Stories by Sharon Springell

Adam Internet joins the Naked DSL fray

With its stoush with Telstra nearing to completion, South Australian Internet Service Provider, Adam Internet, is readying to launch its ULL broadband or 'naked DSL' service to the marketplace.

Government inertia on energy labeling hindering industry

These days, consumers are demanding more energy efficient household appliances. Whether it is cleaner home entertainment systems or air-conditioners that no longer resemble the energy guzzlers of yore, "green technology" is the catchphrase of the moment. Unsurprisingly, manufacturers and governments seem to be responding with initiatives such as the fridge star rating system, the phosphorescent lights campaign and by making environmentally friendly computers more readily available.

Wi-Fi radiation: who do we believe?

A recent BBC investigation into the possible dangers of Wi-Fi radiation emissions in UK schools that aroused fear in sections of the British community is now raising similar concerns in Australia where uptake of wireless technology has been met with great gusto.

MGM secures WA schools deal

The WA Department of Education and Training (DET) has granted local content provider, MGM Wireless, preferred tender status to supply its SMS-based school attendance product suite to public schools across the state.

ABC email glitch gives BHP free promo

The ABC gave BHP Billiton a free plug last week, accidentally sending out a PDF about the mining giant's new climate change policy to subscribers on its newslist.