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IPv6, IANA transition headline APNIC meeting

By Adam Bender | 18 September, 2014 14:44

Spurring adoption of IPv6 and promoting a smooth transition of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) are key Internet governance priorities for the year ahead, according to the Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC).

Antique equipment dents IPv6 reliability

By Adam Bender | 16 September, 2014 14:10

Devices on the edge of the network are holding back performance of IPv6, according to networking industry officials on a panel at APNIC 38.

Internet-enabled objects add to security risks

By Adam Bender | 16 September, 2014 09:07

The Internet of Things (IoT) will create additional security risks for businesses and consumers, according to network security experts at the APNIC 38 conference in Brisbane.

No one group should govern Internet, says Turnbull

By Adam Bender | 15 September, 2014 16:12

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has urged world leaders to maintain a multi-stakeholder model for governance of the Internet as the United States releases its stewardship of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA).

RadComms: Tech advances to be fueled by spectrum

By Adam Bender | 10 September, 2014 15:34

Access to high-bandwidth wireless broadband is critical for supporting drones, national defence and autonomous mining equipment, according to presenters from industry and government at the RadComms conference in Sydney today.

Adelaide taps Internet of Things with launch of innovation hub

By Adam Bender | 09 September, 2014 15:12

The mayor of Adelaide has predicted that the Internet of Things will bring “huge efficiencies” to Australia’s fifth largest city.

NBN Co aims to serve 1 million premises by next July

By Adam Bender | 28 August, 2014 14:28

NBN Co aims to have National Broadband Network service available to about 1 million homes and businesses in financial-year 2014-15, up from 552,000 in FY 2013-14, CEO Bill Morrow said today as the company announced financial results for the 12-month period ended 30 June 2014.

Are startups and enterprises better together?

By Adam Bender | 27 August, 2014 14:32

Australian startups are receiving increased attention from corporate enterprises, according to entrepreneurs at the York Butter Factory co-working space in Melbourne.

IBM launches on-shore SoftLayer cloud services in Australia

By Adam Bender | 26 August, 2014 10:44

SoftLayer will launch its first Australian data centre next month in Melbourne, the cloud provider and its parent IBM have announced.

More than half of Australians play at work: Microsoft

By Adam Bender | 20 August, 2014 09:53

Australian workers still appreciate their playtime in an always-connected world, according to a study released today by Microsoft.

Android sales up, but iPad 2 is Australia's favourite tablet

By Adam Bender | 19 August, 2014 10:22

Android has the edge over Apple in tablet sales for the first time in Australia, according to a Telsyte report on the six-month period ending 30 June.

Australia Post links up with myGov for digital mail delivery

By Adam Bender | 18 August, 2014 15:32

Australians can now have digital messages from myGov forwarded to an Australia Post digital mailbox under a trial by the Department of Human Services.

Canberra public Wi-Fi network to power smart parking

By Adam Bender | 12 August, 2014 13:57

Smart parking, lighting and waste management could soon be coming to Canberra, according to the ACT government official leading the city’s digital city initiative.

Bendigo Bank says it beats PayPal on trust

By Adam Bender | 11 August, 2014 11:58

Banks can win against the fast-growing PayPal because they are more trusted by customers, according to Bendigo and Adelaide Bank managing director, Mike Hirst.

Study Group automates admissions with cloud BPM

By Adam Bender | 06 August, 2014 13:52

Study Group is moving its admissions process into the cloud as part of a larger strategy to move away from bespoke systems over the next two to three years.