The attempted terrorist attack aboard a US-bound Christmas Day flight has prompted the Federal Government to introduce body scanning technology at international airports, as part of a $200 million airport security boost.
Stories by Kathryn Edwards
The IT and telecommunications sectors have reported one of the most solid quarterly increases in employer confidence, according to the latest statistics from recruitment firm, Hudson.
Australia’s patent examination process is set to be revamped following the announcement of a new trial which uses Web 2.0 technology to improve the quality of patents issued.
The ICT industry couldn’t get a worse shadow communications minister than Nick Minchin, according to telecommunications analyst Paul Budde.
At this week’s Gartner Symposium in Sydney, the analyst firm presented its top 10 strategic technologies for 2010.
Porirua City Council services 50,000 residents and 3000 businesses for simple tasks such as rate payments through to more complex emergency situations like burst water mains. In an effort to boost its organisational efficiency and customer service the council deployed a Nortel unified communications (UC) solution.
The Australian programmer who claims to have created the world's first Apple iPhone virus as a prank says he does not regret writing it.
The Australian federal government is calling on the energy industry to submit bids for the $100 million smart grid.
The case of six prison officer from New South Wales who were threatened with the sack after making disparaging comments about their boss on Facebook, will have their case reinvestigated following a decision made by the Industrial Relations Commission (IRC).
Australian opposition spokesperson Nick Minchin has bought the government's proposed internet content filtering scheme back to the political forefront, criticising the government over its lack of transparency regarding the trials.
Communications Minister Stephen Conroy originally scheduled results of the internet filtering trial to be released earlier this year. Minchin says the results are overdue and has renewed calls for the Government to scrap its plans and return to the coalition's Netalert program.
Last night, the Victoria Police force began a three-day blitz on dangerous driving, Operation Ardent, and for the first time used microblogging site Twitter to enforce the safe driving message among young drivers.
While the last three months has seen flat IT employment levels, a rise in contractor hiring across Australia has contributed to very early signs of green shoots of recovery in the sector, according to IT recruitment firm Peoplebank.
When New Zealand pizza franchise Hell Pizza made the journey across the Tasman to set-up shop in Brisbane, it needed to get noticed fast.
Cybercrime is taking its toll on Australian businesses, costing them more than A$600 million according to the latest report from the Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC).
Late last week, Google suffered a highly-publicised and widespread outage that affected most of their products, and while this heightens caution around the use of cloud computing in the enterprise, Australian CIOs believe adoption won't be compromised.
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