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  • Study disputes predictions of coming spectrum crunch

    Widely accepted projections of a shortage of mobile spectrum may not be as dire as many analysts in the mobile and tech sectors are making it out to be, according to a new study.

  • Cloud computing: Potential, pitfalls for people with disabilities

    Cloud computing can help empower people with disabilities by offering increased independence and opportunities to participate in the workforce, according to a new report.

  • US lawmaker wants to rebrand net neutrality

    A U.S. lawmaker wants to rebrand the term net neutrality because its definition is confusing to many people.

  • US agencies to release cyberthreat information faster to the health-care industry

    U.S government agencies will work to release cyberthreat information faster to the health-care industry after a massive breach at hospital operator Community Health Systems, representatives of two agencies said.

  • Amazon strikes deal in China to offer more imported goods

    Amazon.com is hoping to attract more consumers from China, with a new agreement that will let the U.S. e-commerce company bring millions of products from its international sites to the country as imported goods.

  • Turnbull earmarks 3.5GHz band for NBN fixed wireless

    The National Broadband Network (NBN) would get access to 3.5GHz spectrum for fixed wireless services under a draft direction issued by Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

  • Fire & Rescue NSW unveils new mobililty strategy

    Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW) sees a future where its 7,500 staff can access technology services anywhere from any unmanaged, web-connected device, as the organisation re-engineers its back-end systems to support a mobility strategy.

  • Obama's options for tech immigration take shape

    When President Barack Obama takes executive action on immigration, he's expected to give final approval to a rule allowing spouses of H-1B visa holders, now barred from working in the U.S., to get jobs.

  • Obama's options for tech immigration take shape

    When President Barack Obama takes executive action on immigration, he's expected to give final approval to a rule allowing spouses of H-1B visa holders, now barred from working in the U.S., to get jobs.

  • Fair and Safe Work Qld invites offers for mobile app development

    The Office of Fair and Safe Work Queensland (OFSWQ) has issued an invitation to offer for mobile application software development.

  • China paving the way for big Xbox One sales

    China has approved the sale of 5 million Xbox One units, opening the way for Microsoft to make a big splash in the country's emerging console sector.

  • In support of a fibre-to-the-premises NBN

    In his independent audit of the public policy process behind the national broadband network, former Telstra director Bill Scales suggests there was never an internal debate about different technology options for the NBN.

  • FCC allowed to question AT&T, Verizon on business broadband pricing

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has the green light to collect new data on the pricing of so-called special access services, the middle-mile network services used to deliver business broadband and mobile service backhaul.

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    NSW gov appoints IT consortium to improve password security

    Dataweave, Qubit Consulting, Oracle Australia and NTT Communications have been selected by the New South Wales government to deploy an identity management service, which will manage user accounts and passwords.

  • Free trade provisions could hamper action on IT pricing

    A class of provisions in free trade agreements that allow foreign investors to take legal action over government decisions they consider detrimental to their interests could hamper future action on excessive pricing of IT products in Australia, an ANU academic has warned.

  • ACT opens bus location data to developers

    The ACT government is seeking expressions of interest from developers keen to integrate real-time bus location data into applications.

  • Bureau of Meteorology prepares for new supercomputer

    The Bureau of Meteorology has boosted the link between its two data centres from 80 gigabits per second to 200Gbps as it prepares for the installation of a new supercomputer.

  • Cosmonauts deploy nanosatellites during spacewalk

    Two Russian cosmonauts are in the middle of a spacewalk outside of the International Space Station, in part to release a nanosatellite that will take images of Earth.

  • Australia Post links up with myGov for digital mail delivery

    Australians can now have digital messages from myGov forwarded to an Australia Post digital mailbox under a trial by the Department of Human Services.

  • New ASIO powers risk security of third party systems: EFA

    Civil liberties organisation Electronic Frontiers Australia has warned that new ASIO powers proposed by the federal government could compromise the security of third party computer systems.