Stories by Howard Dahdah

Show to give lessons in successfully exporting IP

Taking your business offshore may be a difficult challenge for many Australian software companies, but a panel discussion on successfully exporting your intellectual property hopes to shed light and experiences for prospective exporters.

Rugby tix sales surge on the Net

Sales of the tickets for the Rugby World Cup have provided a boon for Ticketek's online transaction site with last Monday being's busiest day of trade.

Training review: Linux Essentials

The Linux Essentials course held at New Horizons Learning Centres catered to students new to Linux. And the first thing one learns is that working with a nice-looking GUI -- as is the case in the Windows environment, where pretty much all the students come from -- is not high on the agenda in the Linux operating system. Rather, students are taught to befriend the console from the outset. Windows may unfortunately be associated with the blue screen of death, but it seems Linux, with the console, has the black screen of joy.

Independent Linux certification promoted

Linux Australia is holding a seminar this month on the need for Linux certification in the workplace. Evan Leibovitch, head of key Linux training body the Linux Professional Institute, will offer his insights in the present state of certification in Australia, and abroad.