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14 октября, 13:25

Покупатели Google Pixel получили смартфоны на неделю раньше срока

Жители Австралии, оформившие предварительный заказ на флагманский Google Pixel в магазине Telstra, получили свои гаджеты раньше времени: вместо 20 октября посылки пришла 13 числа. Всему виной оказалась ошибка сотрудников телекоммуникационной компании, пишет Android Police.  Некоторые счастливчики даже успели рассказать об опыте эксплуатации своего Google Pixel. На сайте Reddit уже доступны видеозаписи с распаковкой устройства и работой камеры. 4 октября компания Google представила два новых смартфона под собственным брендом. Основной фишкой смартфонов Pixel и Pixel XL стал встроенный голосовой ассистент Google Assistant. Построенный на базе обучающегося искусственного интеллекта обновлённый помощник умеет делать сквозной поиск по всем приложениям. Например, пользователь может попросить ассистента показать все фотографии, сделанные в определённое время за определённый период, или же заказать песню, которая включится в любимом плеере. Ещё одна особенность: смартфоны Google Pixel стали первыми смартфонами, поддерживающими новую технологию виртуальной реальности Daydream.

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10 октября, 12:14

У австралийца потребовали 170 тысяч долларов за смену сотового оператора

Жителю австралийского штата Квинсленд выставили счет в 170 тысяч австралийских долларов (около 129 тысяч долларов США) после того, как он решил сменить сотового оператора. Маррей Клод захотел заключить соглашение с другим оператором, сохранив свой первоначальный номер телефона, но получил от Telstra отказ из-за долга.

10 октября, 09:44

Samsung приостановила производство Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd приостановила производство смартфонов Galaxy Note 7 после сообщений о возгорании замененных устройств, сообщают южнокорейские СМИ.

10 октября, 09:44

Samsung приостановила производство Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd приостановила производство смартфонов Galaxy Note 7 после сообщений о возгорании замененных устройств, сообщают южнокорейские СМИ.

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10 октября, 03:51

UPDATE 8-Samsung halts Note 7 production after new fire scare - source

* U.S. Australia carriers halt sales or exchanges of new Note 7s

15 сентября, 11:31

Women in Business Q&A: Grace Lever

Grace Lever Grace Lever is a marketing funnel specialist and educator working with female entrepreneurs, helping them to create balanced, profitable, lifestyle businesses. Having launched a number of successful businesses, Grace wanted to use her experience and knowledge to empower and equip other female business owners to grow their own lifestyle enterprises. She launched Gracelever.com, providing practical guidance and support to ensure other women have the tools to turn their ideas into a profitable business that fits in with their life. As the previous owner of five small businesses over the years, she has experienced all the pains, challenges and frustrations all entrepreneurs do at some point in their careers. Grace connects with these women through regular 'Doing Days', live workshops that take place across Australia, where attendees can learn practical, hands-on processes and proven strategies that can be applied to their own businesses. She also launched 'The Doing Academy', an online members group providing female entrepreneurs with the tools for them to develop intelligent, automated and long-term strategies to ensure a profitable lifestyle business. In May 2016, GraceLever.com launched in the US, providing thousands of female business owners stateside with the opportunity to access the brand and build their enterprises. Grace is also the director and co-founder of digital marketing agency, Inbound Marketing and in the last financial year helped her clients generate over $20 million in revenue. Having built a business entirely online, in 2015, Grace was able to relocate from Sydney to her favourite part of Australia, the wine region of the Adelaide Hills, where she lives her lifestyle dream with her husband and puppy. Grace is the Adelaide ambassador for the League of Extraordinary Women. She was a finalist in the 2015 Telstra Young Business Women's Awards. How has your life experience made you the leader you are today? I've been very lucky, I grew up in a really supportive, encouraging environment. My parents fostered a real entrepreneurial spirit in me and never once told me I couldn't do anything or shouldn't take risks. I never thought there were any limitations - whether being female, or coming from a small town - so I was quite confident from a young age. In some ways this is why I set up the business - it was a real eye-opener fo me when I entered the female-entrepreneur space that so many women didn't have the support I'd experienced, and many of them had been told they couldn't achieve their goals. This has made me more driven to empower and equip them to succeed. How has your previous employment experience aided your tenure at GraceLever.com? I spent several years working in corporate, and whilst I enjoyed some aspects of it, it made me fully aware that I was far better placed to be an entrepreneur, and that's why I've run my own businesses for the past eight years. Working in corporate taught me how to communicate with many different personalities. This helped when running my own business as I need to have confidence when dealing with all sorts of people - whether it's the hugely diverse women in my community, my team members or rooms of 'suits' who I'm discussing high level financial information with. What have the highlights and challenges been during your tenure at GraceLever.com? I'm really fortunate to receive positive feedback from the female entrepreneurs I work with on a daily basis, who are loving the impact that being empowered and equipped in their business is having on themselves and their friends and family. It's really rewarding to see how the community that I've started has grown into something really special, and to see the ripple effect this has on the wider community. In terms of milestones, discovering I'm in front of one million women a month was pretty special, as was reaching our first 1,000 members of my 'Doing Academy' in less than a year. The biggest challenge I've overcome along the way was discovering that what my community of entrepreneurs 'really really want' may not be actually what they were telling me they wanted! Many women have asked me to build the business for them and initially I took this at face value, but in time I realised what they actually wanted was for me to empower and equip them to build the business themselves. They just weren't vocalising it that way. Being close to the market and my members is critical to keep providing them what they really want and my biggest challenge is the ongoing quest to find this out. What advice can you offer to women who want a career in your industry? My biggest piece of advice is that if I'm finding an aspect of my business challenging, I say to myself: 'I'm an intelligent woman and everything is workout-able', because it always is! Another piece of advice is for any aspiring entrepreneurs to figure out what their 'genius zone' is - the one thing they excel at that everyone else is in awe of but which comes naturally to her. It doesn't matter how much money you make unless you're doing what you are best at as this is what you'll enjoy and inevitably thrive at. What is the most important lesson you've learned in your career to date? I think it's that you can't do it all on your own. Just like it 'takes a village to raise a child' I believe it takes a team to build a business. I discovered what I was good at, and have outsourced the other elements. That way I can concentrate on what I enjoy, and flourish at - growing the business. How do you maintain a work/life balance? I set strict boundaries around the use of technology, such as a 'no technology in the bedroom' rule. I'm a champion of the philosophy that it is possible for a woman to have a successful business without sacrificing her personal life. There's no point making a lot of money if this is in spite of all other aspects of your life. The way I'm able to do this is through automation, which means I can provide my community with an exceptional customer experience without having to be online responding to emails 24/7. I follow a strict four-day week and with an awesome automation system in place I can do this guilt-free. What do you think is the biggest issue for women in the workplace? I'm very blessed in that I have so much support from friends and family but many women in the workplace don't have this. It makes me really sad to see how many women are totally on their own, with no-one fighting their corner or making them feel like their goals are achievable. That's partly why I launched The Doing Academy to provide a framework and community of women who were in the same boat and could share challenges, and wins, and bounce ideas off each other. How has mentorship made a difference in your professional and personal life? What I've found most valuable from my mentors is being challenged. The ones I've worked with have been very strong and honest and have told me things that other people haven't because they know what I'm capable of. For example, in the past I had an idea for the business that I had my heart set on, and my mentor steered me away from it and onto a different path. At the time I was a bit despondent, but in time I realised it was totally the right path. With hindsight, I'm really grateful to have been given advice that wasn't what I wanted to hear, but that was the in my long-term interests. Which other female leaders do you admire and why? It's actually the 'ordinary' women who I come across on a daily basis who I admire the most. Every day, the women I connect with in the Academy and my wider community inspire me - there are so many amazing women out there pursuing their dreams whilst also juggling their busy lives as mothers, daughters, wives... What do you want GraceLever.com to accomplish in the next year? In the next twelve months, I want to extend our reach to empower and equip female entrepreneurs beyond Australia to build profitable lifestyle businesses. We are about to launch in the US and I'm so excited to see these plans come into fruition. Further down the line, over the next five years I have a goal of reaching 10,000 female entrepreneurs worldwide, that is, empowering and equipping 10,000 women to have built businesses that are not only profitable, but that succeed in partnership with their personal lives, not in spite of them. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

24 августа, 13:57

Telecom Operators Forge Ahead with Global WiFi Roaming Plans

Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) launched the City WiFi Roaming Project in association with 23 telecom operators from around the globe to offer free international public WiFi roaming facilities in several cities around the world.

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11 августа, 03:12

UPDATE 1-Telstra reports 36 percent rise in FY net income

SYDNEY, Aug 11 (Reuters) - Telstra Corporation Ltd, Australia's largest telecom company, on Thursday said it would reward shareholders with a A$1.5 billion ($1.2 billion) buyback and invest more in network upkeep as it posted a 36 percent rise in annual net profit.

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08 июля, 10:33

Australia's Telstra moves 326 call-centre jobs to Philippines

SYDNEY, July 8 (Reuters) - Australia's largest telecoms company, Telstra Corp, said on Friday it will shift 326 call-centre sales and customer service jobs to the Philippines in line with what it said was a continuing effort to simplify business and remove duplication.

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01 июля, 12:49

Australia's Telstra blames year's seventh internet outage on faulty device

SYDNEY, July 1 (Reuters) - Businesses in one of Australia's biggest states suffered an internet outage for more than six hours, thanks to a faulty network device, the country's No. 1 telecoms company, Telstra Corp Ltd, said on Friday.

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23 июня, 09:22

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Australia's Telstra buys into mining technology sector

SYDNEY, June 23 (Reuters) - Australia's largest telecoms group Telstra Corp Ltd has taken a bet on the resource industry's appetite for cash-saving technology from drones to wireless production-tracking, snapping up a specialist firm to set up a dedicated mining services unit.

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10 июня, 11:33

Кошка, играющая в покер, разжалобила интернет-провайдера

Устав общаться со службой технической поддержки австралийского оператора Telstra — Лора Кэрри в течение пяти дней безуспешно звонила с просьбой решить технические проблемы — женщина неожиданно поблагодарила провайдера. "Привет, Telstra, — написала Лора Кэрри. — Обычно я занимаюсь своим бизнесом в интернете, но теперь у меня нет такой возможности. В этом есть и положительные стороны: я теперь свободна вечером. Правда, я не могу смотреть Netflix, зато стала больше внимания уделять своей кошке. Мы играем с ней в покер". В ответ компания в тот же день поблагодарила её за терпение, извинилась и пообещала решить вопросы с подключением к сети как можно скорее.

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31 мая, 16:00

Ericsson Expands MediaFirst Portfolio with Video Delivery

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) (ERIC) recently expanded its MediaFirst portfolio with the launch of MediaFirst Video Delivery solution at Asia's prominent exhibition and knowledge platform, Broadcast Asia 2016.

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31 мая, 14:14

BRIEF-Autohome announces appointment of new director

* Received letter of notice from shareholder, Telstra Holdings Pty Limited; Telstra appointed Ajinkya Mukhopadhyay as new director on board

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26 мая, 14:27

Telstra's Autohome Revolt Could Delay Goodies for Shareholders

Telstra’s plans to boost shareholder returns have been complicated by a lawsuit to stymie its stake sale in Autohome, a Chinese car-buying website.

25 мая, 12:25

Telstra says $1.6 bln Autohome stake sale is being challenged by minority shareholders

SYDNEY, May 25 (Reuters) - Australia's Telstra Corp Ltd on Wednesday said its $1.6 billion sale of a controlling stake in Chinese website operator Autohome Inc to Ping An Insurance Group Co of China Ltd is being challenged by minority shareholders.

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17 мая, 14:37

In Autohome Fight, Telstra Packs a Mean Punch

By adding a member to Autohome’s board, Telstra is pushing through an inferior deal for shareholders.

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11 мая, 16:44

BRIEF-Autohome says Cynthia Whelan named board chairman

* Shareholder Telstra has appointed Cynthia Whelan as chairman of board of company; Timothy Chen has resigned as chairman