Stories by Caitlin Fitzsimmons

  • Web Mania Managing the Chaos

    With literally hundreds of Web development tools on the market today, choosing technology can be a formidable challenge for Web developers and end users alike. Caitlin Fitzsimmons reports on how Web developers choose their tools and examines the opportunities for the traditional channel to sell into the Web space

  • ICANN expands name domain

    Last week's decision by ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) to add new top-level domain names to the ubiquitous .com, .net and .org has been met with mixed reaction from Australian domain registration companies.

  • Vendors woo developers

    In a bid to raise awareness of their products and strengthen relationships with developers, vendors are offering increasingly comprehensive developer programs.

  • Maxamine appoints distributor

    Adelaide-based software developer Maxamine has appointed Singapore-based Boustead IT to manage its distribution network in Australia and the Asia Pacific, leaving Maxamine free to develop its US expansion strategy.

  • 3d3.COM launches into Japan

    Australian company 3d3.COM has signed a $1.2 million a year deal with Japanese distributor Xlsoft, which will see the company's Internet shop builder, Shop Factory, become the first international "shop in a box solution" distributed in Japan.

  • A FairMarket for new auction tool

    A new player in online auctions has landed on the Australian marketplace, and it won't be selling a thing! Boston-based FairMarket last week launched its new Australian subsidiary with offices in North Sydney and a new hosting centre at the Optus facility in Rosebury.

  • HarvestRoad dons Red Hat

    A Perth-based Web software developer, HarvestRoad, has secured a strategic deal with Red Hat Linux, which will see HarvestRoad software rolled out with Red Hat products across the Asia-Pacific region.

  • Melbourne IT goes through the roof

    Melbourne IT's share price jumped 45 cents by mid afternoon yesterday, following news of the announcement that its domain name registration business, Internet Names WorldWide, has licensed the rights to provide Chinese character-based domain names.