An inquiry in Canberra led by independent Senator Tim Storer has heard from health and mining organisations about the benefits that could result from greater uptake of electric vehicles in Australia.
Westpac has announced that its chief information officer will retire from his position at the end of January 2019, to be replaced by Citi's Craig Bright.
The Australian Medical Robotics Academy in Melbourne will train surgeons on the use of revolutionary medical robots for minimally invasive surgery, partly through virtual reality surgical simulators.
Foxtel has announced a dedicated live 4K channel and set-top box with 'smarter features for faster streaming'.
Concerned mainly with the opt-out element of the contentious My Health Record, the federal opposition has said it will lead a 'comprehensive' Senate inquiry into the government initiative.
Expenses rose during the three-month period thanks to regulatory compliance costs and digital transformation spend.
The Australian government is still committed to 'no backdoors', publishing draft legislation that will force internet companies to assist law enforcement in decrypting messages sent with end-to-end encryption.
La Trobe has started accepting the first intake for its online Applied Cloud Technology bachelor's degree, based on internal training content from Amazon Web Services.
A Senate inquiry has heard that Tesla would consider manufacturing its electric vehicles in Australia, but that the size of the domestic market down under could be a disadvantage.
Vault Systems has lost the contract that now lies within the capability of the Department of Human Services and the Australian Taxation Office.
Individuals will have an extra month to opt out of the digital health record in a move that buys the government more time to fix the related legislation.
The bank was chosen by the World Bank to conduct the world's first bond transaction delivered solely using blockchain.
Like LinkedIn, but for important identity verification activities.
Western Australia follows Queensland, New South Wales, and Victoria in rolling out body-worn cameras to police officers.
ASIC has joined 11 other financial services watchdogs in the push for a new Global Financial Innovation Network.
Hundreds of die-hard Apple fans lined up in the rain to obtain one of the new iPhones, launched on Friday morning -- though significantly less turned up than for the iPhone 6 launch.
The University of New South Wales has launched a DomeLab in the hope to help researchers visualise data sets in the medical and museology field.
Honeywell's plans to improve user experience is reflective in the interface of its newly announced Command and Control Suite, aimed to provide personnel holistic views of a building's video feeds, access control, and fire alarms.
There are a lot of players in the mandatory data-retention debate. We look at who is for the legislation, and who is opposing it.
Telstra has opened its Customer Insights Centre (CIC) in Sydney for enterprise and business clients, with the high-tech 3,600 square metre facility boasting a 300-person auditorium, a workshop, collaboration spaces, partner pop-up installations, a restaurant, and a broadcast studio.
Operating and maintaining the sensitive IT equipment in Australia's tropical far north can be a challenging undertaking, but NEC Australia has worked out a way to keep things running for some of Australia's most remote communities.
Not-for-profit organisation OLPC Australia's new program, One Education, has now distributed 20,000 computing devices to schools throughout Australia, with a celebration held last week at a school where every student and teacher has a device.
At the launch of NextDC's S1 Tier III Sydney datacentre last night, CEO Craig Scroggie confirmed uptake was already at 27 percent.
The creative software vendor shifted its operations from Chatswood to the Sydney CBD.
This instalment of the App Wrap covers Mailbox, Horizon Calendar, Carbon for Twitter, Foursquare for Business, Documents On The Go Pro, Basecamp, Queensland Tide Times, and O'Week at Uni of Adelaide.
The datacentre provider showed off the new facility with NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell attending the launch ceremony.
This week, the App Wrap looks at Dolphin Browser, CommBank Kaching, CommBank Property Guide, yourMyki, Armadale Shopping City Shopper Guide, iBulkBill, and Australian Open.
ZDNet goes behind to scenes to learn more about the tech that is used to support the Australian Open.
This week we look at the following newcomers from Apple and Google's app stores: Arrivo Sydney, Facebook Pages Manager, Fitocracy, PlayTube, PresentEasy, Python 3.4 for iOS, Share The Fare, and TrackMySpend.
This week's new apps include: Find a Lawyer, First Aid, Here Maps, Vic Hunting, Francis Bacon, Optus TV with Fetch, Quit for Two, and Great Koala Count.
Foxtel has announced a dedicated 4K live channel and an accompanying set-top box, the iQ4, in what the company has called 'an Australian first'. Read more: https://zd.net/2P8jXDK
Tesla senior manager Sam McLean has said there would be advantages to producing its electric vehicles in Australia under, including easy access to lithium and nickel. Read more: https://zd.net/2KGZwdq
Australia Post Digital ID general manager and founder Cameron Gough has detailed a LinkedIn-like endorsement for the postal service's online verification system. Read more: https://zd.net/2noo4P8
The Western Australia Police Force has said it will roll out body-worn cameras across the state from early 2019 as a way to improve evidence capture and offer greater safety for officers. Read more: https://zd.net/2np2Ro8
One in three smartphone owners down under are showing signs of wanting to wait for 5G models to become available before they upgrade, the research firm has said.
International travellers departing Australia are able to show their boarding pass on a mobile device instead of using a paper boarding pass. Read more: https://zd.net/2nc7DFD
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner's first full quarterly update since the Notifiable Data Breach scheme came into effect shows private health continues to be the most breached sector. Read more: https://zd.net/2mVEZbN
StartupAus' Startup Talent Gap report says Australian startups are facing critical skills gaps in areas including coding, UX designers, and startup-focused sales roles.
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) research shows Australian consumers are more likely to trust a business if they accept electronic payment methods, rather than those requesting payment in cash-only. Read more: https://zd.net/2mHX8tA
The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), in partnership with digital credentialing platform Credly, has launched a new initiative that will see students receive blockchain-enabled digital credentials. Read more: https://zd.net/2LN2qi0
The New South Wales government has announced two new regional locations for its driverless vehicle trial, with Coffs Harbour and Armidale to host fully-automated shuttles before the end of the year. Read more: https://zd.net/2JN1NU8
The ACCAN's report on customer service provided by 10 telcos found consumers to be unimpressed by time spent getting an issue resolved, which averages at 13 days or 2 months for harder-to-resolve issues. Read more: https://zd.net/2LCPVWw