Stories by Rohan Pearce

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Vocus eyes rollout of new Pacific subsea cable

Vocus has won a contract from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade for a scoping study into the rollout of a new cable connecting Australia, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.

SWIFT explores blockchain’s potential

SWIFT, the cooperative that operates a global messaging platform for banks, and a group of central securities depositories will cooperate to explore the potential of blockchain-inspired distributed ledger technology (DLT).

DXC backs UQ neurodiversity hub

DXC Technology has signed a memorandum of understanding with the University of Queensland to establish a neurodiversity hub for students.

Government says no: Rejects call to mandate NBN switch to FTTC

The government has rejected a parliamentary inquiry’s recommendation that NBN be directed to complete as much as possible of the remaining fixed-line portion of the National Broadband Network using fibre to the curb (FTTC) or fibre to the premises (FTTP).

Tackling the security challenge of the ‘internet of cars’

A new report (PDF) released by Transport Certification Australia (TCA) scrutinises the challenges of building a secure national ecosystem for the rollout of the so-called ‘internet of cars’: Cooperative intelligent transport systems (C-ITS), which can include vehicle-to-vehicle, vehicle-to-infrastructure and vehicle-to-person communications.