Articles about Australia
Bitcoin and other digital currencies are not financial products, meaning that a licence is not required to operate a digital currency trading platform, according to the Australian corporations regulator ASIC.
New Zealand security software company Wynyard Group is facing an annual revenue result that will fall below its forecast NZ$29 million, due to lagging customer negotiations.
Although the man involved in a fatal siege in Sydney on Monday was well known to police and out on bail, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said that retaining every Australians' telecommunications data for two years may have helped police in the incident.
The Western Australia Department of Transport could prosecute up to 24 people for operating unlicensed taxi services in Perth via the Uber ride-share service.
The chair of the joint committee on intelligence and security, Dan Tehan, has said that Monday's gunman incident in Sydney has reinforced the need for increased police powers and intelligence surveillance.
Triple Zero will soon be able to automatically obtain the location of mobile callers using tower information shared by Australia's three mobile network operators.
Australia's largest mobile provider Telstra has been fined AU$102,000 by the competition watchdog for not prominently detailing the full cost of a new iPhone 6 plan.
A number of IT boards and committees in the Australian Department of Finance are being abolished or merged as part of the government's bid to reduce the size of government as the Budget deficit grows.
Uber is offering users free rides out of the Sydney CBD after coming under fire for increasing its surge pricing as the city's financial district goes into lockdown due to an armed hostage siege at a store in Sydney's Martin Place.
Vodafone Australia is offering to waive its AU$5 per day surcharge on global roaming to its high-value customers, as Telstra offers new 'Travel Pass' options for roaming in different global regions.
Almost two months after Google's security team revealed a major security flaw in SSLv3, an Australian government department was found to still be using the old protocol on at least one of its websites, leaving it wide open to POODLE-like attacks.
Following the report that a woman was allegedly raped by an Uber driver in New Delhi, Uber has decided to suspend operations until it completes a review of its service.
Legislation that will allow rights holders to get piracy websites blocked by Australian internet service providers will hit the parliament in the first half of 2015.
Australian cloud services provider Bulletproof has sealed a deal worth up to AU$3.9 million for local cloud consulting company Pantha Corp.
Telstra has backed the Australian launch of Code Club, a volunteer-led network of coding clubs for children aged 9 to 11.
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