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Melbourne IT warns of high AUD impact

Melbourne IT (ASX: MLB) managing director, Theo Hnarakis, has warned that the rising Australian dollar and the [[artnid: 387651|20 June ICANN decision on domain liberalisation|new]] may affect the hosting company’s full year results.

Written by Tim Lohman24 May 11 14:51

Cost of mobile broadband up to 1333 times fixed services

The growing price gap between fixed and mobile broadband is emerging as a major telecommunications issue according to Market Clarity, which claims that mobile broadband can now be as much as 1333 times more expensive than fixed broadband on a per GB basis.

Written by Tim Lohman24 May 11 11:49

WA government renews focus on e-waste

The Western Australia Government is moving to better manage its e-waste through the institution of a new whole of government common use arrangement (CUA) for the disposal of ICT equipment.

Written by Tim Lohman24 May 11 09:39

Telstra on track for 4G LTE in 2011

Telstra has confirmed plans to leapfrog its competition are on track, with the commercial deployment of Long Term Evolutionary (LTE) technology into its wireless network by the year’s end.

Written by Tim Lohman24 May 11 08:46

R&D central to TechnologyOne's Cloud transition

Enterprise software solutions provider TechnologyOne (ASX:TNE) has continued heavy investment into research and development in the half year to 31 March 2011 as the company looks to boost its internal software offerings/

Written by Tim Lohman23 May 11 11:41

ALRC releases classification review paper

The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) is calling for public submissions to its review into the national classification scheme amid the classification and censorship system’s apparent inability to come to terms with rapid technological change.

Written by Tim Lohman20 May 11 15:43

CommBank pushing weekend NetBank upgrades

The Commonwealth Bank will carry out upgrade work to its NetBank online banking portal at the weekend aimed at boosting the stability and integrity of its systems.

Written by Tim Lohman20 May 11 15:36

Tasmanian Health Dept sick of paper shuffling

The Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is moving to cut the voluminous paper records required to monitor the health and safety of its employees via the rollout of a statewide occupational health record information system.

Written by Tim Lohman19 May 11 12:49

Smartcard 'licence to drink' ruled out in WA

The Western Australian Government has put the kybosh on suggestions it introduce a smartcard-based 'licence to drink' in the state as a means of tackling problem drinking.

Written by Tim Lohman18 May 11 10:45

CSIRO sourcing hardware for Pawsey SKA supercomputing environment

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has announced that it will shortly move toward the procurement phase of its multi-stage petascale and real-time supercomputing Pawsey Centre project.

Written by Tim Lohman18 May 11 09:53

ANZ internet banking offline -- updated

The ANZ bank (ASX:ANZ) is reporting that its online banking is currently down and expected to be unavailable till midday AEST today.

Written by Tim Lohman17 May 11 12:07

Sony issues FAQ to clear up PSN WTF

Sony has issued a frequently asked questions (FAQ) guide for its customers following weeks of non-service for its PlayStation Network (PSN) due to repeated hacking attacks.

Written by Tim Lohman17 May 11 09:26

Teachers given lesson in cyber bullying

Students are not the only ones in need of education when it comes to online security, according to the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA).

Written by Tim Lohman16 May 11 12:55