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  • Mobile data services come of age

    Although voice and SMS messaging still dominate the use of mobile phones, there is now increasing activity beyond this. It has taken a time, but use of mobile data services (MDS) is now disseminating beyond a small number of high level users to the wider market, according to the Wireless Data Services Study 2007.

  • Aussies' Web time seems to surpass TV time

    For the first time, Australians in 2007 were spending more time online than they were spending watching TV (an average of 13.7 hours per week compared with 13.3 hours of TV) according to Nielsen Online's 2007 Australian Internet and Technology Report.

  • And then there were. . ?

    The ICT industry consists of a lot of different components and skills, but acquisitions over the past year or so have shifted more power to the big fellas. This consolidation -- especially in the business intelligence and performance technology sectors -- will impact client and vendor relationships, technology directions, customer support, and who's who.

  • Hansen charges up $2.6m AGL contract

    ASX listed managed services provider, Hansen, has won a licensing and services contract with energy provider AGL. The contract value is for $2.6 million over two years and was won in a competitive tender.

  • Palo Alto upgrades app firewall software

    Palo Alto Networks is announcing at Interop Las Vegas a new version of its next-generation firewall that makes it possible to create tighter security policies based on information about specific applications.

  • 3G iPhone due on June 9, analysts say

    The 3G iPhone will be announced June 9, the likely date of Apple CEO Steve Jobs' keynote at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference, analysts said in research notes.

  • Researchers 'poison' Storm botnet

    A group of German researchers has unveiled the first publicly released research attempting to actively disrupt a peer-to-peer botnet - using as their case study the notorious Storm worm.

  • iFrame attacks surge, security firm says

    A flood of SQL injection attacks on Microsoft Internet Information Servers are leaving Web pages with malicious iFrames in them, and Panda Security is urging network managers to make sure their Web pages haven't been infected.

  • Microsoft to offer Web-streamed Office, combat Google Apps

    Worried by the small but growing number of small businesses and consumers switching from Microsoft Office to cheaper or free online alternatives such as Google Apps, Microsoft plans to arm a key cohort of its formidable legion of partners to help fight the threat to Office 2.0.