Stories by Julian Bajkowski and Sandra Rossi

Software firm sues Vic Uni for $48m

Software company iP3 Systems is suing Victoria University for $48 million in damages arising from injunctions issued during an intellectual property dispute about e-commerce software.

Larry looms large as customer concern peaks

Customer concern peaked in Australia this week after a PeopleSoft director said the board is willing to negotiate a deal with Oracle after being locked in a takeover battle for nearly 17 months.

HP Services guns for government

Not content with the announcement of a $50million IT services and infrastructure deal with Woodside Energy, fledgling IT services outsourcer Hewlett-Packard (HP) has revealed it will gun hard for the public sector in the wake of the break up of large cluster agreements.