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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.

NSW govt dives deeper into data, digital

By Adam Bender | 22 October, 2014 15:02

The New South Wales government has revealed plans to digitise public records and make it easier for agencies to share data.

Bunnings drives productivity with iPod Touch rollout

By Adam Bender | 22 October, 2014 08:30

Bunnings is aggressively developing mobile apps for its retail employees following a deployment last Christmas of 1500 iPod Touch devices to store staff, according to the company's mobility team leader.

Enterprise must shake core to be innovative: Telstra

By Adam Bender | 20 October, 2014 18:20

To be innovative, a large corporation must do more than build an "innovation centre," according to panellists from Telstra and major Web companies.

Nine ASIO breaches of wiretapping laws reported in 2013-14

By Adam Bender | 17 October, 2014 10:47

ASIO breached laws governing telecommunications intercepts on nine occasions in the 12-month reporting period ended June 2014, according to a report released by the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security (IGIS).

NSW govt seeks apps on education, World War I

By Adam Bender | 16 October, 2014 15:23

The New South Wales government has announced a competition for apps based on open public data.

CBA opens Innovation Lab inside Sydney HQ

By Adam Bender | 16 October, 2014 12:45

Leading on technology is a “life-and-death matter” for Commonwealth Bank, according to CEO Ian Narev.

NRMA embraces startups, eyes emergency digital assistance

By Adam Bender | 15 October, 2014 13:31

The 94-year-old NRMA seeks to reinvent its business for the 21st century through startups and a digital twist on its roadside assistance program.