Normally Renai has his finger on the pulse of Australian IT news, but seeing as he’s on a break, that responsibility is on me. Unfortunately, my finger is more on the rectum of the Australian IT industry than it’s pulse, so instead of timely news with details analysis, I will be providing a brief overview of work other people have done in reporting Aussie tech news, so you can still get a well rounded sense of what’s going on.
Melbourne tech start-up incubator, AngleCube, has announced the first four start-ups they will take under their wing.
The SMH reports on Google’s study of Australian smartphone adoption. Apparently we really, really like them.
Staying on the telco theme – ever wanted to look inside a relatively modern Telstra exchange? Someone on Reddit took a whole bunch of photos inside one!
According to the The Australian Information Industry Association, the South Australian state government has the best e-commerce planning of all the Australian states.
Today, Nicola Roxon is going to release a new report on Australia’s e-health program. According to this report, Australians will be able to sign up for a “personally controlled e-health record from July 2012” – The Australian has more info.
Over on MacTalk & Gizmodo, there’s some opinion pieces regarding Android tablets. MacTalk’s take is “why do specs matter on Android tablets?” and Gizmodo’s is “how can Android tablets compete vs. the iPad?”