Stories by Adam Bender


Vodafone extends Nokia Networks contract for four years

Vodafone Hutchison Australia has extended its managed services contract with Nokia Networks for another four years.

Second former CBA IT exec charged in bribery case

The New South Wales police has charged a second former Commonwealth Bank IT executive for allegedly receiving fraudulent payments.

Baird govt promises $300 million for NSW eHealth

The Liberal government in New South Wales has pledged more investment in eHealth if re-elected on Satuday.

TPP: Australia pushes against ISDS in trade agreement, WikiLeaks reveals

Australia appears to be the lone holdout – for now – to a key section of the Trans-Pacific Partnership that details how multinational companies could take legal actions against governments over decisions they consider detrimental to their interests.

Government seeks public safety mobile broadband network

The Australian government has asked how best to provide mobile broadband to public safety agencies by 2020.

Startups to get employee share scheme changes in July

The government has formally introduced legislation to reform how employee share schemes (ESS) are taxed in an effort to make it easier for startups to attract and retain talent.

Comms Alliance forms IoT think tank

An Internet of Things think tank created by Communications Alliance will look for ways to create an ecosystem in Australia that promotes IoT and a digital world.

Australia must change culture to embrace digital: Cisco

Australia is outperforming other countries in several ICT areas, including networking technology skills and mobile broadband, according to Robert Pepper, Cisco vice president of global technology policy.

Greens seek amendments as Senate opens metadata debate

The Australian Greens proposed several amendments to the data retention bill that they said address privacy and security gaps in the legislation.

Yatango to list on ASX, expand abroad

Yatango said it will list on the ASX this June.

TPG grows broadband base ahead of iiNet acquisition

As it prepares to consume iiNet, TPG has revealed strong growth in its broadband business for the six months ending 31 January 2015.

Amaysim aims to 'Steven Bradbury' the competition with new 4G plans

Amaysim is gambling that it’s better to be late to the 4G mobile party with strong plans than arrive early with weak ones, according to Julian Ogrin, CEO of the mobile virtual network operator (MVNO).

iiNet directors say price of TPG deal trumped other worries

Directors on the iiNet board defended the ISP’s proposed acquisition by TPG in conference calls today with investors and media.

Telstra turns to Gorilla to strengthen video analytics

Telstra has bolstered its video analytics capabilities with an equity investment in Gorilla Technology.

Snowy Hydro eyes smart glasses

Snowy Hydro is exploring potential uses of wearable devices in its business following a rollout of Centrify identity management software.