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ACCC puts telcos on notice over misleading ads

17 September, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC has threatened to take court action against telco executives knowingly approving misleading advertising as part of a crackdown on the practice.


Veeam gaffe exposes over 445m customer records

14 September, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

In an embarrassing incident, intelligent data management company Veeam left a database containing over 445m customer records publicly searchable online.


nbn co commits to new rebate scheme

12 September, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

nbn co will pay a $25 rebate to retail service providers for every late connection and fault rectification, and introduce a new $25 rebate for each missed appointment.


nbn co opens business operations centre

05 September, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The new nbn business operations centre in Melbourne will act as a single point of contact for RSPs to oversee nbn migrations for business customers.


Why expertise matters in IT

05 September, 2018 by Robert Hudson, President, ITPA

As more IT services become commoditised, being able to show that you are keeping yourself trained and educated will be key to your survival in the industry.


The AI economy needs ethics to succeed

04 September, 2018

Businesses and society at large can leverage AI-powered technologies in an ethical, trustworthy and sustainable way, if the right approach is adopted.


Uniti aims to double workforce with $5m jobs grant

04 September, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

nbn rival Uniti Wireless has secured $5m in funding from the SA Government to support its goal of creating more than 200 new jobs as it expands nationwide.


Australian National Blockchain aims to transform business

04 September, 2018

The Australian National Blockchain consortium will help establish a new technology platform to securely and transparently manage legal agreements.


Australian consumer digital trust lowest in the world

04 September, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australians exhibited the lowest levels of digital trust among consumers in 10 markets surveyed for a new report.


Vic to grow another 30,000 ICT jobs

27 August, 2018

Victoria's ICT workforce is expected to grow by 2.5% by 2023, creating 30,000 new jobs.


How the Australian Government plans to breach your online privacy

22 August, 2018 by Robert Hudson, President, ITPA

The Assistance and Access Bill 2018 is doomed to fail in its stated aims — at a massive cost to the privacy of individuals, says the ITPA's Robert Hudson.


Automation to increase IT headcounts

21 August, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Nearly a quarter of Australian CIOs are planning to increase permanent IT headcount to support the automation of business processes, research suggests.


Gold Coast plans $10m fibre expansion

21 August, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The City of the Gold Coast plans to add an additional 37 km fibre loop to its existing city-owned carrier-grade 65 km fibre backbone.


Telstra switches on 5G on the Gold Coast

20 August, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Telstra has launched pre-commercial '5G-ready' cell sites on the Gold Coast as part of plans to roll out more than 200 5G sites this year.


Brisbane tech company hit with record FWO penalties

20 August, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Macquarie Technology Group International has been hit with a record fine for not complying with an FWO unfair dismissal order.


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