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Australia leading WTO talks on e-commerce

29 January, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia will play a leading role in international negotiations between members of the World Economic Forum on new rules governing e-commerce.

Apply now to become a Digital Champion

25 January, 2019

Small and family businesses can now apply for the Small Business Digital Champions project.

Consumer Safeguards Review recommends transparency

24 January, 2019

The focus of a new Consumer Safeguards Review will be on ensuring transparency and better choice for customers.

Google hit with record $80m GDPR fine

23 January, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

France's data privacy authority has meted out a large fine to Google in a decision that could have major implications for digital service providers.

IT contractor scammed $523,000 from NSW DFSI

18 January, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A report from the NSW ICAC has found that a former IT project manager at the DFSI engaged in "serious corrupt conduct" over a five-month period.

66% of firms to deploy 5G by 2020

14 January, 2019 | Supplied by: Gartner Australasia Pty Ltd

A new Gartner survey indicates that 66% of organisations plan to deploy 5G by 2020.

63% of firms struggle to retain IT talent: Nutanix

02 January, 2019

Tech skills shortages are holding Australian businesses back, shows new research from Nutanix.

Season's greetings

21 December, 2018

It's been a very busy year for the ICT industry, with seemingly endless developments in all sectors of the field.

Foxtel pays telemarketing infringement notice

17 December, 2018

An infringement notice of $25,200 has been paid by Foxtel Management, after it breached laws that require telemarketers to end a call immediately when asked.

Australia is sixth top blockchain innovator

17 December, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian innovators have filed 49 blockchain patent families since 1999, and Australia is the sixth top destination country for blockhain filings.

BSA secures $160,000 software piracy settlement

14 December, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Software industry body BSA has negotiated a $160,000 settlement with a Sydney and Perth based manufacturing company over alleged software piracy.

Archer, USYD quantum computing IP licence deal

13 December, 2018

An agreement has been struck between Archer Exploration and the University of Sydney Commercial Development and Industry Partnerships (CDIP).

No to free emergency alerts: Communications Alliance

13 December, 2018

Communications Alliance has rejected calls to provide the Queensland Government with free emergency alerts.

ACCC recommends regulations for digital platforms

10 December, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The 11 initial recommendations for regulatory reform cover eight areas, including items such as prohibiting Google from pre-installing Chrome.

Qld Minister warns govt against 'trojan horse' tactics

07 December, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Queensland Minister for Digital Technology Mick de Brenni has warned the federal government against using the Australian Digital Council to wind back important legislation.

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