The Huawei and RMIT partnership delivers a new $250,000 technology lab which aims to train 2000 students on a range of technologies commencing early in 2011.
NSW Treasurer and Minister for State and Regional Development Eric Roozendaal has announced Sydney researchers are preparing for human trials of a world-first smartchip designed to treat chronic pain by implanting it near the spinal cord.
Dimension Data plans to open a second Global Service Centre (GSC) in Australia. The centre will be based in the Sydney suburb of North Ryde and will be established in partnership with the NSW Government with assistance from Industry and Investment NSW.
The Australian Centre for Broadband Innovation (ACBI) was launched this week on the CSIRO campus in Marsfield. The ACBI is a joint initiative between the NSW Government and research organisations CSIRO and National ICT Australia (NICTA). The centre will help NSW capitalise on the National Broadband Network (NBN).
$2 million penalty for last respondent in Safedivert SMS scheme brings the total to $24.25.
Healthe Care improves patient administration with database support from Dataweave.
The DocuShare Connect electronic content management system (cms) is designed for small businesses and offices that produce large volumes of business-critical information. Supplied with one of the ApeosPort multifunction devices (MFDs), it can be operated from both PCs and ApeosPort MFDs.
Ovum's Principal Analyst Roy Illsley comments on the change of culture at HP when it comes to R&D.
iiNet has opened an R&D lab to drive innovation.
National freight company Northline has announced a $5 million, five-year contract with Brennan IT to overhaul its technology systems. Brennan IT is providing Northline with hosted servers, a national private network linking all Northline offices and a unified telecommunications infrastructure that allows for portable personalised numbers and videoconferencing.
NXPowerLite software automatically optimises Microsoft Office documents and JPEG files, often achieving more than 65% reduction in file size. Optimised files remain in their original file format, meaning no special actions or software are needed to continue using the optimised file.
The Experts Conference survey predicts cloud computing, virtualisation and identity federation will be key issues for 2011.
Migrating to a new operating system (OS) can be a mammoth task for organisations - from hardware compatibility checks, system requirement planning, backup of important data, down to the actual execution to hundreds or thousands of systems across an organisation and its remote offices.
Energy Australia goes with smart grid infrastructure to improve reliability.
The Peoplebank Intermedium Federal ICT Labour Hire Index tracks reduced reliance on - and demand spikes for - ICT skills.