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Nathaniel Borenstein

Walking through MIME fields: Snubbing Steve Jobs to Star Trek tech

InterviewDr Nathaniel Borenstein didn't just reject Steve Jobs once - Borenstein twice defied the man accorded god-like status for conquering whole industries and cowing hardened executives into kneeling before him.
Gavin Clarke, 11 Mar 2012

ANZ bid for super telescope down to the wire

The West Australian government has refused to give up on its ambitions to host the world’s largest radio telescope, the the Square Kilometre Array, despite a scientific panel’s reported recommendation that the bid go to the rival South African consortium.
Natalie Apostolou, 11 Mar 2012

iiNet turns brand into global domain

ISP iiNet is pursuing the costly application process for a coveted new generic top-level domain (gTLD), for the .iiNet moniker.
Natalie Apostolou, 11 Mar 2012

US withdraws IANA RFP, ‘no suitable responses’

The Internet’s rent-seeking domain name toll-collector ICANN is red-faced following the cancellation of an IANA (Internet Assigned Names and Numbers) RFP from the Department of Commerce.
Richard Chirgwin, 11 Mar 2012
Cat 5 cable

The challenges of hot rocks and big data

Of all the alternative energy proposals suggested for Australia, geothermal is probably the least-understood in the public mind.
Richard Chirgwin, 11 Mar 2012

Greenland melt threshold lower than thought

Spanish and German scientists have have alarmed the international environmental community with modeling suggesting that Greenland’s ice sheets could disappear at lower temperatures than previously thought.
Richard Chirgwin, 11 Mar 2012

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