Stories by Darren Pauli

McAfee peddles wares to millions in Facebook deal

McAfee has beat off rivals in a deal with Facebook which will allow it to promote its security suite to the website’s 350 million users and make it mandatory for victims of compromised accounts to use its online scanning tool.

Users shun fixed line, flock to 3G

Adoption and use of 3G networks and wireless broadband exploded last year as consumers flocked to grab the latest Internet-ready mobile, according to new research.

Trial by fire: Vic bushfire system on alert

Victoria’s troubled bushfire alert system will be put to the test today as the state braces for [[artnid:275889|catastrophic fire conditions]] and soaring 40 degree temperatures.

Railcorp signals in digital radio

Railcorp has inked a two and half year deal with communications supplier Huawei Australia to replace its ageing analogue radio network with a digital solution used in China’s ultra-fast railway network.

ICANN says Web filters will "embarrass" Aussie govt

An Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) chief has said the Australian government will “embarrass itself” if it pushes ahead with plans to install a national Internet content filter.

ICANN chief refutes US control

The new Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) chief has poured cold water on claims the organisation is resisting a break from alleged US oversight.

Classification stall puts gamers on edge

The release date of a government discussion paper on content classification could create a watershed for Australian gamers who are set to suffer under the national Internet filtering scheme.

Aussie Internet turns 20

This week marked 20 years since Robert Elz and Torben Neilsen completed the first circuit that brought the Internet to Australia.

Kogan magic revives Agora Android

Melbourne company Kogan Technologies will release its Google Android-powered mobile phone by year's end after its attempt to launch the Agora phone last year was crushed by technical problems.

Hollywood chef to buy .food domain

Celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck has arrived in Sydney from LA to push his US$180,000 application bid to own the .food top level domain name which will brand his restaurant empire.