Stories by Rohan Pearce


ISPs left with bill after Dallas Buyers Club court clash

iiNet and the other Internet service providers will have to pay the majority of the costs related to court proceedings involving Dallas Buyers Club LLC.

By Rohan Pearce | 06 May, 2015 15:02

Tags: copyright, Dallas Buyers Club, Dallas Buyers Club LLC, iiNet, iiDallas, piracy, copyright infringement

iiNet board swings behind TPG’s new buyout offer

The board of Internet service provider iiNet confirmed this morning that it supported a revised acquisition offer by TPG.

By Rohan Pearce | 06 May, 2015 09:16

Tags: M2 Telecommunications Group, m2 telecommunications, M2, TPG, iiNet

Vic govt push to streamline service delivery

The first budget of the new Victorian Labor government sets aside $15 million for the development of 'Service Victoria'.

By Rohan Pearce | 05 May, 2015 13:59

Tags: NSW Government, nsw, Victoria, Service NSW, Service Victoria, service delivery, government, victorian government

Coles trials voice-recognition gizmo Hiku

Coles is conducting an in-home customer trial of Hiku: A device that incorporates voice-recognition capabilities and allows users to add items to an online shopping list.

By Rohan Pearce | 05 May, 2015 12:24

Tags: amazon, Nuance, online retailers, coles, voice recognition, supermarket

Infrastructure modernisation drives efficiencies at ANZ

Despite a 7 per cent increase in operations volumes for ANZ in the first half there was a decline in group-wide operations costs of 3 per cent, the bank's CEO said today.

By Rohan Pearce | 05 May, 2015 11:26

Tags: anz bank, ANZ Banking Group Ltd, ANZ, banking, finance

Rackspace adds second Australian data centre

Hosting provider Rackspace this morning announced it would open up a secondary data centre in Sydney to offer disaster recovery capabilities and geo-redundancy for its clients.

By Rohan Pearce | 05 May, 2015 09:00

Tags: data centres, Data Centre, Data Center

Telco organisation cries foul over journo's 'metadata' victory

Telco industry organisation Communications Alliance says that a ruling by the Privacy Commissioner that will give a journalist access to so-called 'metadata' associated with his mobile phone service has "disturbing ramifications for the telecommunications sector and for its millions of customers throughout Australia".

By Rohan Pearce | 04 May, 2015 16:17

Tags: Timothy Pilgrim, privacy commissioner, data retention, Telecommunications, privacy, Telstra, data retention plan

AGL's CFO to lead tech at energy company

AGL's current CFO, Brett Redman, will lead the energy company's newly created finance and technology group.

By Rohan Pearce | 04 May, 2015 10:25

Tags: AGL, careers

MYOB raises $833.1m with IPO

MYOB is set to return to the ASX, selling 228.3 million shares at $3.65 in the company’s IPO.

By Rohan Pearce | 01 May, 2015 13:32

Tags: MYOB

TPG seeks to block Vocus’ Amcom acquisition

Vocus has referred TPG to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission after the telco sought to block the acquisition of Amcom.

By Rohan Pearce | 30 April, 2015 14:02

Tags: amcom, TPG, Vocus

Equinix to spend $121m on new Sydney data centre

Equinix today announced it will open a fourth data centre in Sydney.

By Rohan Pearce | 30 April, 2015 11:21

Tags: data centres, equinix, Data Centre, Data Center

iiNet gives TPG opportunity to match M2 acquisition offer

The board of Internet service provider iiNet has formally offered TPG the opportunity to submit a counter-bid to M2’s acquisition offer.

By Rohan Pearce | 30 April, 2015 11:03

Tags: M2 Telecommunications Group, m2 telecommunications, M2, TPG, iiNet

Telstra taps Warwick Bray for CFO role

Bray to replace current chief financial officer Andrew Penn, who takes up the CEO mantle tomorrow

By Rohan Pearce | 30 April, 2015 10:24

Tags: Andy Penn, Warwick Bray, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Telecommunications, Telstra

Government updates iOS security guide

The Australian Signals Directorate has released an updated version iOS hardening guide for government agencies.

By Rohan Pearce | 30 April, 2015 09:44

Tags: Apple, ios, security, Australian Signals Directorate, mobile security, smartphones, Australian Signals Directorate (ASD)

Foxtel wants to force search engines to block pirate sites

Foxtel wants to expand a proposed law that will force Internet service providers to block subscriber access to pirate websites.

By Rohan Pearce | 29 April, 2015 10:20

Tags: copyright, foxtel, piracy, copyright infringement

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