Stories by Dahna McConnachie

New director re-opens LinuxFund

LinuxFund, which was founded in 1999 to fund open source projects, is back on track with new director David Mandel planning to pick up the peices after the fund was deserted by its previous director and left lying dormant for over a year.

Mambo foundation to open more doors for developers

Miro, the founder and creator of open source content management system Mambo has handed over complete control and copyright to a newly-formed foundation.

DSL rolls out across the nation as wireless fills the gaps

Although the reach is still limited, DSL roll outs are happening in all states, the price is dropping for regional customers and wireless is on the rise.

CSIRO launches flying datacentre

Australia's Defence Force's new fleet of Wedgetail early warning aircraft will have more than an eagle eye when fitted with a CSIRO-developed, battlespace analytics program.

Ontrack sets up Brisbane base for data recovery

Ontrack Data Recovery has set up a data recovery lab and cleanroom in Brisbane to better service its Australian customers.

Mobile report: Multimedia leaves voice behind

The money is no longer in voice for Australia's mobile operators, according to new research by IDC.

Pacific Internet partners with Cisco for SMB security

In a first of its kind, Pacific Internet has partnered with Cisco to supply SMBs with managed end-to-end IP connectivity and security.

Digital divide problem growing: Sensis Report

The digital home is a concept out of reach for many people, who live on the other side of a "digital divide", Sensis has found.

ACCC forces company to refund misled businesses

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has taken action against Business Pages for misleading businesses over the cost of a standard listing in its online directory.

Report shows broadband surging among SMBs

Broadband's dramatic increased uptake in medium businesses was the most remarkable aspect of this year's Sensis e-business report, according to its author Christena Singh.

Platinum saves WAN and money with AscenLink

Australian-based funds management company Platinum Asset Management claims to have saved itself $3000 a month by deploying a WAN load balancing and bandwidth management product called AscenLink.

Report: Consumer VoIP contracts lacking in detail

While there are plenty of providers pushing consumer VoIP, most are letting customers down on the detail, according to new research by Telsyte.

Western Digital stretches out warranty life

Western Digital has increased the warranty period of some of its hard drives by standardising all enterprise drives to five years and desktop and notebook drives to three years.

Nokia sees Australia's wireless future

Australia is leading the world in adopting wireless and mobile technology, according to communications giant Nokia.

MobiData mobilises with TSG

Mobile applications developer MobiData has acquired local software development business, TSG, in order to grow its library of development tools for a variety of mobile operating systems.