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Government strategy sets out Australia’s ‘digital future’

19 December 2018 in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Government has unveiled a new strategy which it says is aimed at developing the country’s digital skills and…

I don't think it's going to end well: Bruce Schneier on encryption law

19 December 2018 in Government Tech Policy

Australian law enforcement agencies have pushed for the encryption law which passed on 6 December because they don't know that…

Pressure on PIPE Networks over telecoms code rules contravention

18 December 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

PIPE Networks, a subsidiary of telecom services provider TPG Telecom, has been ordered by the telecommunications regulator to comply with…

Telstra taking up equity investment in Southern Cross Cable

18 December 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Telstra is taking up an equity partnership in Southern Cross Cable Networks with an investment that gives it extra capacity…

New complaint handling rules send a ‘clear warning’ to telcos: ACCAN

18 December 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Telecommunications consumer interest lobby group the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) says the enforcement of new complaint handling rules…

Telstra moves quickly with launch of first Melbourne, Sydney 5G sites

18 December 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Telstra has moved quickly to launch its first 5G Melbourne and Sydney sites after being given early access to the…

German IT watchdog says no evidence to back Huawei spying claims

18 December 2018 in Security

Germany's tech watchdog says it has seen no evidence to back up claims being flung around that Chinese telecommunications equipment…

Regulator goes after telcos over complaints-handling rule breaches

18 December 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Australia’s telecommunications regulator, the Australian Communications and Media Authority, is taking a heavy-handed approach to non-compliance with complaints-handling processes by…

Google's secret China project appears to have come to a halt

18 December 2018 in Technology Regulation

Google's attempts to launch a censored search engine in China appear to have been put on the backburner after the…

Fifield hits back at Labor, says it is hung up on 'gestures'

18 December 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Communications Minister Mitch Fifield has reacted to Labor's claim that the government has no communications policy roadmap in place after…

Rapid growth in Australian mobile market for China’s Huawei, OPPO

17 December 2018 in Market

Australians are buying mobile phones from big Chinese companies Huawei and OPPO faster than they are snapping up handsets from…

ACCAN: consumers must be first when VHA-TPG merger considered

17 December 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network says the proposed merger between Vodafone Hutchison Australia and TPG Telecom must be viewed…

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Optus switches on 10 more mobile towers in regional NSW and WA

19 December 2018 in Telecoms & NBN

Telco Singtel Optus has switched on six new mobile towers across the Northern Wheatbelt region, to provide improved 4G coverage…

Peter Mac gets 3-D printing platform to speed up cancer research

19 December 2018 in Health

A 3-D bio-printing platform known as RASTRUM has been installed at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and will enable scientists…

ANU research may open door to cheaper solar technology

19 December 2018 in Energy

Researchers at the Australian National University have collaborated with their counterparts at the California Institute of Technology to come up…

T-Mobile-Sprint merger cleared after deal to exclude Huawei

19 December 2018 in Business Telecommunications

T-Mobile US and Sprint have been given permission to go ahead with their proposed merger after national security reviews cleared…

AI increases enterprise efficiency, revenue gains: survey

18 December 2018 in Strategy

‘Customer–centric’ brands using advanced artificiaI intelligence benefit from increased efficiency, greater brand loyalty, and notable gains in revenue, according to…

LinkedIn on the road to ruin under Microsoft

18 December 2018 in Beerfiles

I have never been a fan of social networks, but LinkedIn was a notable exception because it was specifically designed…

AWS helps unis move to cloud and teach cloud skills

18 December 2018 in Cloud

Educational institutions follow a range of paths when it comes to using AWS, but they usually start with something simple…

Pure Storage: ML leads to high NPS

18 December 2018 in Storage & Cloud Storage

Pure Storage uses machine learning to help its customers' systems run better, and some of its customers use Pure Storage…

AIIA to locate HQ in Melbourne

18 December 2018 in Strategy

The Australian Information Industry Association will house its national headquarters in Melbourne, with the Victorian Government hailing the move as…

archTIS to begin user testing of sharing platform in Jan

18 December 2018 in Cloud

ASX-listed Canberra-based cyber security firm archTIS has begun a beta trial of its cloud-based Kojensi Gov platform with the Attorney-General's…

Parliament panel begins another review of encryption law

18 December 2018 in Government Tech Policy

Just 12 days after the government's encryption law was passed by Parliament, the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security…

Israeli start-up begins ID trial with Germany's Veridos

18 December 2018 in Security

Israeli start-up Security Matters has begun a proof-of-concept pilot with German ID provider Veridos, to demonstrate how SMX technology can…

CSIRO develops tech to aid parents of premature babies

18 December 2018 in Health

Telemedicine researchers at Australia's national science agency, the CSIRO, have developed new video-streaming technology to help parents stay connected to…

PSMA releases Buildings API to provide data for every address

18 December 2018 in Business Intelligence

Location data provider PSMA Australia has rolled out a Buildings API which is claimed to allow software developers to have…

Huawei launches story-reading app for deaf community

18 December 2018 in Apps

Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei has launched an artificial intelligence-powered app that can enrich story time for people who are hard…

NZ consumers misled over purchases of mobiles, laptops

17 December 2018 in Technology Regulation

New Zealand retailer Noel Leeming Group has been fined NZ$200,000 for misleading consumers about their rights under the Consumer Guarantees…

More spin in an effort to polish the encryption turd

17 December 2018 in Open Sauce

The Australian Cyber Security Growth Network and the Australian Strategic Policy Institute are planning to issue a report that will…

KPMG, Macquarie Group, Microsoft put support behind ANU AI project

17 December 2018 in Education

Three big companies — KPMG Australia, Macquarie Group and Microsoft — have said they will support to an experimental project for…

 

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