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CRN news in review - April 1-5, 2019

CRN news in review - April 1-5, 2019

Here are our biggest stories, in easy-to-skim picture form!
Simon Sharwood Apr 5 2019, 12:33PM Photos
Govt threatens fines, jail for social media giants over violent content

Govt threatens fines, jail for social media giants over violent content

Companies face up to 10 percent of their annual global turnover.
Colin Packham Apr 4 2019, 2:24PM Finance
Facebook data found on AWS servers

Facebook data found on AWS servers

Security firm UpGuard found millions of exposed records.
Staff Writer Apr 4 2019, 9:34AM Finance
Budget tries to get small business spending

Budget tries to get small business spending

Channel could benefit from wider asset write-off program.
Simon Sharwood Apr 2 2019, 8:50PM Finance
Civica buys Victorian local government ISV Asset Edge

Civica buys Victorian local government ISV Asset Edge

Buys more Southern exposure, expands reach.
Julian Bajkowski Apr 2 2019, 9:59AM Finance
CRN outsources April 1 gag to Jim's Group

CRN outsources April 1 gag to Jim's Group

April 1st is always a strange day for technology news.
CRN Intern Apr 1 2019, 4:00AM Photos
ScoMo floats tougher social media laws

ScoMo floats tougher social media laws

Social media execs could face jail under proposed new online violence laws.
Lidia Kelly Mar 31 2019, 10:13AM Finance
Apple is the anti-Facebook

Apple is the anti-Facebook

Comment: Your world can be pricey and private, or free with endless apologies.
Simon Sharwood Mar 29 2019, 11:59AM Strategy
‘Serious’ Huawei security vulns found in UK probe

‘Serious’ Huawei security vulns found in UK probe

Hundreds of vulnerabiities and many left un-fixed for over a year.
Michael Novinson Mar 29 2019, 4:43AM Finance
Tech industry job vacancies outpace sluggish job market

Tech industry job vacancies outpace sluggish job market

Vacant jobs in the tech industry rose 14 percent versus 1 percent in wider economy.
Brendon Foye Mar 28 2019, 3:58PM Training & Development
Atlassian says crypto law costs jobs

Atlassian says crypto law costs jobs

Confuses staff, crimps exports, hurts Atlassian's brand.
Justin Hendry Mar 28 2019, 6:14AM Security
Kogan tops consumer complaints list

Kogan tops consumer complaints list

Sub-brand Dick Smith hits the charts too.
Simon Sharwood Mar 27 2019, 8:30PM Sales & Marketing
Adobe, Microsoft take on Salesforce with LinkedIn

Adobe, Microsoft take on Salesforce with LinkedIn

Both vendors will bolster each other's sales and marketing capabilities.
Stephen Nellis Mar 27 2019, 10:26AM Finance
Asus confirms hack but contests scale

Asus confirms hack but contests scale

PC-maker releases security fixes.
Kyle Alspach Mar 27 2019, 5:46AM Finance
1M Asus PCs shipped with backdoor

1M Asus PCs shipped with backdoor

Crims cracked the Asus Live Update utility, hit three other PC-makers too.
Kyle Alspach Mar 26 2019, 5:33AM Finance
Govt floats massive new data misuse fines

Govt floats massive new data misuse fines

Trouble ahead for social networks, other orgs with bad security.
Ry Crozier Mar 25 2019, 9:15PM Sales & Marketing
Channel parties with ConnectWise on the GC

Channel parties with ConnectWise on the GC

CRN hit Surfers Paradaise for the first night of the first IT Nation Australia.
Simon Sharwood Mar 25 2019, 9:02PM Photos
Google fined $2.4 billion for search ad blocks

Google fined $2.4 billion for search ad blocks

Blocked rival online search advertisers for years.
Foo Yun Chee Mar 21 2019, 6:40AM Finance
Plantronics, Polycom change name after merger

Plantronics, Polycom change name after merger

Unified channel program, partner tools on the way.
Gina Narcisi Mar 19 2019, 11:25AM Finance
2019 CRN IMPACT Awards move into judging phase

2019 CRN IMPACT Awards move into judging phase

Record number of entries contend for 11 categories.
Staff Writers Mar 19 2019, 6:42AM Sales & Marketing

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