While the Treasury did raise serious concerns about the financial risks posed by the National Broadband Network (NBN) two years ago, it seems that the government has gone a long way towards addressing those concerns in the intervening two years.
Millennials were raised on technology -- they never had to be taught. So if you really need someone to explain what it all really means, just ask Gen-Y geek Josh Taylor, and he'll blog about it (whenever he feels like it).
Armed with a degree in Computer Science and a Masters in Journalism, Josh keeps a close eye on the telecommunications industry and all the goings on in government IT. Like most Gen Y, he spends a lot of his time with his eyes glued to his iPhone on various social media apps.
For Australian renters, fighting with the landlord might take on a new dimension as the National Broadband Network (NBN) rolls out, unless NBN Co does something about it.
Optus' first dip into the consumer cloud market with Smart Safe is a good start for cloud backup and storage for mobile and computer but it does leave a lot to be desired.
The Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) wants to have their copyright infringement notices automatically bypass the internet service provider (ISP) and find their way directly to the customers, but it also risks bypassing the law.
According to a recent survey, 34 per cent of iPhone users in the US wrongly believe that they already have 4G. With all the marketing going around, I wouldn't be surprised if people here thought the same.
The government is racing to meet the 31 December 2011 deadline to complete its laptops in schools roll-out, but the government risks missing the bigger picture by focusing on just reaching the finish of the program with all devices delivered.
There's a Buzz in the air today. Or at least on Twitter. Rumours were around that Google had put out invites to its hip new social network Google+.
Despite making much of their network improvements and claiming to have slowed down customer churn rates, Vodafone Hutchison Australia still has the least satisfied customers, according to a Roy Morgan survey.
The government's National Digital Economy Strategy has potential, but there's a gap between the plans and the goals.
It's understandable that the government would want to show off its achievements for the National Broadband Network (NBN), no matter how minor, but going over the top could risk making people more cynical about the $35.9 billion project.