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  • The nonprofit millionaires

    Randy Whiting stunned his employees just over a year ago when he rolled into the parking lot of their office complex in a brand-new canary-yellow Ferrari - price tag: US$144,000. What set this scene apart was that Whiting had struck gold by working for a nonprofit trade group, CommerceNet.

  • CacheFlow looks to manage streaming media

    CacheFlow Inc. last week beefed up its ability to handle streaming media files within its new cIQ Content Delivery family, which combines appliances and management tools for pushing files to the edge of a network.

  • Prepare now to avoid hard times

    If you haven't noticed that dot-coms are becoming drop-coms (as in "dropping like flies"), then you need to wake up. More importantly, you need to realize that this situation is going to have an impact on your business.

  • Microsoft joins GSM Association

    In a bid to boost its smart card business Microsoft Corp. announced Monday it has joined the GSM Association, a representative body of mobile telephone network operators.

  • Lucent awarded broadband contract in China

    Lucent Technologies Inc. has been awarded a multimillion [m] dollar broadband access network expansion project by a Chinese telecommunications company, Lucent announced Monday.

  • Corporate quarters: Nortel, Dell, HP and Novell

    Nortel woes lead to court, Dell in doldrums, but HP and Novell hold firm

  • 800 MHz auction date set

    The Australian Communications Authority has confirmed the auction of 800 MHz spectrum licences will be held on Thursday, 22 February 2001.

  • Your call: you can take it with you

    The Australian Communications Authority (ACA) has released for public comment draft amendments to the Telecommunications Number Plan, which recommends mobile phone number portability from September 25 this year.

  • IDC: Linux is Asia's Fastest-Growing Server OS

    Use of the Linux operating system for servers will grow by 57 percent per year in the Asia-Pacific region (excluding Japan) to be worth US$470 million by 2004, according to a report released Monday by market analyst International Data Corp. (IDC).

  • Melbourne IT goes polyglot

    Melbourne IT has announced it will start registrations for domain names in Western European, Central European and Latin American languages.

  • Computershare sells Summit to focus on knitting

    Listed company Computershare has offloaded its Summit broker/client accounting system to US company Wilco International in order to concentrate on its core business in the provision of brokerage processing solutions.

  • Speech gets sexy in call centres

    The speech recognition component of call centres is set to explode this year as software matures and CPU grunt becomes more accessible, according to one specialist market research company.

  • Picking IT winners tough: BT boss

    British Telecom has no great record of predicting what the big future applications of technology will be, says applications head Graham Cosier.

  • 3G auction hopefuls pay big to bid

    Australia's third generation (3G) spectrum auction applicants have paid more than $830 million to confirm their participation in the auction to be held in mid March.

  • KAZ steals IBM GSA thunder

    ASX-listed outsourcing company KAZ Computer Services has snatched a 4-year IT outsourcing deal from under the nose of competitor IBM GSA.

  • KAZ steals IBM GSA thunder

  • Disk storage to retain double digit growth

    The disk storage industry will grow at double-digit levels with worldwide revenues in increasing at a compound annual growth rate of 12 per cent from $US28.4 billion in 1999 to $US53.3 billion in 2004, according to IDC.

  • KAZ gazumps IBM at Telstra venture

    KAZ has pulled the rug out from under IBM Global Services Australia by winning a four year outsourcing contract with satellite communications company Station 12 BV, which is a joint venture between Telstra and the Royal Dutch Telecom (KPN).

  • Compaq called in to power hi-end alliance

    Compaq has agreed to boost the supercomputing capabilities of the Australian Partnership for Advanced Computing (APAC) through an alliance it has negotiated with the Australian National University, which is the host institution for APAC.

  • Business briefs involving Quadrant, Data#3, Colloqui and Microsoft

    Quadrant expands its hold of Iridium Cisco makes a splash with Data#3 and with Colloqui, all rounded out with news grabs from abroad

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