Telco sex web defence leaves questions unanswered
Local company Oriel Communications plans to fight an FTC injunction
against its billing software -- which allows you to access adult Web sites
by pretending to dial Madagascar -- but a Newswire investigation
reveals that some of the claims it has made about its products don't
seem to add up...
Asia: Telstra's Asian mess
Telstra has spent more than a decade trying to gain a foothold
in the Asian market. Its merger with OTC in 1990 was meant to
create overseas revenue of $2 billion by 2000 and give Telstra
an entree to Asia...
Sun shines on Queensland's tech vision
It has long relied on its reputation as a tropical
paradise. Now, Queensland is 'smartening up' to the
idea of becoming a major technology hub, with
British and American interests among the first to set
NOIE revamped for sharper edge to IT
In a bid to counter perceptions that Australia is falling
behind in the new economy, the Federal Government is beefing up
its National Office for the Information Economy...
Hacker Targets Bill Gates
A hacker recently changed three
stories on the website of a California newspaper,
making one read that Microsoft chairman Bill Gates was
arrested for breaking into NASA computers, a
spokeswoman said Wednesday...
Latam Sounds Death Knell for Free Internet Firms
The fluffy West Highland Terrier, the trademark puppy dog of Brazilian free Internet
access giant iG, looks out forlornly from a full-page advertisement in local papers....
Yahoo! Shares Plunge on Ad Warning
Shares of Yahoo! Inc. fell nearly 18 percent in trading Wednesday, even though it beat
third-quarter earnings expectations, after it warned that the ongoing fallout among
other Internet companies could affect its revenues in future quarters...
Intel delays launch of recalled PIII
The chip maker will focus on getting its
next-gen Pentium 4 to market, and delay reintroduction
of the faulty PIII...