Australia’s competition regulator flags legal cases against tech companies over ads | Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)

Competition regulator Rod Sims has foreshadowed possible further legal cases against tech groups as a result of inquiries into mobile phone app stores and how ads are sold online. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, which Sims chairs, has been investigating so-called “ad tech”, where search engine Google is a Continue Reading

Covidsafe app identified close contacts in just 20 NSW cases in six months, researchers say | Health

Just 21% of Covid-19 patients reported in New South Wales between May and October had been using the Covidsafe app, and close contacts were identified through the app in just 20 cases, new data reveals. A Senate committee led by Labor has this month recommended an independent review be commissioned Continue Reading

Why master YARA: from routine to extreme threat hunting cases. Follow-up- Tempemail

On 3rd of September, we were hosting our “Experts Talk. Why master YARA: from routine to extreme threat hunting cases“, in which several experts from our Global Research and Analysis Team and invited speakers shared their best practices on YARA usage. At the same time, we also presented our new Continue Reading

NSW launches heat map showing active COVID-19 cases by postcode – Software- Tempemail

NSW has become the first state or territory government to release an official coronavirus heat map that pinpoints historical and active coronavirus cases by postcode. Premier Gladys Berejiklian launched the interactive map on Friday morning, as the state’s first coronavirus lockdown measures were lifted, to help inform the community about Continue Reading

NSW coronavirus database tracks cases down postcode-by-postcode – Projects – Software- Tempemail

Policymakers keenly aware of residents and businesses itching to return to normal can now better understand the local impacts of coronavirus and begin plotting the path to recovery thanks to a new tie up between NSW Health and the University of Sydney. A multidisciplinary team of researchers from the university Continue Reading

Covid19: Phishing cases increases immensely in India due to the lockdown- Tempemail

Read Article The ongoing pandemic has pushed the world further towards digitization, and these changes in behaviour are likely to have lasting effects even when the economy starts to pick up.  Increasing application of digital solutions, tools, and services are speeding up the global transition towards a digital economy. Large and small Continue Reading

Frontline NHS footage features in new government film as Covid-19 cases escalate- Tempemail

As coronavirus cases increase by the day, the NHS has urgently adapted its strategy to make the ‘Stay Home’ message harder hitting by featuring footage of frontline staff. Created by MullenLowe, the latest campaign parks the chief medical officer’s direct address in favour of real footage of NHS workers at Continue Reading

Maharashtra working on multiple use cases of Blockchain; policy to be out soon- Tempemail

The state has been working for over two years on blockchain and the use case identification has been done. There are a number of areas: Supply chain management, vehicle management (RTO), health and agriculture. EC’s Abhishek Raval speaks exclusively to S. V. R. Srinivas, IAS, Principal Secretary – Information Technology, Continue Reading

Mapping coronavirus: South Koreans turn to online tracking as cases surge – Cloud – Security – Software- Tempemail

As the new coronavirus spreads in South Korea, private software developers have set up websites and apps to help people track cases and shun places where infected people have been in the hope of avoiding the fast-spreading virus. The government, stung by criticism of how it handled past outbreaks, initially Continue Reading

Tech giants including Facebook and Razer restrict workers from traveling to China as more Coronavirus cases appear

What just happened? More companies are taking precautions against the Coronavirus by restricting travel to China. Facebook and Razer have stopped all non-essential travel to the country, while LG has introduced a complete ban. With more than 4,000 people infected across the world and the death doll having surpassed 100, Continue Reading