Stories by Adam Bender


In brief: iiNet partners with Bulletin for business messaging

A new messaging service by iiNet lets businesses send text messages from the Web, email or any mobile device.

$10 million for Qld startup incubator ilab

The University of Queensland has announced a $10 million fund for early-stage startups.

Telcos, broadcasters spar over spectrum review

Broadcasters say they want no part in a revamped regulatory framework for spectrum, contrary to calls by telcos and Foxtel for broadcasting spectrum to be included.

Canberra public Wi-Fi network to power smart parking

Smart parking, lighting and waste management could soon be coming to Canberra, according to the ACT government official leading the city’s digital city initiative.

AirWatch Secure Content Locker certified by Australian Signals Directorate

The Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) has certified the security of the AirWatch Secure Content Locker for Apple iOS devices.

Bendigo Bank says it beats PayPal on trust

Banks can win against the fast-growing PayPal because they are more trusted by customers, according to Bendigo and Adelaide Bank managing director, Mike Hirst.

Mandatory data retention policy to be 'fiercely challenged', Ludlam says

Kill the mandatory data retention policy, Greens leader Scott Ludlam has urged.

Can virtualization drive Chromebook deployments in the enterprise?

Virtualization is helping make Google Chrome OS a potential alternative for enterprises that have traditionally been Windows shops.

Perth mayor drills down on big data

The Lord Mayor of Perth has embraced big data to help the city better plan for population growth and make smarter infrastructure decisions.

Digital content owners list alternatives to piracy

Content owners aim to curtail piracy in Australia with an online listing of services where consumers can legally obtain music, movies, video games and other material.

Former Telstra official slams Labor's NBN

“NBN Co was not fit for purpose,” according to the Coalition government’s latest report on the National Broadband Network.

ACCC mulls new pricing for SMS, voice calls

The Australian competition regulator has asked how to refine pricing of SMS text messages and mobile calls.

Authors beware: computers can write fables

Researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) have developed a computer program with the artificial intelligence to write stories in the style of Aesop.

Start Up Australia opens free classes for entrepreneurs

A startup initiative launched by the federal government and sponsored by industry players has announced a free online school for people wanting to start a business in Australia.

Rip Curl rides wearable wave with smartwatch for surfers

Rip Curl has launched a smartwatch for surfers that measures surf data and maps their ride on an interactive map.