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Warn your co-workers about these COVID-19 scams

Warn your co-workers about these COVID-19 scams

Scammers are impersonating travel agents, government authorities, even the World Health Organisation, reports the ACCC's Scamwatch.
Mar 25 2020, 12:31PM
Here's a new Government-backed portal listing free business tools

Here's a new Government-backed portal listing free business tools

Get free tools from Microsoft, Cisco, ServiceNow, Adobe, Telstra, Google, Facebook, Salesforce and others.
Mar 25 2020, 12:05PM
The big-name tech tools for making remote work easier during COVID-19

The big-name tech tools for making remote work easier during COVID-19

A guide to leading apps (some free) and bonus data from Telstra, Microsoft, Cisco, Google and others to help you communicate.
Mar 20 2020, 2:30PM
Key small business laptop features to look for in 2020

Key small business laptop features to look for in 2020

From Dell's airplane tray-sized XPS 13 to HP's laptops with WiFi 6 capabilities, here's a quick guide to what's on offer from some of the big brands in 2020.
Jan 31 2020, 6:31PM
Holiday time-share company slapped with telemarketing penalty

Holiday time-share company slapped with telemarketing penalty

The company did not end phone calls after recipients indicated they didn’t want to continue.
Jan 24 2020, 11:45AM
Don't fall for bushfire money transfer scams

Don't fall for bushfire money transfer scams

Email scams have targeted company suppliers, referring to bushfires and asking them to transfer money.
Jan 17 2020, 3:53PM
7 standalone STP payroll solutions for micro businesses

7 standalone STP payroll solutions for micro businesses

Find out who must report through Single Touch Payroll (STP), which businesses can apply for a deferral and the features of seven software products you can choose from.
Nov 1 2019, 11:18AM
Free Kaspersky portal lets you test suspicious files and URLs

Free Kaspersky portal lets you test suspicious files and URLs

Organisations can now use Kaspersky’s Threat Intelligence Portal for free, allowing them to quickly analyse cybersecurity threats.
Oct 25 2019, 7:00PM
ATO asks tax practitioners to review details before it retires AUSkey

ATO asks tax practitioners to review details before it retires AUSkey

If you run a tax practice, it's time to pay attention to the ATO’s plans to replace the AUSkey system with myGovID.
Oct 25 2019, 1:24PM
The Square Terminal

The Square Terminal

The Square Terminal is the "first all-in-one payments device commercially available in Australia for business owners to buy outright and start taking payments on their own terms", the company claims.
Oct 18 2019, 2:22PM
HP's lightest 2-in-1 work laptop yet: the Elitebook Dragonfly

HP's lightest 2-in-1 work laptop yet: the Elitebook Dragonfly

Weighing less than 1Kg, the HP Elite Dragonfly is the vendor's lightest 2-in-1 work laptop yet. Starting at $2,699, the HP Elitebook Dragonfly isn't cheap, but the 13.3inch machine has premium features and styling.
Oct 18 2019, 2:13PM
Deals: Dell’s offering up to 40% off some business laptops

Deals: Dell’s offering up to 40% off some business laptops

If you’re shopping for a new laptop for work, keep in mind this Dell sale.
Oct 4 2019, 12:12PM
When it comes to cybersecurity, who can you trust?

When it comes to cybersecurity, who can you trust?

How open is your cybersecurity vendor about its products and business?
Sep 17 2019, 11:51AM
Photos: Dell's new OptiPlex 7070 Ultra

Photos: Dell's new OptiPlex 7070 Ultra

Dell is pitching its new OptiPlex 7070 Ultra desktop computer as the "world's most flexible commercial desktop solution".
Aug 30 2019, 7:06PM
Samsung shows off mega displays

Samsung shows off mega displays

Find out about the latest commercial displays and digital signage from Samsung, from its 73-inch monster display to dual-sided commercial digital signs.
Aug 28 2019, 12:16PM
One upside of the never-ending cybersecurity battle

One upside of the never-ending cybersecurity battle

Australia's shortage of cybersecurity skills is worth considering if you’re an IT professional looking to further your career.
Aug 25 2019, 12:43PM
Kaspersky’s new game could save your business from disaster

Kaspersky’s new game could save your business from disaster

Worried that your managers aren’t taking cybersecurity seriously? Here’s a novel way to get them to sit up and take notice.
Aug 1 2019, 6:31PM
It's easier than ever to rent a boardroom for a day

It's easier than ever to rent a boardroom for a day

Looking to rent your meeting room, photo studio or car park? Online rental sites are now about more than co-working.
Jul 26 2019, 4:50PM
Meet the "tiny" site with a nation-beating online store

Meet the "tiny" site with a nation-beating online store

If you’re looking to compare your online store against best practice, you could do worse than look at this Australian business.
Jul 26 2019, 1:26PM
Freight scam shuts down Australian businesses

Freight scam shuts down Australian businesses

Victims are losing tens of thousands of dollars to the email scam, which targets IT and electrical businesses.
Jul 26 2019, 12:42PM

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