Stories by Byron Connolly

AGL phishing scam hits local inboxes

A new phishing email is hitting inboxes that impersonates energy company AGL and scams vulnerable people affected by recent storms and flooding into believing they could receive additional help with their bills.

Written by Byron Connolly14 Oct. 16 16:34

​Rimini Street hit with another Oracle infringement fine

Third-party Oracle support provider, Rimini Street, has been ordered to pay a further US$27.7 million in ‘prejudgment interest’ to Oracle for infringing the ERP giant’s copyright.

Written by Byron Connolly13 Oct. 16 11:47

​Simon Wheeler new Brennan IT CIO

Managed service provider, Brennan IT, has appointed former Bauer Media CIO, Simon Wheeler as its new IT chief.

Written by Byron Connolly12 Oct. 16 13:37

​Qantas tapping data to improve flight efficiency

Data scientists, engineers and software designers from Qantas and GE will analyse some of the 10 billion data points produced by the aviation sector annually to help the carrier cut fuel costs and carbon emissions.

Written by Byron Connolly07 Oct. 16 08:48

​Optus, Nokia in 5G collaboration

Optus and Nokia have agreed to collaborate on the development of 5G mobile network technology.

Written by Byron Connolly06 Oct. 16 10:49

​CPSU defends ABS over Census debacle

The Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU) has defended Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) staff who worked on the 2016 Census saying they displayed a high level of professionalism “under difficult circumstances and significant funding pressures.”

Written by Byron Connolly22 Sept. 16 13:17

​Hardware failure blamed for ASX outages

A hardware failure in the main database used by the Australian Securities Exchange’s equities trading system, ASX Trade, has been blamed for a late open and early end to trading yesterday afternoon.

Written by Byron Connolly20 Sept. 16 08:30

​The rise of the successful corporate psychopath

Businesses should undertake psychological screening to help identify ‘successful psychopaths’ as a higher level of psychopathic traits exist among people found in the upper echelons of the corporate sector.

Written by Byron Connolly13 Sept. 16 14:44

​NAB to offer digital credit card

National Australia Bank is launching a mobile banking app that offers customers a ‘digital credit card’ for contactless transactions less than $100.

Written by Byron Connolly13 Sept. 16 10:52

In pictures: CIO Forum 2016

CIOs gathered at Sydney's Quay restaurant on September 6 for the thought leadership and networking event of the year, CIO Forum 2016, in association with EMC.

Written by Byron Connolly09 Sept. 16 14:14

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