An attempt at mediation with the National Broadband Network wholesaler over when consumer price index (CPI) adjustments should apply to NBN Co's landmark deal with Telstra has failed according to the telco. As a result, Telstra is taking NBN Co to the NSW Supreme Court next month.
Smartphones have become an important part of many people's lives. And smart eyewear – Google Glass – and smart watches look set to become part of people's everyday attire. Now a US inventor – Frampton E Ellis – wants to make footwear smart, too.
The Internet – or at least its namespace – just got bigger. Early this morning, while most of Australia was eating breakfast or getting ready for work, four new top-level domains were added to the Internet's domain name root zone.
Travel publishing company Lonely Planet is set to launch a pilot of Google Apps at the end of this week. Around 75 employees will take part in the pilot according to Bob Topping, the company's infrastructure services manager.
Bentleys Brisbane has begun a pilot of virtual desktops, with the independent Queensland accountancy using appliances that bring together both storage and compute in a single package as an alternative to traditional SAN infrastructure.
NBN Co's executive chairman, Ziggy Switkowski, has announced that former Telstra executive director JB Rousselot will lead the strategic review into the government-owned company's rollout of the National Broadband Network.
“The way to get startup ideas is not to try to think of startup ideas,” Paul Graham, co-founder of startup incubator Y Combinator once wrote. “It's to look for problems, preferably problems you have yourself.”
Jason Clare will take on the role of communications spokesperson in new Labor leader Bill Shorten's shadow ministry. Michelle Rowland, the member for Greenway, will be shadow assistant minister for communications.
Victoria’s Minister for Technology, Gordon Rich-Phillips, has told an Australian Internet policy conference that he believes auDA – .au Domain Administration Ltd., the organisation that currently manages the .au top-level domain – should have a role in overseeing new Australian geography-based TLDs such as .melbourne.
Only 30 per cent iiNet customers with National Broadband Network connections have chosen the lowest NBN speed tier of 12 megabits per second down/1 megabit per second up, according to a presentation by the ISP’s CEO, Michael Malone, and its CFO, David Buckingham, at the Macquarie WA Investor Conference.
The software testing industry needs a reality check in order to thrive in a landscape that’s vastly different to the one it faced when it emerged as a discipline, according to the global head of QA for equities at JP Morgan, Brett Rogers.
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