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NEMA Morning Briefing No.6 (September 13, 2019) - Bahamas  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on Bahamas about Education, Food and Nutrition, Children, Tropical Cyclone and more; published on 13 Sep 2019 by Govt.


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 ...


Bank accounts drained after mobile number thefts | My Business  My Business

Fraudsters have been using stolen mobile phone numbers to access — and drain — the bank accounts of unsuspecting victims, the Telecommunications ...


Telecommunications ombudsman warns of new scams  Warrnambool Standard

Victims are reporting having their bank accounts drained by fraudsters and their email inboxes accessed in the latest scam involving theft of mobile numbers.


Lincoln Lewis catfish dupes Optus into helping her harass her victim online  ABC News

Optus apologises after a stalker in Melbourne's northern suburbs repeatedly tricked the telecommunications giant into giving her the phone numbers and ...


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 ...


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

Recently, I was struck by the story of a young man trying to get his feet back on the ladder and land a job after spending some time unemployed. He was getting ...


FCW Insider: Sept. 9  FCW.com

The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors.


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.


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 ...


Boost's new 2019 plans a boost for pre-paid customers wanting great value  iTWire

The MVNO wars continue apace, with mobile virtual network operators offering excellent deals to capture the hearts, minds and wallets of consumers, wi...


Samsung Galaxy A50 available only at Optus  Mirage News

Accredited as Top Pick for Regional Coverage Optus today announced that until 30 June 2019 it is the only authorised Australian stockist of Samsungs...


Telcos caught out providing inaccurate data to emergency services  ARNnet

ACMA has handed out directions to comply with the IPND industry code.


U.S. government to spend another $4 million on Hurricane Dorian relief in the Bahamas  McClatchy Washington Bureau

The agency leading the U.S. government's response to the devastation wrought by Hurricane Dorian in the northern Bahamas is significantly increasing its ...


FCC’s broadband deployment report called ‘fundamentally at odds with reality’  TechCrunch

The FCC has officially issued this year's Broadband Deployment Report, summarizing the extent to which the agency and industry have closed the digital divide ...


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.


ACMA calls for feedback on emergency call services regime  iTWire

The telecommunications regulator, The Australian Communications and Media Authority, is reviewing Australia's emergency call services regime and is no...


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 ...


VIDEO: Telstra launches 3rd-gen Telstra TV with volume buttons, voice control and no lock-in broadband  iTWire

Next week, Telstra will launch its nicely improved new 3rd-gen Telstra TV streaming player and new Home Broadband plans with "no more lock-in contract...


What does the end of TPG's mobile network mean?  ARNnet

Industry specialists believe that TPG ceased the rollout of its mobile network for many reasons but not because of the Government ban on Huawei equipment.


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 ...


Optus claims record audiences for UK Premier League coverage  iTWire

Optus Sport claims its coverage of the UK Premier League and the UEFA Champions League has scored with viewers, with both seasons' gripping action fue...


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 ...


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.


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.


NBN Co is a victim of its own success: Telco review  ARNnet

Unprecedented growth placing pressure on all regional telco networks.


New Telstra payphones with advertising screens may face opposition from Adelaide council  ABC News

Telstra faces a potential clash with Adelaide City Council if it wants to display third-party advertising on new payphones that have already sparked controversy in ...


APT10 telco attacks likened to GCHQ's Operation Socialist  iTWire

The attack on telecommunications companies by the group APT10, detailed by US/Israel firm Cybereason on Tuesday, appears to be one that leverages priv...


Sprint customers say a glitch exposed other people’s account information  TechCrunch

Several Sprint customers have said they are seeing other customers' personal information in their online accounts. One reader emailed TechCrunch with ...


Aussie IT warranty company closes after 14 years  ARNnet

National Warranty Services forced to stop trading after 18 months of hardship.


Warringah will be a 'fight to the death'  The Australian Financial Review

The Liberal Party is in a panic as Tony Abbott struggles to hold on to his blue-ribbon seat which could - just possibly - decide the federal election.


Telecoms in Australia  Lexology

A structured guide to telecoms laws and practice in Australia.


ATO scams cost Australians $2.2M in three months  ARNnet

Scammers stole more than $2.2 million from Australians after flooding the phone lines with calls claiming to be from the taxman. According to Australian Taxation ...


FTC tells ISPs to disclose exactly what information they collect on users and what it’s for  TechCrunch

The FTC, in what could be considered a prelude to new regulatory action, has issued an order to several major internet *service* providers requiring them to share ...


Iridium Certus goes live as $3 billion satellite constellation completed  iTWire

Telecommunications provider Pivotel has congratulated Iridium Communications on the commercial launch of its Iridium Certus broadband *service*, enabled...


St Paul's School, Brisbane. This is boarding school - but not as you know it  The Australian Financial Review

There is a two-way benefit. Australian students at the school get a reverse flow of cultural experience and travel opportunities.


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.


Telstra confirms 500 employees went on strike  ARNnet

In another action against Telstra's plan to let go 9,500 staff by 2022, up to 6,000 Telstra workers are expected to go on strike on 10 April. On Monday, 8 April, the ...


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'


India’s electrifying election  Pursuit

A University of Melbourne expert says although India is now 99 per cent electrified, the country's power supply is a key issue in the upcoming general election.


'I'm elderly but I'm not stupid': Mandurah woman warns of new phone scam  Mandurah Mail

An elderly Mandurah woman is urging others to be conscious of sneaky tricks after a scam scare earlier this week.


911 emergency services go down across the US after CenturyLink outage  TechCrunch

911 emergency services in several states across the U.S. went down after a massive outage at a CenturyLink data center. The outage began after 12pm ET on ...


Laptops holding 30 years' worth of student data stolen from UWA  ARNnet

Laptops holding 30 years' worth of applicant data were stolen from the University of Western Australia late last month, the university's vice-chancellor revealed at ...


Telstra half year profit takes a hit  ARNnet

The roll out of the National Broadband Network (NBN) has impacted Telstra's net profit after tax (NPAT), which dropped 28 per cent to $1.2 billion in the half year ...


Getting the Message  Slate

As the 2020 election approaches, TV viewers will soon face a relentless barrage of authoritative narrators reciting frightening statistics and beaming candidates ...


Vault Cloud, Quintessence Labs and Ziroh Labs combine tech for world first  ARNnet

ASD certified cloud *service* provider Vault Cloud has integrated Ziroh Labs' homomorphic encryption technology and QuintessenceLabs' true quantum random ...


Huawei launches new Wi-Fi 6 AP, to support up to 10Gbps  iTWire

Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies will launch its Wi-Fi 6 access point, AP7060DN, on Monday, with the company dubbing it.


ACMA hits Sumo Power with fine for breaching telemarketing laws  iTWire

The telecommunications regulator, The Australian Communications and Media Authority, continues to clamp down on unlawful telemarketing and breaches of...


Mimecast to start offering partners prizes in return for sales numbers  ARNnet

Top prize is a trip to Mimecast's headquarters in Boston.


Senetas says encryption bill may force it to move offshore  iTWire

Australian encryption technology firm Senetas has raised the possibility that it may be forced to manufacture its products outside the country if the...


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.


Calls for Govt "restraint" as data retention compliance comes into effect  ARNnet

The Australian telco industry has called for the government to exercise “regulatory restraint” as its mandatory data retention scheme compliance comes into ...


Robocaller firm Stratics Networks exposed millions of call recordings  TechCrunch

If you've ever had a voicemail appear out of nowhere, there's a good chance Stratics Networks was involved. The Toronto-based company is the self-proclaimed ...


HSBC revamps marketing efforts with Pega  iTWire

Traditional marketing (eg, segmentation and campaigns) wasn't working for HSBC Australia or its customers, according to head of data, analytics and de...


Netflix claims 11m Australian users, as pay TV/subscription TV market growth soars  iTWire

Netflix says nearly 14 million Australians now have access to some form of pay TV or subscription TV, up 11.8% on a year ago, with the increase driven...


NEC and Stratum ICT bring Aboriginal languages to Triple Zero  ARNnet

NEC Australia and Stratum ICT have unveiled their Northern Territory Triple Zero contact system that allows Aboriginal communities to access recordings in their ...


ATN Reports Second Quarter 2019 Results Nasdaq:ATNI  GlobeNewswire

Second Quarter Results. Revenue excluding sale transactions and one-time items shows year-on-year organic growth; International telecom results reflect ...


Democratic Republic of Congo: Emergency Situation Report #12, 2 May 2019 - Democratic Republic of the Congo  ReliefWeb

English Situation Report on Democratic Republic of the Congo about Agriculture, Education, Children, IDPs, Epidemic and more; published on 02 May 2019 by ...


Real unemployment at 9.2% in June as tax cuts set to boost economy  Roy Morgan Research

The latest data for the Roy Morgan employment series for June shows: In June 1.25 million Australians were unemployed (9.2% of the workforce) with an ...


Entrepreneur bringing inbound calls home  DynamicBusiness

Jordan Grives is ambitious. In every, single possible sense of the word. At just 19 years of age, he found himself pitching his then brand new telecommunications ...


What if Telstra acquired the NBN?  ARNnet

Earlier this year, an April Fools story emerged claiming that Telstra and the NBN Co were set for a mega-merger to fix all the problems within Australia's two most ...


Apple is poised to lose lots of iPhone users if it keeps ignoring the middle  ARNnet

Opinion: Less people are buying premium phones, so why is Apple still putting all of its eggs in one basket?


Telstra plans to cut 10000 contractor jobs in two years  ARNnet

Telstra plans to cut a quarter of its contractors in two years, a reduction of 10,000 people on its payroll and adding to thousands of internal jobs slated to go.


Unlock the hidden potential of O365 with Cloud Connect for Teams  iTWire

Enterprise communication is a challenge Businesses today are more dynamic and globalised than ever. With the help of the internet and other technologi...


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.


Aussie telcos faced over 333K Govt metadata requests in FY16  ARNnet

Australia's government agencies made approximately 333,980 authorisations for the disclosure of historical telecommunications data – or metadata – during the ...


GTO rideshare mission set to be SpaceX's 2nd launch of 2019  SpaceFlight Insider

SpaceX is about to send the PSN 6 satellite and several rideshare payloads to geostationary transfer orbit, including a lunar lander poised to make history.


US economy hooked on surging debt  The Australian Financial Review

The US economy appears to be expanding based "exclusively" on government, corporate and mortgage debt, DoubleLine's Jeffrey Gundlach said.


Elenium Automation completes $15 million capital raising  iTWire

Melbourne-based Elenium Automation has completed a $15 million capital raising with funding from high-profile investors as it continues the design, de...


Australians lost $6 million to scams in 2019  ARNnet

Data collected by Scamwatch has revealed that Australians have so far in 2019 lost $6.2 million to scams with the intent to gain citizens' personal information.


Linux devices vulnerable to ping of death attack  iTWire

A researcher at Netflix Security has warned of a number of TCP flaws in the Linux and FreeBSD kernels, one of which can be used to send a so-called pi...


ANU IT systems hit by massive data breach  iTWire

The Australian National University in Canberra has suffered a massive data breach with personal details of staff, students and visitors over the past...


FULL LAUNCH VIDEO: CommBank launches major 4.0 upgrade to its banking app  iTWire

Australia's No.1 Bank, the Commonwealth Bank, has unveiled the latest version of what it says is "Australia's number one banking app", CommBank app 4....


Reinventure backs InDebted to disrupt debt collection sector  The Australian Financial Review

An investment by Westpac's venture capital funds suggests ASX-listed Credit Corp and Collection House will face pressure from a new platform with a *fresh* ...


Firm that found Exim bug says 'millions of attacks' claim unreliable  iTWire

Reports that millions of servers running the mail transport agent Exim are being attacked through a recently announced vulnerability are unreliable, a...


Only a fifth of Australia's IT graduates are women  ARNnet

The under-representation of female IT graduates in Australia means only 20 per cent of IT graduates are women.


Samsung, Huawei defy global smartphone decline in Q2 2019  iTWire

The two largest smartphone sellers Samsung and Huawei managed to defy the global smartphone decline in shipments and grow numbers shipped solidly in t...


Is the 'Candyman' for real?  The Australian Financial Review

A week before our lunch, Gold Coast entrepreneur Travers “Candyman” Beynon posted on his Instagram feed a photo of bikini-clad women eating potato chips ...


Sydney man charged over credential-selling website  ARNnet

A 21-year-old man from Sydney has been charged with helping run a credential-selling *service* following a bust by the Australian Federal Police (AFP). The man ...


When will VoIP kill the telephone? - Collaboration - Networking  CRN Australia

In 1995, I was running a small fledgling dial-up ISP in Australia, and we lived for the telephone to ring. There were no email campaigns, no online sign...


How switching partners paid off for Wollongong-based IT&T  ARNnet

After experiencing poor support from its former telco provider, Wollongong-based IT and telecommunications company IT&T decided it was time to make a switch ...


Candyman mulls legalised pot trade as the 'show' goes on  The Australian Financial Review

The Gold Coast's most controversial entrepreneur wants his brand to go beyond cigarettes and smutty images.


Vic solar rebate a success: minister – Architecture . Construction . Engineering . Property  Sourceable

Installers say a rebate scheme meant to encourage solar panel purchases has instead cratered the industry but Victoria's energy minister insists it is "highly ...


Afghanistan: Flash Floods - Mar 2019  ReliefWeb

On 1 March, heavy rains struck Kandahar city, Zheri, Dand, Damand, Arghandab, Spinboldak, and Takhtapu Districts. In the last 30 hours, 97mm of rain fell in the ...


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...


‘Game of Thrones’ series finale is approaching. How will HBO survive after it?  Los Angeles Times

Ending a major hit show is not easy for any network. But the departure of “Game of Thrones,” which begins its eighth and farewell season on Sunday comes at a ...


How to provide cancer care in a natural disaster scenario  Futurity: Research News

A new paper focuses on how to prepare for natural disasters so that physicians who provide radiation therapy to patients with cancer have guidelines for what to ...


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.


Microcap Fund Manager Review April 2019  ShareCafe

We take our monthly look at the returns of Australian Microcap Funds. The majority of microcap funds continued their good start to 2019 and the majority of ...


ATN Reports First Quarter 2019 Results Nasdaq:ATNI  GlobeNewswire

First Quarter Results. International Telecom Operations Continued to Show Strong Growth; U.S. Telecom Comparisons Reflected Impact of Lower Year-on-Year ...


Sydney gets new ticketing system for driverless trains  iTWire

Advanced ticketing technology to cater for driverless trains has been installed on Sydney's metro train system which opens on 26 May. The system, inst...


Details of 100000 Australians leaked through PayID  iTWire

The inherent weakness at the heart of the real-time payments platform PayID has been exposed, with the details of about 100000 Australians being leak...


Attackers use phishing to gain access to ACU staff data  iTWire

The Australian Catholic University has been hit by a data breach, with the attacker(s) using a phishing email to trick users into revealing their cred...


Downtime costs Australian businesses dearly  iTWire

Application downtime costs Australian businesses an average of more than $762000 per incident, according to new research. A survey of 1000 Australian...


Zirilio and Exabeam overhaul Deakin University's SIEM  ARNnet

Deakin University has migrated its security information and event management (SIEM) to Exabeam following a partnership with security services provider Zirilio.


140 Exhibitors Announce New Products, Services, Demonstrations & More at Enterprise Connect 2019  GlobeNewswire

Announcing companies include 8x8, Cisco Systems, Inc., *Content* Guru, Plantronics-Polycom, Vonage Business, Zailab, and more.


FULL LAUNCH VIDEO: Huawei launches new Watch GT Active and Elegant models in Australia  iTWire

With the help of multi-Gold Medal winning Olympian Sally Pearson, Huawei has launched two new models in its existing Watch GT range in Australia, one...


ICANN urges adopting DNSSEC - now  ARNnet

Continuing attacks on directory name services have prompted ICANN to prompt enterprise DNS uses to push their suppliers for DNSSEC services to block some ...


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...


Cox Communications Breaks Ground for New Facility  Santa Barbara Edhat

By edhat staff. Santa Barbara County and City of Goleta officials joined Cox Communications' representatives for a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday.