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EU Android anti-trust fine delayed due to Trump visit

Anti-trust regulators in the European Union have deferred an announcement about fining Google for alleged anti-trust activities surrounding its Android mobile operating system due to a visit to Brussels by US President Donald Trump.

Huawei says FCC subsidy ban will hit poorer Americans

Rural and low-income Americans would be affected by a Federal Communications Commission decision not to allow subsidies for purchase of Huawei Technologies equipment, the Chinese telecommunications firm has said in a filing.

Union slams call for voluntary certification of AI products

The Transport Workers Union has slammed a proposal by Australia's chief scientist Dr Alan Finkel for a voluntary certificate to give artificial intelligence companies and products an ethical stamp, saying it is "miles off the protections we need to keep people safe and alive in Australia".

European copyright changes fail to get through parliament

The European Parliament has voted against proposals to begin talks to update copyright laws for the digital age, with the parliament's plenary voting 318-278, with 31 abstentions, overnight to reject the negotiating mandate that had been proposed by its legal affairs committee on 20 June.

IBM ANZ managing director David La Rose and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Digital Transformation Michael Keenan.

The Commonwealth Government has awarded IBM a five-year billion-dollar technology supply deal covering all of its agencies.

Campaign to alert Victorians of a growing e-waste problem

Electronic waste (e-waste) is growing up to three times faster than general municipal waste in Australia – with estimates there will be 223,000 tonnes of waste mounted up by 2023-24.

$2.4 million in funding for Victorian start-ups

The Victorian Government will invest $2.4 million in the state’s start-up sector, with the funds to be spread across 26 local government regions.

US permits ZTE to maintain networks while deal negotiated

Chinese telecommunications equipment manufacturer ZTE Corporation has been told it can carry out business which is needed to maintain its existing networks and equipment in the US as a deal is being worked out for full operations to resume.

Google creates compliance mess by delay on advertising standard

Several companies which are part of an advertising technology consortium have been left exposed to fines after Google delayed joining the group which was trying to take steps to comply with the European General Data Privacy Regulation that took effect on 25 May.

Washington moves to block China Mobile from operating in US

The US Government has moved to block China Mobile, the world's biggest telecommunications carrier, from providing services to the American market, asking the Federal Communications Commission to block the telco from obtaining a licence to operate in the country.

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