Stories by Adam Bender


In pictures: ANZ Innovyz START Sydney

We drop by the Sydney satellite of the ANZ Innovyz accelerator.

Fox Sports bets on private cloud

Fox Sports has rebuilt its IT systems from scratch in under 12 months for a new production studio in Artarmon on Sydney’s north shore.


Optus goes over the top with VoIP service

Optus has launched an over-the-top VoIP application for wholesale customers.

Australia holding back startups: AIIA

Australia risks slipping further behind other countries unless it does more to foster technology startups, the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has warned.

Australian startup snapshot: The Search Party

The Search Party is a Sydney-based tech startup that seeks to disrupt the recruitment industry.

Customer service (as a service) startup gets influx of cash

Melbourne startup has announced plans to go international with its email customer support business after receiving $250,000 in funding.

Telstra embraces 'digital first'

Telstra has pledged improved customer support through a “digital first” initiative announced today.

Ink dries on Telstra phone book sale

Telstra has completed the sale of its directories business Sensis to Platinum Equity.

AAPT sale wraps, Yuile departs

TPG has completed its $450 million acquisition of AAPT from Telecom NZ.

CASA says it can't ensure drone privacy

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) believes there is no stopping commercial deployment of drones, according to CASA director John McCormick.

Can Chrome OS challenge Windows in the enterprise?

Australian enterprises are expected to take a closer look at Chrome OS as Google makes moves to peel customers away from Microsoft, according to analysts.

Organisations to crowdsource security: Deloitte

A person’s social connections could one day provide better ID verification than passports, according to Deloitte.

Optus searches for new CEO

Optus CEO Kevin Russell has resigned, with 31 March being his last day at the company, revealed the SingTel Group, which is the parent company of Australia’s number-two telco.


Firefighters save cash with Chrome OS

It cost Fire and Rescue NSW half the price of a Microsoft Windows desktop to buy a Google Chromebox for each of its 339 stations across New South Wales, according to Richard Host, IT director of Fire and Rescue NSW.

Telstra unveils Wi-Fi hub with 300Mbps speeds

Telstra and Huawei have announced they will launch the world’s first LTE Category 6 mobile broadband device in Australia.

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