Articles about Australia
Japan is moving to let airline passengers use smartphones, tablets, and other electronic devices during flight, but only if they are switched to flight mode during take-off and landing, according to the country's transport ministry.
Melbourne's RMIT University is set to play host to what it claims will be the "world's first" rapid 3D nanoscale printer, following the launch last week of its new AU$30 million MicroNano Research Facility.
The Communications Alliance has revealed how telcos would have warned customers downloading copyright-infringing TV shows and films in a trial scheme that would have operated in Australia by now had rights holders agreed to pay their share of it.
As the Australian government looks to force telcos to retain customer data for law-enforcement investigations, the number of requests for customer data that Telstra is receiving from Australian law-enforcement agencies has risen in the last six months.
The Australian Capital Territory's new information privacy laws, which came into effect today, open the door for the appointment of an information privacy commissioner for the territory.
Customers of smaller Australian telcos are set to begin receiving the same usage alerts provided to customers of Telstra, Optus, and Vodafone.
A slowing economy in Australia was compensated by strong growth in New Zealand, delivering a 27 percent increase in profit before tax.
Vodafone and NBN Co have been quietly testing out using NBN Co's fibre as backhaul for Vodafone's mobile network.
Telstra and Telekom Indonesia have signed an agreement that will see the Australian telecommunications giant provide cloud services in Indonesia in 2015 as part of a joint venture.
The publicly traded bitcoin-mining company brings in $4 million of revenue in 3.5 months.
Data retention will be a useful tool in a proposal from the content industry to get ISPs to match IP addresses connected to alleged infringers with customer accounts.
Woolworths Limited has reported over AU$1.2 billion in online sales for the financial year ending June 2014, a 50 percent boost on its online showing for the previous year.
Virgin Australia revealed today that it snapped up AU$53.8 million of capitalised software amid the acquisition of assets costing AU$73.7 million during the financial year ending 2014.
NBN Co will have access to reports on the quality of Telstra's copper network and where pits have been flooded in the past, as part of the revised NBN deal, CEO Bill Morrow has said.