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The Australian government has appointed KPMG to advise the government on the potential sale of its secure interdepartmental telecommunications network.
The final report of the Australian government's Competition Policy Review has called for the reform of the country's taxi industry in order to accommodate new ride-sharing services like those provided by Uber.
An award-winning secure online identity verification platform developed by the New Zealand government is struggling to win users.
As PCs in general continue to find their way (or not) in the new mobile-first world, Chromebooks have all but settled into a sweet spot in serving schools and businesses.
Westpac's Jason Yetton has highlighted that businesses need to begin responding better to technology changes, and believes raising education levels and investing in R&D is the way to go.
The Victorian government has released the state's public transport timetable data, allowing developers and the likes of Google Maps to be able to provide detailed public transport trip directions for the city.
A new discussion paper released by the Australian government suggests that the emergence of new financial transaction technology such as bitcoin is making it tough for the country's authorities to clamp down on tax avoidance.
Australian Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said that the new Digital Transformation Office will share its successful applications with governments and industry.
Workplace training and education have often been sedentary practices, practically chaining would-be students to their desks as videos and quizzes go on and on.
The UK government is bringing together 50 university students to tackle cybersecurity issues.
Australian startup advocacy group StartupAUS has welcomed the government's moves to amend the country's employee share scheme in a bid for startup employees to reap greater benefits from their financial interests in early stage companies.
The Tasmanian Audit Office has revealed that all five of the state government departments audited for a new report released this week were at excessive risk from online attacks.
An enterprise content management system developed by Empired's New Zealand subsidiary, Intergen, will likely be offered on Azure.
Australia's two largest telecommunications providers are now claiming membership to the government's cloud services panel, with Telstra joining Optus on the list this week.
Following Labor and the government teaming up to pass mandatory data-retention legislation in the Senate on Thursday night, Telstra has announced plans to store the encrypted data in Australia.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange gave a statement to protesters and the media from the Ecuadorian embassy in London on Sunday.
Business-technology exhibition CeBIT 2012 kicked off today, bringing together a who's who of technology players. Many exhibitors appeared to be playing it safe, with booth babes absent from view. Instead, a few took BYO to heart, and brought their own trucks, caravans and bikes.
The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials Australasia conference gives vendors a chance to show off the latest and greatest tech for keeping the public safe and dealing with emergency situations. ZDNet Australia took a sneak peak at some of the tech on show.
New South Wales Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner officially opened Dimension Data's newest customer service centre in Sydney's Macquarie Park today.
Australia and New Zealand have handed in their written proposal that lays out why the nations should be chosen to host the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), the continent-sized radio telescope.
Really Apple? The iPad design is so new, so unique, that you can use it to legally ban the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 from the EU? I Don't Think So.
The ICT industry suited up last night for the CeBIT 2011 ICT celebration dinner and 2011 Australian Government ICT Awards at the Sydney Convention Centre.
The annual CeBIT show started today in Sydney, with numerous speeches from technology heavy weights as well as stands from vendors ready to spruik their technology.
The Victorian Education Department officially opened its latest "connected classroom" on Friday with the state's Education Minister Martin Dixon doing the honours.
Australian media preservation and digitisation company DAMsmart is responsible for processing thousands and thousands of hours of culturally significant footage. Here's a glimpse at some of the tech used behind-the-scenes at their Canberra office.
The Royal Australian Navy has today pulled the covers off an advanced virtual-reality training simulator to train junior officers in combat.
When you think CIA, the last word likely to come to mind is "open". And yet the US spy organisation has begun to lift the lid — albeit ever so slightly — in a bid to cultivate public support. In fact, the agency recently launched a retooled website, complete with YouTube and Flickr channels.
National ICT Australia (NICTA) held its annual Techfest event on Wednesday where it showcased the latest and greatest in research technology.
ZDNet UK readers have broadly supported Wikileaks in a poll, with a majority saying the whistleblower site is right to publish confidential documents. We present the UK results of a global poll of over 11,000 ZDNet readers
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.
Teri Takai, the State of California's CIO, talks to CNET's Dan Farber about overseeing an IT organization with more than 130 CIOs and 10,000 technology workers. She also discusses California's e-government initiatives from going green to managing costs during tough economic times.
Teri Takai, CIO of the State of California, describes the State's 'green' strategy. She says the government is looking at ways to decrease its carbon footprint by implementing more services online which would reduce the need for constituents to drive to State offices.
Teri Takai, CIO of the State of California, discusses how she plans to use collaboration and knowledge sharing tools to help communicate with the federal government on various programs such as homeland security, health care and education.
From one-time-use syringes to fire logs made from an invasive African plant, the 2008 Tech Awards honored five innovators with $50,000 for creating technology solutions for problems in developing countries. CNET's Kara Tsuboi learns more about these seemingly simple solutions that have potential to make a big impact.
She's been called the second most powerful woman in business. By now, she may be No. 1. In a wide-ranging discussion about technology, politics, and her company's plans, Xerox's CEO tells News.com's Charles Cooper that the tech industry hasn't found a particularly sympathetic ear in the nation's capital, especially when it comes to the hot-button topic of H-1B visas.