Internet service provider Spirit Telecom has signed a second million-dollar deal with the Victorian Government to deliver super-fast Internet, using 5G technology, to the state’s regional town of Morwell.

Competition regulators world-wide are grappling with the rise of dominant digital platforms like Facebook and Google, and are debating whether current competition laws need to be reframed in response, the chair of Australia’s competition regulator, the ACCC, Rod Sims, has said.

With Intel's processors in the news since January 2018 over CPU flaws, it should come as no surprise to see AMD urging government agencies and corporate bodies to "keep an open mind about their CPU and GPU options when purchasing their fleet of desktops, notebooks and servers".

China has unveiled new cyber security regulations calling for "secure and controllable" technology in its networks, raising the possibility that it could be used to block American technology companies on national security grounds.

US President Donald Trump has hinted at what some observers have been saying all along – that Chinese telecommunications equipment provider Huawei Technologies will be part of a US-China trade deal whenever it is finalised.

A year on from becoming the guiding standard for data handling in Europe, the General Data Protection Regulation is slowly gaining wider acceptance, with many countries outside the EU adopting similar regulations, according to Dr Gero Decker, co-founder and chief executive of business transformation solutions provider, Signavio.

Chip designer ARM says it has to suspend business with Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies, a report claims.

The South Australian Government is set to launch a new online accessibility policy, and online toolkit, to assist all organisations in the state to create more accessible, digital platforms.

Government approvals for American semiconductor firms to hire Chinese citizens for advanced engineering jobs have been slowed down, a report says, adding that this is preventing industry from gaining access to much-needed talent.

Huawei laptops running Windows appear to have disappeared from the Microsoft Store online, following the decision by the US Commerce Department to put the Chinese firm on a list that forces it to seek permission to buy American products.

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