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The problem isn't the VPN; it's trying to maintain anti-competitive, territory-by-territory content licensing models on the global digital distribution platform.
Australia and the UK have reached a deal aimed at helping tackle profit-shifting practices by multinational companies, such as Apple, Google, and Microsoft.
NBN Co has made key changes to its executive team, shifting the focus from overhauling the company after the election to commencing the multi-technology mix rollout.
Another annual dollop of delicious data shows that despite all the trendy new twists and exotic malware threats, we're still getting the security basics wrong.
The Victorian auditor-general has delivered a damning report on the state of IT projects and expenditure across the entire Victorian government, revealing that its overall IT spend is close to three times what had been estimated.
The Australian government's failed AU$200 marriage vouchers trial cost close to twice as much to administer per voucher due to the IT costs associated with the trial.
The Australian Department of Defence has confirmed plans to continue cutting jobs as a result of a Lockheed Martin centralised processing contract.
The NSW government has commenced a year-long project that will see Service NSW accept contemporary payment methods, including PayPal and Apple Pay.
The Australian Department of Defence has confirmed that 42 staff members have left voluntarily as a result of a AU$500 million centralised processing services contract signed with Lockheed Martin.
Australian Social Services Minister Scott Morrison has announced that the government has approved funding to overhaul the welfare payments system known as ISIS.
As Australia's Treasurer Joe Hockey makes plans to broaden the country's GST to include downloaded content, he has been warned against unilaterally closing tax loopholes for multinational companies without the support of the OECD.
The NSW Electoral Commission's CIO Ian Brightwell has said that human error was at the core of an electronic ballot problem on the NSW iVote system that may have the potential to see some of the results from last month's state election thrown into question.
Apple, Google, and Microsoft have all admitted that they are being audited by the Australian Taxation Office.
The use of digital currencies such as bitcoin in Australia is too minimal to impact the local financial market, representatives from the Reserve Bank of Australia have told a Senate committee inquiry into digital currency.
Motorola Solutions Australia has inked a AU$175 million seven-year deal with the South Australian government for the upgrade and management of its emergency services wireless network.
After Victoria University opened its datacentre in Sunshine, Victoria in 2009, it has been progressively migrating its infrastructure services over from its old, inefficient centre in Footscray to the new site, and plans to ramp up the migration over the next six months.
Today Australians took to the streets in Sydney to support Wikileaks and freedom of speech, as well as to protest the arrest of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
The CSIRO and National ICT Australia in conjunction with the New South Wales Government yesterday launched a new multimillion-dollar broadband research lab in Marsfield designed to develop applications for the National Broadband Network.
The University of Michigan has emerged as the victor from the finals of the Multi-Autonomous Ground-robotic International Challenge (MAGIC) held last week.
Fibre-optic backbone specialist Nextgen Networks has installed over 8000km of its own fibre across Australia, but its current role as prime contractor for the government's 6000km Regional Backbone Blackspots Program (RBBP) has given it a high profile in the National Broadband Network (NBN) roll-out, especially now that the provider has reached its halfway point.
We took a trip down to Ingleburn to Australia's largest media broadcast facility, MediaHub. ZDNet Australia had a chat with its chief, Andrew Hogg, and dived behind the lines to have a peek at its server-heavy backline.
An Australian team has recently demonstrated its robotics "wizardry" by advancing to the grand finals of an international land warfare robot competition to be held in South Australia in November.
Western Australia is the next stop for NBN Co and Nextgen Network's backhaul roll-out, as the companies continue their mission to eliminate broadband holes around Australia.
In the lead-up to Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's July date for switching on National Broadband Network (NBN) services in the first Tasmanian homes, ZDNet Australia has obtained some photographs of the roll-out taking place in Scottsdale, Tasmania.
iiNet today announced the "powering up" of its new Western Australian datacentre, with enough racks to make a butcher jealous.
Victorian Premier John Brumby today officially inaugurated Wipro's new South Melbourne offices.
On Wednesday, NBN Co and Nextgen Networks commenced the first leg of the government's backhaul roll-out, which will battle Australia's connectivity blackspots.
Telstra has not been separated and construction of the NBN on the mainland is still in the pipeline, but today saw Communications Minister Stephen Conroy and Prime Minister Kevin Rudd kick off a conference that was designed to help Australia understand how 100 megabits per second broadband can be used.
IBM has opened a new IT Services Centre located in The University of Ballarat's Technology Park, the centre is expected to create 300 jobs.
Sydney's first ever Media140 conference, held at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's (ABC) studios, drew around 300 academics, journalists and media enthusiasts to discuss the benefits and risks that professionals face in using open social networks, such as Twitter.
Following the internet blackout in Egypt over the last week, Communications Minister Stephen Conroy this morning said that he didn't think the Australian Government had the power to pass a law to make internet service providers cut off the internet.
Billionaire retailer Gerry Harvey yesterday said that the debate about foreign retailers not being forced to collect GST on some Australian purchases had been misconstrued as a battle between the internet and companies like his own Harvey Norman empire.
Telstra's wireless service is for Australian road warriors who don't mind paying big bucks for maximum mobility.According to the Telstra, its existing CDMA network covers about one-fifth of the Australian landmass and over 98 percent of the population.
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