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Melbourne Uni steams over supercomputer critique

Melbourne Uni steams over supercomputer critique

Auditor-General questions project's value for money.
Jun 15 2011 3:20PM
BlackBerry network push to extend battery life

BlackBerry network push to extend battery life

Server-side apps minimise mobile phone drain.
Aug 10 2010 7:13AM
Westpac Web 2.0 whiz quits

Westpac Web 2.0 whiz quits

Outspoken Westpac technology executive David Backley has resigned from the bank.
Mar 17 2009 2:05PM
Westpac reality check on Web 2.0

Westpac reality check on Web 2.0

Westpac has revealed that changing business conditions and poor adoption forced it to abandon or shelve some of its highest-profile Enterprise 2.0 projects.
Feb 24 2009 5:51PM
IT engineers to be taught social skills

IT engineers to be taught social skills

IT engineers are to be taught social skills as well as programming in a new course from the Potsdam University south of Berlin.
Jan 13 2009 3:08PM
Despite reports, Telstra and Second Life remain inseparable

Despite reports, Telstra and Second Life remain inseparable

It’s a match made in heaven: Telstra is Australia’s biggest telco and ISP, while Second Life is one of the world’s hottest social networking tools. So when the media reported that “the game was almost over” for Second Life, Telstra was quick to defend its investment.
Nov 28 2008 2:20PM
AIG Life forks out $10m for tech upgrade

AIG Life forks out $10m for tech upgrade

AIG Life is starting a $10 million, three-year technology upgrade to provide a completely electronic way for financial advisers to quote and issue its insurance policies, including from mobile devices.
Nov 12 2008 2:26PM
Researchers find racial bias in virtual worlds

Researchers find racial bias in virtual worlds

Real-world behaviours and racial biases could carry forward into virtual worlds such as Second Life, social psychologists say.
Sep 11 2008 4:05PM
BigPond expands Second Life presence

BigPond expands Second Life presence

Telstra BigPond has opened a customer support kiosk in Second Life, populated by avatars who can answer queries by text and voice.
Sep 1 2008 4:59PM
VIC government shuts down Second Life presence

VIC government shuts down Second Life presence

The virtual bulldozers have moved in on Melbourne Laneways on Second Life’s ABC Island, after Multimedia Victoria said it would not renew the lease.
Aug 29 2008 10:20AM
Opinion: Will XP's expiry breathe new life into Vista?

Opinion: Will XP's expiry breathe new life into Vista?

Microsoft has cut off the supply of Windows XP, but enterprises are still unwilling to give it up.
Jul 14 2008 9:17AM
Man sells his life on eBay

Man sells his life on eBay

An Australian man has put his entire life up for auction on eBay, and bidding has already reached $390,000..
Jun 26 2008 7:40AM
IBM to build corporate Second Life

IBM to build corporate Second Life

IBM is to team up with Linden Lab to develop an in-house version of Second Life for businesses..
Apr 7 2008 7:47AM
Virtual business

Virtual business

Beyond the realm of virtual escorts, real estate agents, and other entrepreneurial start-ups, the Second Life business world has been traditionally dominated by the largest of the real-world companies.
Apr 2 2008 3:40PM
Virtual law and you

Virtual law and you

Businesses in recent years have increasingly turned to virtual worlds for opportunities in advertising, recruiting, and online expansion. As real-world money and people migrate online, new questions are being raised about the legal implications of virtual behaviour.
Mar 27 2008 3:50PM
Second Life chief steps down

Second Life chief steps down

The man behind the popular online world Second Life has stepped down..
Mar 18 2008 7:21AM
Child-like intelligence created in Second Life

Child-like intelligence created in Second Life

Four-year-old Eddie might behave like a typical young boy. Outside of the Second Life virtual world, however, he is anything but.
Mar 14 2008 3:55PM
Gartner gives Second Life a dose of virtual reality

Gartner gives Second Life a dose of virtual reality

Virtual worlds, such as Second Life, might one day be a useful business tool but they are not yet enterprise-ready, analyst group Gartner has warned.
Mar 12 2008 3:06PM
US warns of Second Life terrorist threat

US warns of Second Life terrorist threat

Terrorists may be using virtual worlds such as Second Life to meet and exchange ideas, security experts warned today..
Feb 8 2008 6:48AM
In-the-wild exploits target Apple QuickTime flaw; proof-of-concept malware aims at Second Life

In-the-wild exploits target Apple QuickTime flaw; proof-of-concept malware aims at Second Life

Researchers have spotted two active attacks and a new proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit that take advantage of a still unpatched vulnerability in Apple QuickTime.
Dec 5 2007 9:45AM

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