Stories by Chloe Herrick

How do they do IT: Microsoft's Tech.Ed goes IPv6

Microsoft’s annual event for IT professionals, Tech.Ed, will this year deploy IPv6 (Internet Protocol version 6) for the first time in an effort to drive education and awareness about the technology.

iiNet profits up 36 per cent

Internet service provider, iiNet’s (ASX:IIN) has recorded revenue growth of 13 per cent to $474 million for the full year to 30 June 2010.

Sydney high schoolers take out ICT prize

A group of Sydney high school students have been awarded the first Young Australian Innovators National ICT Prize by National ICT Australia (NICTA) and the Australian Computer Society (ACS), for their entry which focused on household security.

Ciena continues local hires

Networking company, Ciena, continues to hire staff to oversee its Australian and New Zealand operations, appointing Simon Barnard as its new account director for the southern region.

Federal Election 2010: Liberal Party's social media strategy

The Liberal Party's social media presence throughout the Federal election campaign has been patchy at best, hallmarked by a PR 'broadcast'-style approach and is typified by Opposition leader Tony Abbott, who hasn't bothered tweeting in almost a month.

AIIA iAwards recognise Australian ICT talent

The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) iAwards, held in Melbourne, has seen Adrian Di Marco take out the CSIRO Tony Benson Award for Individual Achievement in ICT.

IT spending to hit $US1.51 trillion in 2010: IDC

An IDC forecast has projected global IT spending to hit $US1.51 trillion in 2010, an increase on last year's figures as a result of economic recovery, but also highlights a lingering concern about an unstable global economy.

Underwater cameras deployed to protect fish

The Queensland Government has announced it will use underwater cameras to aid research into potentially threaten fish species such as juvenile pearl perch, teraglin and snapper.

Qld Govt implements new payroll system

The Queensland Government is implementing a new payroll model in response to the Auditor General’s report, handed down on the June 29, on the Queensland Health [[artnid:351475|payroll fiasco.|new]]

Telco NZ places broadband bid

Telecom New Zealand (ASX:TEL) has made good on its plans to become a player in New Zealand’s Ultra-Fast Broadband network submitting a “refined proposal” to the New Zealand Government on how it would help deliver the proposed fibre to the home network.