Huawei banned from Australia’s NBN: reports
Australia’s media is swarming around the latest National Broadband Network (NBN) scandal, with the government confirming that Chinese vendor Huawei has been told not to submit tenders for the project.
Proposed Oz mobile 'tower ban’ stalls
Independent federal parliamentarian Andrew Wilkie has lost his bid to regulate the placement and expansion of “low impact” mobile phone facilities, with a House of Representatives committee unanimously rejecting his bill.
Chrome extensions malware hijacks Facebook profiles
Kaspersky Lab has found malware-laden Chrome extensions, along with a criminal gang playing cat and mouse with Google by releasing several variations of its wares.
Senators chime in on employers’ Facebook snooping
The row over employers’ demanding the Facebook logins of staff has widened further, with two US senators asking whether such demands would break federal laws.
Reckon dumps Intuit for local strategy
ASX listed accounting software company Reckon has severed ties with US-based Quickbooks supplier Intuit, following a falling out over strategic direction and hosting priorities.
E-tax may return to Mac OS
Australia's Mac OS users may once again have native access to the Australian Taxation office's (ATO's) e-tax app, after the agency asked Capgemini to rummage through code for the Windows version to see if a Mac port is possible.