• Aus network bandwidth doubled with $400m deal

    Raw network bandwidth out of Australia is set to get a two-fold increase with a new $US400 million undersea cable project announced in Sydney today.

    28 July 10 14:36 Written by Rodney Gedda
  • Vodafone, 3 show off iPhone 4 pricing

    Straight after Telstra and Optus announced their iPhone 4 pricing and plan details, the merged Vodafone and 3 brands, Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA), has followed suit and announced it will launch the iPhone 4 in Australia on July 30.

    28 July 10 10:42 Written by Rodney Gedda
  • Don't confuse SOA with cloud: Gartner

    Business doing service-oriented architecture (SOA) for better IT management shouldn’t assume they will automatically be ready for cloud computing, says a Gartner software analyst.

    28 July 10 10:18 Written by Rodney Gedda
  • Primus Telecom connects first business to the NBN

    The first business customer has been connected to the NBN in Tasmania with Galloway’s Pharmacy in Scottsdale being the first business to sign up to the network.

    28 July 10 09:45 Written by Lisa Banks
  • No Dell Streak sale in July, spokesman says

    The 5-inch Dell Streak tablet won't go on sale by the end of July, a spokesman said late Tuesday. That announcement came after Dell earlier in the day mistakenly posted an online message on its Web site that customers could return to the site Wednesday to purchase the device.

    28 July 10 07:55 Written by Matt Hamblen
  • AT&T to be 'premier' Windows Phone 7 vendor

    Say all you want about whether Windows Phone 7 (WP7) will succeed, but AT&T continues to back the platform wholeheartedly after endorsing it -- and Microsoft 's mobile efforts -- repeatedly over the last year.

    28 July 10 07:02 Written by Matt Hamblen
  • Google Android market looks to protect apps

    Extending protection against unauthorized use of applications, stewards of the Google-backed Android mobile platform Tuesday unveiled a licensing service for applications in the Android Market.

    28 July 10 06:51 Written by Paul Krill
  • Intel turns to light to transfer data inside PCs

    Intel on Tuesday announced it had developed a prototype interconnect that uses light to speed up data transmission inside computers at the speed of 50 gigabits per second.

    28 July 10 06:24 Written by Agam Shah
  • Why not to jailbreak the iPhone

    The United States Copyright Office ruled that jailbreaking an iPhone is not a copyright violation under the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA). Be that as it may, there are still some very good reasons not to jailbreak the iPhone.

    28 July 10 06:14 Written by Tony Bradley
  • I4i wins final approval from USPTO in Microsoft dispute

    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued a final confirmation of a patent awarded to i4i that is at the heart of a dispute with Microsoft and that once threatened the sale of Word software.

    28 July 10 05:47 Written by Nancy Gohring
  • Wikileaks' Afghan War Diary: An FAQ

    The world is still abuzz over the whistleblower site WikiLeaks, and its publication of more than 75,000 classified documents detailing the war in Afghanistan. WikiLeaks had previously sent the documents, along with 15,000 as yet unpublished files, to three newspapers worldwide that published separate reports about the documents.

    28 July 10 05:42 Written by Ian Paul
  • Apple battery charger slays the vampire

    There may not be anything magical or revolutionary about AA batteries, but we need them to run a variety of electronic gizmos, including wireless mice and keyboards, as well as dozens of analog devices such as flashlights, wall clocks, and portable cassette recorders.

    28 July 10 05:36 Written by Jeff Bertolucci
  • Apple shifts to newest Intel CPUs in iMac refresh

    Apple today refreshed its iMac line for the first time since October 2009 by adopting Intel's Core i3, i5 and i7 processors across the board and abandoning NVidia's integrated graphics chipset for ATI-branded graphics processors.

    28 July 10 04:42 Written by Computerworld Staff
  • Online sales of Dell Streak could begin Wednesday

    Online sales of the Dell Streak wireless tablet, with a five-inch screen that many say makes it look like an Android smartphone, could begin as soon as tomorrow, according to online speculation.

    28 July 10 04:31 Written by Matt Hamblen
  • 4 reasons Apple's Magic Trackpad won't kill the mouse

    Apple's multi-touch assault on the desktop continues with the US$69 (AUD$99) Magic Trackpad, a jumbo touch panel that allows desktop Mac users to do away with their mouses and act like they're using MacBook Pros. But just because people can say goodbye to the mouse doesn't mean they will. Here are four reasons not to count out the PC mouse just yet:

    28 July 10 02:41 Written by Jared Newman
  • 7 Essentials for a Successful Cloud-first Transformation

    Learn from the experiences of thousands of AWS customers who have been there, done it, and transformed their organisation for the better with AWS Cloud

    Amazon Web Services

    Amazon Web Services enables businesses to gain and keep a competitive edge by dedicating more of their valuable resources to their core business. Organisations leveraging the AWS Cloud benefit from a reliable, secure and cost effective environment which helps them achieve global scale and meet the demands of a constantly changing business landscape. As well as freeing up resources to focus on innovation, AWS customers can also reduce both costly capital expenditures and the overhead costs associated with maintenance of legacy hardware. In 190 countries around the world today, the AWS Cloud powers hundreds of thousands of businesses, enabling them to get to market more quickly, to better understand their customers and react to their needs and to be agile enough to pivot and align with market conditions

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