Australia Bans TikTok on Government Devices, Joining Canada and Others
Australia on Tuesday announced it is banning the popular Chinese-owned social media app TikTok from all government-issued devices
Apple Announces New Initiatives to Celebrate 40 Years in Australia
The company has announced new initiatives to help protect the environment and create opportunities across the country to mark its 40 years in Australia.
Australia’s ABC News Tops App Store Charts After Facebook’s News Blackout
Australian users are going straight to the source for their fill of local news as the ABC News app tops App Store charts in Australia.
Google Threatens to Pull Search Engine From Australia Over Upcoming Law
Google faces new legislation in Australia that would force it to pay for news stories it now scrapes for free.
Google Claims Australia’s Paid News Proposal Puts Free Services Like News, YouTube ‘At Risk’
Google says an Australian proposal to make tech giants pay news publishers for their content would put its free services in danger there.
Australia Launches World-First AI Camera System to Prevent Distracted Driving
An Australian state has officially launched AI cameras capable of detecting drivers who are using their mobiles illegally.
Australia Regulator Sues Samsung Over ‘Misleading’ Water Resistance Ads for Galaxy Smartphones
The ACCC claims that Samsung "made false, misleading, and deceptive representations" regarding the water resistance of its phones.
Apple Publicly Opposes Australia’s Newly-Passed Anti-Encryption Legislation
Several tech companies are publicly opposing Australia's newly-passed anti-encryption legislation.
Apple Sends Executives to Lobby Against Australia’s Proposed Encryption Laws
Apple met with Australian Attorney-General George Brandis and members of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's government on Tuesday to talk over the cybersecurity measures.
Australian Law Would Force Tech Giants to Decrypt Messages
The law would impose an obligation on technology companies to be able to provide Australian security agencies with access to encrypted user communications.
Apple Sued by Australian Regulator Over ‘Error 53’ iPhone Shutdowns
The ACCC has started legal proceedings against Apple over claims that the company refused to service "Error 53" affected devices which have been previously touched by a third party repairer.
Australian Bank Cartel Loses Fight vs Apple in Mobile Wallet Brawl
Australian bank cartel loses fight against Apple in mobile wallet bawl.