Manufacturer DuluxGroup -- which operates the Dulux, Selleys, Yates, Cabot's and OPEL brands -- has started hiring for a chief information officer to steer its Australia-based IT department.
In the wake of news that the US Government has expressed concern about Australia's internet filtering plans, ZDNet.com.au took to the streets in Sydney to find out what the average Joe thinks of the plan.
Facebook appears to have directly contacted Australian administrators of Facebook Pages to remind them of tools available to moderate objectionable content within their sub-sections...
The National Broadband Network Company has kicked off the search for organisations -- or consortiums -- to provide design and construction services for its fibre rollout across Australia.
Tier two internet service provider Internode has unveiled a series of advertisements satirising Telstra's "I've been everywhere" broadband ads, which feature a blue Kombi van.
Communications Minister Stephen Conroy tonight said he had not had any direct contact with US Government officials over Australia's controversial internet filtering plans, despite reports the US had raised the issue directly with the Federal Government.
Netspace co-founders and sole investors Stuart Marburg and Richard Preen plan to leave the internet service provider before its $40 million acquisition by rival iiNet is completed by the end of April, iiNet chief Michael Malone revealed this afternoon.
iiNet chief executive Michael Malone has paid tribute to long-time rival Justin Milne's time steering BigPond, describing the Telstra executive's ability to grow the telco's share of the broadband market as "extraordinary".
iiNet today confirmed it would acquire fellow tier two internet service provider Netspace, in a transaction valued at $40 million.
Internet service provider iiNet has halted trading of its shares as it prepares to release information about an acquisition that would be material to its business.
Telstra has confirmed that its long-serving BigPond chief, Justin Milne, has resigned, with his last day with the telco to be 1 June.
Communications Minister Stephen Conroy will hit the airwaves live tonight to debate the Government's controversial internet filtering project with dissenters such as outspoken Internode engineer Mark Newton.
The long-time leader of Telstra’s BigPond internet service provider division and current fixed line chief, Justin Milne, has reportedly resigned.
Former Optus executive and current Liberal MP Paul Fletcher has thrown his hat back in the telecommunications ring in a high-profile interview with radio shockjock Alan Jones, going some way to backing his former opponent Telstra against proposed government intervention.
Steel giant BlueScope Steel appears to have re-negotiated its long-term IT outsourcing arrangement with CSC, with a new, potentially eight-year agreement inked before the initial period of its old arrangement expires in December 2010.
Western Australia's acting Auditor-General Glen Clarke has issued a serious warning to the state's departments and agencies to beef up their IT security practices,...
So, today it's time to take the next step. In the grand startup tradition, Delimiter has leased its first office. It's in the sunny suburb of Randwick.
Reclusive ISP executive David Teoh is the richest technology executive in Australia, according to Business Review Weekly, which has placed the TPG founder's stockpile at $488 million.
The Federal Government will today release a whole of government request for tender for mobile phone hardware and services, continuing a string of purchasing initiatives aimed at driving efficiencies across Canberra's entire public sector.
Communications Minister Stephen Conroy hit television show the 7PM Project tonight. Conroy primarily took questions regarding the Federal Government's controversial internet filtering project, repeating his message that the filter will block sites that host material that is refused classification in Australia.
A back-bencher politician whose views on the video game industry are unknown has been appointed to replaced outgoing South Australian Attorney-General Michael Atkinson.
Former Shadow Communications Minister Nick Minchin, who is still one of Stephen Conroy's most virulent opponents in the Senate, has reported confirmed plans to retire from the Opposition front bench, saying he won't contest the next Federal election.
The office of Communications Minister Stephen Conroy has confirmed the controversial $25 million National Broadband Network implementation study will be released before the Federal Budget in May.
Iconic technology giant Apple has advertised for an executive to manage its fledgling iBooks product for the Asia-Pacific and Canada regions, adding the position could be based in Sydney or Toronto.
A new chairman with a history leading the Asian division of finance giant Morgan Stanley has been appointed to the National Broadband Network Company, with incumbent Mike Quigley to relinquish the role but keep his permanent chief executive officer spot.
Google appears to have switched on a feature in its geographical search product Google Maps which generates a partial 3D view of sections of Melbourne's central business district.
The Federal Government has taken the first step in wide-ranging plans to consolidate its telecommunications spend, issuing a request for proposals from suppliers for whole of government internet services.
CeBIT Australia today held the Future-Proofing Your Data Centre conference in Sydney. In attendance was Finance Minister Lindsay Tanner, who outlined the Federal Government’s new datacentre strategy. Check out all the photos.
Australia's largest airline Qantas today confirmed it had recently commenced an extensive internal deployment of Cisco IP telephony hardware that would touch some 18,000 users.
Jacqueline Hey, the chief executive of Ericsson Australia and New Zealand, will shortly depart the role after less than a year and a half leading the Swedish networking giant's Australian subsidiary, Delimiter has confirmed.
Communications Minister Stephen Conroy likes horse racing, the footy and attending the occasional Telstra corporate golf day, according to parliamentary disclosure documents recently released.
Former People Telecom chief executive John Stanton has been appointed to be the new CEO of telecommunications industry representative body the Communications Alliance.
Finance Minister Lindsay Tanner today promised the Federal Government would not concentrate all of its resources in "one giant datacentre", as he outlined a 15-year plan for Canberra's $850 million annual datacentre needs going forward.
The Royal Automobile Association of South Australia (RAA) has signalled plans to make a series of senior hires to bulk up its IT leadership team in the wake of the development of a new five-year ICT plan.
Gamers4Croydon has hailed the decision by South Australian Attorney-General Michael Atkinson to step down as "fantastic", as the party nervously waits to find out if it won a Legislative Council seat in the state's election yesterday.
Controversial South Australian Attorny-General Michael Atkinson (pictured) has resigned from the role in the wake of ongoing public criticism and a voter backlash in his seat of Croydon in this weekend's state election.
At Delimiter we're big fans of iTnews weekly video the Crunch. This week's episode refers to the bantering we reported on between Telstra chief information officer John McInerney and chief technology officer Hugh Bradlow, as well as some rather unusual footage of NSW Education Minister Verity Firth at an Adobe event.
The Competitive Carrier's Coalition today described Telstra's statement this morning that there was a gap between its financial expectations on a National Broadband Network...
Fast-growing Australian software development house Atlassian has started looking for a vice president of engineering to lead a 120-strong team of developers in Australia and San Francisco.
The nation's largest telco Telstra today said a gulf had opened up between its financial expectations and those of the National Broadband Network Company in ongoing talks between the pair about how Telstra's assets and customers could be migrated to the new fibre network.
iiNet has filed a Notice of Contention in the Federal Court in an attempt to win those aspects of its court battle with the...
Telstra chief information officer John McInerney today said the telco was making increasing use of cloud computing technologies to support the work of its internal staff.
Communications Minister Stephen Conroy has introduced legislation outlining with how new housing development estates would deal with the incoming wave of new fibre-optic telecommunications cable associated with the National Broadband Network and other rollouts.
Uniting Church school St Leonard's College has in the past few months completed a sizable desktop migration to Microsoft's new flagship operating system Windows 7, in a rollout that also saw its supporting server infrastructure switched from Novell Netware to Windows Server 2008 R2.
The Greens have reportedly threatened to pull their support for the Federal Government's controversial telecommunications reform legislation due to Communications Minister Stephen Conroy's decision not to yet release the National Broadband Implementation study.
Telstra's online music arm BigPond Music yesterday revealed it would ditch support for the unpopular Windows Media Audio format it launched with after April 1 as it continued to standardise on the rival MP3 standard it has already been providing for a year and a half.
Online rights group Electronic Frontiers Australia has responded to what it described as an "extraordinary challenge and attack" by Communications Minister Stephen Conroy today, which the group said was conducted under the cover of parliamentary privilege.
Social networking giant Facebook appears to have shut down the group on the site belonging to Grow Up Australia, a lobby organisation campaigning for a R18+ classification scheme to be implemented for video games in Australia.
Communications Minister Stephen Conroy has again accused the leaders of Electronic Frontiers Australia of deliberately misleading the Australian public in its campaign against the Government's internet filtering project.
The office of Communications Minister Stephen Conroy has reaffirmed the Government's will to debate its telecommunications reform legislation this week amid concerns voting on the bill may be pushed back to May.
The Australian market for ebook readers continues to heat up, with giant Korean manufacturer Samsung confirming late yesterday that it was planning to bring its own range of the devices to Australia "in the second half of 2010".
Queensland Rail chief information officer Patrick Lilwall appears to have left the organisation after just over a month in its top technology role.
NSW Education Minister Verity Firth today gave an update on the state's implementation of the Federal Government's Digital Education Revolution initiative, saying some 66,000 laptops were handed out to students in year 9 last year.
Primus, Internode and iiNet are the first internet service providers who have signed up to sell services off the back of the Tasmanian arm of the National Broadband Network from July, Communications Minister Stephen Conroy announced today.
Shadow Communications Minister Tony Smith (pictured) today said the Opposition would not release a formal stance on the Federal Government’s internet filtering project until after the planned legislation for the project was released.
Nintendo has created a new video ad to promote its black Wii, which went on sale in Australia yesterday.
The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service yesterday said the seizure of a number of R4 cartridges which allow piracy on Nintendo's DS and DSi handheld consoles was just part of normal business for the agency.
Internet founder Simon Hackett yesterday posted this video of his record-breaking drive from Darwin to Adelaide as part of the Global Green Challenge in his hot red Tesla Roadster -- an all-electric vehicle. Hackett is believed to own the only Roadster in Australia.
Shadow treasurer Joe Hockey yesterday launched an attack on the Federal Government's internet filtering scheme, in one of the first cases of a senior Opposition figure coming out publicly against the controversial policy.
Telstra has unveiled a new transportable mobile network base station called a Satellite Cell on Wheels (SatCOW) using satellite transmission to fuel a Next...
A group of high-flying Kiwi businessmen have formed a new venture to build an undersea fibre-optic cable to connect Australia, New Zealand the United States.
The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service "regularly" detects counterfeit Nintendo products hitting Australian shores, the video game manufacturer said this afternoon.
iiNet this afternoon confirmed reports this morning that it was in talks to acquire fellow ISP Netspace, but said the discussions were "at an early stage and remain incomplete".
Challenger internet service provider iiNet has put its shares into a trading halt following press speculation that it is in talks to acquire rival...
Video game giant Nintendo today revealed the Australian Customs Service had seized a number of the R4 cartridges which allow piracy on its handheld DS and DSi consoles, as well as other game products claimed to be counterfeit.
NBN Co has taken out an eight-year lease on three levels (10,11 and 12) in the Innovation Place building on 100 Arthur St in North Sydney as its permanent Sydney office.
Carrier Virgin Mobile today crowed over a series of changes to capped plans made by rival Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA), saying the company was simply copying its existing offering.
Greens communications spokesperson Scott Ludlam today claimed Communications Minister Stephen Conroy had received the National Broadband Network implementation study and backed Opposition calls for it to be produced.
Exetel has filed suit against telco titan Telstra in the Federal Court, alleging misleading or deceptive conduct, although little further information is yet available about the tier two ISP's complaint.
The National Broadband Network Company has commenced a request for proposals process through which it will seek suppliers of passive network equipment -- or in other words, the optical fibre and terminal connecting devices which will constitute its planned network around the nation.
Sun Microsystems Australia and New Zealand managing director Andrew Goodlace appears to have left the company following its acquisition by software giant Oracle.
The Federal Opposition has confirmed it will vote against wide-ranging legislation being introduced by Communications Minister Stephen Conroy to reform the telecommunications sector, including the break-up of Telstra's wholesale and retail divisions.
The SAP Australian User Group has created a chief information officer council with an initial steering committee from the retail and energy sectors to provide a collective voice for IT chiefs in communicating with the German software giant.
Vodafone Hutchison Australia executives dodged and weaved in front of an audience of journalists in Sydney today when asked to outline their plan for Apple’s iPad launch in Australia in late April.
Electricity utility Western Power has signed a $7 million agreement to continue its long-running relationship with resources software group Mincom.
The Australian Democrats has warned Health Minister Nicola Roxon's Health Identifiers Bill appears similar to the previous Howard government's ill-fated attempt to replace the Medicare Card with what it called an Access Card -- which many saw as an attempt to create a national ID card.
Microsoft yesterday provided women with the chance to "kick back and be pampered" at an International Women's Day event in Sydney's Wynyard park. One busy executive to enjoy the stress relief was Microsoft Australia managing director Tracey Fellows!
Hundreds of women in Australia's technology industry gathered in Sydney yesterday to celebrate International Women's Day at a lunch held by Females in Information Technology and Telecommunications at the Four Seasons Hotel.
Victoria's Electoral Commission has flagged plans to expand its use of electronic voting kiosks based on Linux software in the next state election in...
Dissension has emerged in Australia's ICT industry about whether a Melbourne datacentre belonging to New Zealand-headquartered player Datacom was flooded due to hailstorm weather conditions in the Victorian capital over the weekend.
Hundreds of women in Australia's technology industry gathered in Sydney today to celebrate International Women's Day and pass on hard-won lessons from the front lines working in a sector which continues to be dominated by men.
The Department of Defence's recent move to start hiring cyber-security staff in bulk appears to be just the start of its plans to secure its own electronic borders, and those of other potential targets of national importance.
Both the Wi-Fi and 3G versions of Apple's iPad tablet computer will be available in Australia in "late April", the company said over the...
Independent Australian analyst house Hydrasight has been bought up by larger analysis player Springboard Research.
Retail giant Harvey Norman has advertised for two senior executives to drive the SAP-based transformation of its merchandising system. But neither will report to the company's chief information officer.
Whirlpool founder Simon Wright has slammed the Federal Government’s internet filtering plans, in a fiery editorial released simultaneously with the results of the broadband forum’s annual survey of its users.
The Federal Government has received more than 55,000 responses to a discussion paper about whether it should implement a R18+ rating category for video...
Business process outsourcing firm Salmat has acknowledged responsibility for a data breach at St George that saw some customers of the Westpac subsidiary receive account details that belonged to other customers.
Communications Minister Stephen Conroy has waded into the debate about whether the growing popularity of 3G wireless broadband services has the potential to cannibalise National Broadband Network subscriptions, saying the two platforms are complementary.
Retail giant Woolworths has confirmed it is currently reviewing its requirements for wide-ranging telecommunications services in a process that will test the fitness of...
Australian online coupon website Tjoos has been acquired for an undisclosed sum by online media company Internet Brands.
Commonwealth Bank of Australia subsidiary Bankwest has promoted one of its own to replace its chief information officer Tony Clasquin, who resigned at the end of 2009.
IT services group Accenture will host the National Broadband Network Company's human resources systems, it was revealed today, with the fibre startup slated to hit 300 staff by the middle of 2010.
The Department of Defence has advertised for a sizable clutch of senior IT security staff to be part of its Australian Defence Force Computer...
The law firm which recently unsuccessfully defended a local distributor of the R4 cartridge which allows piracy on Nintendo’s handheld DS console has warned the case does not set a legal precedent in Australia.
A software developer who claims to have written the code behind the controversial tag cloud widget on the website of Communications Minister Stephen Conroy’s web site has cried foul over what he sees as misuse of his tool.
The National Broadband Network will be rolled out to five “first release” trial sites in mainland Australia starting shortly, NBN Co announced today, with...
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group’s new chief information officer Anne Weatherston is settling into her new role, the bank said today, with meetings...
Professional social networking site LinkedIn today revealed it had recently hit the one million mark of Australians on its network and was expanding its operations locally.
The nation’s largest telco Telstra has issued a letter to shareholders warning them it is “very concerned” about the potential for the National Broadband...
The company behind the innovative range of Powermat cordless inductive charging devices has flagged plans to launch the products in Australia. Powermat chargers (pictured) allow...
Communications companies gotalk and People Telecom have attracted the attention of Australia’s regulators due to alleged breaches of the Do Not Call Register Act and for dodgy telemarketing and sales practices, respectively.
Australian listed IT services group ASG has won a $13 million deal to provide the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy with IT services for at least three years.
The Federal Government today said it had made a capital injection of $100 million into the Tasmanian arm of the National Broadband Network Company in order to facilitate the rollout of optic fibre to the cities of Hobart, Launceston, Burnie and Devonport.
Tier two bank Suncorp has started investigating the case for instigating a program to replace its Hogan core banking platform, although chief information officer...
Greens communications spokesperson Senator Scott Ludlam (pictured) today predicted legislation around the Federal Government’s internet filtering project would have to wait until after the...
Technology giant IBM has dodged allegations by the Australian Services Union that it will shunt as many as 800 local jobs to offshore locations.
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has told staff it will shortly be upgrading their desktop browser from version 6 of Microsoft's Internet Explorer software to version 7.
At ritzy Kings Cross bar Kit and Kaboodle last night, News Ltd-owned gaming site IGN hosted its second annual IGN Select Awards event, crowning...
Prime Minister Kevin Rudd this morning threw more wood on the debate about the Government's internet filtering plans, saying it wouldn't apologise for pushing ahead with the initiative.
Note: This article has been updated after publishing with further information provided by Woolworths on the implementation of improved supply chain technology. Retailer Woolworths today...
The fledgling Pirate Party has attacked the opt-out amendment being proposed by Labor Senator Kate Lundy (pictured) to the Government's mandatory ISP filtering legislation as "censorship lite", saying it was a "hollow response" to the community's concerns about the project.
The National Broadband Network Company today confirmed it was in "detailed negotiations" with Oracle after it picked the software giant to supply its enterprise...
Video games retailer EB Games today revealed it had received over 46,000 submissions from customers in support of a new R18+ Australian classification category...
What appeared to be an attempt by Communications Minister Stephen Conroy to debate the Government's controversial legislation to reform the telecommunications sector was shot...
Video games retailer EB Games today revealed it had received over 46,000 submissions from customers in support of a new R18+ Australian classification category...
iiNet chief executive Michael Malone this afternoon rejected a renewed legal challenge by a coalition of film and TV studios as "disappointing and frustrating", adding it would not stop illegal downloads of copyrighted material.
The Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) and associated film and TV studios today revealed it would appeal the Federal Court's judgement against the...
The Federal Government has left the door open for the National Broadband Network Company to supply services directly to government agencies in a move that runs contrary to its stated aim for the company only to provide wholesale services.
Queensland Premier Anna Bligh has reportedly written to Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg (pictured), appealing to the social networking supremo for help in blocking...
Communications Minister Stephen Conroy has not yet received the National Broadband Network implementation study being put together by consulting firms McKinsey and KPMG.
Video game giant Nintendo has unveiled plans to start selling a black-coloured Wii console in Australia from March 11, with its new, larger handheld DSi XL to launch locally from 15 April.
Communications Minister Stephen Conroy today released two pieces of ‘exposure’ draft legislation which he said would establish a regulatory framework for the National Broadband...
Stephen Conroy's Department of Communications, Broadband and the Digital Economy is about to lose another one of its most senior staffers, with its long-serving...
Video games retailer EB Games late yesterday revealed it had started taking pre-orders for the hotly anticipated real-time strategy game StarCraft II, which recently...
Consumer electronics giant Sony today revealed it was planning a push with 3D television technology into the Australian market in July, at which point...
iiNet has already started trialling its planned internet television services (IPTV) in the homes of a group of its own staff, as it advances plans to get the first customers onto the new service in March.
The Australian Federation Against Copyright theft this afternoon confirmed it would attempt to regain some of the court costs it expended in its long-running...
Telstra has boosted the value of its pre-paid mobile broadband packages on its Next G network, giving new customers a 1GB welcome pack and...
Both of Tasmania's major parties today laid out election policies that included the creation of a minister with responsibilities for technology, with the state...
Long-time Unwired chief executive David Spence (pictured) will hand over responsibility for the Unwired business to the chief executive of Seven telecommunications stablemate vividwireless,...
Tier two ISP iiNet today revealed it was selling about 4,000 units per month of its flagship BoB combination ADSL router and internet telephony...
Early results from broadband information site Whirlpool's annual survey have found that 91.8 percent of respondents do not support the idea of mandatory internet filtering, with most believing the government should focus on educating parents and children instead.
A number of civil liberties, privacy, consumer groups and individuals have started to express displeasure at what they claim are out-of-date laws regarding disclosure of personal information when Tasmanian residents comment online about the upcoming state election.
Nintendo Australia today said it could take similar action against other sellers of devices that allow games to be illegally copied for use on its consoles, after it won a $620,000 victory against one such firm this week.
Yesterday Communications Minister Stephen Conroy, along with Federal Independent MP Bob Katter and other dignitaries such as Leighton executive Peter McGrath, attended a launch...
The Australian Services Union today claimed that technology giant IBM had told staff it was planning to shift an undisclosed number of Australian jobs...
Coles parent Wesfarmers today said it was "driving" the re-development of the supermarket chain's supply chain and associated IT systems "harder" as it rolled...
On the heels of its $1.5 million victory against a Queenslander for uploading a copy of New Super Mario Bros to the internet, Nintendo...
The IT-related expenses of Australia's largest airline Qantas remained flat over the last six months of 2009, compared to the same period in 2008.
The Australian Computer Society has issued a one paragraph statement stating that it has settled the lawsuit filed by its former chief executive Kim...
The National Broadband Network Company will late on Friday afternoon call for submissions from technology vendors interested in supplying the core IT systems for...
Google’s Australian division today unveiled a substantive marketing push to attract users to its real estate services integrated with its Google Maps product, but...
Security technology company Websense this week claimed that one of Australia’s most highly trafficked websites, ninemsn, had been compromised by an outside party and...
Telstra this morning revealed it would in April start selling its first smartphone based on Google's Android platform, with an exclusive three-month deal to...
Hardware manufacturer ASUS has revealed plans to bring laptops to Australia utilising NVIDIA's new Optimus graphics technology, which can automatically switch between using a device's integrated or discrete video cards depending on the task being performed.
Australian e-health giant iSOFT has noted what it says are "early signs" of action on e-health by Australia's Federal Government but today said its...
The traffic infringement and management branch of Tenix Solutions has terminated a contract with IT services firm Oakton and has filed a claim for...
It may be Christmas before Australians will be able to get their hands on a mobile phone with Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 Series platform...
Perth-based selective IT outsourcer ASG -- historically a key Oracle supplier -- has again flagged plans to target the SAP sector in which some of its rivals have specialist practices.
Telstra has unveiled a new USB modem that will allow customers to take advantage of the dual-carrier speed upgrade it switched on in its Next G mobile broadband network last month, saying the device would go on sale "later this year".
The loose coalition of individuals who attacked Federal Government technology infrastructure last week under the banner of "Anonymous" has unveiled plans to take its protest against the internet filtering initiative to the streets.
A network of general practitioner doctors has called for $31 million in funding into electronic health projects to be allocated in the next Federal Government budget.
The Federal Department of Health and Ageing has rejected as "laughable" opposition questions about whether there were plans for the National E-Health Transition Authority (NEHTA) to ever function as a commercial entity in the e-health marketplace.
Google has refused to rule out constructing an Australian datacentre, amid what analysts and partners say is "intense" interest from large Australian organisations in the search giant's cloud computing Apps suite.
A spokesperson for the loose coalition of individuals who attacked Federal Government websites this week to protest against the internet filtering policy today acknowledged some thought the attacks were juvenile, but said they sent more of a message than "signing a petition".
Video game publisher Blizzard has announced that the beta of its hotly anticipated real-time strategy game StarCraft II will be available in Australia before the end of February this year.
Telstra today said it had spoken with Google's Australian management about the search giant's plans announced overnight to provide half a million US...
Dell high-performance gaming subsidiary Alienware has announced that it plans to hold an online Australian Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare gaming competition, dubbed...
Telstra today unveiled a muted set of half-yearly financial results for the six months to December 31,, with revenue and earnings both slightly down,...
Australian IT services outfit SMS Management & Technology today said it expected to have a busy year investigating potential acquisitions, with one case currently in due dilligence and active discussions under way.
The loose-knit confederation of internet activists who organise under the banner "Anonymous" appears to have again targeted Federal Government websites and other communications systems in protest against the internet filtering initiative.
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia today said its mammoth $730 million core banking modernisation project was on track as it hit its half-way mark, and would achieve a number of key milestones in 2010.
updated The Seven Network has revealed plans to start building out its Vivid Wireless 4G wireless broadband network in most of Australia’s capital cities,...
Optus chief executive Paul O'Sullivan yesterday said the telco was very interested in working out how it could bring the Apple iPad to Australia, describing the new tablet device as "a terrific step forward for the industry".
Nintendo has successfully sued a Queensland resident for uploading to the internet a copy of its Wii game New Super Mario Bros a week...
Singapore Telecommunications today said the company had made "no decision" on selling a minority stake in subsidiary Optus, and it did not know where...
The South Australian Government has handed the contract to redevelop its new smartcard-based public transport ticketing system in Adelaide to Xerox subsidiary Affliated Computer Services (ACS), in a $30 million deal announced yesterday.
Shadow Communications Minister Tony Smith has described as "absolutely staggering" the revelation that his opposite Stephen Conroy recommended a senior Labor figure for an uncontested senior National Broadband Network Company job.
Western Australia's Curtin University of Technology and ANZ Bank have both flagged plans to deploy Microsoft's Surface multi-touch tabletop system, which went on sale in Australia today.
The Federal Government's internet filtering scheme isn't in place yet, but politicians are already complaining about an overly zealous web filter much closer to home -- the one installed in Canberra's Parliament House.
The nation's number two telco Optus today said it was on schedule to upgrade the speed of its HFC cable network in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane to 100Mbps by mid-2010.
Australian internet service providers are increasing their purchases of ADSL equipment, according to Ericsson, despite the potential for the construction of the National Broadband...
Today marks the end of an era for technology and entertainment retailer JB Hi-Fi, with long-time chief executive Richard Uechtritz announcing his decision to retire from the company in July or August.
Perth-based telco Amcom Telecommunications has picked up a five-year, $20 million deal to provide telecommunications services to government agencies and schools in the Northern Territory.
Tier two Australian telco Amcom Telecommunications has put its shares into a trading halt until next week, citing the need to announce a proposed transaction.
The nation's second-largest telco Optus has agreed to buy additional spectrum licences for 10MHz of paired spectrum in the 2100MHz band from Qualcomm subsidiary...
Microsoft will start selling its Surface tabletop multi-touch system in Australia next week after a formal launch.
Communciations Minister Stephen Conroy has responded to the release of a somewhat critical audit report into the first, terminated National Broadband Network request for proposals process, saying the process was valuable.
Communications Minister Stephen Conroy has issued a brief statement in relation to the iiNet trial verdict handed this morning, saying the Federal Government will look into its details.
Minutes after Justice Cowdroy today handed iiNet a sound victory in the Australian ISP's long-running battle against a coalition of film and television studios,...
Australia's largest telco Telstra today welcomed the "legal clarity" that today's judgement in a landmark internet piracy court case between iiNet and a consortium...
The Pirate Party Australia has welcomed iiNet's internet piracy victory over a coalition of film and TV studios, describing it as "a victory for common sense", while civil liberties group Electronic Frontiers Australia said sanity had prevailed.
The Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) today said it was disappointing by its losing position in the internet piracy trial against local ISP iiNet, but said it believed the verdict was not what the Federal Government wanted.
Australian ISP iiNet this afternoon said its victory in the Federal Court was a vindication of the claim that it had never supported or encouraged illegal behaviour amongst its users.
Justice Cowdroy today handed iiNet a sound victory in the Australian ISP's long-running battle against a coalition of film and television studios, finding that iiNet did not authorise copyright infringement carried out by its customers.
Australian ISP iiNet was today announced as the victor in its long-running defence against a lawsuit by major film and TV studios represented by the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT).
Camera manufacturer Nikon has released seven new models in its popular COOLPIX digital camera line-up in Australia, all priced at a recommended retail price of under $600.
Shadow Communications Minister Tony Smith has branded his "chaotic" opposite Stephen Conroy as "the master of disaster" on the heels of an investigation by the Auditor-General into the first terminated $4.7 billion National Broadband Network tender process.
The Australian and New Zealand division of German software giant SAP grew its finances strongly over the past year, partially on the back of a major new contract with top-tier bank NAB.
The Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (DBCDE) had canvassed options to deal with the potential failure of the first, $4.7 billion National Broadband Network plan as early as August 2008, the government auditor has found.
Darwin-headquartered IT services group CSG has won preferred tenderer status for two whole of government contracts with the Northern Territory in the areas of...
Tier two bank Suncorp has extended two business processing contracts with Unisys for an undisclosed sum. The contracts mean the IT services group will continue...
One of Australia's largest video games retailers, EB Games, today threw what it said was its "full support" behind the push for an R18+...
The legislation to introduce the Federal Government's controversial internet filtering scheme is on track to land in Parliament as early as late February or...
The Gamers4Croydon candidate taking on South Australian Attorney-General Michael Atkinson in his own electorate this year has slammed government legislation banning anonymous online comments about the upcoming state election during the campaign.
Then-RailCorp chief information officer Vicki Coleman resigned in October, the agency confirmed today, although the results of an investigation into her conduct remain unknown.
Qantas today confirmed that it would shortly migrate its corporate email platform from IBM's Lotus Notes/Domino platform to Microsoft Exchange/Outlook.
The Federal Government has issued a long-awaited $300 million to $400 million whole of government request for tender for desktop and laptop computers.
Microsoft today launched a new channel on Australian Xbox 360 consoles. Dubbed 'Inside Xbox', the service is described as a "free digital daily magazine service" featuring new content on the latest games, special offers and so on.
Several key Australian partners have welcomed the acquisition of Sun Microsystems by software giant Oracle, which recently won the approval of the European Union,...
An employee of mobile telco Vodafone Hutchison Australia has been charged with fraudulently obtaining, among other mobile phones, 131 Apple iPhones, and attempting to...
The legislation governing the potential break-up of Telstra's operations and the reform of Australia's telecommunications industry will be debated in the Federal Parliament starting 22 February.
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia's CommSec broking arm has been hit with a $55,000 fine by the nation's communications regulator, following complaints under the Spam Act (2003).
Windows 7 has been available for purchase in Australia since October last year. But has Microsoft's previous operating system, Windows Vista, passed away? Not quite.
Recruitment firm Candle ICT (a division of Clarius) today claimed Australia's ICT industry was on the brink of again suffering skills shortages, returning to...
ASX-listed internet telephony company Freshtel continued to burn through its cash reserves over the three months ended 31 December 2009, ending the quarter down $988,657 compared to when it began.
Analyst firm Ovum has nicked government technology advisory firm Intermedium's head of consulting, Kevin Noonan, to lead its Canberra-based public sector practice.
Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum will this weekend hold a series of special exhibits and events around a retro video gaming theme, featuring such classics as Pac-Man, Donkey Kong and Galaga.
Top-tier bank Westpac has launched a new online trading platform for its 250,000 broking customers, describing the new tool as providing "fast and efficient" access.
The Federal Government's controversial My School website, which allows visitors to digg up data on and compare schools, attracted approximately 9 million page impressions on its first day yesterday, Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced today.
Australia's Do Not Call register now has more than 4 million phone numbers listed on it, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) announced today.
Microsoft and PBL media joint venture ninemsn this week started allowing users to register email addresses in the Australian Hotmail.com.au domain, as opposed to the traditional Hotmail.com domain.
Australians have broadly welcomed the launch of Apple's iPad tablet this morning, with some minor reservations about restrictions or lack of features on the device.
Several of Australia's largest mobile telcos have flagged plans to open talks with Apple about how its tablet product announced this morning will be sold in Australia.
Apple supremo Steve Jobs today promised "worldwide availability" of the company's new iPad tablet computer within 60 days, meaning Australia could potentially get the device before April.
NSW Opposition Leader Barry O'Farrell today promised his Liberal Party would invest in technology solutions to solve state government service delivery issues if it was elected to power in the next election.
The Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) has confirmed an AustralianIT report that Justice Dennis Cowdroy will hand down his ruling in the organisation’s high-profile copyright violation case against ISP iiNet next week on Thursday 4th February.
The Queensland Government has inked a comprehensive whole-of-govt software licensing deal with Microsoft that will reportedly see all of its agencies migrate to Windows 7.
Iconic technology manufacturer Apple overnight claimed to have boosted its Macintosh sales in Australia by 70 percent year-on-year.
NSW transport body Railcorp has extended its IT outsourcing arrangement with Japanese IT services giant Fujitsu for another three years for an undisclosed sum.
NBN Company CEO Mike Quigley has already booked himself in to give five speeches to Australia's business community this year, while his opposite at Telstra, David Thodey, appears so far to be abstaining from the conference circuit.
The Internet Industry Association has played down the idea that a new internet service provider code being developed could see users disconnected from the internet if their computers are part of a zombie botnet.
Australia's flagship Linux and open source conference Linux.conf.au will be in held in Brisbane next year, it was reportedly announced in the closing stages of this year's event in Wellington last week.
Google's Australian division has started using a 100kg modified bicycle to photograph sections of Australia's landscape that are hard to reach using normal vehicles.
Analyst house Ovum today predicted the Australian and New Zealand IT services market would grow more than 4.5 percent in 2010 in what the firm described as a "relatively rosy picture".
Microsoft has added over 30 new films to the Xbox Live movies on demand service launched in Australia and New Zealand in late 2009, including fan favourites such as Lethal Weapon and Rocky II and III.
A controversial blogger who has been anonymously posting unsubstantiated information from within Victorian IT shared services agency CenITex has called it quits.
Over 500 Australian web sites will modify their design starting from Australia Day to include a black aesthetic and protest message against the Federal Government’s internet filtering scheme, according to Electronic Frontiers Australia.
Australian audiovisual technology startup Audinate has raised another $4 million in funding from existing local investors Starfish Ventures and Innovation Capital.