Rohan Pearce

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Rohan Pearce is the editor of Computerworld Australia with a background in tech journalism that predates the iPhone. He is a nerd with an interest in open source who still hasn’t been able to throw out his Red Hat 3.0.3 CDs Just In Case. Also, he has cats.

Telstra to launch trial of mmWave 5G services this year

Vodafone gears up to launch first wave of 5G sites

Vodafone gears up to launch first wave of 5G sites

Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) — a 50-50 joint venture between Vodafone and Hutchison Telecommunications Australia (HTA) — says that the uncertain environment it faced last year meant it had focused on maintaining rather than...

5G: ACCC prepares spectrum allocation limits for first mmWave auction

5G: ACCC prepares spectrum allocation limits for first mmWave auction

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has begun a public consultation on allocation limits for telcos that seek to snap up spectrum in the first ‘mmWave’ band to be auctioned for use with 5G services.

Competition watchdog ‘advancing many investigations’ into digital giants

Competition watchdog ‘advancing many investigations’ into digital giants

The head of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says that the ACCC is “advancing many investigations” in the wake of its Digital Platforms Inquiry.

Australian Army trials 3D printing

Australian Army trials 3D printing

The Australian Army’s 1st Combat Service Support Battalion (1 CSSB) will conduct a 12-month trial of the use of 3D printing technology, the government has revealed.

Why Taronga Zoo rolled out Workplace by Facebook

Why Taronga Zoo rolled out Workplace by Facebook

Taronga Zoo’s HR chief says the organisation has been using Facebook’s enterprise collaboration platform as a way of pushing out key messages to a highly heterogeneous workforce comprising both employees and a large number of...

SAP Ariba helps Coles cut procurement costs

SAP Ariba helps Coles cut procurement costs

Coles Group’s chief executive, Steven Cain, says that the retailer’s implementation of SAP Ariba is already “enabling procurement savings and streamlining processes”.

Telstra's profit drops in first half

Telstra's profit drops in first half

Telstra’s first-half profit 7.6 per cent to $1.14 billion, the telco reported today, with total income declining 2.8 per cent to $13.4 billion.

TPG-Vodafone merger to go ahead after Federal Court ruling

TPG-Vodafone merger to go ahead after Federal Court ruling

A merger of TPG and Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) has received the greenlight from the Federal Court, with Justice Middleton this morning overruling the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s opposition to the telco...

CBA aims to slash its application footprint by 25 per cent

CBA aims to slash its application footprint by 25 per cent

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia currently runs around 3500 applications and chief executive Matt Comyn wants to slash that footprint by 25 per cent as part of CBA’s ongoing simplification efforts.

NBN fibre to the node speeds still falling short, ACCC says

NBN fibre to the node speeds still falling short, ACCC says

The latest edition of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s Measuring Broadband Australia report reveals that fibre to the node (FTTN) continues to trail other NBN fixed-line technologies when it comes to delivering the...

New South Wales transport data integrated into OpenStreetMap project

New South Wales transport data integrated into OpenStreetMap project

Transport for New South Wales has signed a waiver with the OpenStreetMap project, allowing the open data initiative to employ a number of the government’s geospatial data sets.

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