Tag: shock

TIO sees sharp rise in 'money' complaints 
By Ry Crozier | Dec 3, 2010 | Comment Now 
ISPs and mobile telcos the worst offenders.
 
iPad owners warned about iShock 
May 25, 2010 | Comment Now 
Use pre-paid data plans for at least three months, consumers told.
 
Culture shock: Out-placed to an outsourcer 
By Ry Crozier | Jun 3, 2009 | Comment Now 
When the assets of BHP IT were sold to CSC in May 2000, some 1,700 techies became CSC employees overnight. Nine years on, a staffer subsumed by the American giant tells iTnews ...
 
Satellite service fights bill shock with quota warnings 
By Ry Crozier | Feb 27, 2009 | Comment Now 
A local satellite mobile broadband provider actually proactively warns its customers when they start downloading abnormal amounts of data and offers to shift them to a better ...
 
Beware of 3G bill shock 
Jul 22, 2008 | Comment Now 
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is warning consumers to be wary of the high charges that come with excessive data usage on new 3G mobile devices.
 
Canadian expresses shock at $85k mobile phone bill 
By Guy Dixon | Dec 17, 2007 | Comment Now 
A 22-year-old Canadian oil-field worker recently received a mobile phone bill for nearly US$85,000 after repeatedly using his handset as a modem for his computer..
 
SOA adoption causing culture shock 
By Tom Sanders | May 23, 2007 | Comment Now 
The successful adoption of service oriented architectures (SOAs) requires a change in corporate culture, IBM warned at its Impact 2007 conference in Orlando, US.
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