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Stories by Darren Pauli

Ancient parliamentary car service crumbles

The 20 year-old system that supports the parliamentary car service is failing security requirements for official government guests.

Written by Darren Pauli15 April 10 13:33

Nokia slapped with ACCC warranty warning

Intervention by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has prompted Nokia Australia to retract unfair warranty conditions after it restricted claims to within three months of purchase.

Written by Darren Pauli15 April 10 09:35

Seven Network mulls scrapping content screening delays

The Seven Network will consider pushing for simultaneous broadcasting times between Australia and the United States to combat online piracy, according to director Ryan Stokes.

Written by Darren Pauli10 Feb. 10 12:57

Twitter Trends goes local

Australians will have to wait for the newly-hatched Twitter Local Trends feature - which went live overnight - to come down under.

Written by Darren Pauli28 Jan. 10 08:19

IDC predicts a cloudy year for Asia-Pacific

Analysts are predicting 2010 will be the year that organisations take on cloud computing, following a dormant year of IT spending.

Written by Darren Pauli27 Jan. 10 08:01

Alcatel-Lucent scores regional NBN deal

Mainland Australia’s regional broadband traffic will be carried over Alcatel-Lucent’s optical fibre network as part of a $250 million initiative to link blackspot areas to major centres.

Written by Darren Pauli22 Jan. 10 11:31

DIY ticketing system launched in Oz

A do-it-yourself ticketing system used by the likes of WaltDisney and the UK Premier League may offer Aussie venues a cheaper way to get bums on seats.

Written by Darren Pauli18 Jan. 10 16:53

Mobile warranty worries spark regulator rethink

The length of handset repair warranties could more than double if the industry regulator acts on its contention that warranties should extend to the life of service contracts.

Written by Darren Pauli14 Jan. 10 12:39

Users shun fixed line, flock to 3G

Adoption and use of 3G networks and wireless broadband exploded last year as consumers flocked to grab the latest Internet-ready mobile, according to new research.

Written by Darren Pauli13 Jan. 10 10:38

Trial by fire: Vic bushfire system on alert

Victoria’s troubled bushfire alert system will be put to the test today as the state braces for [[artnid:275889|catastrophic fire conditions]] and soaring 40 degree temperatures.

Written by Darren Pauli11 Jan. 10 12:20

Railcorp signals in digital radio

Railcorp has inked a two and half year deal with communications supplier Huawei Australia to replace its ageing analogue radio network with a digital solution used in China’s ultra-fast railway network.

Written by Darren Pauli08 Jan. 10 09:18

Retired mainframe pros lured back into workforce

Retired mainframe administrators are being offered lucrative deals and better work conditions by businesses unable to replace the experienced workers.

Written by Darren Pauli10 July 09 09:59

Aussie Internet turns 20

This week marked 20 years since Robert Elz and Torben Neilsen completed the first circuit that brought the Internet to Australia.

Written by Darren Pauli24 June 09 17:19

Biometrics sweep NSW gaols

The NSW Department of Corrective Services will implement mandatory iris scanning and fingerprinting across its 32 prisons to help verify visitor identities.

Written by Darren Pauli17 June 09 14:56