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UK makes ODF its official documents format standard

Summary: Turning its back on Microsoft Office's native formats, the UK government has adopted the Open Document Format for all its sharable documents.

published 14 hours ago by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols

Google gets 18-month deadline to overhaul data handling in Italy

Summary: The Italian data protection watchdog has brought in new regulations that will see Google forced to change how it collects, handles, and stores users' data.

published 23 hours ago by By Federico Guerrini for Italy's got tech | July 22, 2014 -- 11:34 GMT (04:34 PDT)

NBN: Nothing, But Nothing is happening

Summary: You know the NBN is dead when not even the FttN haters bother to shellac Malcolm Turnbull's blogs. As Telstra reasserts control over the NBN and the Coalition government flounders,...

published 1 day ago by David Braue

NSW Open Data Dashboard revamped as public demand mounts

Summary: NSW Minister for Finance and Services, Dominic Perrottet, has revealed that public demand for government data is on the rise, with some state government organisations receiving tens...

published 1 day ago by Leon Spencer

To the Moon: 45 years after Apollo 11

Summary: A new generation of manned missions to the moon by NASA is not a certainty, but many of the parts are being put into place to make it possible.

published 1 day ago by Jason Perlow

Can India save Facebook?

Summary: Facebook needs new bodies, especially young ones, and India may be the last great hope that can supply these to the social network

published 1 day ago by By Rajiv Rao for New Tech for Old India | July 21, 2014 -- 15:51 GMT (08:51 PDT)

Every entrepreneur is a digital entrepreneur: Accenture

Summary: Every entrepreneur is a digital entrepreneur, with new and emerging technology set to enable innovative businesses to create up to 10 million new jobs for young people among the world’s...

published 2 days ago by Leon Spencer

NSW Businesslink takes mailboxes into the cloud

Summary: Fujitsu has won a three month-long contract with the NSW Department of Family and Community Services to migrate NSW Businesslink's 27,000 mailboxes into its messaging-as-a-service platform.

published 2 days ago by Aimee Chanthadavong

To the moon: How we built the technologies

Summary: While many of the proud Americans who were involved in the Apollo project are no longer with us 45 years later, the technologies they built live on, will be further refined, and will...

published 2 days ago by Jason Perlow

Deloitte pins collaboration at 3 percent of Australian GDP

Summary: Shared electronic resources, social media, and video conferencing are a handful of tools that businesses in Australia are using to drive internal collaboration, according to the Collaborat...

July 17, 2014 by Aimee Chanthadavong

South Korea to create 10-yr roadmap for 3D printing

Summary: South Korean government is drawing up a 10-year plan to promote and develop 3D printing into a new growth market for the country, as well as better coordinate current research efforts.

July 16, 2014 by Eileen Yu

Taxi industry blames states for unfair playing field

Summary: The Australian Taxi Industry Association (ATIA) has urged the Competition Policy Review to revise the taxi industry's competition regulations, with belief that some governments have...

July 7, 2014 by Aimee Chanthadavong

No competition policy reform needed: NBN Co

Summary: NBN Co believes the existing competition policy is providing the organisation with sufficient structure and regulation that allows it to even out the playing field to the telecommunication...

June 30, 2014 by Aimee Chanthadavong