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A lobby group for the science and technology sectors has urged political parties to pledge a sizeable boost in research and development funding to spur an economic recovery led by the STEM sectors.

Published in Government Tech Policy

More than 604,000 private sector jobs have been “destroyed” since lockdowns were introduced in March while 14,000 jobs have been added to the public sector, according to the Institute of Public Affairs.

Published in Recruitment

Australia’s Telecommunications Association (Telsoc) has called for the Federal Government and all political stakeholders including the Opposition to come together to agree on a bipartisan strategy - in the national interest - to ensure that the National Broadband Network is technologically relevant and capable of delivering the services required by all Australians.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies has warned against the issue of intellectual property being politicised and says that using IP as a political tool will destroy confidence in patent protection.

Published in Strategy

A coalition of 17 organisations that confronted politicians with demands for a big improvement in communications services in regional Australia is pushing for immediate action to bring reliable and affordable services to the bush.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

A coalition of 17 organisations from across Australia is descending on Canberra today with a blunt message for all politicians: 2017 must be the year of bringing “reliable and affordable telecommunications” to rural, regional and remote Australia.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Nokia says Australia’s political and industry leaders need a greater and more concerted focus on development of smarter cities as a key enabler of the country’s innovation agenda and for future economic opportunity.

Published in Strategy

The top three issues that will create the biggest challenge for Australian small businesses in 2017 are lack of business infrastructure, too much government bureaucracy and taxation rates, according to newly published research from accounting software provider Sage.

Published in Accounting Software

United States headquartered global research firm Forrester has described billionaire businessman and President-elect Donald Trump’s election as a victory in the “Age of the Customer”, suggesting that Trump understood and responded to the needs of the “customers” better than his opponent, Hilary Clinton.

Published in Strategy

On the eve of the federal election, Internet Australia chief Laurie Patton has made a last ditch appeal for bipartisan support by the major political parties for deploying the best long-term technologies and infrastructure to meet Australia's needs now and well beyond 2020.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Telecommunications and network provider MNF Group — owner of telco MyNetFone  has criticised both major political parties for not addressing the “inadequacies” of the NBN’s commercial model during the election.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

With a federal election now set to be held in July, Internet Australia has issued a call to both the Government and the Opposition to put politics aside and agree on a bipartisan strategy for the National Broadband Network "in the national interest".

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Australian-listed mobile billing and payments platform,SmartTrans (ASX:SMA) has appointed former Deputy Prime Minister and former leader of the National Party, Mark Vaile, as company non-executive chairman.

Published in People Moves

Security firm F-Secure says a hacking experiment it conducted in the UK highlights the dangers of using public Wi-Fi which it claims is “inherently insecure”.

Published in Security

Consumer advocacy group CHOICE has delivered a harsh rebuke to the two major political parties for uniting to support the Internet filter Bill, accusing them of opposing ‘online competition’.

Published in Security

First Russian President Vladimir Putin said the Internet is a CIA front, and today it has been revealed that Chinese intelligence agencies had access to Australian politicians’ emails for up to a year after they hacked the parliamentary computer network in 2011.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Monday, 03 February 2014 11:33

Tony Abbott banned from YouTube

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has come under a lot of pressure for backtracking on his election promises, and video sharing site YouTube seems to agree, taking down one of his videos over the weekend for "deceptive content."

Published in Government Tech Policy
Tuesday, 18 June 2013 06:27

Wayne Swans around with new app

Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan today released an app for constituents in his marginal seat, allowing them direct contact with the MP.

Published in People Moves
Wednesday, 17 February 2010 17:28

Would you trust a politician over a gamer?

While there may well be politicians who are also console and PC gamers, there's one politician in Australia who has already gone down as THE most anti-gamer politician in the history of the entire planet, right in the midst of the greatest gaming revolution the world has ever seen.
Published in Fuzzy Logic

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