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Ericsson will be responsible for installing premises equipment and managing ground operations for the fixed wireless and long term satellite services for NBN Co, in a deal worth over AU$300 million.
The Australian Department of Communications has suggested that the controversial MyGov account system could be used as identification for an electronic voting trial for the 2016 federal election.
NBN Co has flagged it is planning to cut its controversial connectivity virtual circuit charge by 12.5 percent in October, amongst other proposals to change the company's pricing model.
The New Zealand Government is preparing to take full control of the failed Novopay schools payroll project.
iiNet's chief regulatory officer Steve Dalby has called on the Australian government to clearly state what data it is considering forcing telecommunications companies to retain, claiming confidential briefing documents contradict what the government is telling the public.
It is essential that an organization's critical computer/networking systems and services are properly monitored so that staff can be made aware of and respond to problems and trends. This System...
SEC to Facebook: yeah, we're good, Homeland Security does software, and go ahead and unlock your cellphone [Government IT Week]
It's been a slow summer in Gov news, but at least the Library of Congress seems willing to let you unlock your cell phone. The SEC just "liked" (or at least ignored) Facebook's IPO mess, and DHS is now the Department of Homemade Software. Read on...
The Forward Works Tool is poised to deliver NZ$20 million in savings, says agency.
The first tranche of a new, IBM-developed border management system is making progress, but debate rages about budget overruns, delays and transparency.
Chinese government investigators dropped in on multiple Microsoft offices throughout the country, according to reports.
In 2012, the Library of Congress ruled that you couldn't unlock your cell phone from your carrier without their permission. Congress has finally passed a law that will make it legal again.
Fast-forwarding from a disappointing IPO in 2012 to the present, Facebook has made it up to shareholders and then some.
A leaked discussion paper from the Australian Attorney-General's Department reveals proposals to implement new legislation to undo the High Court's judgement in the 2012 iiNet copyright infringement case against Hollywood film studios, and force ISPs to block websites containing copyright infringing material.
Data collected by the likes of the NSA in a manner that would be forbidden in the Netherlands can still be used by the country's government, according to a recent court ruling.
Countries must set aside their differences and work together to create new norms of behavior in an interconnected digital world, or risk having the current digital chaos "bleed" into the physical world, warns RSA chairman Art Coviello.