Damien Virulhapen

Recent articles by Damien Virulhapen

CRN birthday smash and grab

CRN birthday smash and grab

Computer Reseller News (CRN) staff recently celebrated the magazine’s 200th issue, with a few uninvited guests creating a memorable stir.
Jul 14 2006 3:36PM
IEAA flags top performers in 2005 games market

IEAA flags top performers in 2005 games market

Last Friday night (24th February) the Interactive Entertainment Association of Australia (IEAA) held its annual awards night, where the 2006 game sales champions were announced.
Mar 2 2006 2:53PM
BigPond's Movies Online launches

BigPond's Movies Online launches

Telstra has launched its online movies-on-demand service.
Feb 22 2006 12:27PM
Sub-$10 mobile phones to replace home landlines, analyst claims

Sub-$10 mobile phones to replace home landlines, analyst claims

The explosion in mobile phone growth is set to continue, according to an industry analyst.
Sep 19 2005 4:09PM
Shane Warne brings more fun to the phone

Shane Warne brings more fun to the phone

Fans can now have Shane Warne on their phones, with Korean mobile games developer Com2uS announcing a Shane Warne Cricket for Mobile game.
Jun 30 2005 10:51AM
The unified colours of game censorship

The unified colours of game censorship

The Office of Film and Literature Classification has ignored industry pressure for an "R" rating on violent computer games instead announcing a "unified" colour-coded sticker marking system.
Jun 6 2005 2:00PM
Trans Tasman rivals face off in new arena

Trans Tasman rivals face off in new arena

The Australian round of the World Cyber Games series cranks up a notch this weekend. The inaugural Trans Tasman Challenge sees traditional sporting rivals Australia and New Zealand face off on the digital battlefield.
Jun 2 2005 4:33PM
Winners and losers for 2005

Winners and losers for 2005

Gartner analyst Bob Hayward set the cat among the pigeons at this year's KickStart 2005 conference.
Mar 1 2005 2:56PM
Too much information?

Too much information?

Corporations are now facing a deluge of data gathered from the electronic trails left by their customers, according to Gartner analyst Bob Hayward.
Feb 28 2005 11:03AM
Atari reports loss, closes offices

Atari reports loss, closes offices

Game developer and publisher Atari has closed two US offices and is restructuring following a 15 percent profit drop for the quarter ending 31 December 2004.
Feb 16 2005 1:36PM
Web services security gets $2 million boost

Web services security gets $2 million boost

A collaborative agreement between Microsoft and National ICT Australia will fund research into advanced web services security.
Feb 10 2005 11:00AM
Australia's online-best honoured

Australia's online-best honoured

The best of Australia's interactive industry was honoured at the annual AIMIA awards.
Feb 7 2005 1:00PM
Hackers target online gamers

Hackers target online gamers

A new trojan has been released which specifically targets players on an online Massive Multi-player Online Role Playing Game.
Jan 31 2005 10:10AM
iPod takes top spot in Spam Index

iPod takes top spot in Spam Index

Spammers are cashing in on trends in the lifestyle market, peddling wares more upmarket than traditional spam products. In particular, the iPod has become a favourite for savvy spammers.
Jan 28 2005 12:46PM
Mobile content initiative underway

Mobile content initiative underway

A series of national seminars is underway exploring the potential for mobile content.
Jan 20 2005 1:36PM
Google shoots to snap up image market

Google shoots to snap up image market

Google has released free file management software tailored for digital images.
Jan 19 2005 10:15AM
Nintendo fights for handheld market

Nintendo fights for handheld market

Handheld gaming in Australia is tipped to undergo a major shakeup, with two new portable gaming devices due to appear on the scene next month.
Jan 18 2005 7:00AM
Half-Life 2 smashes PC game sales records

Half-Life 2 smashes PC game sales records

Highly anticipated PC game Half-Life 2 has broken Australian sales records.
Nov 26 2004 12:00AM
Telstra trials 'big footprint' ADSL technology

Telstra trials 'big footprint' ADSL technology

Telstra hopes to make its broadband ADSL services available to more potential customers in the near future.
Nov 4 2004 12:00AM
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. delayed until mid 2005

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. delayed until mid 2005

Game developer GSC has announced its ambitions to debut PC game S.T.A.L.K.E.R have been pushed back to at least May 2005.
Nov 2 2004 12:00AM

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