Delivering on an announcement earlier this year, Telstra T-Box owners will be able to subscribe to Foxtel pay TV from the end of the month without the need for a separate device.
Stories by Rodney Gedda
Optus has announced it is now offering the Motorola Xoom Android ‘Honeycomb’ tablet little more than a month after Telstra launched the device in Australia.
Search and Cloud services giant Google is responsible for nearly half of all Telstra’s traffic and mobile is data is doubling every year, according to Telstra chief executive David Thodey.
The federal government business responsible for the National Broadband Network, NBN Co, today fended off claims that first release site residents will be charged for fibre optic cable-laying to their houses if they don’t sign up before the trial ends.
IBM turned 100 today. Since its humble beginnings as Computing Tabulating Recording Corporation in June 16, 1911, IBM has survived through many ups and downs in the economy and paradigm shifts within the IT industry. One of the biggest shifts is happening right now in the form of Cloud services, and the company is poised to sacrifice its own business to the tune of $7 billion to be part of the revolution.
Television and radio broadcaster Prime Media has embarked on a digitisation project for its content over the next seven years.
NSW government-owned energy supplier, Country Energy, has entered into a managed print services contract with HP to reduce time spent by IT staff managing printers by as much as 95 per cent. Country Energy has 4525 staff and 169 offices across New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria. It has about 800,000 customers. Alan Montgomery, group manager for business services at Country Energy, said back in 2007 about 31 IT staff serviced some 800 printers at the utility.
The Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) has announced a new group of seven companies in its whole-of-government Telecommunications Management Panel.
After more than two years of development to Horde open source project has released version 4.0 of its integrated groupware and webmail suites.
The ability to support the myriad of mobile devices in a coherent way is a bugbear for mobilising enterprise applications, but one local start up has leveraged open source components to make it all happen without the need for an on-premise server or native app.
A Sydney-based IT services provider has built a public Cloud with the Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) virtualisation hypervisor instead of one of the better-known commercial or open source products making it one of the first of its kind in Australia.
Australian open source industry identities Pia and Jeff Waugh have separated after nine years together, the last six in wedlock.
Organisations using 'Green' IT has increased 5 per cent during the second half of last year with nearly three-quarters of CIOs having deployed more environmentally sustainable products and services, according to a new survey.
Application scaling provider Akamai Technologies has developed a real-time graph of IPv6 traffic across its network for World IPv6 Day today, but unfortunately Australia hardly rates a mention.
It may be tough to convince CEOs and the board the value of social media, but marketing and IT staff shouldn’t spend too much time planning or risk "over thinking" the strategy and losing ground.