Stories by Adam Bender


Queensland turns on electronic voting for people with disabilities

In a step toward Australia embracing electronic voting systems, people with disabilities in Queensland will be able to cast digital votes at the next state election.

Neuroscientists test IT team at Queensland Brain Institute

The IT team at the Queensland Brain Institute has to race to keep up with the technology demands of the research organisation’s neuroscientists, according to QBI senior IT manager, Jake Carroll.

Telstra to sell M2M for fleets

Telstra has driven further into the machine-to-machine (M2M) space, announcing a GPS-based tracking and management service for vehicle fleets.


Updated: Optus trials wireless broadband for the home

Optus plans to trial a 4G fixed wireless broadband service in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane.

ACCC edges toward final decision on NBN SAU

NBN Co has submitted a modified version of its special access undertaking (SAU) to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for approval.

MyChemist eyes 8-inch Dell tablets for shop floor

The pharmacy group that includes MyChemist and Chemist Warehouse may soon give Dell tablets to store staff as part of a planned hardware refresh, said the group’s CIO Jules Cardinale.

ANZ Innovyz startup program enters Sydney

The Adelaide startup accelerator sponsored by ANZ Bank has announced it will open a new program based in Sydney.

In Pictures: Dell Enterprise Forum Australia

Business customers descend on Melbourne for Dell's annual event.

Australian customers upbeat on Dell going private

Customers at the Dell Enterprise Forum in Melbourne said they are pleased that the vendor has gone private.

Dell thinks long term after going private

Going private will give Dell the “passion and energy” of a technology startup, said Dell's vice president for Australia and New Zealand, Joe Kremer.


Seek ramps up development as competition rises

Seek has overhauled its job search functionality as part of a broader development push at the Melbourne-based Web company.

Australians use up nearly a day on the Internet every week

Businesses are spending more on online advertising to engage Australians whose online activities now consume nearly an entire day each week, according to a study released today by Nielsen.

Virgin Mobile matches Vodafone double-data offer

Virgin Mobile will double data for a limited time on selected postpaid plans, following a similar offer by Vodafone Hutchison Australia.

AMTA, ACCAN debate state of mobile coverage

No government intervention is needed to improve mobile network performance in Australia, according to Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA) president Chris Althaus.

ACCC signs off on iiNet FTTH sale to NBN Co

NBN Co’s purchase of iiNet’s fibre-to-the-home network in the ACT has been approved by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).