Thanks to the kind people at Fish Burners and with breakfast (or late dinner) supplied by Google, members of the GDG (Google Developers Group) Sydney got to watch the Google IO2012 Android Keynote live on the big screen. The main points of the Keynote was some new features in the new release of the Android OS (codename Jellybean, or Android 4.1), the eagerly awaited Nexus Tablet (called the Nexus 7), the media streaming device Nexus Q [...]
Monthly Archives: June 2012
in brief Online combat gaming company Kixeye has opened an Australian office, amid what it claims is an explosion of talent in Australia. Kixeye is a San Francisco-headquartered online gaming company whose hits have included browser-based games such as Backyard Monsters, Battle Pirates and War Commander. The Australian office – which is now open for business – will be run by the team formerly behind strategy games developer 3 Blokes Studios, and will be based out [...]
Telstra has today moved to deal with concerns being raised by its customers, following revelations that it has been secretly archiving the web browsing activity of its customers in the lead up to a new cyber safety initiative.
Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) division has at long last confirmed it too plans to roll out its own 4G network from next year, ending months of speculation over when it planned to turn on its 4G-capable equipment.
Microsoft’s Bing Maps division has today announced its biggest update yet of satellite and aerial imagery, rolling out a total 165 terabytes of new imagery to its online mapping tool.
Google’s attempt to bring the web to your television will at last become publicly available for Australians this week, almost two years since it launched in the United States.
The Federal Government has this afternoon published the proposed timetable for the remaining areas yet to have analogue television signals turned off, with Melbourne set to become the last area to switch.
The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has today confirmed six youths from Brisbane, Sydney and Perth, have been issued cautions over alleged cybercrime-related activities over the past week.
Optus has confirmed it is now selling Samsung’s latest Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 tablet, with the device debuting on a range of plans across Optus’ consumer and business facets.
Another of the Pushstart first class is Marius Kraemer. His startup Matewire has just reached a milestone in having his iPhone app approved by the iTunes store. 1. What inspired Matewire? When I came to Australia from Germany one and a half years ago, I was entirely clueless about startups, but my own problem basically planted the seed that became Matewire. New in Sydney at the time, I always wanted to go surfing, but didn’t [...]