New Zealand’s competition regulator The Commerce Commission has released a draft decision on a new regulatory regime for the country’s fibre broadband networks, requiring the companies to publish performance measures, such as profits, quality of service, and expenditure.

Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies had been granted another 90-day extension to work with American firms, giving the Shenzhen-based company until 16 February 2020 to work with US companies.

The long-running Google-Oracle court case will continue to be litigated for some time yet, with the US Supreme Court agreeing to decide whether Oracle should receive compensation from Google for copyright infringement.

The NBN Co, the company rolling out Australia's broadband network, has questioned the need for any regulatory intervention into its wholesale service standards at this time as, in its view, the ACCC's draft decision on these aspects had not provided any evidence of market failure.

Australia's second biggest telco Optus has welcomed the draft decision by the ACCC stemming from its NBN wholesale service standards inquiry, saying that the inquiry should hold the NBN Co to account for service standards expected by retail service providers and end-users.

Online purchases are gaining dominance over buying in stores, with three-fourths (75%) of surveyed millennial shoppers - and more than half (53%) of Gen X shoppers - indicating they shopped in a store and left without a purchase only to end up buying the item online.

Drones need to be treated as any other Internet of Thing devices, with software that gathers and stores sensitive information that needs to be protected, according to IT security company CyberArk Labs.

Telstra is partnering with the Queensland Government, the Torres Strait Regional Authority and the Commonwealth Department of Agriculture to deliver high-speed internet access for mobile device users across the Torres Strait islands by 2021.

Cloud adoption has changed the IT landscape and major cloud platform providers recognise the security of their platform is core to earning trust with customers, according to a new report from one global security firm.

New energy technologies that can make resources operations safer, more sustainable and help industry transition to a low-carbon future are the focus of the Asia Pacific Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC) which has kicked off in Brisbane.

The Australian Cyber Security Centre has reiterated its advice to Australians regarding ransomware infections, saying that it strongly advised people not to pay any ransom.

The Federal Government has moved to quell the fears expressed by Australians over the alleged health effects of 5G, with a submission from the Department of Communications and the Arts to a House of Representatives standing committee pointing out the safeguards taken to limit the amount of radio frequency that electromagnetic energy telecommunications facilities can emit.

Cybersecurity solutions provider Check Point Software Technologies has announced a new IoT cyber security technology to protect against fifth and sixth generation cyber attacks following its acquisition of Cymplify, a Tel-Aviv based startup.

The Director of Research Computing at the University of Queensland, Professor David Abramson, has been awarded the Pearcey medal for 2019 by the Pearcey Foundation for his contribution to the development and growth of the ICT industry in Australia.

Australia’s cyber security research organisation, the Oceania Cyber Security Centre, has called on policy makers, industry and research communities to place a greater emphasis on improving cyber security resilience to protect the national interests of Australia, and its close neighbour states across the Oceania region.

Australia’s National Centre for Asia Capability, Asialink Business, has partnered with the Australian Government to launch a new initiative to foster women in innovation and STEM leadership and strengthen regional cooperation.

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Sydney is to get another shiny new tower with a Stage 1 DA Approval achieved by City Tattersalls Club, one of the oldest operating in the country, for a $270 million, 49-storey mixed-use development atop its Pitt Street premises.

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