Swinburne University of Technology has become the first university in Australia to achieve Adobe Creative Campus status as part of a global university initiative to ensure students have the digital literacy skills they require.

At Zebra's AppForum events around the world, the company shares how its customers are, and can, gain an "intelligent edge in Enterprise IT and software development", and we spoke to two top execs on thought leadership, global trends and much more.

The US Government has filed a case against whistleblower Edward Snowden for publishing a book without first submitting it to the CIA and NSA for approval as required by non-disclosure agreements he signed with the two agencies while employed by them.

The founder of the free software movement, Richard Stallman, has resigned both from his position at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and as president of the Free Software Foundation after his remarks about the late Jeffrey Epstein's victims evoked outrage.

A Melbourne woman aged 21 has been arrested in connection with a fraud and identity theft syndicate which allegedly stole millions from the superannuation and share trading accounts of Australians.

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Oracle sets sights on cloud domination

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Global enterprise database and application provider, Oracle, has unleashed its vision to build the autonomous cloud, signalling an underlying ambition to lead the cloud market.

Swedish tech giant Ericsson says it has completed a 500 million kroner (US $51.5 million) transformation of its “smart” manufacturing factory in Nanjing, China, with the resulting automated factory now operational and standing among the most advanced manufacturing facilities in the industry.

The total global transaction value of online payments for digital and physical goods will exceed US$6 trillion by 2024 – a growth of 53% from 2019, according to a new research report.

Australian-listed space technology operator Kleos Space has signed its first South American order, with an order by a Brazillian-based integrator.

The minister responsible for delivery of the national broadband network says the introduction of 5G services in Australia is unlikely to pose a significant threat to the NBN Co's business plan – and has swept aside "premature" talk about privatisation of the network.

Mobile phone recycling organisation MobileMuster has released new research revealing that 68% of Australians "struggle to get rid of their things, despite 58% no longer using them because they feel attached to them, with old electronic devices and mobile phones high on the list of things people find hard to part with".

NBN Co’s flagging of proposed lower wholesaler pricing for some broadband network entry level product bundles is good news for “budget conscious households” who are now likely to have better options in terms of connecting to the NBN, according to the Minister for Communications, Paul Fletcher.

Australia’s Academic and Research Network (AARNet) has launched live high-bandwidth services delivering more than one Terabit per second for research and education on its spectrum of the new Indigo subsea cable system connecting Sydney, Perth and Singapore.

 Optus has switched on a new tower in the suburb of Bohle Plains in greater Townsville to boost mobile coverage in the area as part of the national telcommunications black spot alleviation program.

Rideshare platform Ola has integrated Apple Pay as a payment method in Australia and New Zealand in what it says is the first significant overhaul of its international customer app.

Australia's national broadband network builder and operator NBN Co is proposing to introduce significant discounts and extra capacity inclusions across the majority of its wholesale broadband product range, according to its newly released wholesale pricing review paper.

Travellers across the world are increasingly prioritising value over cost, demanding more autonomy over personalisation and using digital solutions to research and manage their trips – but they have encountered problems of trust with online travel reviews.

Global network provider Hurricane Electric has introduced a new Point of Presence (PoP) in data centre operator NEXTDC’s S1 Sydney data centre.

Australian businesses are being held back by the country’s tech skills shortage, with many businesses now looking to skilled migration and contract workers to lift pressure on their workforce needs, according to one recruitment firm.

Data from drivers' licences issued in Victoria will be uploaded to the Federal Government's National Driver Licence Facial Recognition Solution, following an agreement reached by the Council of Australian Governments.

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