Stories by Luisa Bustos

K*Grind to cut costs with new partner

Cash-strapped online entertainment network K*Grind has been rescued from the brink of bankruptcy by Asian investors in a deal which will see huge cost rationalisations at the company.

LookSmart finds a new friend

LookSmart has ended its content deal with Channel E in favour of InvestorWeb, the global search engine announced last week.

HandiPOS attracts more than just bouquets

A handheld point-of-sale system developed specifically for the Sydney Flower Markets has attracted interest from the construction and medical industries following yesterday's Software Showcase in Sydney.

E-privacy inquiry now in hands of Senate

The development of workable privacy legislation has swapped camps from the House of Representatives to the Senate, yet an outcome is still not expected until later this year.

HarvestRoad to take Linux to Asia

Web solutions provider HarvestRoad has formed a partnership with Red Hat Asia-Pacific to implement its Linux plans in the Asian region.

It's your Fantastic broadband service

Telstra has signalled its "serious" commitment to the broadband world with the announcement that it is partnering with The Fantastic Corporation for the delivery of broadband multimedia services.

Dot-com startups to get lesson in law

Dot-com incubator ePark has appointed three law firms as the first members of its Alliance Partner Program designed to assist e-business startups prosper.

October 1: GST D-Day or BAS relief?

Businesses who think they have successfully handled the GST so far can't relax yet, warns Kevin Lief, managing director of Pastel Accounting Software.

Virgin takes Telemedia into the core

Gearing up for its launch later this year, Cable & Wireless Optus-backed Virgin Mobile Australia has selected Telemedia Networks to supply its core billing and switching infrastructure.

Mallesons chooses wireless way

Law firm Mallesons Stephen Jaques has selected Enterasys and reseller Logical Asia Pacific for a $5 million networking deal, incorporating wireless and LAN technology.

Netcomm moves to carrier service model

Following the recent announcement of its plans to acquire DSL carrier VGI, NetComm has fast-tracked its plans to branch into the telecommunications services market.

Online voting lands in Australia

Online voting company,, has landed in Australia and is already believed to be in discussions with the Australian Electoral Commission.