Optus will pay $6 million to acquire Australian restaurant directory Eatability.
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Good Technology has reported a growing number of Android activations among its enterprise customers in the second quarter this year.
Vodafone customers can expect better coverage on Sydney CityRail’s North Shore line after the telco switched on new network equipment in tunnels from Central to Town Hall, Town Hall to Wynyard and Wynyard to the Harbour Bridge.
The Australian Synchrotron aims to speed data analysis through a project funded with $641,387 from the federal government’s National eResearch Collaboration Tools and Resources (NeCTAR) project.
Carriers should take a more serious look at Wi-Fi offloading to handle surging mobile broadband traffic, said Ovum, citing results from its global survey. However, the situation may not be as dire in Australia as other countries.
New South Wales residents can now get public transportation directions straight from Google Maps.
Southern Cross Cables will upgrade iiNet’s international bandwidth to 200Gbps, 10 times the current 20Gbps capacity, iiNet said.
Australia has reduced its spam, according to the quarterly international spam rankings Sophos Q2 2012 spam report released by Sophos.
Optus suffered a 3G data outage across Australia last night, mostly affecting New South Wales and Queensland. Mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) Amaysim, Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile all run on the Optus network.
Australian electricity distributors CitiPower and Powercor Australia have rapidly expanded use of HP Quality Centre for testing business applications used to deliver energy supplies to customers across Victoria, according to the companies’ CSA assurance team leader, Fiona Hocking.
Hutchison has apologised to customers for problems on the Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) mobile network as VHA reported a customer loss of 178,000 in the first half of this year.
Enterprises may see little need to buy a touchscreen enhanced OS like Windows 8 just yet, analysts told Computerworld Australia.
Coles will roll out Microsoft Office 365 to its 100,000 employees throughout Australia, the grocery store said.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority said it didn't know about any regulatory issue keeping Vodafone from updating the Samsung Nexus S to the latest version of Android.
Queensland and Victoria must immediately appoint new privacy commissioners, urged the Australian Privacy Foundation. Each state has an acting commissioner, but the privacy group said that’s unacceptable in letters to each state's attorney general.