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Australian telcos will need to hand over confidential network expansion plans to the government in order to be eligible for mobile network blackspot funding.
Amid differing opinions of how NICTA will survive after June 2016 without funding from the Australian government, the research agency's CEO Hugh Durrant-Whyte has announced his resignation.
Shadow research minister Senator Kim Carr has branded the government as hypocritical and short sighted, with the CSIRO moving to shed a further 75 jobs following an AU$115 million cut in federal funding to the research organisation.
Company tax should be paid where profits are earned, businesses and unions have told the Australian government ahead of the G20 leaders summit.
The San Francisco-based marketing intelligence company, which touts data science as its core DNA, recently secured $54.7 million in a Series C funding round.
The Australian tech startup industry is calling on the federal government not to play favourites with its Entrepreneurs’ Infrastructure Programme funding, saying that grants should be merit-based and not favour any particular sector.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella plans to visit China at a time when the company is under investigation by the Chinese government over alleged antitrust behavior.
Car-hailing company Uber appears unfazed by a Queensland government crackdown, announcing that it has expanded to the Gold Coast.
USIS, which performs background checks for the Department of Homeland Security, revealed that it was hacked earlier this month. The same company vetted Edward Snowden for the government.
Australian satellite company NewSat expects additional funding will be needed to finance the delayed launch of its Jabiru-1 project.
Three Australian startups participating in Telstra’s inaugural muru-D accelerator program have secured initial funding by startup investing company, SYD Ventures.
Cloud accounting provider FreshBooks has secured US$30 million in first round funding, with the company’s founder and CEO Mike McDerment today telling users that the company is ready for its "next phase of growth".
Technology that will make it easier to have wireless devices and high-speed streaming between smartphones and TVs was developed using research from the NICTA lab that had 30 jobs axed due to funding cuts from the Victorian government in the last budget.
With the range of affordable and powerful technological tools now available to tech startup hopefuls, it was only a matter of time before the Australian government cut funding to support the sector, according to ANU Connect Ventures chief, Nick McNaughton.
Series B funding will help mobile sales productivity company Clari develop its software and marketing operations.
iiNet has announced it will build what it claims is the largest free WiFi network in Australia, with the company joining forces with the ACT government to blanket 12 Canberra business districts with over 700 Cisco wireless access points.
Telstra will help pick up some of the gap left after the federal government slashed funding for NICTA in this year's budget
Spun out of mobile VoIP company Rebtel, the company has raised $12 million in launch funding.
The Australian government has announced in its 2014-15 budget that it will contribute funding to NBN Co until mid-2018, after which, it will need to rely on the private sector for funding.
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