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  • Sanyo develops ready-to-use rechargeable battery

    By Martyn Williams | 02 November, 2005 10:25

    Sanyo Electric has developed a rechargeable battery that can be supplied to users ready-to-use. The new battery enables charging at the time of manufacturing so that users don't have to charge them as soon as they pull them out the box.

  • PatchLink partners up

    By Jennifer O'Brien | 02 November, 2005 10:23

    Patch management software vendor, PatchLink, has brought its global partner program to Australia to give dealers a personalised Web portal along with marketing and sales tools, technical training and support staff.

  • Analysis: 2005 a bad memory for DDR2

    By Dan Nystedt | 02 November, 2005 10:19

    This was supposed to be the year that a speedier new DRAM (dynamic RAM) technology moved into the mainstream: a technology that could lower power consumption while increasing data speeds. But the technology, DDR2 (double data rate), failed to make the grade, due largely to a lack of acceptance among desktop PC users.

  • Hon Hai extends lead as top electronics maker in Q3

    By Dan Nystedt | 02 November, 2005 10:12

    Hon Hai Precision Industry extended its lead as the largest contract electronics manufacturer in the world during the three months ending Sept. 30, posting strong revenue and net income growth, while its main rival reported a loss.

  • WLAN group shakes up standards

    By Stephen Lawson | 02 November, 2005 10:10

    SAN FRANCISCO: The recent formation of a consortium for high-speed wireless LANs brings together more than two dozen vendors from both sides of an ongoing standards debate, but a prominent chip vendor claims core members of the group have sidestepped and disrupted the standards process.

  • Foxconn added to TodayTech stable

    By Nadia Cameron | 02 November, 2005 10:07

    Hardware distributor, TodayTech, has further bolstered its vendor ranks with the addition of motherboard and components manufacturer, Foxconn.

  • All hail the maestro

    By Brian Corrigan | 02 November, 2005 10:04

    Local Media Center specialist, Altech Computers, has sectioned off a piece of its stand this year to push its range of Maestro home entertainment PCs.

  • Alloys sets up home at show

    By Brian Corrigan | 02 November, 2005 09:57

    Finding furniture was the biggest problem facing Alloys International product manager, Phil Gibbs, as he looked to set up his company's stand at the National Home Entertainment Show.


    By Brian Corrigan | 02 November, 2005 09:33

    The second annual National Home Entertainment Show will be twice as big as last year when it opens its doors this weekend.

  • New distributor tackles threat management

    By Nadia Cameron | 02 November, 2005 08:57

    A new security distributor has launched in Australia to tackle the Unified Threat Management (UTM) market.

  • Gates, Ozzie go 'Live' with Microsoft services plan

    By Elizabeth Montalbano | 02 November, 2005 08:05

    As widely expected, Microsoft Tuesday unveiled its software-as-a-service strategy, an effort to provide a more seamless connection between customers and their business and personal data by offering a range of services accessed over the Web by various devices.

  • Intel's new dual-core Xeon targets four-chip servers

    By Tom Krazit | 02 November, 2005 08:03

    Intel has now brought dual-core technology into all of its Xeon processors for low-end servers with the launch of four new Xeon 7000 series chips.

  • Phoenix tags PCs using BIOS

    By John E. Dunn | 02 November, 2005 08:00

    Phoenix Technologies has announced a new product designed to tag and identify Windows PCs using a BIOS-protected encryption key.

  • IBM buys search developer iPhrase

    By Stacy Cowley | 02 November, 2005 07:54

    IBM has acquired e-commerce-focused search technology developer iPhrase Systems, a private company based in Bedford, Massachusetts. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

  • Motorola, Nortel settle Zafirovski dispute

    By Robert McMillan | 02 November, 2005 07:15

    Nortel Networks has agreed to pay $US11.5 million as part of a lawsuit settlement with Motorola over the network vendor's hiring of Mike Zafirovski, formerly Motorola's president and COO.

  • MBS adds fresh faces to its IBM team

    By Julia Talevski | 02 November, 2005 07:15

    Meier Business Systems (MBS) has recruited five new staff to focus on its IBM product division.

  • BMC links batch systems to Web services, Java

    By Paul Krill | 02 November, 2005 07:15

    Seeking to enable multilayered transactional applications, BMC Software is introducing an addition to its Control-M product family that links batch-management systems to processes executed via Web services, messaging and Java applications.

  • Tasman aims at beating Cisco with lower-cost router

    By Phil Hochmuth | 01 November, 2005 12:33

    Tasman Networks has built a router line aimed at matching Cisco's Integrated Services Routers on performance and beating them on price.

  • CA offers Protection to SMB market

    By Brian Corrigan | 01 November, 2005 12:17

    Computer Associates (CA) has set its sights on the SMB market following the release of its Protection Suite.

  • Dell to miss Q3 financial targets

    By Tom Krazit | 01 November, 2005 12:16

    The third quarter of 2005 looks like it could be one of the worst operating periods for Dell in several years. The company has announced that it will fall short of its own revenue guidance for the quarter on lower-than-expected sales, and take a $US450 million charge to replace broken Optiplex desktops and restructure its workforce.

  • Intel redefines desktop and mobile computing

    There's never been a better time for a business to refresh its devices. Intel offers a range of business solutions, from Servers to SSD, but also 2 in 1 products and also the NUC unit which is set to revolutionise your desktop. Click here to read more information on these products.. Read more


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