Stories by Hamish Barwick

Alcatel-Lucent powers up Flemington Next G network

While Flemington punters won’t get access to Cisco’s Wi-Fi network until next year, Alcatel-Lucent has come to the party in 2012 with a pilot of seven 3G metro cells to extend the capacity of Telstra’s Next G track-side network.

Flemington racecourse to trot out Wi-Fi system by 2013

Punters keen to have a flutter at Flemington racecourse in Melbourne will be able to bet online and watch the race in HD on their smartphone within the arena when a Wi-Fi service is introduced by the Victorian Racing Club (VRC) next year.

Galaxy census one of the first ASKAP projects

The Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) radio telescope which officially opened on Friday in WA is already in demand with a galaxy census and black hole research among the projects planned for the next five years.

BSA fines Alternative Plastics Australia $50,000

Business Software Alliance (BSA) Australia has reached a settlement with Melbourne manufacturing company Alternative Plastics Pty Ltd and its sister firm Alternative Plastics Australia Pty Ltd for reportedly using Autodesk unlicensed software programs.

Data breach liability should lie with companies: Survey

The call for mandatory data breach notifications and potential legal proceedings against enterprises who fail to protect customer data has become a little louder in Australia, according to the findings of a new survey.