The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has commenced proceedings in the Federal Court against Apple Australia and its U.S.-based parent company, Apple, for allegedly making “false, misleading, or deceptive representations” about consumers’ rights under the Australian Consumer Law.
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Drivers such as data growth, software-defined data centre technologies, and the Internet of Things (IoT) continue to fuel Cloud adoption.
Alcatel Lucent Enterprise has appointed Maud Holvast as the company’s new vice-president for the A/NZ region.
Storage and virtualisation vendor, Hitachi Data Systems, has appointed Neil Evans as Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands vice-president and country manager, succeeding Neville Vincent.
Although businesses expect massive change from the NBN, many of them are still underprepared for its effects on their employees and the market share, according to a survey by telecommunications company, Macquarie Telecom.
Telstra commuters travelling through the City Circle tunnels in Sydney will now have new mobile network coverage, allowing them to stay connected as they ride the rails through the city. Telstra network engineering director, Anthony Goonan, said consumers will no longer have to deal with losing Internet service or having calls drop out when entering the City Circle.
Although industry analyst, IDC, finitially forecast ICT market growth in Australia to 2016, it has had a rethink because it claims growth in the economy has been slower than expected and is impacting ICT spending.
Contracting in the ICT industry continues to rise, according to A/NZ ICT association, Information Technology Contract and Recruitment Association (ITCRA).
Telco service provider, Vodafone Hutchison Australia, has collaborated with payment technology vendor, Visa, to offer its new smartphone app, Vodafone SmartPass, that will enable consumers to pay for goods and services with NFC enabled smartphones.
The ICT professionals' vacancies indicator in Australia is continuing to decline, according to the Information Technology Contract and Recruitment Association (ITCRA).