The modern smartphone is a wonder of modern technology, and in combination with the carrier network can allow you to make calls from the densest urban jungle to Mount Everest. But despite the amazing global coverage of the carrier networks, sometimes it just isn't enough.
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Optus is working to expand its cloud services capability, becoming a partner of Microsoft's Cloud OS Network in a bid to offer its enterprise and government customers Microsoft Azure-enabled products and services.
Microsoft has rolled out native mobile app versions of Delve, its search and presentation technology, for iOS and Android, as well as enhancements to core Delve functionality.
Microsoft confirms it will have a Nano Server mode in Windows Server 2016, along with new Hyper-V containerization technology.
NBN Co has said that the 'multi-technology mix' network will reach close to 4 million premises by September 2017.
When the NoSQL Couchbase database is updated this summer, firms will be getting a new scaling technology, designed to cut costs and network bandwidth.
Telstra's new NBN migration plan outlines moves to extend the disconnection window for customers moving from one network to the other under the government's multi-technology model for the network.
Telstra has made a multimillion-dollar equity investment in Taiwanese video big data and analytics company Gorilla Technology Group, which will have its software integrated into the Australian telco's network.
At the WinHEC conference in China today, Microsoft showed off a new biometric authentication feature called Windows Hello. The ambitious technology, which uses fingerprint and iris recognition to replace passwords, will debut in Windows 10 devices later this year.
A Reuters report today says Microsoft is working on a major update to its Cortana personal assistant technology. The report also cites unnamed sources predicting the company will release Cortana as a standalone app for other platforms. But you might have a long wait.
Microsoft has opened up a first public preview of its real-time mobile analytics service that is based on technology it acquired with its purchase of Capptain last year.
Microsoft is set to buy the company which supplied the technology for the Surface Pro 3, and has spearheaded the comeback of pen tech.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates is working on a new 'Personal Agent' project with Microsoft, he disclosed during his latest Reddit AMA.
Microsoft took the plunge into holographic computing and has all the hooks built in to ensure the technology will at least be tried in the enterprise.
The lobby group representing technology giants including Google, Twitter, Microsoft, and Facebook has said that the mandatory data-retention legislation before the Australian parliament could see its own services caught up by the scheme.
The social media network hopes ZipDial's 'missed call' technology will bring Twitter to those in emerging markets where Wi-Fi connections can be unstable.
On the back of its Ooyala acquisition, Telstra has continued its push to become a global technology company with the launch of a new video distribution network known as Global Media Switch.
Telstra will hand over ownership of its copper and hybrid fibre-coaxial networks to NBN Co for the multi-technology mix network under a new deal signed on Sunday.
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said that NBN Co will soon release an audited historical cost per premises passed for the fibre-to-the-home network to show the actual cost of the network rollout up until the multi-technology mix switch.
The third quarter has been a busy one for the San Antonio-headquartered company. At the beginning of September, Rackspace was on the block for a joint venture or outright acquisition.
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