The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is calling for a crackdown on the “long, complex, vague and difficult to navigate” privacy terms provided by the likes of Facebook and Google, and decried the lack of “meaningful control” users have over their data.
Stories by George Nott
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has recommended the government establish a ‘specialist digital platforms branch’ to closely monitor the conduct of major online platforms likes Facebook and Google.
The Australian Computer Society has opened a ‘technology and innovation hub’ in Melbourne’s Docklands.
A sample set of anonymised data can be reverse engineered using machine learning techniques to re-identify individuals, a paper by researchers from Imperial College London and the UCLouvain in Belgium has demonstrated.
New South Wales minister for customer service Victor Dominello has floated the idea of an app to enable users to quickly search strata plans.
Over the last five years, the adoption of cloud services by Australian businesses has resulted in a cumulative productivity benefit to the economy of $9.4 billion, a Deloitte Access Economics report has estimated.
The quantum computing community has done an excellent job of pitching the potential of its work.
Researchers from RMIT, ANU, QUT and Colorado State University have demonstrated an ultra-thin electronic chip which they say can mimic the way neurons work to store and delete information in the brain.
The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) and the Australian Centre for Electromagnetic Bioeffects Research (ACEBR) are redoubling efforts to bust myths about the negative health effects of 5G in the face of a small but growing ‘Stop 5G’ movement.
Melbourne Business School (MBS) programs are regularly ranked among the best in the world, with alumni including the CEOs and chairpersons of Qantas, Telstra, Australia Post and the AFL.
A Telstra backed platform which claims to hold “the largest data-set of people’s behaviour in the real-world” has raised $143M in a Series D funding round.
Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s online banking and CommBank app will be unavailable, or suffer limited functionality, from midnight tonight until 9am tomorrow due to a planned systems upgrade.
A song can convey so much; a story, a mood, an emotion and up to 400 bits per second, thanks to new technique developed by researchers at ETH Zurich.
The Office of the eSafety Commissioner – the federal government agency tasked with promoting online safety – has published a set of principles to help online and digital service providers embed user safety into their products.
Business process management software provider Signavio has secured a $254 million investment to fund its global expansion and double the company’s headcount in Australia.