A/NZ agencies spy on 'friendlies' for NSA 
By Juha Saarinen | 8 hours ago | Comment Now 
Leak reveals sigint ops against Pacific countries, SE Asia.
 
Google, Apple defend Aussie tax contribution 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 5, 2015 | Comment Now 
Hit back at focus on tech companies.
 
Vocus offloads Kiwi network construction unit 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 4, 2015 | Comment Now 
Sets up joint venture with Spark.
 
Qld Labor commits to body-worn cameras for police 
 
Shrinking IPv4 address pools hinder internet growth 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
Cost of old-style addresses expected to rise in 2015.
 
Virgin, Qualcomm to fund satellite internet network 
Jan 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
To offer high-speed access across the globe.
 
Telstra power outage downs BigPond services 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 14, 2015 | Comment Now 
[Updated] Internet down for four hours.
 
Obama to announce new cybersecurity plans 
Jan 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
Identity theft, privacy protection and broadband on the agenda.
 
Telcos to go ahead with delayed Tasman Sea cable 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Telstra scales back investment in TGA.
 
Australian police fail to quantify metadata use in investigations 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Law enforcement agencies lay out case for data retention.
 
Queensland’s mobile police shift away from HTML5 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Award-winning QLiTE app rewritten.
 
AFP seeks help to keep tabs on protest groups 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Tracking of web activity to be outsourced.
 
Australian law enforcement tracking Bitcoin use on black market 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Crime Commission details Project Longstrike.
 
Google split put to European vote this week 
Nov 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Underlines widespread concern amoung EU politicians.
 
Google flying more, longer-lasting Project Loon balloons 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Clocks faster deployment speeds in high-altitude internet initiative.
 
Netflix announces Australian launch 
By Brett Winterford | Nov 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Updated: Will the telcos play ball?
 
Google, Telstra trial balloon internet in Queensland 
 
Turnbull floats sharing of unused spectrum 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
But still no solution for emergency services.
 
US govt sues AT&T over phone data throttling 
Oct 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Telco argues it has been transparent with customers.
 
Telstra launches new health division 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Offers remote and rural patients access to GPs.
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