Articles about Australia
A new program launched by the Victorian government is aiming to assist in generating a potential AU$3.5 billion productivity boost by improving the information and communications technology skills among small and medium-sized business owners.
Australia's two largest telecommunications companies have welcomed the Australian government's approach to legislation forcing them to retain customer data for two years.
National Australia Bank has seen a decline in its cash earnings for the 2014 full year to September 30, 2014, but the bank remains confident that its technology strategy will help drive success.
The Australian Federal Police has admitted that legislation for new mandatory data retention obligations on Australian telecommunications companies could be used to fight online copyright infringement.
Telstra has signed a deal with Motorola Solutions that is expected to further the development of the emergency services' LANES capability, which will be trialled during the G20 Leaders Summit in Brisbane next month.
Australian Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has this morning introduced legislation that will force telecommunications companies to retain customer data for two years.
After nearly two years in the role, Telstra CIO Patrick Eltridge has announced that he will be leaving the company to explore international opportunities.
The private eHealth records of numerous patients have been breached by healthcare providers and other myGov account users.
ASIO is expected to receive greater powers to tap metadata and obtain computer access for national security purposes, with Australian parliament passing the government's Foreign Fighters Bill, the second tranche in its anti-terror legislation.
iiNet has secured an agreement with the Victorian government to build an AU$6.7 million public Wi-Fi network in Melbourne, Ballarat, and Bendigo.
Australian data analytics firm Quantium has inked a deal with enterprise Apache Hadoop distribution vendor MapR Technologies in a bid to tackle large volumes of data for real-time analysis.
ERP provider NetSuite and Australia Post are working together to roll out a new cloud-based logistics platform and app aimed at allowing companies that use its parcel business to manage their operations with a single cloud system.
The Australian Crime Commission plans to build a national criminal intelligence system off the back of completing its four-year Fusion capability project in an aim to further enhance intelligence collaboration between Australia law-enforcement agencies.
Labor has called on the Australian government to release the exposure draft for legislation forcing telecommunications companies to keep customer data for two years.