Stories by Stephanie McDonald

Telstra taken to court for alleged patent violations

Telstra is facing a patent infringement lawsuit from British company Upaid. Upaid, which holds patents for "certain foundational technologies underlying the majority of modern mobile commerce systems’ implementations" according to the company, has issued proceedings in the Australian Federal Court for alleged infringements of two patents.

iiNet to acquire Adam Internet for $60m

iiNet has entered into an agreement to acquire Adam Internet for $60 million in cash following Telstra's announcement that it had not received approval from the competition regulator in time for its planned acquisition of the independent ISP to go ahead.

ABC updates Android app

The ABC has updated its Android app following a surge in demand on the smartphones over the past 12 months.

Albanese to bring a different style to NBN stoush

Anthony Albanese is likely to bring a less bullish approach to the NBN portfolio than his predecessor, Senator Stephen Conroy, in the lead-up to the federal election, according to political commentator Nick Economou.

Conroy leaves his mark on the telco landscape

Stephen Conroy has been called a dalek, arrogant and a bully, but his achievements during his time as communications minister have also been lauded by some in the telco industry.