Colin Packham

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Govt names 63 areas of tech critical to national security

Govt names 63 areas of tech critical to national security

Promises millions in funding to keep strategic rivals from controlling industries.
Colin Packham Nov 18 2021, 6:41AM Finance
Govt to invest $100m in quantum tech

Govt to invest $100m in quantum tech

To help commercialise the tech that it believes is critical for national interests.
Colin Packham Nov 17 2021, 6:29AM Finance
Media bargaining set for parliamentary introduction

Media bargaining set for parliamentary introduction

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg revealed plans on Friday.
Colin Packham Feb 15 2021, 6:45AM Digital
Australians rush to download COVID-19 app

Australians rush to download COVID-19 app

More than two million Australians have downloaded the app.
Colin Packham Apr 28 2020, 7:01AM Mobility
Govt tells Facebook, Google to commit to competition rules

Govt tells Facebook, Google to commit to competition rules

ACCC to create code of conduct to address complaints.
Colin Packham Dec 13 2019, 8:22AM Digital
ASD concludes China was behind parliament hack: sources

ASD concludes China was behind parliament hack: sources

No disclosure from federal government yet.
Colin Packham Sep 17 2019, 6:09AM Security
Ousting Huawei, Australia finishes laying undersea internet cable for Pacific allies

Ousting Huawei, Australia finishes laying undersea internet cable for Pacific allies

Coral Sea Cable connects Australia to the Solomon Islands and PNG.
Colin Packham Aug 28 2019, 2:21PM Networking
Govt threatens fines, jail for social media giants over violent content

Govt threatens fines, jail for social media giants over violent content

Companies face up to 10 percent of their annual global turnover.
Colin Packham Apr 4 2019, 2:24PM Finance
Tech giants rally against Australia's proposed data encryption laws

Tech giants rally against Australia's proposed data encryption laws

Facebook, Apple, Alphabet and Amazon unite.
Colin Packham Oct 3 2018, 3:47PM Security
ACCC investigates Google over harvesting Australian customer data

ACCC investigates Google over harvesting Australian customer data

Privacy concerns for Android users.
Colin Packham May 15 2018, 4:10PM Telco
Illegal downloads: Australian govt cracks down on torrent sites

Illegal downloads: Australian govt cracks down on torrent sites

More than 60 websites will be blocked in Australia.
Colin Packham Dec 16 2016, 6:55AM Security

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