Written by: Peter Dinham | Published in: Government Tech PolicyThe Victorian Government is touting some early success from its funding initiatives to help the state’s ICT companies set up shop in Silicon Valley.
Written by: Peter Dinham | Published in: Government Tech PolicyThe Victorian Coalition Government is seeking industry and public feedback on a proposed ICT strategy on how it can design and use information and technology to deliver better services in the state.
Written by: Peter Dinham | Published in: Government Tech PolicyThe Victorian Government has launched its state-based Collaborative Care Cluster as a national program, giving patients across Australia access to a program which empowers them to work collaboratively with their GPs, specialists, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals to manage their own health issues, using a new online capabi
Written by: Peter Dinham | Published in: Government Tech PolicyThe federal government has released a suite of free iPad apps to help companies and organisations undertake their business, marketing and emergency planning.
Today in interesting moves comes the news that serial entrepreneur-turned-investor Russell Buckley – who co-founded AdMob (which sold to Google) is joining the UK government to accelerate its policies around startups, mainly funding. Specifically, he’s joining the UK Government’s Venture Capital Unit.
Written by: Peter Dinham | Published in: Government Tech PolicyThe Federal Government has granted IT services company, CSC Australia, $2.76 million to create two Centres of Excellence for Cloud and Cybersecurity at its technology park campus in Wollongong.
Written by: Stuart Corner | Published in: Government Tech PolicyThe Victorian Coalition Government has released a report on telecommunications demand, claiming that the NBN rollout is failing the state.
Editor’s note: Joe Lonsdale is a General Partner at Formation 8, an early growth technology fund. He is co-founder of Palantir and Addepar, and is also proud to be behind other successful mission-driven technology companies.
The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is not exempt from the "sequestration" budget cuts being imposed on government agencies. For now, one casualty of the cuts will be that agency's plan to open an office in Silicon Valley in the near future, according to a Sunday report by The Associated Press.
On Monday, TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington wrote that he would press the CEOs, VCs, and other Silicon Valley leaders who he was interviewing at TechCrunch Disrupt about the NSA scandal.
“I’m scared of our government and I’m disgusted by what little Silicon Valley has done to fight it,” Arrington wrote.