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Brandis won't back down on internet piracy

The Coalition government’s pursuit of online pirates could see a sequel of iiNet's court battle with Hollywood studios.

Amcom to roll out its cloud solution across University of Melbourne

Perth-based telecoms company secures its first significant deal since forging a partnership with the Australian Academic and Research Network in May.

ACCC urged to take Telstra's NBN payments off table

Government urges regulator not to take Telstra’s $11bn deal into account as it begins consultation on how much the telco can charge rivals for fixed-line copper access.

ACCC starts consultation on pricing of fixed-line telecommunications services

Regulator seeks views on several complex pricing issues that need to be considered in its final access determination inquiry.

Why the iPhone 6 is bad news for the iPad

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Sinking iPad sales are a blemish on Apple's latest numbers and the iPhone 6 is going to put the tablet under even greater pressure.

NBN Co boosts broadband in the bush with latest satellite scheme

NBN Co hammers out agreement with satellite wholesaler IP Star to connect more customers in regional and rural Australia to a subsidised broadband service.

Vertigan NBN review panel to miss deadline: report

The independent NBN review panel led by former Victorian Treasury official Michael Vertigan is running late with the delivery of its two pending reports.

Stripe officially opens doors to Australian merchants

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The Australian payments market has a brand new player, with San-Francisco based start-up Stripe joining the fray in earnest.

Optus, Telstra activate 700MHz 4G trials

The 4G race kicks up a notch with both telcos set to switch on commercial trials of 4G services on the 700 MHz spectrum.

Nine picks up HBO's Quickflix stake

Investors welcome Nine's entry as Quickflix's largest independent investor.

Dell embraces Bitcoin

Global tech powerhouse's pilot program allows consumers to use cryptocurrency as a payment option.

Netflix Australian launch a step closer

US streaming giant has reportedly started negotiations on content rights for screening in the Australian market.

Why Foxtel needs Time Warner

A potential deal between 21st Century Fox and Time Warner could further reinforce the power of Foxtel. That's going to make some consumers very unhappy.

Vertigan Review recommends tighter control on ACCC

Government appointed NBN review panel urges stricter controls on the competition watchdog, while leaving most of the regulations underpinning the NBN intact.

Apple, IBM join forces to shake up enterprise mobility

Former rivals forge an exclusive partnership, with IBM to sell iPhones and iPads preloaded with business applications to its corporate clients.

NBN Co given too much protection: Graeme Samuel

Former ACCC boss castigates Labor and the Coalition government for making NBN Co a protected species.

Coalition spruiks new power saver app

The federal government is lending households and businesses a helping hand when it comes to keeping their power bills under control, with a free Energy Rating app designed to help them choose energy efficient appliances.

NBN Co rolls out a new contract template

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NBN Co is setting up a new template with its construction partners and the old ways of measuring and rolling out the NBN are finally being put to rest.

Cyber security a major M+A headache

Cyber espionage is quickly emerging as a viable risk to the global mergers and acquisitions market, a factor that dealmakers can’t afford to ignore anymore.

Alcatel Lucent delivers 10Gbps over existing copper

Vendor’s Bell Labs division pushes technology to the limit with XG-FAST, capable of delivery of 1 Gbps symmetrical services to premises that don’t have access to fibre.