Articles about Australia
One of Australia's leading technology startup players will be heading up the CSIRO, as Australia's largest science research body grapples with federal government budget cuts.
Bank of Queensland has again chosen HP to take care of its IT services, inking a five-year contract that the bank expects will underpin its strategic transformation agenda.
Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey has blamed a lack of funding for IT upgrades for the Australian Bureau of Statistics as the reason for volatile unemployment data.
SingTel-Optus chairman Paul O'Sullivan has called for the break-up of Telstra, warning that the telco's incumbent market position and ownership of the copper network is so vital to the government's mixed-technology NBN rollout that it will trample competition in the Australian market.
The NBN has been stuck inside of 'Groundhog Day' because the government was too focused on political payback through eight reviews, according to Shadow Communications Minister Jason Clare.
Communications Alliance CEO John Stanton said he is scared that the Australian government may be rushing in its attempts to force telcos to retain customer data for up to two years.
ANZ is set to leverage IBM's cognitive computing platform Watson in a bid to improve its financial advice process, and extend the service to hundreds of financial planners around Australia.
Cisco and Swinburne University of Technology are teaming up to leverage collaboration technology to integrate teaching practices, facilities, and technology in order to support student collaboration and distance education infrastructure.
The Australian Greens party is aiming to smoke the Labor senators out on mandatory data retention and secure enough votes to ensure that the planned legislation cannot pass the Senate.
Australian-listed information technology consulting firm UXC has taken on former Service Stream IT executive Craig Wishart as its new group CIO and CTO.
The move to a multi-technology mix for the National Broadband Network means that Telstra's structural separation should be reviewed, according to Optus' head of regulatory and corporate affairs David Epstein.
While Australians continue to download increasing amounts of data, the number of people using broadband quicker than 24Mbps has stalled, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
A new agreement will give Telstra access to India's Tata Communications' 116 points of presence, extending the Australian telco's reach to tier-2 and tier-3 Indian cities.
The federal government has released details of the 6,000 mobile blackspots across Australia as identified by the public.