Ron Osborn

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Electronic Arts gets Half-Life 2

Electronic Arts gets Half-Life 2

Games publisher Electronic Arts (EA) has won the rights to distribute Half Life 2 and other games from developer Valve.
Jul 19 2005 4:32PM
Police seize computer equipment

Police seize computer equipment

NSW police have seized a computer and compact discs which allegedly contain child pornography images.
Jun 27 2005 2:00PM
NVIDIA brings SLI to GeForce 6600

NVIDIA brings SLI to GeForce 6600

NVIDIA has released a ForceWare driver that allows GeForce 6600 cards to be run in SLI mode.
Jun 23 2005 3:31PM
Porn spam triples

Porn spam triples

Pornographic spam tripled during May from 5.62 to 14.05 percent of all spam, according to an internet security firm.
Jun 23 2005 10:48AM
IT shortages create demand for multiskilling

IT shortages create demand for multiskilling

A demand for more return on IT investment combined with looming IT skills shortages has put increased value on multiskilled IT staff, according to a local IT recruitment and outsourcing firm.
Jun 21 2005 1:12PM
DNAS number portability not required: ACCC

DNAS number portability not required: ACCC

The ACCC has said that mandating DNAS number portability would not be in the long-term interests of end-users.
Jun 16 2005 10:15AM
Unwired reaches 25,000 customers

Unwired reaches 25,000 customers

Wireless broadband provider Unwired has announced it has signed its 25,000th subscriber.
May 31 2005 12:50PM
ICT unemployment still above average

ICT unemployment still above average

Unemployment levels in ICT have stayed above the national average despite an increase in jobs, according to the Australian Computer Society.
May 31 2005 12:50PM
Internet codes focus on child safety

Internet codes focus on child safety

Three content codes of practice developed by the Internet Industry Association aim to assist families in managing their internet use.
May 31 2005 10:41AM
Mobile phone industry has record quarter

Mobile phone industry has record quarter

The mobile phone industry had a record first quarter with 180.6 million units sold worldwide.
May 27 2005 11:40AM
Intel unveils new dual-core processors

Intel unveils new dual-core processors

Intel has released new processors and chipsets as part of the company's new home and office PC platforms.
May 27 2005 10:05AM
Geographic domain names released

Geographic domain names released

Australian businesses will be able to register commercial geographic domain names such as stkilda.com.au and bondi.net.au from 1 June.
May 24 2005 10:35AM
Apple recalls notebook batteries

Apple recalls notebook batteries

Apple have issued a recall of batteries from its iBook G4 and PowerBook G4 notebook range due to a potential fire hazard.
May 23 2005 12:55PM
Online registry targets health stats

Online registry targets health stats

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has released a new online metadata registry that it hopes will result in more accurate health and welfare statistics.
May 20 2005 11:50AM
IBM introduces new leasing options

IBM introduces new leasing options

IBM has announced new leasing plans, in a bid to capture what it believes is a growing leasing market.
Feb 22 2005 1:10PM
Microsoft replaces Xbox cables

Microsoft replaces Xbox cables

Microsoft plans to replace 14.1 million power cables for certain older model Xbox consoles, due to a potential fire hazard.
Feb 18 2005 2:35PM
Vigilance needed against phishers

Vigilance needed against phishers

Phishing scam emails are looking more authentic and becoming more prevalent than six months ago, according to Rob Forsyth, managing director of Sophos Australia and New Zealand.
Feb 17 2005 3:06PM
Local students invent tsunami warning software

Local students invent tsunami warning software

Two students from the University of Technology in Sydney have developed a desktop application to warn of impending tsunamis.
Jan 14 2005 3:37PM
Australia's largest residential VoIP installation goes live

Australia's largest residential VoIP installation goes live

Australia's largest residential VoIP installation was launched in Melbourne this week with the opening of Central Equity's Melbourne Tower and City Tower apartment buildings.
Oct 21 2004 12:00AM

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