Labor leader Bill Shorten has joined US president-elect Donald Trump in calling for a crackdown on special visa systems that allow many companies- including technology outfits - to import guest workers from other countries, especially those in Asia.
David Teoh's ASX-listed Internet service provider TPG - Australia's fourth biggest ISP after Telstra, Optus and iiNet with 516,000 broadband subscribers - has reported net profit of $33.8 million, up 23 percent, for the six months to December 31.
SAN FRANCISCO - Gathering more subscribers to its cloud-based storage system, Box has reported a better-than-expected rise in quarterly revenue and raised its full-year revenue forecast for the second time.
A survey of Australian telecommunications service providers has found what it says is a "low state of readiness" for the Federal Government's highly controversial two-year data retention scheme, which is due to come into effect from today.
Mozilla said it is pulling support for Netscape Plugin Application Programming Interface (NPAPI) plug-ins from its Firefox browser - but has agreed that 64-bit users will be able to hang on to Microsoft's Silverlight a little longer.
Dell is getting set to sell US$16 billion (A$21 billion) or more of secured bonds as early as Tuesday in a bid to help fund its mammoth acquisition of storage company EMC. The yield on a 10-year bond is being offered at around 6.5 percent.