28th > August > 2011 Archive

Fairfax set to IPO auction site

Fairfax Media has confirmed that it is selling up to 35 percent of its stake in New Zealand online auction site Trade Me.
Natalie Apostolou, 28 Aug 2011

Facebook Deals dumped

After its four-month test, Facebook has decided that whatever form its entry into the “local deals” market takes, it won’t look like Facebook Deals, which will be shuttered in the coming weeks.
Richard Chirgwin, 28 Aug 2011

Worm spreads via RDP

It’s retro day in the world of Internet security, with an Internet worm dubbed “Morto” spreading via the Windows Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP).
Richard Chirgwin, 28 Aug 2011

Apple vs. Samsung: next round today

The next round of Apple vs. Samsung in Australia is due to take place this morning (August 29), Sydney time, with a directions hearing before Justice Bennett of the Federal Court of Australia at 9.15am.
Richard Chirgwin, 28 Aug 2011

Quickflix poaches Telstra’s IPTV content architect

Australian IPTV aspirant Quickflix has poached another pivotal Telstra content executive to bolster its leadership team.
Natalie Apostolou, 28 Aug 2011

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