12th February 2012 Archive
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10,000th follower to bag VERY SPECIAL prize!!!
Have you ever dreamed of having your name mentioned in the same breath as the titans of the tech world? Ever aspired to see yourself alluded to in the company of such colossi as dead cult idol Steve Jobs, chair-flinging pottymouth biz tyrant Ballmer, lovable shill dunderhead Stephen Fry – even the very BOFH himself? Then yearn …
Site News 12 Feb 11:03
Down the hatch…
Researchers have known for ages that some shark species prey on other sharks if they get the chance, but now, researchers have caught happy snaps of the killer snack. The pics, taken by researchers from the ARC Research Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, show a “carpet shark” taking in a solid meal of brown-banded …
Biology 12 Feb 21:29
FirstNet: the First State's deadest duck
The buggy FirstNet emergency department software has become the subject of a political argument in NSW. In one of those paradoxes of democracy, an opposition which, in government, was responsible for a now-despised implementation is now using the IT project as a stick to beat a government which was in opposition when the …
Business 12 Feb 22:00
Dumps BigPond platform
Telstra is to dump its current BigPond email platform and supplant it with Microsoft’s Windows Live products. The carrier announced that in partnership with Microsoft it will provide Microsoft Hotmail, SkyDrive and Windows Live to its 4.2 million BigPond mailboxes. Telstra’s move to integrate BigPond with Windows Live follows …
Business 12 Feb 22:38