Stories by Nadia Cameron

  • Adobe brings DRM to the Australian market

    With the aim of eventually eradicating pirated copies of its software, Adobe has introduced an updated version of its Photoshop application featuring digital rights management (DRM) technology into the Australian market.

  • Telstra plans wireless broadband assault

    Throwing its weight behind the increasingly popular wireless broadband movement, Telstra launched its first national Wi-Fi service in Sydney on Wednesday. The telco's announcement comes on the back of the Wireless Broadband Alliance's decision to commence trials of a standardised wireless roaming service in the Asia-Pacific region using services from four of its members, including Telstra.

  • Acer introduces Linux to business PC line-up

    Open source software has gained another foothold in the business PC market following Acer’s announcement that it will begin offering the Linux operating system across a select range of its commercial desktop platforms.

  • ACS: IT contractors increasingly worse off in tough job market

    A new survey to be released by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) this week paints a sober portrait of the ICT sector for contractors, reporting many independent IT workers are being forced to cut their hourly rates to match tougher competition in an increasingly harsher industry.

  • TIO: Broadband complaints climb

    The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsmen (TIO) is warning broadband users to beware of file sharing software and to be mindful of their usage download limits, following an increase in the number of complaints across broadband Internet services.

  • Harris takes it to the capital

    Harris Technology has already made a name for itself as one of Australia’s most prevalent IT fulfillment organisations for SME businesses. But with its latest plans for increasing its share of IT procurement services and a new business centre in Canberra, the company is also hoping for a slice of the large enterprises and government markets pie.

  • Telstra broadband users hit 300,000 mark

    Asserting its commitment to signing up one million broadband subscribers by 2005, Telstra has announced that it has now almost 313,000 broadband subscribers across its cable, ADSL, satellite and wholesale networks.

  • Panel: Telco business models all bundled up

    Bundled telecommunications services present a significant threat to the future of competition within the industry, and could cause irreparable harm to new and emerging convergence business models between telco and media content providers, according to industry representatives.