Supratim Adhikari

Tesla Model S to talk thanks to Telstra

Telstra has signed a deal with electric car maker Tesla that will see it provide machine-to-machine capabilities for the Model S in Australia.

Telcos not sold on metadata regime

The data retention battle between Australia’s law enforcement agencies and the telcos is likely to go down to the wire, with both sides unwilling to concede an inch.

Uber backflips after surge pricing faux pas

Ride-sharing app to refund users who paid elevated prices to get out of Sydney CBD.

Telstra in box seat to win extra NBN work

NBN Co says there will be an official tender process to determine who gets the final maintenance and construction contracts, with deals to start rolling out over the next three to six months.

NBN Co to own Telstra copper in new NBN deal

NBN Co to take possession of Telstra and Optus fixed networks as landmark deals pave the way for a faster rollout of the NBN.

Coalition to price cap NBN services

Coalition government ditches uniform national wholesale pricing.

Coalition's copyright ultimatum: The collateral damage of the war on online pirates

Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull may not like the government's anti-piracy measures referred to as an internet filter, but he better get used to the term.

Automation will eat up jobs - report

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The inexorable pace of automation may end up claiming as many as half a million Australian jobs but will fundamentally underpin higher productivity.

Optus strikes back in fixed broadband space

Telco unveils an entry-level unlimited data cable broadband bundle which will be delivered via its HFC network

Cabinet to deliberate on online piracy crackdown

The Coalition government looks set to cap off 2014 with a plan to shackle illegal downloaders, with the final cabinet meeting of the year to mull over measures put forward by George Brandis and Malcolm Turnbull.

Foxtel, Seven join forces to give Netflix the flick

Foxtel is beefing up its Presto brand by bringing TV on demand to its latest service.

Westpac forges ahead with fingerprint access

The latest update of the bank’s “Westpac Live' mobile app will allow customers to utiliseTouch ID, to sign in to the digital banking platform on their smartphones.

NBN Co's multi-technology mix has much to prove

NBN Co is banking on HFC to deliver on connections before its June 2016 deadline but the network builder can't afford to be slack on remediation of the copper and the cable networks.

Australia awash with malware: Trend Micro

Australians clicked more than 45.5 million malicious links in Q3 2014 amid an unprecedented increase in malicious URLs and malware throughout the country.

Mobile services hit saturation point: ACMA

Latest research from the Australian Communications and Media Authority highlights continuing exodus of data hungry consumers towards over-the-top (OTT) and mobile communications for voice services

ARRIS beats Cisco on NBN HFC deal: source

US telecoms equipment provider trumps high-profile rival to win key HFC equipment contract with NBN Co.

CBA punts millions into quantum computer quest

Commonwealth bank to provide $5 million over five years to the ARC Centre for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology, based at UNSW.

NBN Co to connect 1.9 million premises by June 2016

Latest NBN Co rollout plan does not include connections on the HFC infrastructure nor the long-term satellite service, as NBN Co boss Bill Morrow urges an end to the technology debate.

NICTA chief calls it quits

The chief executive of Australia's elite research hub, Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte, resigns after a falling out with the board.

Rebooted NBN shuts down full fibre dream

NBN Co boss Bill Morrow has a simple message for those still espousing the cause of full fibre – get over it or pay for it.