Stories by Byron Kaye

ANZ slips up then zips up

The ANZ bank is yet to inform customers of an embarrassing nationwide processing error that caused duplicate deposits and withdrawals to be recorded on customer accounts yesterday.

The e-lawyer of diminishing returns

E-commerce law is developing as rapidly as e-commerce itself, but the e-commerce legal "specialist" is soon to become an anachronism, proposes one partner at legal firm Clayton Utz.

The Lawyer of Diminishing Returns

Electronic commerce law is developing as rapidly as e-commerce itself, but the e-commerce legal "specialist" is soon to become an anachronism, proposes one partner at Australian legal firm Clayton Utz.

Unrequited Love Bug back again

The infamous "Love Bug" virus has made an unwelcome return, this time working its way through the address book of a NetRegistry employee.

You can't spell dot-com without com

New domain name endings may be a novelty for some, but are unlikely to present any real threat to existing endings for some time, says NetRegistry's Larry Bloch.

Alston changes stream of consciousness

Streaming audio and video laws should not be restrictive and biased to the interests of other broadcasting technologies, Federal IT minister Richard Alston has said.

Telstra still losing balance

Telstra is still "perplexed" about a server failure that is leaving customers with sporadic access to its flagship portal, a company spokesman has admitted.

QLD govt site has another crack at it

The website of the Queensland Children's Commission returned to the web last week after a two-month hiatus caused by unintentional links to "inappropriate" material.

$50,000 software settlement: Who's Next?

Magazine publisher Next Media has accused the Business Software Association of Australia (BSAA) of making "false and misleading" statements about the company's alleged use of illegal software.

Local iTV caught napping

Interactive television could take years to hit the Australian consumer mainstream, and even longer to reach high levels of interactivity, two industry consultants have warned.

A room with a view to making a killing

Increasingly strict employee internet use may be the key to success for Australia's first online share trading room, The Dealing Room, says CEO Paul Wright.

Lasseters' IPO strikes three but not out

Australian gamer Lasseters has extended its initial public offering by another six months, and further reductions in sought capital seem likely, according to CEO Peter Bridge.

Melbourne IT cagey as domain expands further

Domain name registrar Melbourne IT plans to expand its portfolio of domain name offerings early next year, but is reluctant to specify the domain name endings it will be seeking the rights for.

King Kong finds Oz security

Australian Web security company SecureNet enjoyed a positive market reaction to the announcement that Internet giant Pacific Century CyberWorks has bought a slice of the company.

eServ acquires a taste for floating

Sydney integrator eServ will list on the Australian Stock Exchange later this year, but with the intention of accelerating acquisitions, not raising capital.