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Suncorp backs NFC payments, Apple Pay

By Adam Bender | 15 December, 2014 09:56

Suncorp Bank has revealed it will soon support contactless mobile payments on Apple iOS and Google Android devices.

CIO guides strategic review at MTC Australia

By Adam Bender | 09 December, 2014 14:14

A new CIO has led MTC Australia through a strategic review of its not-for-profit educational organisation.

NEC snags $55 million contract with NT govt

By Adam Bender | 09 December, 2014 10:11

The Northern Territory government has signed a $55 million, three-year contract with NEC to support 20,000 users across the territory.

UNSW researchers aim to secure smartwatches for e-health

By Adam Bender | 02 December, 2014 09:38

Researchers at the University of New South Wales have been awarded a $322,800 grant to conduct research into boosting the security of wearable technology.

St George CIO banks on ‘mobile only’

By Adam Bender | 02 December, 2014 09:00

St George Bank, viewed as the 'innovation hub' of Westpac, has adopted a 'mobile only' strategy, according to CIO Dhiren Kulkarni.

Perth expands public wireless network into Northbridge

By Adam Bender | 01 December, 2014 13:45

The City of Perth has launched the second phase of its free public Wi-Fi network, expanding service into Northbridge.

Telstra targets government with secure cloud offer

By Adam Bender | 24 November, 2014 11:46

Telstra has touted data sovereignty as a major benefit of an announced cloud environment custom-built for government.

NSW government attracts SMEs for procurement

By Adam Bender | 20 November, 2014 16:00

More than 1000 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have registered for the ICT Services Scheme in New South Wales, the NSW government has revealed.

Queensland government renews ICT reform drive

By Adam Bender | 19 November, 2014 14:37

The Queensland government has committed to digitise government services under an ICT Renewal Action Plan released today.

Pilgrim launches privacy regulatory action policy

By Adam Bender | 17 November, 2014 11:36

Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim has launched a regulatory action policy to shed more light on how his office operates.

Mobile broadband losses counteract Optus handset growth in Q2 2014

By Adam Bender | 13 November, 2014 10:52

Optus has suffered heavy losses in mobile broadband subscriptions, despite a return to revenue growth in the quarter year ending 31 October.

Swann transforms business from security to connected home

By Adam Bender | 11 November, 2014 15:37

Swann Communications will next year launch a subscription surveillance service that will see the home CCTV vendor move beyond security and into the Internet of Things.

Accountants to increase cloud investment: study

By Adam Bender | 07 November, 2014 11:34

Australian accountants have increased use of cloud applications and expect to spend more on the cloud in the future, according to a report by CCH.

Data retention is necessary red tape: Turnbull

By Adam Bender | 31 October, 2014 10:28

Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said he's aware of the costs a mandatory detention scheme will place on the telecom industry.

Vodafone asks how data retention applies to M2M

By Adam Bender | 30 October, 2014 16:19

Vodafone seeks more clarity on how the data retention legislation introduced today will apply to machine-to-machine (M2M) data, among other questions.