Articles about Australia
On this week's Technolatte podcast, the Australian team looks at the tax loopholes that Apple is quite good at using, how much information people hand over online, and iiNet's sale of its FttP network to NBN Co.
Employees at NAB were saving up their annual leave days and costing the bank a mint. NAB's people and culture head of consulting, Stuart Moseley, decided to put a stop to that with the help of human resources analytics.
Australia's isolation from geo-political conflicts means it has few, if any, enemies that might try to harm it via online attacks, but it could get caught up in the collateral damage between other nation's battles.
Siemens shares the lessons learned on its human resources IT software-as-a-service journey.
[UPDATE] Microsoft, via its official licensing partner 21Vianet, will offer the public preview version of its platform-as-a-service offering next month. Japan will also have two local sub-regions to support the Azure expansion into Asia.
iiNet and NBN Co have entered an agreement to sell the TransACT fibre to the premise network to NBN Co for AU$9 million.
In the first three months of this year, Vodafone saw an increase in the number of customers leaving the troubled telco.
In a cost-cutting measure aimed at offsetting deteriorating market conditions, NBN contractor Transfield has brought forward plans to outsource IT and shared services.
Although ISPs and network operators have had access to the rough figures of malware infections for some time, the Australian Communications and Media Authority has now begun publishing the statistics for the public.
After previously dismissing data sovereignty as a non-issue, Australian customers will have the option to consume Windows Azure services through local datacentres, at some unknown point in the future.
If you live in an apartment, you're less likely to have broadband than those living in a stand-alone home. Why is that?
Payment vendor PayPal has said that Australians have become more comfortable online, and are often unaware of the size and impact of their digital footprint.
A few barriers stand in the way of enterprise app store adoption, according to Concur's executive vice president of traveller services Barry Padgett.
The Australian Securities and Investment Commission censored a website it alleges was part of a scam — plus 1,200 others as collateral damage. An apology is nowhere near enough.
After over 20 years at consumer product manufacturer Procter & Gamble, Maile Carnegie has taken the top job at Google Australia and New Zealand.