NSW govt seeks input on next cyber security strategy – Strategy – Security- Tempemail

The NSW government is seeking views from industry to help shape the state’s next cyber security strategy ahead of its launch later this year. Customer Service Minister Victor Dominello on Tuesday called for input from industry partners and cyber security experts as development of the 2020 NSW Cyber Security Strategy Continue Reading

EU Commission seeks feedback to extending rules ending roaming fees – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

The European Commission has sought feedback to its planned extension of rules which ended mobile roaming charges across the bloc three years ago, with the move likely to trigger battles between telecoms operators on wholesale price caps. While EU users do not pay additional charges when making a call, sending Continue Reading

VW seeks open source approach to refine car OS – Software- Tempemail

Volkswagen wants to use an open source approach to refine elements of a software-based car operating system being developed by the carmaker, Christian Senger, its board member responsible for digital services and software, said. With the advent of autonomous driving, carmakers have been forced to link up radar, camera and Continue Reading

US Congress seeks answers on Juniper Networks breach amid encryption fight – Networking – Security- Tempemail

A group of US lawmakers preparing to fight a legislative attack on encrypted communications is trying to establish what happened when encryption was subverted at a Silicon Valley maker of networking gear. Democrat Ron Wyden, who sits on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said the 2015 incident at Sunnyvale-based Juniper Networks Continue Reading

Microsoft’s DirectX 12 Ultimate graphics API seeks to unify Xbox and PC gaming visuals

Something to look forward to: Now that the hardware specifications of both major next-gen consoles have been revealed, Microsoft is taking the next step forward by announcing DirectX 12 Ultimate. In addition to adding a few improvements of its own, DirectX 12 Ultimate will attempt to bridge the gap between Continue Reading

Israeli spyware firm NSO seeks court sanctions against Facebook – Benchmarking Change- Tempemail

Israel’s NSO Group is asking a California judge to sanction Facebook Inc for allegedly failing to abide by international law with regards to its lawsuit against the spyware maker. Facebook’s WhatsApp sued NSO in October after finding evidence that the hacking firm had abused a flaw in the popular chat Continue Reading

Poland’s CD Projekt seeks age approval for cyberpunk game – Security – Software- Tempemail

Poland’s biggest video game producer CD Projekt is seeking age recommendations from the industry’s rating boards for its flagship product “Cyberpunk 2077” ahead of the game’s launch in September, it said on Tuesday. The first-person futuristic adventure game features the voice of Hollywood actor Keanu Reeves and some violence. “We Continue Reading

Republican mega-donor buys stake in Twitter and seeks to oust Jack Dorsey – report | Technology

A major Republican donor has purchased a stake in Twitter and is reportedly seeking to oust its chief executive, Jack Dorsey. Bloomberg News first reported that Elliott Management has taken a “sizable stake” and “and plans to push for changes at the social media company, including replacing Dorsey”. Paul Singer, Continue Reading

Italy seeks to end ultra-fast broadband stalemate – Strategy – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

Italy on Wednesday urged Telecom Italia and fibre-optic rival Open Fiber to quickly find an accord to merge their ultra-fast broadband assets, seeking to end a stalemate over an infrastructure the government deems strategic. Rome is trying to engineer a deal between former phone monopoly Telecom Italia and smaller rival Continue Reading

Domino’s UK seeks CMO to fire up growth as Emily Somers exits- Tempemail

Domino’s Pizza UK is on the hunt for a brand boss following on from the departure of its first chief marketing officer Emily Somers after just seven months in the job. Whoever takes the hotseat will be faced with reviving the company’s sales in an extremely crowded takeaway market and Continue Reading