Ashley Clark

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Online ads weather economic storms

Online ads weather economic storms

After a brief slowdown at the beginning of the financial year, Australian online advertising revenue is expected to increase 24 percent in 2008, according to a new study.
Sep 19 2008 11:47AM
Australian research to centre on service

Australian research to centre on service

SAP Research in Brisbane and the Queensland branch of the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) on Smart Services are teaming up to develop a series of web service applications known as the 'Internet of Services'.
Sep 18 2008 2:53PM
IBM tries to 'jazz' up software delivery

IBM tries to 'jazz' up software delivery

With its new technology platform, Jazz, IBM hopes to provide a more cohesive and streamlined approach to software development and delivery.
Sep 16 2008 2:26PM
Mobile plan trades cash for ads

Mobile plan trades cash for ads

A new mobile plan offers customers a 65 percent monthly discount for customers who agree to receive mobile advertisements.
Aug 27 2008 1:29PM
Going green with broadband

Going green with broadband

Today marks the start of the 2008 Alcatel-Lucent Broadband Environment Challenge, which looks for broadband solutions that have potential to deliver significant environmental benefits.
Aug 20 2008 3:38PM
A/NZ women in Open Source gain momentum

A/NZ women in Open Source gain momentum

With increasing interest and influence in the open source movement, women in Australia and New Zealand are pushing their way into a normally male-dominated arena.
Aug 18 2008 1:41PM
Oz needs to focus on research 'gap'

Oz needs to focus on research 'gap'

New NICTA CTO John Parker believes there is a whole group of Australian innovators who fall into a research 'gap' and are forced to go overseas.
Aug 15 2008 12:14PM
Telstra hitting ‘crunch time’ for financial goals

Telstra hitting ‘crunch time’ for financial goals

Analyst firm Ovum says the next two years are financially critical for Telstra if the telco giant hopes to meet its proposed profitability targets.
Aug 14 2008 3:28PM
Privacy report makes little room for emerging trends

Privacy report makes little room for emerging trends

While the Australian Law Reform Comission’s (ALRC) privacy recommendations are based around advances in technology, Gartner security analyst Andrew Walls believes they do little to address major developing trends like social networking.
Aug 13 2008 4:06PM
New technology pushes privacy law change

New technology pushes privacy law change

Advancements in information technology warrant changes in privacy laws, said the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC).
Aug 11 2008 3:56PM
Tearing down the great firewall

Tearing down the great firewall

Amnesty International is calling for Google, Yahoo!, and Microsoft to stop allowing the Chinese government to censor the Internet for its citizens.
Aug 6 2008 3:32PM
Struggles continue over NBN separation

Struggles continue over NBN separation

As the tender process for the national broadband network (NBN) continues, the argument over separation of the network rages on.
Aug 1 2008 3:33PM
Aussie businesses ignore online customer inquiries

Aussie businesses ignore online customer inquiries

When it comes to answering your online customer queries, it looks like most Australian businesses can’t really be bothered.
Jul 30 2008 8:07AM
Social networking site for both online and mobiles

Social networking site for both online and mobiles

Loop Mobile launched its MOKO Online service today as one of the first social networking sites to work fully across both online and mobile platforms.
Jul 21 2008 4:13PM
Government extends NBN deadline

Government extends NBN deadline

National broadband network (NBN) hopefuls will now have even longer to ready their proposals, as Broadband Minister Stephen Conroy announced today that he would be asking for more information.
Jul 18 2008 3:52PM
More regulations for Telstra

More regulations for Telstra

The Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (ACCC) now is requiring Telstra to keep detailed records and submit reports about its telephone exchange activities.
Jul 15 2008 4:27PM
$20m iPhone injection could boost Aussie adoption of 3G

$20m iPhone injection could boost Aussie adoption of 3G

Market researcher IbisWorld has predicted that Friday’s launch of the iPhone across Australia delivered $20 million into the economy in just a matter of hours.
Jul 14 2008 3:33PM
iPhone to revolutionise mobile apps

iPhone to revolutionise mobile apps

The 3G iPhone is primed to make a splash not only with consumers but in the enterprise market, with its accessibility for mobile applications.
Jul 11 2008 3:58PM
Aussie students take home trophy in international contest

Aussie students take home trophy in international contest

A group of Australian university students have triumphed over 200,000 students from 100 nations to achieve first place in Microsoft’s 2008 Imagine Cup competition.
Jul 9 2008 3:46PM
iPhone carriers here, there and everywhere

iPhone carriers here, there and everywhere

With the iPhone's release just hours away, Aussie punters who were holding out on contracts are feverishly comparing prices and weighing up the benefits between the three confirmed carriers. Elsewhere in the world, however, most iPhone customers have only a single choice to make.
Jul 9 2008 12:36PM

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