaviour" that allows them to extract another $1200 to ...


Syrian Arab Republic: Humanitarian Situation in Dara'a, Qunaitra and As-Sweida Governorates Situation Report No. 6 (3 - 16 August 2018) [EN/AR] - Syrian Arab Republic  ReliefWeb

Arabic Situation Report on Syrian Arab Republic about Food and Nutrition, Health, Children, IDPs and more; published on 16 Aug 2018 by OCHA.


Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Has Boosted Its Nasdaq (NDAQ) Position; Springbok Capital Management Has Raised At&T (T) Stake by $4.31 Million  D Minute

Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc increased its stake in Nasdaq Inc (NDAQ) by 6.93% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Chevy Chase ...


Healthscope boss Gordon Ballantyne digs in on Northern Beaches woes  The Australian Financial Review

Healthscope boss Gordon Ballantyne is on the defence following the departure of the Northern Beaches Hospital CEO after a litany of bad press about ...


Stockland sells Melbourne housing estate The Grove to Frasers for more than $200m  The Australian Financial Review

Frasers Property Australia is poised to buy Stockland's The Grove Estate in Melbourne's west for more than $200 million in one of the biggest residential land ...


How VoIP can make your small business seem bigger  BIT

We explain some of the clever ways you can put more advanced (but affordable) phone services to good use.


Stockland selling $700m Melbourne housing estate The Grove  The Australian Financial Review

Development giant Stockland is quietly shopping around one of its best-selling Melbourne residential estates, as it comes under pressure to improve its balance ...


Why CBA dumped its bold plan to stop paying mortgage broker commissions  The Australian Financial Review

Matt Comyn had a plan to drive the biggest reforms to the home lending market in decades. But it never happened. The royal commission heard why on Monday.


US plumbers happier with Reliance but investors aren't  The Australian Financial Review

The chief executive of plumbing supplies group Reliance Worldwide says its SharkBite push-to-connect fittings are finding robust demand in the crucial US ...


Warning to Telemarketers: Do Not Call Larry Barker  KRQE News 13

Harassing phone solicitations are among the top consumer complaints in America today. "It's scary. It's gotten to the point where it's dangerous to answer your ...


Rob Deutsch: The entrepreneur behind F45 | Dynamic Business – Small Business Advice – Forums  DynamicBusiness

The fitness empire, F45, that turned one studio in 2013 into more than 1300 in 36 countries, launched its newest franchise offering – F45X – which will include ...


Telstra's 4GX-lite mobile satellite small-cell launches with first customer, 'bridging coverage gap'  iTWire

Telstra's new 4GX-lite Mobile Satellite Small Cell offering has launched, offering "a new solution to help people living and working in some of Austra...


Eir says it plans to remove all pay phones but ComReg has extended obligation to provide them  Irish Examiner

The telecoms regulator is in a row with Eir, the country's largest telecom firm, about whether it should be obliged to provide public pay phones. Communications ...


Just called to hang up: Why call drops won't end soon  Daily News & Analysis

The world is on the cusp of moving to the era of 5G, which is key to make autonomous cars, connected devices, smart cities, remote surgeries and a host of ...


Optus profits decline for previous quarter  iTWire

Australia's second largest telco Optus suffered a drop in profits for the quarter ending 30 June despite increasing revenue and subscriber numbers. Th...


A Political Revolution for Labor  Jacobin magazine

Bernie Sanders's political revolution can't be limited to election campaigns — it must be brought into our workplaces and unions too. Hundreds of Verizon ...


At Baselworld 2018, watch brands report rising orders in a timely reprieve  The Australian Financial Review

The giant Baselworld watch fair has wrapped in Switzerland on the most positive note for some years, clearing a cloud that questioned the fair's future.


Download. Print. Kill? The rise of 3D printed guns in Australia  Computerworld Australia

3D printers and guns keep turning up in police raids.


It's official: Newspaper masthead readership is up 3.2% to over 16 million!  Roy Morgan Research

16.1 million or almost 80% of Australians 14+ now read or access newspapers in an average 7 day period via print or online (website or app) platforms, an ...


T-Mobile and Sprint just announced a $26 billion merger deal  Vox.com

Already frustrated with the lack of options when it comes to picking a cellphone provider? You might be about to have even fewer. T-Mobile and Sprint have ...


Veon Armenia unveils unprecedented offer for fixed line telephones  Arka News Agency

YEREVAN, September 25. /ARKA/. Veon Armenia telecommunications company (trading as Beeline in Armenia) announced the launch of a new tariff plan for ...


Telecom firms mine rural Adirondacks for latest numbers  Times Union

Tupper Lake. When the new 838 area code was launched back on Sept. 19 to supplement the nearly exhausted 518 area code, most people assumed that the ...


By the numbers: How the US is Australia's indispensable trading partner  The Australian Financial Review

Two-way investment between the US and Australia totals $1.45 trillion, dwarfing Australia's other bilateral economic relationships.


Telcos, banks in denial as SIM swap fraudsters empty accounts  Guardian Nigeria

Telecommunications operators and commercial banks are denying involvement in SIM swap frauds as Nigerians continue to lose millions of naira to fraudsters ...


At New York's Hospital for Special Surgery, Advances in Clinical Communications Address Patient Safety, Clinician Satisfaction Issues  Healthcare Informatics

Leaders at the Hospital for Special Surgery share their learnings in transitioning from an old analog pager system to an integrated telecommunications system.


iPhone a blessing to Apple, but could be a curse too  iTWire

ANALYSIS The ascent of the iPhone over the years has been good news for Apple. But it now is also becoming bad news as the number of new features that...


UPDATE: Vendor blamed for 911 outage in 3 states  KSFY

Officials in Minnesota say a third-party vendor performing work on a 911 system caused a widespread *service* failure in Minnesota, and that the outage affected ...


Another accounting error for BT Group as £500m pension deficit mistake revealed  Accountancy Age

Willis Towers Watson's miscalculation of the group's pension deficit follows the recent accounting scandal which knocked £8bn off its stock market value.


Pre-orders for new iPhones kick off in Taiwan | Economics | FOCUS TAIWAN - CNA ENGLISH NEWS  Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taipei, Sept. 13 (CNA) Apple Inc. will begin Friday taking pre-orders for two of its three new iPhone models in Taiwan, which has been listed by the U.S. ...


With Depression and Suicide Rates on the Rise, National Survey Reveals Complex Relationship Between Social Media Use and Mental Well-Being  PR Newswire

SAN FRANCISCO and OAKLAND, Calif., July 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A national survey of 14- to 22-year-olds provides new evidence on the growing mental ...


Casino Giant, Melco, Places $630M Bet On Cyprus  Forbes

One of the giants in the world of leisure and entertainment, Melco International, has been granted the exclusive license for a casino resort in Cyprus.


FY 2017-18: Nepal Witnesses Record Slump in Trade Numbers  Nepali Sansar

Nepal's trade deficit increased to a record high of more than Rs. 1 trillion in the first 11 months of FY 2017-18.


ATN Reports Third Quarter 2018 Results Nasdaq:ATNI  GlobeNewswire

Another Quarter of Sequential Earnings Growth - Restoration of US Virgin Islands Network Almost Complete. Third Quarter Financial Highlights: Revenues: ...


Mercedes-Benz Vans opens new Sprinter plant in North Charleston - Amazon becomes the world's largest Sprinter customer  PR Newswire

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. and STUTTGART, Germany, Sept. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- New part-by-part production facility with body shop, paint shop and ...


40 years on, mobile phones still pushing consumers' buttons  Sydney Morning Herald

Four decades ago this week in New York, the world's first mobile phone call was made on a Motorola DynaTAC that was about as tall as an iPad, took 10 hours ...


Deluge of Attacks Prompts Telecom Firm to Overhaul Cyber Investigations Team  Wall Street Journal

Increasing malware attacks mean heightened demands on corporate cybersecurity investigators who must find the causes and quantify the aftermath, ...


Senetas' delay in encryption bill submission surprising  iTWire

One of the curious aspects surrounding the Federal Government's encryption bill is why it took Australian firm Senetas — which has technology exports...


The 2018 CRN Channel Chiefs - Cloud - Hardware - Security - Services - Software  CRN Australia

Welcome to the 2018 edition of CRN's annual report on Australia leading partner manager and channel directors. This is our third year of compiling the channel ...


Stress-related disorders take toll on telecom sector workers  Economic Times

The shakeout in the telecom sector amid a brutal tariff war and massive debt has claimed its fair share of victims, with companies being forced to exit or get ...


Bell tells inquiry that it does a good job but aims for better sales practices  BNNBloomberg.ca

Bell Canada acknowledged Friday that it needs to improve when selling its television, internet and wireless services but insisted that the percentage of problems ...


500 air-conditioned 3rd class rail carriages to be purchased  Egypttoday

CAIRO – 29 August 2018: Egyptian Railway Authority is planning to purchase 500 air-conditioned rail carriages for the third class, which comes as part of ...


Boost Mobile responds to competitors with more data and more international calls  iTWire

Boost Mobile doesn't consider itself an MVNO, but its major competitors are telcos and MVNOs, so it has responded to ever better plans with more data...


The quickest way to get behind the wheel of a Tesla Model 3  The Australian Financial Review

There are three ways to get into the driver's seat of Tesla's Model 3, the mass-market electric vehicle that Elon Musk has bet his company's fortune on: 1. Go back ...


Despite endless fake news of iPhone X demise, Strategy Analytics pegs it as No.1  iTWire

Before Apple's earnings report last week, analysts were falling over themselves to declare the iPhone X as a failure with poor sales, but not only did...


Commercial Market Update - Brisbane South Cityscope  CoreLogic Property News

The latest research from Brisbane South Cityscope shows that sales figures have fallen from a two-year high to a two-year low.


Outrage at proposed NBN tower near school and pre-school: Durrumbul  Echonetdaily

A proposed 45m NBN tower within 500m of the local school, pre-school and residences has outraged the Main Arm community.


Experts finger insiders in telcos for rising SIM swap fraud  Guardian Nigeria

Cyber security experts have berated telecommunications operators over the prevalence of SIM swap fraud in the country, arguing that such fraud could be ...


Syrian refugees in Turkey to exceed 5 million in 2028  Hurriyet Daily News

Turkish authorities estimate the number of Syrian refugees in Turkey will exceed 5 million in 2028.


ISIS takes credit for killing four cycling tourists in Tajikistan  The Australian Financial Review

A car ran down a group of touring cyclists in the Central Asian state of Tajikistan, killing four people from the US, the Netherlands and Switzerland.


Entrepreneur bringing inbound calls home | Dynamic Business – Small Business Advice – Forums  DynamicBusiness

At just 19 years of age, Jordan Grives found himself pitching his then brand new telecommunications *service* to C-suite executives at some of Australia's most.


Wesfarmers seeks buyer for Kmart Tyre & Auto Service  The Australian Financial Review

Wesfarmers is reviewing exit options for Kmart Tyre & Auto *Service*. As first reported by Street Talk on Monday, the Perth-based conglomerate has hired boutique ...


Arizona Democratic Party claims GOP lawmaker McSally voted to sell internet users' data. Is it true?  PolitiFact

The Arizona Democratic Party is putting Republican Congresswoman Martha McSally under the spotlight as a national conversation unfolds about internet ...


Cloud move means sky's the limit for Australian genome research  iTWire

The human genome consists of seven billion DNA base pairs and it takes 100GB to represent the unique sequence for a person. Australian National Univer...