Telstra's Network Applications and Services group registered revenue growth of 10.5 per cent in FY2012, increasing to $1.3 billion. The NAS group includes services such as videoconferencing, telepresence, managed data networks as well as enterprise security services.
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CNT Corp, which provides fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) networking for greenfields estates, has been fined $19,800 by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission for having inadequate backhaul to deliver advertised broadband speeds.
Achieving 540,000 downloads for a mobile app in Australia is certainly nothing to sneeze at. But what's interesting about Yahoo!7's social TV mobile app, Fango is that the original impetus for its creation came not from some corporate committee, but from a prototype cobbled together in a mad 24-hour scramble.
A staple in many enterprises, the ThinkPad notebook line just turned 20
The Department of Veterans' Affairs is seeking a replacement for the aging information management system used by the Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service (VVCS).
Results from a study by the Australian Computer Society released today reveal that almost a third of ICT job seekers believe they have been discriminated against, based on gender, age, ethnicity or other factors, when applying for positions in the sector. An ACS salary survey also found that men working in the sector were on average earned 9.8 per cent more than women.
In the 30 years since the founding of the NSW Society for Computers and the Law, the technology landscape has undergone dramatic changes: Near ubiquitous use of computers, the central role of the Internet in many people's professional and personal lives and the growth of mobile computing.
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission would like reforms to the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act 1979 to make it possible for the corporate regulator to obtain telecommunications intercepts and gain access to information that other law enforcement agencies have obtained through such means.
Vodafone has warned the Joint Parliamentary Committee on Intelligence and Security's inquiry on data retention that retaining detailed information on mobile data usage by customers could involve a significant cost for operators. Matthew Lobb, the telco's general manager industry strategy and public policy, also called for clarity on the retention of so-called metadata about customer usage of mobile networks.
Handshake, a New York-based startup founded by two Aussie ex-pats that offers an iOS and Web based sales and order management tool for B2B commerce, has notched up a significant milestone. Its eponymous app has been used to write over $100 million worth of orders since its open beta period ended in mid-2011.
Intellectual property watchdog IP Australia is seeking public comment on reform to Australia's patent system. The federal government is proposing changes to the Patents Act 1990 to raise the threshold for so-called 'innovation patents'.
A report issued by the UN's Broadband Commission for Digital Development, established by the International Telecommunications Union and UNESCO, has pegged Australia at 21st in the world when it comes to internet access, with 21 per cent of Australians not using the Internet in 2011.
One estimate puts the amount of time people spend playing Angry Birds as being in the region of 16 years. Every hour. Of every day.
Commonwealth Bank chief information officer Michael Harte says that the future of banking lies in recreating the 'old fashioned' banking experience of personalised service using the potential of mobile devices, whole-of-life customer data and real-time transactions.
Researchers at the University of NSW are spearheading an effort to build new digital tools for archaeologist to help update a field where on-site data capture is often handwritten, or, sometimes, conducted using a dated PDA-based systems, and records storage is not infrequently paper-based.