Treating relatively harmless online pranksters as terrorists not appropriate
Stories by David Legard
The Australian Internet market is growing slowly in subscriber terms and seeing a decrease in the number of ISPs (Internet service providers), according to statistics released Thursday by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
Microsoft's Windows operating system will remain the dominant client operating environment for the foreseeable future, and only the open-source Linux operating system stands in the way of Windows also dominating the server side, according to market analyst International Data Corp. (IDC).
Malaysia is major manufacturing centre for disk drives and PCs
Product overlaps are daunting
3G (third-generation) mobile operators face more headaches than just high spectrum license fees and underperforming handsets -- they need to tailor their migration strategies to fit their position in the market, according to Jimmy Lukito, marketing and sales support manager for Alcatel SA's mobile networks division in Asia-Pacific.
Southern Cross Cable Network will reconfigure its Australia-U.S. loop cable network into a figure-eight topology as a matter of urgency after two unrelated failures in the past week caused service outages, the company said in a statement Tuesday.
Large ship suspected of causing the break
Foreign Investment Review Board has final say on takeover proceeding
Singapore says "e-inclusion" fundamental to country's success
SMS a big hit in Asia-Pacific; WAP a flop
Economies strong in most cases
Australian media mogul Kerry Stokes has told the country's Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) that the proposed takeover of Cable & Wireless Optus Ltd. by Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. is a threat to national security and should be blocked, the Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) reported Thursday.
SMS use growing rapidly in Philippines, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia
Some hurdles still remain