Articles about Australia
Australian state and federal law-enforcement agencies have stressed that they are being pragmatic in accepting a two-year data-retention period and not being able to access web-browsing histories.
Australia's Freelancer.com has reported a negative cash flow for the fourth quarter ending December 2014, despite record customer receipts for the period.
Australia's second-largest telco has joined its biggest rival in confirming the proposed set of data that the government wants telcos to retain for law-enforcement purposes is 'workable' for the company.
As Australian lawmakers debate legislation forcing telcos to retain customers' metadata for a minimum of two years, NSW Police deputy commissioner Nick Kaldas has claimed that he and others have been the target of inappropriately warranted electronic surveillance by his own force.
St George and BCSG have launched MyBusinessConnect to help small businesses and startups with managing their finances, business protection, and growing online.
Telstra has said that setting up a centralised system within the company to store data it is forced to retain for the Australian government will create a lucrative target for hackers.
Australian IT professional organisation SAGE-AU has said the government's mandatory data-retention legislation will increase the burden on IT workers in the country.
New research by the Australian Department of Employment has shown that the domestic information technology market is a long way from experiencing a skills shortage, with an average of almost 50 applicants per advertised job in the sector.
MYOB Advanced, a new cloud-based ERP suite, is based on technology developed by US company Acumatica, which MYOB invested in last year.
The inspector-general of Intelligence and Security has warned that Australia's top spy agency is under no obligation to delete data it receives under mandatory data-retention legislation.
Legislation will be rushed through the Australian parliament in the first sitting period this year in a bid to fix new Defence laws that have the potential to jail academics and stifle technology research.
Strong demand for the SAP cloud portfolio and the broad adoption of the SAP Hana platform in the Asia-Pacific Japan region has helped SAP achieve double-digit growth for the 2014 financial year.
Apple has reported that it paid AU$80.3 million in income tax during 2014, up from the AU$36.4 million that was paid during the 2013 financial year.
A study by IDC, commissioned by FireEye, has shown that organisations continue to be overwhelmed by security alerts, especially redundant ones, but they are turning to third-party IT security management to reduce the risk of missing critical alerts.
The case for mandatory data retention is that the data is crucial for averting terrorism or big crimes -- but sometimes its use is a little more questionable.
Operating and maintaining the sensitive IT equipment in Australia's tropical far north can be a challenging undertaking, but NEC Australia has worked out a way to keep things running for some of Australia's most remote communities.
Not-for-profit organisation OLPC Australia's new program, One Education, has now distributed 20,000 computing devices to schools throughout Australia, with a celebration held last week at a school where every student and teacher has a device.
At the launch of NextDC's S1 Tier III Sydney datacentre last night, CEO Craig Scroggie confirmed uptake was already at 27 percent.
The creative software vendor shifted its operations from Chatswood to the Sydney CBD.
This instalment of the App Wrap covers Mailbox, Horizon Calendar, Carbon for Twitter, Foursquare for Business, Documents On The Go Pro, Basecamp, Queensland Tide Times, and O'Week at Uni of Adelaide.
The datacentre provider showed off the new facility with NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell attending the launch ceremony.
This week, the App Wrap looks at Dolphin Browser, CommBank Kaching, CommBank Property Guide, yourMyki, Armadale Shopping City Shopper Guide, iBulkBill, and Australian Open.
ZDNet goes behind to scenes to learn more about the tech that is used to support the Australian Open.
This week we look at the following newcomers from Apple and Google's app stores: Arrivo Sydney, Facebook Pages Manager, Fitocracy, PlayTube, PresentEasy, Python 3.4 for iOS, Share The Fare, and TrackMySpend.
This week's new apps include: Find a Lawyer, First Aid, Here Maps, Vic Hunting, Francis Bacon, Optus TV with Fetch, Quit for Two, and Great Koala Count.
Pictures from the SY3-II launch in Alexandria on November 15.
Emergency Aus, Express Plus, GoToMyPC, LivingSocial, Policelink, QR-WiFi Plugin, Splashtop 2, and ThrowMeApp.
Appointing critics of Labor's National Broadband Network (NBN) project to the cost-benefit analysis review will result in the upcoming report stating the Coalition government's policy was correct, according to Shadow Communications Minister Jason Clare.
Greens communications spokesperson Scott Ludlam believes making Foxtel-exclusive content available on other platforms is the best method to reduce copyright infringement in Australia.
Hear how Australian businesses are putting the public cloud to work.
Regions looking to emulate Silicon Valley should avoid going head-to-head with it, says Robert Scoble, Rackspace startup liaison officer.
ZDNet spoke with the printers, software, and managed services company's managing director Nick Kugenthiran about his past as a sailor and how that has helped him succeed in the IT industry.
CIOs from advertising agency STW Communications and professional services body the Australian Institute of Management (AIM) have given their views on IT priorities in their businesses.
According to the latest results of ZDNet's annual IT Priorities research, IT departments within businesses are placing greater emphasis on optimising processes for customers.
Nigerian scam victim Jill explains how she was conned out of $300,000 over a four year period.
In a sit-down interview with ZDNet, Australian Shadow Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull promised that under a Coalition government, NBN Co will be more transparent and more business-like than it is today.