The government should avoid introducing rules that duplicate existing telecommunications industry mechanisms allowing customers to change service providers and access key data, major Australian telcos have argued.
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Researchers say that a test of a blockchain platform developed by the CSIRO’s Data61 division and the University of Sydney’s Concurrent Systems Research Group has demonstrated it can solve some of the problems associated with other distributed ledger-style technologies.
NBN Co will increase the maximum speed on its transit network from 9.6 terabits per second to 19.2Tbps per fibre link.
Regional Australia Bank will use NBN fibre at all 32 of its locations under a deal with Macquarie Telecom.
Microsoft is “declaring an end to the era of passwords,” according to Frank X. Shaw, the company’s corporate vice president, communications.
Microsoft has launched a program aimed at leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to aid humanitarian causes.
Microsoft will next month launch a public preview of an Azure IoT service that helps businesses build a digital representation of a physical environment.
The head of Australia’s financial services regulator says it is taking a “more open stance on cloud usage” among banks.
Dave Link says he founded ScienceLogic because of his belief that after working in IT operations for much of his career he considered the discipline to be broken.
The government appears set on swift passage through parliament of the Telecommunication and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Bill 2018, which Canberra argues is vital to helping police and intelligence agencies mitigate the impact of encrypted communications services on their investigations.
The head of the ACMA says that the regulator has found evidence that telcos are not abiding by new complaints-handling rules.
Adobe has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Marketo, announcing that it would shell out US$4.75 billion for the marketing technology company.
A Hong Kong broadcaster has been successful in its application for a site-blocking injunction that is intended to block illicit set-top box streaming.
The government has introduced its bill to help mitigate the impact of encrypted communications services on police investigations just 10 days after closing a public consultation on an exposure draft of the proposed legislation.
A drone equipped with a small mobile base station could be used to provide mobile coverage in the aftermath of natural disasters.