Articles about Australia
Australia's peak telecommunications organisation has said ISPs are willing to come to the table on a new deterrence system for online copyright infringement but rights holders have to sort out who will pay for such a system first.
The Abbott government is seeking to find ways to use the wealth of information held by departments and agencies to provide better services — and potentially be sold to the private sector to help balance the budget.
Australian Attorney-General George Brandis has labelled proponents of Edward Snowden's whistleblower status as naive, gullible, and anarchic, in a speech delivered in Washington DC overnight.
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said that the wireless network for the NBN was underplanned, with uptake expected to be higher than forecast.
Coco-Cola Amatil (CCA) has signed a "multimillion dollar" agreement with IBM to move its SAP infrastructure for its South Pacific operation into the cloud.
In the wake of Games of Thrones airing the first episode of its fourth season in the US, data from TorrentFreak showed Australia downloaded the most pirated copies of the episode.
Consumption of mobile phones has doubled in Australia over the past year, while data downloaded on fixed connections increased by 56 percent annually to 823TB.
Country Victorian rail commuters will soon join the information super-railway, as the state government rolls out wireless internet on regional trains.
ISPs will be compensated when NBN Co misses an appointment to hook up a new customer to the service, executive chairman Ziggy Switkowski has revealed.
A team of University of New South Wales computer science and engineering students are using reinforcement learning to test how decentralised cloud servers can scale themselves for different workloads.
Telstra has reported peak download speeds of 90Mbps and peak upload speeds of 30Mbps in a trial of NBN Co's fibre to the building technology in Melbourne.
Australian webmail provider Atmail has appointed a new CEO to help with its expansion efforts in the US, Europe and Asia, after receiving a AU$2 million fundraising injection from Starfish Ventures — a far cry from the back of the Land Rover where the company started.
Enprise Group, which sold cloud provisioning system EMS Cortex to Citrix in 2011, reenters the cloud software market.
Australian Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said he is open to the notion of handing off spectrum sales from ACMA to the private market.
Telstra will appeal a judgment handed down by the Federal Court that saw Australia's largest telco lose out to the ACCC, Vocus Communications and several iiNet subsidiaries.