Stories by Darren Pauli

Telstra split talks continue

Debate over the carve-up of Telstra continues after the Federal Opposition failed in a last-ditch bid to torpedo the legislation.

Government calls for no-call register renewal

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has called for renewals for the first listings on the [[xref:|Do Not Call register]] which will expire in May.

NBN Co won't dob on job seekers

The National Broadband Network Company (NBNCo) has poured cold water on reports it will contact the employers of prospect executives who attempt to jump ship from other telecommunications providers.

Do video games make adults violent? The jury's out, says psychologist

The jury is still out on whether adults are just as influenced by video game violence as juveniles, according to a Macquarie University psychologist. Dr Wayne Warburton, who earlier this week told the House of Representatives that violent media can imbed aggression into the subconscious, said the “evidence is mixed” as to how violence in media can influence adults, or more specifically, whether juveniles would adopt aggression-related scripts more readily than adults through prolonged exposure to violent video games.