Stories by Rohan Pearce


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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