Telstra's Network Applications and Services (NAS) business is continuing to experience double digit revenue growth, the telco's deputy CFO, Mark Hall, said today in a presentation at the Macquarie Australia Equities Conference.
Google's latest Transparency Report has revealed a jump in requests by government agencies to remove content from its services. Requests covering 24,179 pieces of content were filed with the search leviathan in the last half of 2012, up from 18,070 pieces of content in the first half of the year.
Cisco and Google have shared the top spot in Greenpeace's latest Cool IT Leadership rankings. The leaderboard from the advocacy organisation tracks IT companies' efforts to implement environmentally sustainable technologies as well as businesses' political advocacy for eco-friendly policies.
Amazon Web Services today launched its Sydney-based technical support centre. AWS flagged the opening of a technical support operation last year, when it launched the Sydney infrastructure region for its cloud computing services.
A forthcoming documentary from Filament Features will feature the work of the Open Source Ecology project, which aims to produce a set of open source tools capable of building environmentally sustainable communities.
Tasmania's Department of Education is preparing for the launch of the new TasTAFE organisation later this year, and has begun seeking options for a new student management system for public vocational training organisations in the state.
Victoria Legal Aid has gone live with a new Web presence based on Drupal. Previously the organisation, which provides legal aid to disadvantaged Victorians, used the proprietary RedDot content management system.
"Everyone knows that debugging is twice as hard as writing a program in the first place," Brian Kernighan once wrote (adding: "So if you're as clever as you can be when you write it, how will you ever debug it?")
In a speech delivered today to the Australian-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Rod Sims, the chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission endorsed Telstra's Kate McKenzie's call for a debate on tiered pricing for broadband customers based on the quality of service they desired.
Copyright 2013 IDG Communications. ABN 14 001 592 650. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part in any form or medium without express written permission of IDG Communications is prohibited.