National Broadband Network (NBN) trial sites in Townsville, Queensland and Armidale, New South Wales are in the process of rolling out separate trials over the NBN designed to help Townsville type two diabetes sufferers and, in Armidale, offer remote access to TAFE courses.
ANZ Bank investment services division, ANZ Private Wealth, has implemented a telepresence offering called Wealth Presence to allow customers easier access to its staff following a four-month trial which began in September 2011.
Swinburne, Monash and Victoria Universities are amongst the first academic centres in Australia making use of a new video exchange service provided by Australia’s Academic and Research Network (AARNet) and Cisco which promises speeds of up to 10 gigabits per second. The video exchange has been in trial by the three universities since October ahead of its official launch this Monday.
Facebook, MySpace and Bebo are in the firing line from Cyber Safety Committee deputy chair, Alex Hawke, saying that Australian children younger than 13 use their websites despite the current 13+ age restriction.
Consumer communication products are gaining popularity with Australian enterprises as IT executives face long upgrade cycles for traditional telephony equipment, according to the latest report from analyst firm Telsyte.
A fake email address was used to launch a targeted malware email campaign against the Australian Tibet Council on the weekend beginning 10 March, according to a Trend Micro security researcher and spokesperson.
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