The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has initiated legal proceedings against Optus, accusing the Telco’s wholly owned subsidiary Prepaid Services and another company Boost Tel of engaging in misleading and deceptive conduct over the sale of prepaid phone cards.
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IBM's US$1.2 billion purchase of SPSS Corp. will immediately turn IBM from pretender into contender in the high-end analytics and data mining market, say analysts, and could leave rivals such as SAP AG or Oracle Corp. ruing a missed opportunity.
As promised, Microsoft today patched six vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer (IE) and Visual Studio with the first "out-of-cycle" update since it plugged a hole last October that the Conficker worm later used to run rampant.
New research commissioned by Telstra’s BigPond arm shows that Australians are spending more time at home, using the Internet as a means of entertainment to tackle the economic downturn.
Communications minister Stephen Conroy today launched the second ever National ICT Careers Week, touting that now is the perfect time to begin an ICT career.
The three regional Australian towns to be the first to connect to the National Broadband Network (NBN) were named at the weekend.
Microsoft co-founder and chairman Bill Gates has admitted he tried using social networking site Facebook, but found it irritating as he was overcome with friend requests.
The Rudd Government has chosen former Alcatel COO and president Mike Quigley as executive chairman of the NBNCo.
Apple has retracted its legal threats against public wiki hosting site Bluwiki, and a counter suit on behalf of the Wiki operator has also been dropped.
Microsoft Corp.'s move to release three of its drivers to Linux, however technically modest it may be, could put pressure on other closed-source vendors to follow suit.
Brisbane City Council has awarded Optus a $60 million network managed services contract to transform its telecommunications network infrastructure to a new IP-based communications system.
NEC-owned Nextep today launched a 3G connect service, built to complement its private networking services.
Management software developed by the CSIRO that boosts the oil and gas industry has bagged a technical innovation award at the 2009 Offshore Asia Conference in Thailand.
Internode has launched its first fixed-voice telephone service, NodeLine, which the company claims can save households 25 per cent on their phone bill.
The Federal Government has launched a $US1.6 million competition to build a new fleet of military robots.