IT Management

Cyber group to set up in Perth

23 March, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

AustCyber will use $800,000 in state funding to establish a WA Node at the Joondalup Innovation Hub in Perth's northern suburbs.

Australian PC market up 2.2% in 2017Q4

22 March, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Strong demand in the education sector, particularly for notebooks, boosted Australia's PC market to a year-on-year growth of 2.2%.

LaunchVic receives $2.9m for start-up skills boost

21 March, 2018 by

The Victorian Government will invest $2.9 million through the agency in educating up to 2000 Victorian start-up founders and their staff.

Pilot program to fix skilled visa problem

20 March, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Facing criticism of its 457 skilled visa system, the federal government has introduced a new 'Global Talent Scheme' pilot program.

WA tender portal aims to boost SME jobs

20 March, 2018 by

Local businesses in Western Australia will receive assistance in securing work on government contracts, with the launch of the state government's WA Industry Link.

Open software industry hails TPP suspensions

20 March, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Provisions of the Trans Pacific Partnership deal, including those of serious concern to Australia's open source software industry, have been suspended.

Australia to work with ASEAN on digital trade

19 March, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The federal government has announced a new initiative aimed at implementing international digital trade standards in Australia and ASEAN member nations.

Women in Big Data to launch in Canberra

19 March, 2018 by

An event is being held this week to officially launch Women in Big Data (WiBD).

CeBIT Australia panels to include top technology brands

16 March, 2018 by

Innovative technology brands will be joining top-level panel discussions at CeBIT Australia when it takes places in May.

NZ partnership program aims to attract overseas innovators

16 March, 2018 by

The New Zealand Government has launched a program designed to attract international innovators to undertake R&D and develop products in the country.

Queensland offering digital grants for SMEs

16 March, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Queensland Government is inviting applications for the latest round of the Small Business Digital Grants program, which provides funding of up to $10,000 to improve local businesses' digital presence.

Comms Alliance welcomes complaints powers

15 March, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

The Communications Alliance has welcomed the ACMA's new draft regulatory instruments relating to complaint handling and record keeping.

Google to ban cryptocurrency ads

15 March, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Google will follow Facebook's lead by banning advertising for cryptocurrency and related products from June.

Chinese blockchain delegation visits Sydney

14 March, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Around 50 Chinese tech leaders have met with local companies and been given briefings on NSW's blockchain and FinTech capabilities.

Australia losing global war for tech talent

14 March, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Atlassian's Mike Cannon-Brookes says we must urgently overturn skilled immigration restrictions, build local skills and prepare for wide-scale job losses.

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