Articles about Australia
The government and Labor have jointly ensured that the telecommunications data of all Australians will be retained for two years for warrantless access by law-enforcement agencies.
PayPal allegedly failed to adequately screen its transactions, which included black market trading, violating sanctions by the US government.
The NSW Liberal government has pledged to spend AU$300 million on the state's e-health initiatives over the next four years if it is re-elected for another term on Saturday's election.
Akamai's latest State of the Internet report reveals that Australia's average broadband connection speeds have increased by 6.1 percent quarter over quarter, putting Australia in 42nd place globally.
Australian digital security company Covata has signed a 10-year global licensing deal with networking giant Cisco.
The cost for Australia's internet service providers to block websites under the government's proposed copyright legislation, introduced in parliament on Thursday, has been estimated at over AU$130,000 per year.
The Bank of Queensland has reported that digital improvements made to its back office systems during the first half of the 2015 financial year helped its statutory profit after tax reach AU$154 million.
Researchers' claims that the New South Wales online iVote system was vulnerable to a FREAK attack have been overstated, according to the state's Electoral Commission, which has questioned the researchers' motives.
NBN Co board member and Internode co-founder Simon Hackett has said that his first choice for Australia's National Broadband Network would have been 100 percent fibre.
Australian Attorney-General George Brandis has reiterated claims that the data-retention Bill does not force service providers to retain data that, as an industry, they do not already collect.
The Australian government has asked the Productivity Commission to conduct a cost-benefit analysis into a dedicated national mobile broadband network for emergency services.
The consumer watchdog said in its draft decision on non-price terms for regulated services that it does not have to extend the scope of its connection charge regulations due to Telstra's ability to manage external contracts.
It is hoped that a new think tank will help alleviate the pressures put on Australia's regulatory landscape by the emerging IoT sector, which could 'smash' elements of the country's existing framework, according to Communications Alliance CEO John Stanton.
iiNet founder and former CEO Michael Malone has said that Vodafone Hutchison Australia could be acquired by TPG within the next year as Australia's telecommunications industry heads down a consolidation road that will lead to just three major players.
Oracle Australia and New Zealand is hurtling headlong into a 'fundamental shift' in its business model, with the company's cloud services portfolio gaining the upper hand in its regional product revenue mix.