Stories by Byron Connolly

​CBA dishes out advice on innovation

Innovation is valued more by smaller organisations and one in four mid-sized business say they don’t have the data required to make strategic business decisions.

Game to help prevent bullying

A new Australian-developed computer game has been designed to help children develop conflict resolution and bullying prevention skills.

Vodafone uses low-band to boost 4G coverage

Vodafone on Tuesday announced it had reallocated its low-band 850MHz mobile spectrum to boost 4G network coverage – particularly indoors – for 1.5 million of its existing customers.

Global hackathon to hit Sydney

PayPal and Braintree have brought the BattleHack concept to Australia and are inviting developers to compete for a trip to Silicon Valley and a US$100,000 prize.

IT devs to put Tassie in the spotlight

The Tasmanian government is asking IT developers, companies, individuals and enthusiasts to create smartphone and tablet apps that showcase our sometimes forgotten island state.

Scientists create mega quantum system cluster

Scientists at three universities – including two in Australia – have created what they claim to be the world’s largest quantum circuit board, an essential component in high-powered laser light computers.

ispONE woes hit Kogan Mobile

Telstra Wholesale will no longer provision services for Kogan Mobile customers after mobile reseller ispONE – which resold Telstra services to the online retailer’s customers – informed the telco that it had entered voluntary administration.

ACCC gets go ahead to appeal TPG ruling

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has been given the green light to appeal against the Federal Court’s finding that certain advertisements for ISP TPG’s Unlimited ADSL2+ broadband service were not misleading.

Developers need to skill up

IT developers will need to broaden their skill set across multiple areas if they are to succeed in their next job search, according to recruitment firm Hays Information Technology.