Stories by Cass Warneminde

Editorial: Bills, Bills, Bills

There's the good, the bad and the ugly to every advance in technology, and e-commerce is no different. A recent experience highlights its expensive side

Mobil's Y2K revamp runs out of gas

A Y2K-driven software upgrade at a key Mobil Oil distribution centre collapsed the same day it was installed in late May, temporarily halting the fulfilment of deliveries.

GST cost 'almost unimaginable': Deloittes

The cost to organisations of tailoring their systems to meet the demands of a food-free GST is "almost unimaginable", according to a leading consulting organisation.

Porn site outs some govt depts as users

Public servants at almost 50 Australian federal and state government agencies have been exposed accessing pornographic material on the Internet, according to documents obtained by Computerworld.

'Four pillars' to prop telco space: survey

Like the local banking industry, the Australian telecommunications marketplace is headed towards a "four pillars outcome", according to a report by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu.

Telstra mobile network collapses

More than 70,000 mobile phone users were locked out of the TelstraNet mobile network last weekend after a hardware upgrade turned sour.

ASIC appoints cybercop

Looking to turn up the heat on Internet fraudsters, the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) has established a dedicated electronic enforcement division.

Pauls licks disaster recovery with EMC

Dairy products manufacturer Pauls has installed an enterprise storage system from EMC to help it manage an IS consolidation and cement its disaster recovery model.

Conference draws out Y2K first timers

Despite years of hype surrounding the year 2000 bug, hundreds of organisations lined up on Tuesday to attend a conference detailing the most basic of millennium issues.