Digital sales of music represented 10 per cent of the total worldwide music market in 2007, up from six per cent in 2006, according to In-Stat.
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.
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.
Acumine, eWise, Infoplex, Fenwick Software, Comps, and Integrate Systems come under the spotlight
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.
Queensland-based wireless distributor, inTechnology, has signed up with US vendor, TriActive to offer its systems software-as-a-service (SaaS) management technology.
Regional Australians have finally backed the closure of Telstra's CDMA network, which will be terminated at midnight tonight.
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.
Security vendor, Secure Computing, has appointed Rachel Monster as local channel account manager.
Cisco may be looking to acquire a femtocell company that won a major RFP at AT&T, analysts at a Wall Street investment firm are speculating.
An elite social-networking site for network engineers is expanding into consulting on IT projects for businesses and service providers.
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.
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.
Apple and VMware have updated software designed to let Mac owners run Microsoft's Windows, amending it to accommodate the newest version of Windows XP.
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.
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.
Foundry Networks this week extended its switch line to boost support for network growth, video and other high-power devices, as well as migration to IPv6.
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.
Sony and Samsung are reaffirming their alliance in LCD (liquid crystal display) panel manufacturing with plans to jointly construct a third flat-screen factory in South Korea.
Sun Microsystems acquired microprocessor startup Montalvo Systems for an undisclosed sum, the company confirmed.
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