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Government grant to keep world’s biggest supercomputing facility in Melbourne

A $6.65 million grant from the Victorian government earmarked to carve out commercial opportunities and produce outcomes for the state’s health and biotechnology industry.

Former AAPT chief finds new home at Nextgen

Industry veteran joins Nextgen Network as managing director.

Australian Computer Society on the hunt for new CEO

ACS chief executive Alan Patterson steps down after a three-year tenure and says it's time for new blood to pick up the gauntlet.

NBN Co moves to extend FTTN trial footprint

Fibre-to-the-Node component of the NBN starts to take shape with more than 140 suburbs in New South Wales and Queensland set to receive the technology.

The iPad gets a spruce-up but is the Mini a dead-end?

Apple expended a lot of energy on spruiking the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus phablet, so it’s no surprise that the iPad’s upgrade has been a tad underwhelming.

Can HFC be NBN Co's saviour?

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NBN Co boss Bill Morrow’s decision to create a separate HFC division was always on the cards -- and the move can’t come soon enough.

Early warning network operator eyes ASX listing

Aeeris, the company running Australia’s only national location-based emergency and threat warning service seeks to raise $6 million via an IPO

Vodafone customers gifted free international calls

Carrier celebrates its 21st birthday by giving customers free international calls to ten countries over the weekend.

Telstra extends ICT reach with Bridge Point buy

Meanwhile, the telco's venture capital arm tips money into Singapore-based location intelligence data company AdNear.

TPG structural separation in Coalition's sights

Malcolm Turnbull delivers the next stage of his plan to provide NBN Co with a modicum of protection against TPG Telecom and its fibre-to-the-basement network.

NEC provides IT muscle for NT support portal

NEC teams up with Northern Territory’s Department of Education to build a state of the art centralised portal for managing technology in schools.

Start-ups win on share options

Australia’s start-up scene will welcome the Abbott government's changes to the taxation of employee share schemes.

Technology teaching needs to start from day one: ACS

The Australian Computer Society says that starting technology learning at year 9 will leave our students at an disadvantage.

Vodafone shakes hand with Spotify

Deal will see customers gain access to the Spotify Premium service. Meanwhile, the operator is hoping to translate the success of its Red consumer plans in the enterprise space with flagship business plans.

A 'greedy' Telstra will test ACCC's resolve

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Telstra’s call to the regulator to allow an increase in copper access prices highlights the perverse nature of the task the competition watchdog faces.

CA Technologies, University of Melbourne team up on performance analytics

Three-year project aims to give businesses the ability to proactively manage network performance and ensure that the capacity-demand equation is never out of kilter.

Brandis' callousness on data retention beggars belief

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We are about to cross the point of no return when it comes mandatory data retention. The public and the telecom industry are justifiably concerned about the Coalition's haste to enshrine ill-conceived legislation.

Yahoo7, Dianomi seal ASX ad partnership

Yahoo7 becomes the sales representative for banner advertising across the ASX network, while content marketer Dianomi picks up the gig to provide sponsored links and re-engagement units at the bottom of articles.

Telstra makes 1800 calls free of charge from mobiles

Telco becomes the first to follow the directives laid out by ACMA to make calling an 1800 number in Australia from a mobile phone free of charge.

Xero nabs ex-CBA marketing guru Andy Lark

Lark comes onboard as chief marketing officer formalising a long relationship with the cloud -based accounting software company

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