Senate wind-up means OAIC will remain for now 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
But Govt still intent on closing office.
 
AWS offers bigger discounts for committed customers 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Reserved instances now tiered by payment over usage.
 
SA votes to protect itself from open data lawsuits 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Immunity laws cover government against civil suits.
 
Google helps track illegal fishing using satellite data 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pours funds into conservation effort.
 
US weather systems hacked, satellites affected 
Nov 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Four websites targeted.
 
AHRC wasn't consulted on privacy commission merger 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Proposal ‘unworkable’ in current form.
 
States go into bat to save the OAIC 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Senate committee to report on proposed disbanding.
 
Microsoft offers unlimited OneDrive storage for Office 365 users 
 
Privacy complaints hit record levels as OAIC winds down 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Hike in data breaches reported.
 
SA govt staff warned not to skirt FOI with personal email 
 
Google cuts all Compute Engine prices 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Moore's Law allows 10 percent reduction, Google claims.
 
Australia and NZ team up to build maritime satellite network 
 
NewSat gets conditional waiver to continue Jabiru-1 satellite 
 
NewSat stops satellite build during financing talks 
By Juha Saarinen | Aug 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Jabiru-1 build on hold, Jabiru-2 launch delayed.
 
Ericsson bags long-term NBN satellite work 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Adds $300m LTS bundle to fixed wireless contract.
 
NBN Co offers new satellite service for remote users 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
IPstar to wholesale broadband.
 
Australia to house new spy base for military comms 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Geraldton facility gets expanded.
 
Google acquires satellite maker Skybox Imaging for $533m 
 
Information Commissioner signals 23 OAIC jobs at risk 
By Paris Cowan | May 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Increasing workload could leave privacy complaints unseen.
 
Information Commissioner out as privacy/FOI office shut down 
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