Ellie Cope

The evolution of the social media advisor

The newly created role of the social media advisor is one shrouded in mystery. Part PR, part digital media specialist, it's yet to fully understand its place in Australian politics.

Bigcommerce announces global partner program

Company's customers to help each other find success under new program.

Government ICT needs to catch up to policy: AIG

Some govt IT hiccups make it virtually impossible for companies to adhere to the law says Australian Industry Group's, Kate Pounder.

YouTube co-founder to launch rival site

Chris Hurley to launch video collaboration site.

Google executive moves to Xero

Google's Stuart McLean appointed Xero's chief revenue officer.

Optus gears for a retail revamp

Telco to overhaul 100 stores and add 33 new stores in the next 12 months.

IBM open sources its cloud

IBM has announced that all of its cloud services and software will be based in an open-source format.

Acronis releases corporate Apple Mac integration technology

Data management company Acronis, has released new technology to help tackle an age-old enterprise IT problem of integrating Apple Macs into the workplace.

Microsoft taken to court by Clark Rubber: report

Pool and bedding supplier Clark Rubber is taking Microsoft and a senior Australia Post executive to court for allegedly failing to deliver software licences despite taking payment.

Privacy commissioner will not investigate ABC hack

Federal privacy commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim, has announced that his office will not investigate the privacy breach at an ABC website, which saw passwords and user names of 50,000 viewers posted online.

Vocus Communications to pay maiden dividend

Vocus Communications Ltd will reward investors with their first dividend after posting a 20 per cent jump in its net profit after tax for the first half of fiscal 2013.

MyNetFone posts record first-half result

Voice hosting and communications data company, MyNetFone Ltd, has posted record first half growth and says it’s hungry for more acquisitions.

SA govt extends IT support contract with NEC

NEC Australia has extended its contract with the South Australian government to deliver distributed computing support services for another year.

Huawei offers 3G, 4G for cars with module launch

Huawei has released its first car compatible modules which allow for 3G and 4G wireless connectivity, onboard diagnostics and GPS.

Huawei launches new content streaming device, MediaQ

Huawei, has launched a smart, cube-like media streaming device at the World Mobile Conference in Barcelona.

Kogan launches Agora Mini tablet

Kogan have released its new Android Agora Mini 8 inch dual core tablet (8GB or 16GB) and the Agora 10 inch dual core tablet (8GB or 16GB).

Singularity University launches Australia-based innovation competition

Singularity University in Silicon Valley launched a competition on February 21st challenging Australian’s to come up with an idea that would benefit 1 million people.

Telstra, Vodafone, Telecom look to launch trans-tasman undersea cable

Telstra and New Zealand telcos, Vodafone NZ and Telecom have announced a joint venture to build a submarine telecommunications cable linking Australia and New Zealand.

LG Electronics to release HD smartphone

LG Electronics are set to launch its first full HD smartphone in South Korea, capable of taking photographs, shooting video and displaying them in full HD.

NEC Australia reveals strategy for 2013

NEC Australia has announced its vision for 2013, saying that this year it will prioritise it’s customised IT solutions and vendor partnership plans.