An unattractive slanging match has broken out between the Optus and Communications Minister Senator Stephen Conroy over his decision to take control of the “Digital Dividend” radio spectrum auction. Expect to hear more.
The 12th World Congress on IT (WCIT-12) in Dubai has ended in failure and acrimony as 80 mainly Western countries refused to sign a new treaty which would have subjected the Internet to the same sort of international control as conventional telecommunications.
The ITU's World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT-12) ends in Doha today. After twelve days of attempting to reach a consensus, talks have collapsed.
The NSW Government says it will make Sydney a “global magnet” for digital and ICT talent and pilot smart work hubs, and a global leader in the CT secotor, as part of its response to a high-level Industry Action Plan on the Digital Economy.
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has issued a draft guide for banks, insurers and superannuation companies about the need to properly manage data risks that will have implications for organisations considering outsourcing or moving data to the cloud.
The 12th World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT‑12), has opened in Dubai and will run until 14 December. Normally such events attract little attention, but this one has a high profile because of proposals from some countries for greater control over the Internet.
Telstra is to invest more than $100 million in a new cloud centre in the outer-Melbourne suburb of Clayton which will create 500 jobs during the construction phase.