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Tuesday, 05 October 2021 12:15

Landmark trial eliminates pest mosquito

An international collaboration between Australia’s national science agency CSIRO, University of Queensland (UQ), Verily Life Sciences, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute and James Cook University (JCU) has shown a bacteria can successfully sterilise and eradicate the invasive, disease carrying Aedes aegypti mosquito which is responsible for spreading dengue, yellow fever and Zika. 

Published in Health

In-space logistics provider Space Machines Company (SMC) has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to test the deployment of nanosatellites from Adelaide nanosatellite manufacturer for the Internet of Things (IoT) Fleet Space Technologies.

Published in Space

COMPANY NEWS by NEC/Telefonica: Telecommunications service provider Telefonica and NEC Corporation have entered an agreement to conduct Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN) pre-commercial trials in Telefonica's four core global markets of Spain, Germany, the UK and Brazil.

Wednesday, 27 November 2019 10:28

New crackdown targets scams over phone networks

A crackdown on scams perpetrated over phone networks is underway as the Australian Government works with the telecommunications industry regulator ACMA in an effort to combat the increasing scurge of scams.

Published in Security

Telstra and Cohda Wireless have "successfully trialled Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) technology over Telstra’s 4G network in South Australia" on the way to V2X tech.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Telstra has made some interesting announcements at its Mobile World Congress press event - a trial of Ericsson’s 5G technologies for the 2018 Commonwealth Games, and some capital cities getting 1Gbps Cat 16 LTE later this year.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 16:01

Telstra's payphones to transform into WiFi hotspots

Australia's biggest telco Telstra is building Australia's biggest WiFi network, today announcing it would transform some of its old payphones into WiFi hotspots as part of the upcoming $100 million rollout.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Thursday, 15 May 2014 17:00

Telstra takes off with new 4G LTE trial

Australia's biggest telco Telstra has claimed it's been able to hit mobile speeds of a whopping 450 megabits per second in a trial of LTE advanced (LTE-A) carrier aggregation, in partnership with Ericsson.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Wednesday, 12 March 2014 17:13

Melbourne set to get free Wi-Fi across CBD

Melbourne is the world's most liveable city and it's set to get even more so. A successful free Wi-Fi trial at Melbourne's Flinders Station has led the Victorian government to announce a tender process to deliver free public Wi-Fi in Melbourne's CBD.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Wednesday, 12 March 2014 12:22

NBN Co's Ziggy warns of TPG

NBN Co chief Ziggy Switkowski has fired a warning shot at Internet provider TPG, telling a Senate committee that the national broadband network's finances could be "severely impacted" by competition from other fibre-to-the-basement Internet providers.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Thursday, 23 January 2014 15:29

English Internet hits "highest speed ever"

Their fast bowlers might be rubbish but an internet connection in England has hit the "fastest speed ever", reaching scorching speeds of 1.4 terabits a second.

Published in Development
Tuesday, 10 December 2013 13:00

Federal police to capture personal emails

The Australian Federal Police has announced plans to implement controversial new technology that will capture emails and other information sent in real time.

Published in Security
Friday, 22 November 2013 15:18

Apple smashes Samsung, in court

The biggest of Apple and Samsung's numerous legal tussles has potentially been resolved once and for all, with a jury ordering Samsung to pay Apple US$290 million.

Published in Mobility
Tuesday, 19 November 2013 16:00

NBN Co announces apartment block trial

NBN Co has initiated a trial involving Aussie ISPs that will see 1000 homes and offices connected with fibre-to-the-building technology next year.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Thursday, 26 September 2013 16:55

NSW prison inmates caught in a jam

NSW inmates willl now have a tough time sending texts or making calls, thanks to a new prison mobile phone jamming trial.

Published in Mobility
Tuesday, 21 May 2013 15:00

The Pirate Bay co-founder walks the plank

One of the co-founders of file-sharing website The Pirate Bay has today gone on trial, charged with hacking and stealing data from an government IT services company.

Published in People Moves




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