Stories by Kathryn Edwards

Max Walker releases Melbourne Cup iPhone app

Cricketing legend Max Walker’s company Maxximiser, has joined the throng of Australian developers aiming to hit it big on the popular iPhone releasing an app for the the race that stops a nation.

PPC-1 submarine cable switches on

The PIPE Networks undersea cable system, PIPE Pacific Cable (PPC-1), stretching from Sydney to Guam, was officially launched today at an event at Sydney’s Australian Technology Park.

Entry-level IT salaries rise

The average entry-level salary for IT graduates has jumped $2,000 to $38,000 according to an annual survey by IT professional training company, Excom Education.

IT jobs creep upwards in September

The Australian job market has risen again in September, but the IT sector is still playing catch-up, according to the latest results from the Olivier Job Index.

Five Windows 7 features to make IT managers jobs easier

Speaking from Microsoft's Tech Ed event on the Gold Coast, Windows 7 commercial group lead and the woman responsible for the launch of Windows 7 in Australia, Sarah Vaughan, outlines the top five features of Windows 7 to make the lives of IT managers a little easier.

Tech Ed: Women in IT

Out of the 2500-odd IT professionals and developers at this year's Microsoft Tech Ed on the Gold Coast, only about 200 are women. The attendance of women is up 50 per cent from last year, but it's still a far cry from the number of men pouring through the doors.