Stories by Rohan Pearce

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FTTN revenue begins to trickle in for NBN

For the first time since the technology launched last year, NBN has recorded revenue from fibre to the node (FTTN). Albeit only a trickle, even by the standards of the still-under-construction National Broadband Network.

Bankwest bets big on OpenStack

Bankwest employs software-as-a-service and public cloud services from AWS and Azure, but a private OpenStack-based cloud increasingly underpins the bank’s applications

Budget 2016: Government unveils ‘Google tax’

The federal government has unveiled a new crackdown on profit shifting by multinational companies attempting to lower their tax bills in a measure commentators have dubbed a ‘Google tax’ (perhaps unfairly given the search giant changed the way it is booking Australian revenue before the new measure was announced.)​.

Defence trials IBM’s Watson for psyops

The Department of Defence has carried out trials employing IBM’s cognitive computing platform, Watson, Mohan Aiyaswami this morning told a Cebit eGovernment conference in Sydney.

NSW to appoint government CIO

New South Wales is resurrecting the position of government chief information officer but with a digital twist. The state’s minister for finance, services and property, Dominic Perrottet, outlined details of the decision this morning at a Cebit eGovernment conference in Sydney.

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