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  • Dial-up is still not dead (yet)

    The latest statistics on Internet activity in Australia, released this morning by the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows that while dial-up is dying it's still not dead.

  • Defence review takes aim at application sprawl

    The First Principles Review of Defence released today by the government has identified a "costly and complex" application landscape within the Defence Department as a source of waste and inefficiencies.

  • Telstra acquires telemedicine network

    Telstra's healthcare ICT division has entered an agreement to acquire the Anywhere Healthcare network from Medibank, the telco announced today.

  • In brief: Huawei's Australian revenue up 18 per cent

    Networking equipment and smartphone manufacturer Huawei boosted its Australian sales revenue by 18 per cent in its 2014 financial year, the Chinese-owned company announced this morning.

  • NBN Co adds 550k premises to construction plan

    NBN Co has added 555,000 premises in Queensland, South Australia, NSW and Western Australia to its National Broadband Network construction plan.

  • Beyond metadata: the brave new world of big data retention

    With the Senate passing the Federal Government’s data retention bill last week, there has been a great deal of discussion of “metadata”, what it is and whether the government ought to have access to it.

  • Datacom scores $242 million Department of Health contract

    Datacom has signed a five-year contract with the Department of Health. Under the $242 million contract, which replaces existing agreements the department had with IBM and Accenture, Datacom will provide ICT infrastructure and support services.

  • Harper review calls for scrutiny of intellectual property regime

    The 56 recommendations in the final report of the Competition Policy Review include proposals that could have a significant impact on Australia's intellectual property landscape.

  • HP hits former Autonomy execs with $US5bn suit

    The UK's Serious Fraud Office may have dropped its investigation of software firm Autonomy earlier this year, but that doesn't appear to have done much to allay HP's ire. HP -- which acquired Autonomy in 2011 -- has confirmed that it plans to sue Mike Lynch and Sushovan Hussain, Autonomy's former CEO and CFO, for $5.1 billion.

  • Seven things to know about Intel's 'Cherry Trail' Atom chips

    Microsoft's Surface 3 is the first announced device to use Intel's new Cherry Trail Atom chips, but you can expect therm to show up soon in other devices too. So what are the chips capable of and what should we expect?