Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (File Photo)

Australia may summon Zuckerberg over Huawei data deal

Canberra : An Australian intelligence committee said on Thursday that it was considering summoning Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg for a public hearing following revelations his company made a data-sharing deal with Huawei and other Chinese tech companies. Labor MP Anthony Byrne, deputy chair of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (PJCIS), […]

Australian MP marries partner after parliament proposal

Canberra : An Australian MP has wed his partner, three months after proposing to him in parliament during a debate on legalising same-sex marriage, the media reported on Monday. Government MP Tim Wilson and Ryan Bolger celebrated their “special day” on Sunday, the BBC reported. Australian MPs voted to legalise same-sex marriage in December. Earlier […]

Ola to ride in Australia to take on Uber

Bengaluru, Jan 30 : Indian online cab aggregator Ola on Tuesday announced its entry into the international market, starting with Australia, to take on its American rival Uber. “We have begun recruiting private hire vehicles and drivers in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth from Tuesday, with rides expected to begin in the coming weeks,” a company […]

ICC pulls up MCG pitch as ‘poor’

Dubai, Jan 12 : The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) has escaped a fine but been given an official warning for producing a ‘poor’ pitch for the fourth Ashes Test between Australia and England, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced. “The International Cricket Council (ICC) has on Friday announced that the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) has […]

Ponting named Australia’s T20I assistant coach

Melbourne, Jan 9  Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting has been named the assistant coach for the Twenty20 International tri-series against New Zealand and England, it was announced on Tuesday. Australia will face New Zealand on February 3 at the Sydney Cricket Ground in the first game of the series and the final will be played […]