The cloud platform will be used to develop the National Criminal Intelligence System.
Trade agreement between both nations aims to drive 'greater connectivity' and bilateral economic relations, with cooperation touted to encompass several areas including e-payments, fintech, artificial intelligence (AI), and digital identity.
The program will expire alongside funding from Australia's National Innovation and Science Agenda.
The telco is unimpressed with the government-owned, so-called wholesale directly signing up customers.
The focus of Australia's cyber diplomacy is expanding to include "grand strategy in technology", as well as engagement with technology firms and governments.
The one-stop shop for citizen service delivery believes the move to a "low-touch or no-touch" environment will free up time for its developers.
The ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society will investigate responsible, ethical, and inclusive autonomous decision-making technologies.
Two 'incongruent' speakers were dumped from Australia's CyberCon. And bizarrely, the media was barred from covering a session explaining a public consultation process.
If finalised, the agreement will mean service providers in the United States can respond directly to electronic data requests issued by Australian enforcement agencies for data critical for the 'prevention, detection, investigation, and prosecution of serious crime'.
Trio call for Facebook to allow law enforcement to obtain lawful access to content in a readable and usable format.
If the former DHS issues a debt notice, and the former welfare receiver fixes it, that is the system working, according to Services Australia.
The ISP would also like for the rebate to be doubled from the proposed AU$75 to AU$150.
Consumer watchdog says NBN's existing service standard arrangements are not sufficiently robust.
Located in Canberra, the National Computational Infrastructure stores and manages access to more than 10 petabytes of national and international data sets, including from the Bureau of Meteorology, the World Climate Research Programme, and observation data from NASA.
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.
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.
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.
National ICT Australia (NICTA) has thrown its doors open for the seventh time in as many years, inviting all to see what's next in cutting-edge technology and also to open the Digital Productivity Showcase, a demonstration of future applications that will likely use and show the capabilities of the National Broadband Network.
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.
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.
The government agency has its eyes on a future that includes AI, blockchain, and IoT.
A request for tender has been launched to find a maximum of 12 contractors that can maintain, service, expand, and protect the agency's network and associated infrastructure.
The ARC Centre of Excellence for the Digital Child will examine the digital lives of Australian children from birth to eight years old.
The committee will examine the opportunities and challenges of 5G in Australia.
The technologies developed have the potential to be used in unmanned systems for military operations.
Commuters can use their debit and credit cards on ferries, trains, and now buses in lieu of an Opal card in Sydney.
This brings the total number of innovation nodes in Australia to seven.
The state government said it will ensure the privacy of individuals is not compromised.
Lidar system to be used to monitor intersection to provide warnings to connected vehicles.
A request for tender has been launched to help facilitate electronic meeting papers and support a minimum of 200 end users.
The new biometric facial image processing solution is hoping to prevent fraudulent licences from entering rotation in the state.
New inquiry becomes latest front in the culture war from the Australian government.
The much-hyped Google Android phone operating system will hit Australia on 29 January 2009, in the form of the Kogan Agora and Agora Pro. At first glance, this looks to be one of the most exciting products of the year.
Motorola's super slim SLVR L7 is a beautifully crafted phone with features including an MP3 player, push-to-talk and Bluetooth.
Acer's Aspire 9504 incorporates a lot of empowering technology, although its chief TV offering is rather weak.
Samsung's D500 was voted the best mobile handset of 2005 by the GSM association. Can the upgraded D600 outdo it in 2006?
Those looking for a rugged phone that can take the bumps will do well to flock to the Nokia 5140i.
Can the addition of GPS on HP's latest PDA-phone inject some much-needed oomph back into the dwindling PDA market?
For business users needing to keep in touch with the office on the road, the A1000 is a viable option. Others may find that life is too short to wait for applications to load.
A top-shelf 3G offering with a focus on multimedia, the Z800i is a real crowd-pleaser despite its bulk factor.
We can barely fault the 2-megapixel K750i from Sony Ericsson, which is a very compelling and easy-to-use handset for mobile users looking to upgrade.
Can the addition of GPS on HP's latest PDA-phone inject some much-needed oomph back into the dwindelling PDA market?
Nokia's 6230i is an upgraded version of its classic, unpretentious 6230 with a higher quality screen, 1.3-megapixel camera and Bluetooth.
Sony Ericsson's K300i is an easy to use, inexpensive phone with a modest range of features including a VGA camera, infrared port and a media player. Read our Australian review to find out more.
Siemens's SL65 slider phone is a conundrum of sorts. Will it stand out enough to become a favourite slider phone? Or will it simply fade in the myriad of choices in the market today?
The 3230 continues Nokia's run of style-plus-substance phones, offering a 1.2-megapixel camera, video editing and a positively lush-looking screen.
Samsung's latest slider phone, the D500, looks a lot like its sliding predecessor, but comes in a black case with a megapixel camera and an MP3 player.
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