Stories by Diana Nguyen

Cloud to add $3b to Aus economy: KPMG

A new report by accounting firm KPMG takes a look at the Cloud in Australia and estimates more than $3 billion could be added to the nation’s annual gross domestic product (GDP) in 10 years, as well as drive growth of start-ups and small businesses.

AARNet upgrades high speed broadband project

Southern Cross Cable Networks (SCCN) has extended its partnership with Australian Academic and Research Network (AARNet) to sponsor the Southern Cross Trans-Pacific Optical Research Test (SXTransPORT) project, which provides a high bandwidth connection for research and education purposes between Australia and other countries.

Apple granted leave amid source code request

Apple was granted leave to file further evidence in its defence against Samsung, which brought the case against the iPhone maker for alleged patent infringement in the iPhone 3GS, 4, and 4S.

Telstra to launch Samsung Galaxy S II 4G

Telstra has today unveiled the second 4G smartphone on the Australian market, with the Samsung Galaxy S II 4G available online today and at Telstra stores from tomorrow.

iPhone app makes commuting social

Social awkwardness between bus passengers may be a thing of the past, thanks to a new iPhone application designed to facilitate commuter interaction.

Three start-ups chosen for UNSW incubator program

Three technology start-ups have gained entry to the Venture Incubator Space (VIS) workspace at the University of New South Wales. The VIS is located in the School of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), will provide students with the space and support needed to kick off their own IT startup.

In pictures: UNSW Tech Startup Expo 2012

Computerworld Australia attended the university's expo this week, held at its School of Computer Science and Engineering. The event began with tech start-ups pitching their business to find potential staff, customers and partnerships, as well as networking with other start-ups.