16th > October > 2011 Archive


ICANN rescues time zone database

The internet once again knows what time it is, after ICANN took over responsibility for the Time Zone Database.
Richard Chirgwin, 16 Oct 2011

NSW to become digital alley

A new taskforce has been named by the NSW government to develop a ten year Digital Economy Industry Action Plan, supported by an initial $AU3 million fund to drive creative digital content projects.
Natalie Apostolou, 16 Oct 2011

MS NZ flogs digital health arm to locals

Upending the natural order, New Zealand software company Orion has acquired a suite of health products that had been marketed under the Amalga brand, for an undisclosed sum.
Richard Chirgwin, 16 Oct 2011

Oz channel in the spotlight for Kaspersky

Along with a new product release, Kasperky Lab is also prepping a 12-month assault on Australia’s IT channel with the aim of growing its business here by 20 per cent in the current financial year.
Richard Chirgwin, 16 Oct 2011

Attorney-General alters copyright consultation paper

The Australian Attorney-General’s department has triggered a teacup-storm of speculation, criticism, and conspiracy-theorizing by issuing and then changing a discussion paper on copyright reform.
Richard Chirgwin, 16 Oct 2011

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