Sarah Stokely

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Open source the biggest potential game changer for government: Senator Lundy

Open source the biggest potential game changer for government: Senator Lundy

Senator Kate Lundy hosted a pre-2020 Summit event in Canberra last week to generate ideas on how open source technology, open standards and open access to information might transform the way government departments and the business world operate.
Apr 7 2008 7:58AM
Linux, we have a PR problem

Linux, we have a PR problem

A few weeks ago a former boss and mentor of mine made my jaw drop by asking me, "Why has open source failed?".
Feb 11 2008 12:26PM
2008: The year of the content filter

2008: The year of the content filter

With Communications Minister Stephen Conroy set to release his report on ISP-level content filtering later this month, 2008 is shaping up to be the “year of the content filter” according to IP expert Kimberlee Weatherall.
Feb 4 2008 10:19AM
Australian open source workers earn more money

Australian open source workers earn more money

IT workers who specialise in free and open source software are earning more than the national average for IT, according to the results of Australia's first open source census.
Feb 4 2008 9:59AM
Python 3.0 to be backwards incompatible

Python 3.0 to be backwards incompatible

Organisations using the programming language Python will be majorly affected by changes in store for the language over the course of the next twelve months, Linux.conf.au attendees were told this morning.
Feb 1 2008 2:58PM
Google Summer of Code headed down under

Google Summer of Code headed down under

Hot on the heels of the local launch of its Google Highly Open Participation computing competition for high school students, Google looks set to bring its famous Summer of Code program down under as well.
Feb 1 2008 7:39AM
In open source, money doesn't always talk

In open source, money doesn't always talk

Getting a job in open source development can mean getting a pay-cheque for working on your favourite hobby. But the equation is more complicated than just adding money, according to OpenLogic Director of Community and Partner Programs, Stormy Peters.
Jan 31 2008 2:05PM
Hardware vendors will follow the money to open source

Hardware vendors will follow the money to open source

The success of consumer IT products like the ASUS Eee PC will help provide the leverage needed to get hardware vendors on board with open source, according to Dirk Hohndel, Intel’s chief technologist for open source.
Jan 31 2008 1:07PM
Information is our only security weapon: Bruce Schneier at Linux.conf.au

Information is our only security weapon: Bruce Schneier at Linux.conf.au

Computer security expert Bruce Schneier took a swipe at a number of sacred cows of security including RFID tags, national ID cards and public CCTV security cameras in his keynote address to Linux.conf.au this morning.
Jan 30 2008 1:48PM
Information is our only security weapon: Bruce Schneier

Information is our only security weapon: Bruce Schneier

Computer security expert Bruce Schneier took a swipe at a number of sacred cows of security including RFID tags, national ID cards and public CCTV security cameras in his keynote address to Linux.conf.au this morning.
Jan 30 2008 12:44PM
Microsoft Media Center PCs hit Australia

Microsoft Media Center PCs hit Australia

Microsoft has launched its long awaited home entertainment operating system, Windows XP Media Center Edition, in Australia.
Oct 13 2004 12:00AM
SanDisk sees photo memory opportunity in Big W

SanDisk sees photo memory opportunity in Big W

Memory vendor SanDisk is taking its digital camera flash memory cards to the retail mass merchant channel for the first time with the news that it has signed a distribution deal with Big W.
Sep 30 2004 12:00AM
Dell CEO brings services, printing message down under

Dell CEO brings services, printing message down under

Dell's CEO has reaffirmed the direct juggernaut's commitment to expanding into services and consumer electronics as he embarked on a whirlwind trip to meet Australian partners and customers.
Sep 28 2004 12:00AM
Sony shows off new PS2

Sony shows off new PS2

Sony has showcased more than 3000 products for its retail partners at its second Experience More event at Fox Studios in Sydney.
Sep 24 2004 12:00AM
HP makes a digital entertainment play

HP makes a digital entertainment play

HP is the latest IT player to throw its hat in the digital entertainment ring unveiling a swag of new digital photography and home entertainment products which it hopes will cement its future in the digital home consumer market.
Sep 20 2004 12:00AM
Windows Media Centre PCs will launch without EPG [updated]

Windows Media Centre PCs will launch without EPG [updated]

With the long awaited launch of Windows Media Centre PCs set to take place later this month, Microsoft launch partner HP has confirmed that one of the key features -- the Electronic Program Guide -- will not be ready at launch.
Sep 16 2004 12:00AM
Leading Edge poaches Dick Smith management team

Leading Edge poaches Dick Smith management team

Three long-serving Dick Smith Electronics managers have followed the group of former DSE franchisees who announced yesterday that they had joined independent retail buying group, Leading Edge Group.
Aug 13 2004 12:00AM
Disenchanted Dick Smith franchisees join Leading Edge

Disenchanted Dick Smith franchisees join Leading Edge

The Leading Edge Group has swooped on a number of disenchanted Woolworths franchisees, announcing it has signed up 30 former Dick Smith Electronics (DSE) and Tandy stores to form its own Electronics Group.
Aug 12 2004 12:00AM
Computer manufacturer Optima announces CE product division

Computer manufacturer Optima announces CE product division

Aug 6 2004 12:00AM
Panasonic debuts Viera line of LCD and plasma TVs

Panasonic debuts Viera line of LCD and plasma TVs

Panasonic is aiming high end with its new range of High Definition plasma and LCD monitors, code-named Viera.
Aug 4 2004 12:00AM

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