The Australia Computer Society has again ruled that Dr Roger Clarke is ineligible for election to its senior management team. He attempted to stand for ACS President in March but his candidature was also rejected then.

Telstra has extended the duration of its COVID-19 customer support measures to the end of June 2020.

The COVID-19 crisis has seen data demand during daytime business hours continue to grow on the National Broadband Network as more Australians self-isolate and shift their work, education and entertainment needs online, according to operators of the network, NBN Co.

Optus is partnering with the Australian Business and Community Network (ABCN) to provide disadvantaged secondary school students with a free Prepaid mobile plan to keep them connected and support their studies through its Donate Your Data program.

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Data management vendor Cohesity has raised US$250 million in series E funding.

Australia’s second largest telco Optus has launched a new campaign - A G’day a Day - in response to the COVID-19 crisis, aimed at encouraging social interaction and to increase “positivity and optimism” at a time of uncertainty and isolation.

Australia’s competition regulator the ACCC has granted interim authorisation for members of the Australian Securitisation Forum (ASF) to work together to assist smaller lenders to maintain liquidity and issue loans to consumers and small businesses during the “economic disruption” caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Toyota Australia has acquired Sydney-based software development and implementation company Revolution Software Services.

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