Twitter chief says Trump ban was right decision but sets ‘dangerous precedent’ | Twitter

Jack Dorsey, the chief executive of Twitter, has said that banning Donald Trump from the platform was the “right decision” but that it sets a dangerous precedent. Speaking out for the first time since the social network took the remarkable step of permanently suspending the president’s account following a violent Continue Reading

How Enhanced Connectivity Sets the Foundation for Digital Economies – Tempemail

Over the past few months, we’ve seen the world transform. It’s clear that cities will be affected in the long-term, which is why it’s critical to reflect on how emerging technologies can shape the future.   The emergence of 5G networks and boundless broadband deployment has the potential to change Continue Reading

Apple sets deadline in feud with Fortnite maker Epic Games | Games

Apple has given the Fortnite developer Epic Games less than two weeks to stop breaking its payment rules or it will cut off Epic’s access to development tools on Mac and iOS. The ultimatum puts Epic’s wider business at risk if it continues the standoff it started on Friday when Continue Reading

Nintendo Lego sets: two childhood titans slot together perfectly | Games

If there are two things that defined my 1990s childhood (apart from Disney) they would be Nintendo and Lego. Like many millennials I have never entirely grown out of either. In a cabinet in my spare room sits a perfect Lego Simpsons house, miniature cityscapes of Berlin and London, and Continue Reading

NSW govt sets $20m ceiling for digital work under $1.6bn scheme – Strategy- Tempemail

The NSW government will dole out funding from its digital restart fund in up to $20 million “hits”, as the state continues its move towards a contemporary IT funding model. Customer Service Minister Victor Dominello this week revealed the first major details about the digital-centric investment fund since it was Continue Reading

Qantas sets ‘digitalisation’ as foundational piece for recovery – Strategy – Cloud – Software- Tempemail

Qantas is set to place “digitalisation” – and specifically IT delivery transformation and customer experience (CX) – at the centre of its recovery strategy, though it is unclear to what extent that might shield the airline’s IT team from cuts. The airline today unveiled a three year plan [pdf] designed Continue Reading

NSW govt sets up vulnerability tracking centre in Bathurst – Security- Tempemail

The NSW government has set up a cyber security vulnerability management centre in Bathurst, which will start operating next month. The centre will be operated by Cyber Security NSW, the new name given to what was formerly the Office of the Government Chief Information Security Office. It will provide the Continue Reading

US sets aside up to $23bn for broadband upgrades – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted on Tuesday to adopt auction procedures to provide up to US$16 billion (A$22.85 billion) to areas that lack broadband service, including nearly 6 million unserved rural homes and businesses. The FCC voted to commence the auction on October 29. Auction applicants will be Continue Reading