Archived News for IT Professionals - July, 2013
The University of New South Wales has joined several prominent international institutions by putting some of its courses online through the internet-education group Coursera.
The Communications Electrical Plumbing Union says thousands of electrical and telephone subcontracters could face financial ruin if the timetables and funding for the NBN roll-out are not sorted soon.
In a mind-boggling technical achievement scientists at a joint US-Japanese laboratory have implanted false memories in a mouse, leading it to recall an event which never occurred.
A forum for experts and professionals in the computer hardware world has caught a glimpse of the computer-processor future, with a talk on the materials and techniques that will drive the next generation of CPU.
The Australian National University has announced a new effort to make the incredible data-processing abilities of a supercomputer available to laboratories and researchers on every scale.
The Federal Government is putting the final touches on its ‘Bring-Your-Own-Device’ plan for schools, but already principals say it will only breed schoolyard inequity.
Farmers are often misrepresented as a technologically-backward lot, but now with the help of the internet, satellites, robots and scientists, some Queensland growers are leaping into the future.
Unions Tasmania is claiming the company tasked with rolling out the National Broadband Network owes workers millions of dollars, which the company has called an “invoicing-related matter”.
A former chief justice of the Family Court says current laws are ineffective when it comes to fighting harassment and bullying online, and the Federal Government should consider jail time for cyber-bullies.
Advice for improving technical and trade services through high-tech means will be available soon, with The Australian Industry Group receiving $500,000 to develop a digital business kit for manufacturers on the NBN.
A group of European cryptographers have found a fatal flaw in some SIM cards, exposing the possibility of hacking the only part of a mobile phone still considered secure.
Telstra has announced it will expand its 4G coverage to provide service to 85 per cent of the population by Christmas this year, with an increased focus on regional coverage.