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Optus calls for NBN content sharing standards

Optus chief executive, Paul O'Sullivan, has urged the federal government to create sharing provisions for digital content services provided over the National Broadband Network (NBN).

Woolworths rolls out electronic messaging

Woolworths Australia has implemented an electronic messaging system, which will allow product data to be transferred between the company and its suppliers.

Orix puts Android, iOS app development into gear

Fleet leasing company, Orix, is set to create smartphone applications for Android and iOS, following major enterprise resource planning (ERP) and disaster recovery (DR) projects.


Internode may go public if Coalition wins

The possibility of Internode listing on the ASX would only happen following a Coalition victory and scrapping of the National Broadband Network (NBN), according to its chief executive officer, Patrick Tapper.

Microsoft's Hotmail, Office365 suffer outage (updated)

Australian businesses and users have been unable to access Office365 Cloud services or Hotmail email due to a worldwide outage. and Live@edu accounts have also been affected.

Nuclear warheads could be next Stuxnet target: Check Point

Due to the complexity and sophistication of the code contained within the Stuxnet worm, the possibility of it being used to take control of a nuclear warhead is high, according to a security expert.

In pictures: Polycom unveils Sydney command centre

Unified communications company, Polycom, opened the doors to its new solutions centre in North Sydney recently. The room includes a number of offerings aimed at the enterprise and government space, such as the HDX telepresence system, EagleEye room tracking camera, and open telepresence equipment for holding meetings via video.

BSA fines Melbourne engineering firm $150,000

The Business Software Alliance has fined a Melbourne engineering company $150,000 for allegedly using software without a licence in an out of court settlement.

Domino's serves up Android app

Domino's Pizza (ASX:DMP) has added to its application menu with the launch of an Android app for customers who don’t have an iPhone.


Lost at the RWC? Heineken can help you find your way

Liquor company Heineken has launched a smartphone application in time for the Rugby World Cup (RWC) 2011 in New Zealand.


Jetstar, Virgin nix Wi-Fi rollout on Australian flights for now

Jetstar and Virgin say that the rollout of Wi-Fi internet on board flights in Australia won't take place until third party providers begin installing terrestrial Wi-Fi base stations to provide internet connectivity.

Bunya Estate switches on NBN access

NBN Co has cut the ribbon on the first new housing development to receive National Broadband Network (NBN) access -- the Bunya Estate in Doonside, Sydney.

Domino's serves up Android app

Domino's Pizza (ASX:DMP) has added to its application menu with the launch of an Android app for customers who don’t have an iPhone.

Digital Realty Trust confirms new data centres

Data centre provider, Digital Realty Trust, has confirmed it will build data centres in Melbourne and Sydney, with completion expected by Q4 of 2012.

Optus offers mobile security for SMBs

Optus has launched OfficeApps Mobile Security for small and medium businesses (SMBs), enabling customers to wipe, lock or reset passwords on mobile devices.

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