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Stories by Adam Bender


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.

Future telcos must converge screens, things: Telstra CTO

By Adam Bender | 30 October, 2014 11:29

The future telecom industry will compete on who can provide the best converged experience, according to Telstra CTO Vish Nandlall.

Free public Wi-Fi network coming to Victoria

By Adam Bender | 29 October, 2014 14:15

The Victorian government and iiNet have announced a free public Wi-Fi network in Melbourne, Ballarat and Bendigo.

Mondelēz International taps Android software to drive sales

By Adam Bender | 29 October, 2014 13:06

The maker of Cadbury and Oreo has deployed mobile retail software in Australia and New Zealand as part of a global agreement with StayinFront.

In photos: TechEd Sydney 2014

By Adam Bender | 28 October, 2014 14:08

Microsoft TechEd arrived this week in Sydney with a brand new format.

5 ways to spur business innovation

By Adam Bender | 28 October, 2014 13:24

Corporates can learn much about innovation and entrepreneurship from startups, according to panellists from the startup scene and academia at Microsoft TechEd in Sydney.

NBN Co chief expects Telstra, Optus talks to end in 2014

By Adam Bender | 23 October, 2014 14:31

National Broadband Network negotiations with Telstra are on the “home stretch” and could be submitted for government approval by the end of the year, NBN Co CEO Bill Morrow has said.