Telstra lifts rates, cuts jobs
STD PHONE call charges will soar, with Telstra about to
increase rates by as much as 21 per cent, hitting hip pockets
again just as Australians have absorbed the GST...
High-speed US link draws near
The price of high-speed Internet is already falling on the eve of
the opening of the Southern Cross Cable Network...
eisa gets lost in the Bermuda triangle
A mystery shareholder in the tax haven of Bermuda,
who refused to accept Austar United's takeover bid for
internet service provider eisa, was yesterday blamed for
the company's demise....
E-market-places bid for online trade
With a number of Australian industries using online
reverse auctions to speed up procurement, the
electronic market-place is fast becoming part of the
Hackers Urge Boycott of Record Industry Bounty
Angered by the music industry's bid to close down Napster and MP3.com, a group of
computer hackers are organizing a boycott of a competition to win $10,000 hacking new
copyright-protection software being developed by major record labels...
Violators Caught With Olympic Video
So far, the Olympics' first-ever round-the-clock effort to keep live video and sound
clips from the games off commercial Web sites - pre-empting NBC's exclusive coverage
deal - has paid off...
Online Honesty Drops for King Books
As Stephen King prepares to post the third installment of his online serial novel ``The
Plant,'' it appears fewer people fear the horror writer's threat to pull the plug if they
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