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  • IN PICTURES: ARN Awards Sponsors' Cocktail Party

    By ARN Staff | 25 September, 2014 09:12

    More than 80 ICT industry leaders celebrated the success of the 2014 ARN ICT Industry Awards at an exclusive cocktail party at the Ivy penthouse in Sydney. The event, which recognised the support of the Awards' Platinum and Gold sponsors, was a roaring success that, for some, ended in the wee small hours. As the photos by IAN SHARP show, everybody had a great time.

  • The new Intel: Defining the future starts at the top

    By Rob Enderle | 12 September, 2014 23:40

    Intel's executive leadership stepped it up at last week's Intel Developer Forum. I used to do speaker reviews for Intel. After Andrew Grove left, though, poorly prepped speakers, sloppy presentations and missed opportunities defined IDF, with folks changing their presentations right up until they went on stage. Intel found my speaker reviews too critical, so I wasn't asked to continue.

  • The iPod classic plays its last

    By Christopher Breen | 10 September, 2014 06:32

    "My time has passed. Ain't nothin' for it."

  • 2014 ARN ICT Industry Awards: and the finalists are ...

    By Jennifer O'Brien | 11 August, 2014 10:00

    ARN is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2014 ARN ICT Industry Awards.

  • IN PICTURES: 2014 Hall of Fame lunch - Part One (+26 photos)

    By Allan Swann | 04 August, 2014 09:50

    The annual ARN Hall of Fame lunch for 2014 was held at Black by ezard in The Star Sydney Casino & Hotel in Pyrmont, Sydney. This year 15 of the 22 Hall of Fame inductees attended, including the three new members - Steve Murphy, John Donovan and Scott Frew. It was, as always, an afternoon of engaging discussion among the Channel's luminaries about market disruption, and the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead. Photos by Ian Sharp.

Features
Opinions
  • Watson shows the power of intelligent computing

    By Rob Enderle | 11 October, 2014 00:18

    At IBM's Think Forum in New York, CEO Ginni Rometty took us through the success and future of Watson, IBM's automated decision engine. This technology fascinates me because it's the first major step to change the basic computing paradigm.

  • What Windows 10 means for the enterprise

    By Woody Leonhard | 01 October, 2014 23:02

    Microsoft rolled out the widely anticipated Windows Technical Preview yesterday morning, playing to a handpicked crowd of Microsoft reporters and analysts. Although Microsoft didn't have the technical will to broadcast the event live, you can see a recording of the 40-minute presentation on YouTube.

  • Why the Internet of Things may never happen

    By Mike Elgan | 29 September, 2014 22:58

    The Internet of Things is great - if, that is, you like the Internet and you also own some things.

  • Opinion: Rest in peace, Apple iPhone

    By Tony Ibrahim | 10 September, 2014 14:45

    It is with the deepest sympathies we announce the tragic loss of one of the industries greatest smartphones, Apple’s iPhone. Chief executive Tim Cook broke the news to Apple loyalists with the unveiling of larger screen variants in what will be remembered as a pivotal moment in the company’s history.

  • The trouble with trolls (and how to beat them)

    By Mike Elgan | 16 August, 2014 21:22

    A vulnerable person. A sociopath or two on social media tormenting that person without consequence. That's trolling in a nutshell.

Reviews
  • Opinion: Must-have accessories that should be in your laptop bag

    By Tony Bradley | 04 January, 2013 14:05

    For some, a laptop bag is just a piece of luggage dedicated to safely transporting a portable PC and/or tablet from Point A to Point B. For business travelers, though, the laptop bag is more like a Swiss Army knife--an essential element filled with the gadgets and accessories you need.

 

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