Stories by Chloe Herrick

Twitter prepares for World Cup mania

Twitter is the newest company to contract World Cup fever, launching a new site specifically to cater to the event that expected to cause mass insomnia the world over.

What are you saying?

Every week, Computerworld collates all the things our readers have been saying about the news, both in the forums and in comments.

ACMA officially launches anti-spam hotline

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has officially launched its new spam reporting tool, Spam SMS, allowing Australians to report spam by forwarding the message to a specified mobile number.

Mobile social networking skyrockets

Recent statistics indicating a rapid increase in the number of users accessing social networking sites via mobile phone users, should come as no surprise, according to one social media expert.

Conroy yet to meet Google-backed anti-ISP filter group

Despite months of lobbying, a Google and iiNet-backed industry group, the Safer Internet Group (SIG), has been unsuccessful in meeting with the communications minister, Stephen Conroy, to discuss their alternative to the Government’s proposed mandatory ISP-filter.

ICT jobs outpace wider jobs market in May

The Australian job market has shown its resilience in the face of tough global economic conditions, recording a 5.47 per cent increase in the number of job ads run during May.

What are you saying?

Every week, Computerworld collates all the things our readers have been saying about the news both in the forums and in the comments. This week, here's what you had to say on your love for IT, beer and Microsoft's collaboration tools.

ACCC takes Optus to court

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has launched legal action against Optus for an alleged violation of the <i>Trade Practices Act 1974</i> through the telco's use of the word “unlimited.”

BlueScope Steel extends Capgemini deal

BlueScope Steel has extended its business support services contract with Capgemini Australia, an international provider of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, until December 2016. q

NRMA gets behind speed-limiting technology

The National Roads and Motoring Association (NRMA) has thrown its weight behind a new technology with the potential to curb speeding drivers, but has questioned the public's readiness to fully utlise the technology.

Fed Govt amends Healthcare Identifiers Bill

The Federal Government has bowed to public and industry pressure, proposing new amendments that would address privacy and data security-related issues associated with its Healthcare Identifiers (HI) Bill.