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Report: Amazon Prime Day postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic

The annual e-commerce event will be pushed back to August, Reuters reports.

4 Apr 2020 1:38 am
Robots must teach humans about love, says world's most famous robot

For the world's future, robots must show more hope and compassion than humans. So says Sophia the celebrity robot.

3 Apr 2020 7:43 pm
Ransomware and DDoS attacks: Cybercrooks are stepping up their activities in the midst of coronavirus

Crooks are taking advantage of this 'surreal situation' to increase pressure warns law enforcement agency.

3 Apr 2020 6:02 pm
Human rights groups warn governments of privacy laws when tracking COVID-19

110 organisations have set out eight conditions proposed for governments worldwide to adhere to if they are using surveillance technology to combat the pandemic.

3 Apr 2020 11:32 am
Aussie law enforcement integrity body wants International Production Orders Bill

It doesn't really use the current method for obtaining foreign assistance in law enforcement prosecution, but it would use the new one.

3 Apr 2020 8:14 am
Pluralsight makes entire library of courses free for April

Available to any new account created during April.

3 Apr 2020 7:53 am
Australian Privacy Foundation labels CLOUD Act-readying Bill as 'deeply flawed'

The foundation also called the Telecommunications International Production Orders Bill a 'manifestation of a drip by drip erosion of privacy protection in the absence of a justiciable constitutionally-enshrined right to privacy in accord with international human rights frameworks'.

3 Apr 2020 7:07 am
Sony establishes $100m global relief fund to support COVID-19 affected individuals

This includes frontline medical workers, children and educators, and those in the entertainment industry.

3 Apr 2020 6:26 am
Mastercard ups contactless payment limit to AU$200

Further reducing the need to touch a terminal in an effort to help battle the spread of COVID-19.

3 Apr 2020 5:08 am
AWS Marketplace and AWS Data Exchange opens to Australian vendors

Global customers can now purchase directly from Australia and New Zealand-based software and data providers.

3 Apr 2020 2:30 am
Zoom safely: How to password-protect your meetings

It's very easy to set up a Zoom video conference, but, by default, it's also easy for hostile strangers to break into your meeting. Here's how to stop them.

2 Apr 2020 7:27 pm
Cyber criminals are trying to exploit Zoom's popularity to promote their phishing scams

Crooks are trying to add some credibility to their phishing attacks by referencing the popular video-conferencing tool.

2 Apr 2020 5:29 pm
Coronavirus: Hackers are now launching dozens of email scams each day

Waves of phishing and malware attacks try to take advantage of working from home and worries about COVID-19.

2 Apr 2020 5:22 pm
Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus, LG V60 ThinQ 5G, Microsoft Surface Laptop 3, and more: ZDNet's reviews round-up

From Samsung's class-leading Android phone to Microsoft's updated Surface device and a cost-conscious smartwatch, here's the hardware we got our hands on in March.

2 Apr 2020 4:52 pm
The internet is now rife with places where you can organize Zoom-bombing raids

Zoom-raiding parties are everywhere now Discord, Reddit, Twitter, hacking forums.

2 Apr 2020 1:36 pm
Bitdefender reveals Mandrake spyware targeting Aussie Android users

Mandrake has been found subverting Google Chrome, Gmail, ANZ Australia, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Bank of Melbourne Mobile Banking, Bank of SA, Australian Super, and PayPal apps.

2 Apr 2020 11:20 am
Taiwan offers helping hand to startups affected by coronavirus

Startups could receive up to 12 months of funds for preferred stock.

2 Apr 2020 7:39 am
NextDC seeks AU$672m to fund its data centre growth agenda

AU$350 million of the new funds will be used for the first phase of a third Sydney data centre.

2 Apr 2020 5:10 am
2gether unveils how women are spending digital currencies

As digital crypto currencies continue to gain momentum, and used more widely, how are women using these currencies?

19 Mar 2020 4:50 pm
What are the real challenges tech workers face with working remotely?

Fear of the coronavirus is prompting more companies to have their employees work remotely. But what are the real challenges workers face when working from home and trying to communicate with colleagues?

18 Mar 2020 9:12 pm