Mobile phone blackspots in key regional areas of Australia continue to be eliminated, with Optus switching on its latest new mobile transmission tower in the regional Queensland town of Tinaroo.
Global technology and digitalisation giant Siemens has given an industrial software grant with a commercial value of its product lifecycle management software of $447 million to the University of Western Australia.
Australia’s new data retention laws nominally come into effect tomorrow — Good Friday — but Internet Australia still maintains the scheme is unlikely to fully achieve the federal government’s aims.
Professional services firm KPMG Australia has been chosen as one of the lead partners of the newly formed Food Agility Cooperative Research Centre (CRC), which has raised over $160 million in cash and in-kind commitments to fast-track the growth of Australia’s food industry through digital technologies.
The federal government is repealing telecommunications anti-competitive laws originally imposed nearly 20 years ago to support the development of competition in the telecommunications sector.
The Australian government may well have to reconsider its plan to release data about its citizens for use by businesses or scientists, with a top expert in security and privacy engineering telling iTWire that de-identification of datasets so that they cannot be traced back to the original is very hard, to the point of being practically impossible.
Salesforce says it ‘supports the federal government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda and its aim to help Australia transition from a resources led economy to an innovation led economy.’
The cloud services director of a leading Melbourne-based IT services company says there’s a growing interest in considering the use of the cloud by business and industry, but issues of cost are not so much the focus now as the key driver for decision-makers. Neither is security the issue it once was.
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