GUEST OPINION: As the new Albanese-led ministerial team sets its goals and priorities for the coming three years, there are a range of technology related issues that should be included in the mix.
Commpete chair Michelle Lim used an event in Melbourne to call out outdated policies within the telecommunications sector that are “holding back much-needed innovation”. Lim also used the event to announce Commpete’s top five priorities for 2022.
The newly re-elected president of Australia’s Telecommunications Association (TelSoc), Reg Coutts, says Australia has fallen “somewhat behind” its APAC neighbours in recent years in developing the technologies that will be required to flourish in the 21st century.
Malcolm Turnbull was the headline speaker on day one of StartCon 2019, with the full video recorded by StartCon, and the transcript produced by the Otter app, and editing by me to ensure it is accurate, and he certainly had a lot to say.
The global Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has formed a new Technology Policy Council designed to coordinate the agenda for its policy activities around the globe.
You can now use fake names again on Google's struggling Google+ social network, after the company ended a long policy that meant users had to use their real names to register.
The federal government today launched an online map of Australia allowing users to overlay geospatial datasets from various government agencies.
Australia has been beaten by New Zealand, the UK and the US in the Web Index 2013 with concerns raised over Australia's "inadequate safeguards against state surveillance."
New South Wales has today released an Open Data Policy, affirming that the state's data will be "open by default."
Facebook has experienced one of its worst outages to date, with users unable to post status updates or comments for an extended period last night.
Digital rights lobby group Electronic Frontiers Australia today released an election scorecard rating a number of national political parties on a range of policies relating to digital rights.
Qantas has apologised to the family of an eight-year-old boy who was exposed to a hardcore pornographic image on the airline's Facebook page.
The existence of two million .au domain names for the first time is being heralded as an achievement. It's certainly a milestone, but I think that Australia - apart from the domain name industry - would be better off with a smaller number.
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