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