13th > February > 2011 Archive


Ambulance dispatch system hit by virus: reports

Australia’s ABC News is reporting that the dispatch system of the NSW Ambulance Service has been infected with a computer virus.
Richard Chirgwin, 13 Feb 2011

Microsoft, Nokia, and MeeGo: Are they all doomed?

The beat from the Silicon Valley drums has been that Microsoft is doomed because Windows is a PC operating system, phones outsell PCs, and Windows has struggled on mobile. QED.
Gavin Clarke, 13 Feb 2011

HP launches webOS products, but no ecosystem

CommentHewlett-Packard has unveiled its first major webOS products since it acquired the mobile software platform with Palm last year. It has launched a 9.7-inch tablet, the TouchPad, and two smartphones.
Wireless Watch, 13 Feb 2011

AAPT dents NZ parent’s profits

Telecom New Zealand’s revenue-hemorrhaging Australian arm, AAPT, has managed to shed a quarter of its staff in the last six months, but still found ways to negatively impact its parent’s bottom line.
Natalie Apostolou, 13 Feb 2011
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Surviving the cloud computing boom

Part 1Cloud computing launches in Australia are coming thick and fast. Already, more than 30 companies position themselves as offering hosted cloud services, and the number is rising quickly.
Richard Chirgwin, 13 Feb 2011
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Lenovo, NEC eye server tie-up

It looks like Japanese server maker and Chinese server wannabe Lenovo are going to be hooking up to create and peddle servers.

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