Tech

NSW Police signs deal to strengthen biometrics

02 April, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

NSW Police will continue to use Livescan technology to capture biometric data about criminals and suspects.


ACT expands Chromebook program to primary students

02 April, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The ACT has expanded its digital education effort by providing Chromebooks to public school students in years 4, 5 and 6.


MFB SoHo S210 enclosures

01 April, 2020 | Supplied by: MFB Products Pty Ltd

MFB's SoHo 210 simple enclosures provide an under-desk vertical storage solution for modems, switches, routers and other peripheral devices.


Projects shortlisted for smart city awards

31 March, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

Eight Australian and four New Zealand projects have made the shortlist of finalists for the 2020 IDC Asia Pacific Smart Cities Awards.


Switching technology pays off for IX Australia

26 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Extreme Networks Australia

IX Australia and Extreme have partnered to deliver 100 GB peering for internet services and content.


US DOD adopts ethical principles for AI

10 March, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

As the US Department of Defense adopts ethical principles for the use of AI by the military, Australia, too, is beginning to develop its own AI outlook.


400 SA schools now connected to high-speed internet

03 March, 2020

Four hundred SA schools are now connected to high-speed, fibre-optic internet through the state government's $80 million 'SWiFT' project.


Australia and the WRC — seeking spectrum harmony

26 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

Australia's delegation to the WRC-19 focused on advancing the nation's legitimate interests in spectrum policy and technology matters.


UK Govt pledges £1.2bn for new climate supercomputer

25 February, 2020

The UK Government is set to put up to £1.2bn towards the development of a new weather and climate forecasting supercomputer.


Terabit Territory moves closer with fibre upgrade

19 February, 2020

The NT Government is set to invest $7.9 million in a fibre-optic network upgrade, which will see speeds reach 20 Tbps.


Fighting fire with comms firepower

18 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The NSW Telco Authority found itself in the thick of battle during the bushfires, working to maintain emergency communications and restoring damaged sites.


Global smart city spending to reach $124bn in 2020: IDC

14 February, 2020

Global spending on smart city initiatives is set to reach nearly $124bn in 2020, with Singapore, Tokyo, New York and London posting over $1bn each, IDC tips.


Victorian Government supports new skills hub

12 February, 2020

The Victorian Government has invested $10m in a new 'skills hub' designed to support students' future work success.


Smart Cities & Communities Awards nominations open

10 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally | Supplied by: Australian Smart Communities Association

Nominations are now open for the 2020 Smart Cities & Communities Awards, presented by the Australian Smart Communities Association.


City of Adelaide to switch to 100% renewable energy

06 February, 2020

The City of Adelaide is set to use 100% renewable energy to power its assets from 1 July 2020 as part of its plan to go carbon neutral.


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