Stories by Staff Writers

  • AMD goes 3D with labels

    Advanced Micro Devices will begin putting 3-D holographic labels on the packaging of boxed processors so that customers, resellers and distributors can verify the authenticity of the chips, the company said last week.

  • Labor hits back at ICT trade deficit

    IT opposition spokeswoman Senator Kate Lundy today said the rapid growth of Australia's ICT trade deficit is a graphic symbol of the Howard Government's indifference to the local ICT industry.

  • Compliance budgets miss the mark

    Many Australian companies' budgets are inadequate to meet the growing number of compliance projects, according to the Resource Connection Australia (RCA) survey.

  • Logicalis' local operations acquired by IBM

    Datatec, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)-listed networking, technology and services group, has announced that its Logicalis subsidiary has sold its Australian and New Zealand operations to IBM for $US66m in cash, inclusive of working capital adjustments.

  • SCO gives grace period to Linux users

    The SCO Group has decided to give Linux users another two weeks before doubling the license fees it is demanding for its Intellectual Property License for Linux, and has backed off on plans to begin sending invoices to commercial Linux users.

  • Lotus updates Notes

    Lotus Notes is getting the message - the instant message. Lotus Notes 6.5 adds integrated instant messaging to its email and collaboration tools.

  • Vic govt project blows out

    An upgrade to the Victorian parliament's computer system blew out by more than $1.6 million because of poor management, inadequately configured helpdesk software, and a lack of skills and experience within the IT unit.