Microsoft chairman Bill Gates has highlighted XML as the future of the Internet, while discussing the Microsoft ".net" vision during his visit to Sydney.
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RentSmart has received a significant capital injection from a group of investors which could potentially move the Perth-based computer finance specialist into international markets.
Executive director Lindsay Yelland has resigned from Solution 6, due to a possible 'conflict of interest' with the Solution 6 board stemming from a new, and as yet undisclosed business opportunity.
Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) has acquired Canberra-based Web development company eDIME in an attempt to maintain a stranglehold on Government IT contracts.
Australian wireless solution reseller Freedom Technologies has announced the availability of local content on the AvantGo mobile Internet service for Palm OS, PocketPC and Internet-enabled phones.
New software and services announced for use by service providers
Tequinox, an ASP specialising in the utilities vertical, has attracted a long-term outsourcing contract from Tarong Energy, a Government-owned power company in Queensland.
Sydney Reseller Portable Computer Systems has developed a Corporate Rental Package for its Toshiba laptops to encourage Sydney office workers to telework from home.
eisa shares stopped trading today after Austar announced it intends to pull out of its intended acquisition of the troubled ISP.
Between 120 and 150 of Westpac's IT staff have marched to the Industrial Relations Commission to protest the management of Westpac's proposed outsourcing strategy.
Following the acquisition of Santa Cruz Operation's server software and professional services divisions by Linux specialist Caldera Systems, SCO's Australian management is promising its staffing and channel strategy will remain intact.
Hewlett-Packard has confirmed it is currently discussing the finer details of an acquisition of PricewaterhouseCoopers' global management and information technology consultancy practice.
The management and board of LibertyOne have decided to free themselves of the majority of their business units in a massive cost-cutting exercise aimed at restoring financial balance at the troubled company.
RentSmart has received a significant capital injection from a group of investors, which could potentially move the Perth-based computer finance specialist into international markets.
Powerlan has announced an operating profit after tax of close to $10 million for the twelve months to 30 June, 2000.