Stories by Kathryn Edwards

Aussie Oracle employee wins award for doctoral work

A University of Sydney alumnus and Oracle employee has been awarded a prize for his research into database management.

Expert panel member defends NBN tender process

A member of the expert panel that evaluated bids in the abandoned National Broadband Network (NBN) request for proposal (RFP) process has hit-back at an auditor-generals report.

Ancestry website acquistion helps grow family trees

Australians of European decent have had their chances of connecting with distant relatives boosted through the acquisition of 10 websites owned by Germany-based OSN Group.

ANAO report says $30m for abandoned NBN tender process

The Federal Government’s abandoned request for proposal (RFP) process for a fibre-to-the-node (FTTN) National Broadband Network (NBN) cost it and participants more than $30 million, an auditor general report has revealed.

Google to host analytics seminars Down Under

'Seminars for Success' to be held in Sydney and Melbourne

Jobs recovery could impact IT contracting: Hudson

The recovery in the IT jobs market could begin to take its toll on contract positions, according to the latest ICT salary guide by recruitment firm Hudson.

NSW coastal region makes push for NBN

A university based on the New South Wales north coast is forging ahead with efforts to position the region as an early receiver of the $43 billion National Broadband Network (NBN).

Up turn in jobs market points to skills shortage

The Australian ICT industry is on the brink of slipping back into a chronic skills shortage, just as the jobs market begins its road to recovery, according to a recruitment specialist.

ACMA delves into social media

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has delved into the world of social media, expanding its Gov2.0 strategy and employing a former journalist and ministerial advisor to take charge.

New Aussie Hotmail addresses up for grabs

Windows Live Hotmail has launched a new local domain, boosting the availability of email address options.

Flight app celebrates Australia Day on a high

Australian-developed Flight Control app celebrates two industry award nominations and 2 million downloads

Government to make My School website live

Australians will be able to access comprehensive information about about 10,000 schools online from tomorrow.

Communications without borders

Australian IT company appoints LG-Nortel to deploy VoIP communications for international growth

On ya trike: Google Maps shows off latest innovation

The Street View Trike will soon begin capturing images of Australia's off-road locations

Conroy supports Clinton's anti-censorship speech

Communications Minister, Senator Stephen Conroy has welcomed the US Secretary of State [[artnid:333472|Hillary Clinton’s anti-censorship speech|new]] one month after announcing plans to introduce mandatory ISP-level Internet content filtering.