Local IT industry rags and tabloid media have been abuzz this past week with 'news' that Apple will launch the iPhone in Australia in June.
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A telephone phishing scam, which purports to come from the NSW Police Force, has surfaced in NSW over the past 24 hours.
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When its CRM system maxed out after six years of service, it was time for Ford Health to give it a check up.
MySpace has launched the MySpace Developer Platform site which will allow external software developers the chance to build applications for its users.
Mike Clarkin is recognised as one of Australia's great IT leaders and innovators.
It has been maligned by the US administration because it has given a voice to its public enemy number one: Osama bin Laden, but Al Jazeera's motto of giving voice to all sides of a story is also reflected in its IT deployment. The news organisation is turning out to be a big fan open source software.
Google is giving 10,000 developers the chance to create and run their Web applications on its infrastructure with the launch Tuesday of a preview release of Google App Engine.
The federal government has terminated the funding for the OPEL broadband network.
Changes to Google Apps over the coming year will entice more businesses to jump over to the delivery of applications over the internet, says Google CEO Eric Schmidt.
Google's CEO Eric Schmidt has joked that the rate of video being uploaded to YouTube is "disturbing".
Steve "Woz" Wozniak talks about why technologists are important, why he'd rather pimp his son in New York than have him be a network admin, and why Microsoft is not that evil. And much more.
Telstra's CEO Sol Trujillo has given an insight into the challenges of taking on a business that was under performing, the added complexity of having to achieve targets with an ever watchful government, and then ensuring throughout the process that his commitment to shareholders has been fulfilled.
Australians have gone Facebook crazy. In the past year the number of user accounts on the social networking site has increased by over 1000 per cent to 2.6 million users.
Eftel will be able to offer customers average down and upload speeds of 50Mbs through its new super fast VDSL2 broadband service as early as April, provided the necessary regulatory requirements are handled quickly.