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NBN Co faces fresh pressure not to fully unwind free bandwidth boost – Telco/ISP- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

NBN Co is under renewed pressure to maintain some of the free bandwidth boost it has offered during the coronavirus lockdown period after its own research indicated that elevated demand for internet could extend beyond July. Figures released by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) today showed the aggregate impact of the temporary capacity […]

Asos is using AR to promote and sell fresh products in lockdown- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

As lockdown continues to squeeze online fashion retailers, Asos is embracing augmented reality (AR) to help it promote and sell fresh products to housebound audience. E-commerce clothing platforms have reported mixed results during lockdown. Although bricks and mortar competitors have been laid low by shuttered high streets, wider economic tailwinds have dampened consumers’ enthusiasm for […]

Advertising and social media face fresh trust issues amid global crisis- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Two global reports have surfaced in the past week indicating a desperate need for the advertising and media industries to work together to rebuild public trust. But amid an enormous public health crisis, can consumers’ concerns be remedied? Earlier this week, Kantar’s Dimension study revealed a brewing mistrust among consumers towards both advertisers and social […]

Fresh uncertainty over national ATM consolidation, utility – Hardware – Security- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

The prospect of Australian banks handing over thousands of automatic teller machines to a new national ATM utility provider is in uncertain territory after Westpac’s chief executive Peter King said more time was needed to see how people used hard currency amid the COVID pandemic. Asked about where he saw ATM consolidation headed at Westpac’s […]

Crooks play Microsoft numbers game in fresh 1800 scam – Security- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

It’s not a particularly new scam, but it is clever, and apparently brutally effective. Devious crooks have gazumped a look-a-like 1800 telephone support number for Microsoft in Australia, registered the line for themselves and have been feasting on inbound victims thinking they checked the number is legitimate. The scam appears to be so successful it […]