Articles about Australia
Australians will be offered a single digital identity to access services across federal, state, and local branches of government.
The peak national body representing companies including Apple, Google, Telstra, and Optus has said that the Australian government's draft data-retention legislation is too ambiguous.
The Australian-based operator of crowdsourced Christian question-and-answer mobile app What Would Jesus Do has completed its back-door listing on the ASX after securing AU$3.8 million in pre-IPO secondary round funding.
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service has said that it would increase its surveillance of Australians' telecommunications should the mandatory data-retention legislation pass.
The lobby group representing technology giants including Google, Twitter, Microsoft, and Facebook has said that the mandatory data-retention legislation before the Australian parliament could see its own services caught up by the scheme.
The leaks from Edward Snowden on the US government's surveillance operations have hastened the need for mandatory data retention, according to the Australian Attorney-General's Department.
Ingogo has made two new appointments to its team in preparation for its plans to list on the ASX, expand to new cities, and launch new products.
Freed from competition by a single-minded government, NBN Co is free to cherry pick to its heart's content, drip feeding its fibre-to-the-basement services to Australia's wealthiest areas. Yet, with so many concessions made to Telstra and so much about the NBN still up in the air, there is still more lost than gained.
Potential security vulnerabilities found in the NSW roads management network could lead to accidents and vehicle congestion, according to a new report by the NSW auditor-general.
The Australian Department of Defence has revealed that it will commence its first public cloud trial of Google Apps in April.
An Ovum report showed that only 44 percent of SMEs are actively running cloud services, a lower percentage than consumers.
An unknown number of government websites have been compromised by a hacker who reportedly exfiltrated more than 770,000 records from the computer system and database of Australian travel insurer Aussie Travel Cover.
On the back of its Ooyala acquisition, Telstra has continued its push to become a global technology company with the launch of a new video distribution network known as Global Media Switch.
Telsyte has forecast that as businesses modernise the way employees communicate through unified communications, softphones, and mobile phones, cloud communications will exceed 30 percent penetration by 2020.
The Newman government has promised that front-line officers of the Queensland Police will receive an additional 5,400 iPads to help them access information faster and call for assistance instantly.