Articles about Australia
The Ian Harper-led review of Australian competition policy has advocated removing geoblocks and restrictions on parallel importation in its draft report.
The University of Queensland's Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology will have a supercomputer by the end of November that will support research in computational modelling of physical, pharmaceutical, and biological systems.
Entrepreneur Steve Orenstein has set up three small businesses, the first of which he started when he was only 19; his second startup, Connect2Field, was acquired by a NYSE listed firm. Steve is now focused on his next venture, Zoom2u, while also working as an advisor with other startup companies.
Vodafone Australia has highlighted that greater transparency and consistency is needed around Mobile Terminating Access Services (MTAS) pricing to show it is in the best interests of end-users, and not Telstra.
eBay payments subsidiaries PayPal and Braintree have launched their Startup Blueprint program in eight new markets in the Asia-Pacific region, including Australia, Singapore, Japan, and Hong Kong.
Optus has launched LTE-Advanced carrier aggregation on its 4G network, ahead of the expected release of four compatible devices in the next few months.
The Australian Defence Force has rolled out a new e-health program for initially 25,000 members at over double the initial budget of AU$55 million.
Since its introduction in May 2013, the telecommunication procurement scheme has already generated AU$3.3 million in savings, and has simplified agency access to telco equipment and infrastructure.
A new study has revealed that less than half of Australian employees are receiving training on improving their analytic skills and knowledge around the cloud.
Apple stores in Australia were the first in the world to open their doors to the public this morning for release of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
The number of requests to Apple for device or account data from Australian law-enforcement agencies went up in the first six months of 2014.
The Australian government has added the last few suppliers to its datcentre facilities supplies panel.
Piggybacking off the hype around an iPhone launch has become common fodder for marketing and PR people alike, with most Apple store line-ups now heavily populated by representatives of third-party businesses, but the sheen of these stunts may finally be on the wane.
Australian bitcoin startup CoinJar is trialling what it claims is the first Eftpos card to draw funds from a user's bitcoin account, in a bid to bridge the gap between cryptocurrency and traditional payments.