Articles about Australia
NBN Co has estimated that between 7 and 10 percent of premises in hybrid fibre-coaxial areas need infill work before they will be able to connect to the networks.
The Australian Securities Exchange has collocated its technology, operations, and market surveillance staff to its customer support centre to ensure the organisation can respond faster to clients.
Australian taxi app and mobile payments platform startup Ingogo is one step closer to listing publicly, with the company expecting to close a new AU$12 million funding round by May.
Increased investment in product development has contributed to an annual net loss after tax of NZ$69.5 million for New Zealand cloud accounting software provider Xero, despite an 81 percent jump in subscription revenue during the financial year.
The burden placed on companies to block copyright-infringing websites is not justified by the evidence that site-blocking regimes are effective, according to Google.
A new technique devised by researchers at Australia's Swinburn University of Technology could help make the sort of 3D holographic displays that feature in sci-fi movies like Star Wars and Avatar a reality.
Uber Australia's general manager David Rohrsheim claims that the company should not be subject to the same regulatory financial burden as the taxi industry, while calling for new regulation in which to operate legally.
Businesses and consumers are increasingly moving away from laptops with dongles towards using larger-screen smartphones and tethering, according to Telstra.
Australian Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen has said that a Labor government would work to develop a 'natural partnership' with the local startup industry in a bid to help drive local innovation and overcome emerging economic challenges.
Qantas has begun deploying parts of Qantas.com into the cloud to help improve real-time business processing capabilities.
A call for the government to implement a widespread internet filter in addition to allowing rights holders to get piracy sites blocked shows that the legislation will be an open door for full internet censorship in Australia.
Claims by tech giants Apple, Google, and Microsoft about how much tax the companies pay in Australia have been questioned by Australian Taxation Commissioner Chris Jordan.
Australian-founded enterprise software development and collaboration platform provider Atlassian has acquired French video conferencing player Blue Jimp.
Dallas Buyers Club LLC has called for the Federal Court to force ISPs to hand over the details of 4,726 alleged infringers by May 6.
The next five years will see the criminal deployment of malware top the online crime threat to Australia, according to the Australian Crime Commission.
There are a lot of players in the mandatory data-retention debate. We look at who is for the legislation, and who is opposing it.
Telstra has opened its Customer Insights Centre (CIC) in Sydney for enterprise and business clients, with the high-tech 3,600 square metre facility boasting a 300-person auditorium, a workshop, collaboration spaces, partner pop-up installations, a restaurant, and a broadcast studio.
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.
If you think the government cannot and does not want to get its hands all over your personal data, then think again.
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.