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Ericsson has reported a net loss of 700 million Swedish Kronor on net sales of 43.3 billion SEK for Q1 2018, saying its 5G, cloud, automation, and machine intelligence R&D investments will continue.
Another rise in telco complaints shows 'struggling' industry: Comms Alliance
Telstra, Optus, Vodafone Australia, and Pivotel have all clocked in with higher complaints ratios in the quarterly telecommunications complaints in context report.
UK could join TPP post-Brexit: Turnbull
The UK could look to push influence in the Asia-Pacific region by joining the TPP trade deal and is holding preliminary discussions on this, according to Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
Victoria wants data misuse provisions included in face-matching system
The Victorian government has asked for privacy safeguards and further clarification on who can access Australia's Face Identification Service before the Bill is set in stone.
Valve dismissal by Australian High Court ends 4-year legal battle against ACCC
Valve's attempt to appeal a AU$3 million penalty and ruling that it engaged in deceptive conduct has been dismissed by the High Court of Australia.
Turnbull confirms Solomon Islands subsea cable
Malcolm Turnbull has cited Pacific Islands cybersecurity in affirming funding for a subsea cable to be built between Australia, Solomon Islands, and Papua New Guinea.
Facebook moving 1.5 billion users away from GDPR protection
Facebook is making changes that will prevent non-European users previously under European laws from being protected by the General Data Protection Regulation.
AppDynamics touts the agility of a startup with the pocket of a global giant
CEO David Wadhwani spoke with ZDNet about the state of application monitoring and how a year with a billion-dollar parent has allowed an aggressive focus on R&D.
Cyber fraudsters now stealing millions in single transactions
More businesses are being tricked into sending millions of dollars to cybercriminals, but the criminals often betray themselves through lax operational security.
TPG jacks up data inclusions and ditches SIM and MMS fees
Telco says even more aggressive moves will be made once it has its own network.
FKG Group's AU$40m datacentre opens in southeast Queensland
Backed by Telstra, Schneider Electric, and the Queensland government, Toowoomba's new Pulse Data Centre is open for business.
Equinix completes AU$1b Metronode acquisition
The global firm now boasts 15 datacentre locations across Australia and 40 in the greater Asia-Pacific region.
New York probes 13 cryptocurrency exchanges with pertinent questions
The New York Attorney General has asked a number of virtual currency exchanges to answer simple questions such as: Who owns you? And where do you keep customers' funds?
Victoria delivering in-train mobile coverage
All Vlocity trains on the Ballarat, Geelong, Bendigo, Traralgon, and Seymour lines will have mobile boosters by the end of this year, with telcos to activate 35 additional mobile towers.
Trump rejects TPP hopes
Following talks last week that the US was reconsidering joining the TPP, President Trump has said he doesn't 'like' the trade deal, adding that bilateral agreements are preferable.
'Urgent reforms' needed for auDA: Fifield
auDA's current management framework is 'no longer fit for purpose', Communications Minister Mitch Fifield has said while releasing a plethora of recommendations and new terms of endorsement.
NextDC raising AU$281 million for trio of new datacentre sites
The cash being raised will be used for future datacentres at a third location in Sydney and Melbourne, and a second site in Perth.
MacTel warns telcos to fix problems before Royal Commission happens
The government delayed its review of telco consumer safeguards until NBN complaints to the TIO tripled, Labor has said, but Macquarie Telecom is suggesting tighter regulations aren't the answer.
UK telcos warned on use of ZTE equipment: Report
The UK National Cyber Security Centre has reportedly sent a letter to telcos warning of the risks of using ZTE equipment.
Huawei launches 5G SingleRAN Pro
Huawei's new SingleRAN Pro solution provides an intelligent network management system, cloud network architecture, and support for 5G, 4G, 3G, and 2G.