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'Telegraph' Todd was celebrated for his achievement in planning and organising the construction of the Overland Telegraph Line from Adelaide to Darwin, linking Australia to the outside world. Yet Todd himself has remained a shadowy figure, eluding a series of biographers for more than a century after his death. This article identifies the increasing availability of biographical resources over time and reviews the challenges which biographers faced in bringing to life the career of a great...
NBNgate:Commentary; NEXTDC expands data centre services for existing client; NAB?s new mobile payment service backed by VISA; We rank 22nd in global innovation stakes: ITIF; Hey You adds Uber to its order-ahead service; 1 in 3 home Wi-Fi routers to double as public hotspots by 2017; Nokia and KT conduct claimed ?world's first? eMTC field trial on LTE network.
27th January 2016
ICT front and centre in Australia?s Innovation future; Innovation statement: Industry comment; Australia Post bottles up a partnership with Alibaba?s 1688.com; Storm clouds hover over data security in year ahead; Microsoft?s new Lumias - 950 and 950 XL - now on sale in OZ; Time for a Technicolor NBN in Australia with DOCSIS 3.1?
8th December 2015
Andy Penn champions innovation in his 2015 Charles Todd Oration; NBN got what it paid for?will now cost almost half as much again to fix it; Australia links to APAC intelligence centres in fight against cyber crime; More flexibility for smaller service providers with proposed TCP code changes; Australian Telecommunication consumers, since 1870, need heroes; Microsoft Lumia 950/XL ? Australian release 7 December; PayPal joins eftpos payment system; InspireWire
27th November 2015
This article reviews ?The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking public vs. private sector myths? by Mariana Mazzucato
Ooyala stops ad blocking; NetComm on a roll; The big switch ? analogue TV gone in half the world; Wi-Fi ?to carry bulk of future mobile data traffic?; Competition, not consolidation, drives telco innovation, says EU antitrust chief; Woolworths Online woes ? a customer?s lament.
18th June 2015
Labor?s NBN dream is no more ? Government?s Vertigan response opens NBN to competition; OPINION In Memoriam; What chance a piracy consensus?; as The Pirate Bay shut down ? again; Bell Labs announces 2014 prize winners; while young innovators shine in Doha.
12th December 2014
Beverley Head interviews Australia's Chief Scientist, Professor Ian Chubb AC