Stories by Steven Deare

Banks put heads together for SOA

Two senior software architects from a couple of Australia's biggest banks have joined forces to combat one of the biggest challenges facing enterprise development - service oriented architecture (SOA).

'Nic off', auDA tells registrar

Controversial domain name registrar TotalNIC has lost its accreditation after it failed to pay the costs ordered from its court loss to the .au Domain Administration (auDA).

Wi-Fi roaming still rules, says ex-Telstra chief

Telstra's former wireless data chief has signed the first Australian partner for his latest wireless venture, which offers services he expects will give his old employer the shakes -- metro Wi-Fi and mobile VoIP.

Get set for the great domain sale of '05

Want to be master of your domain? Well, Web master, anyway. In six weeks you can, thanks to a landmark decision to release 20,000 geographic domain names for public sale.

Music piracy team raids ISP over BitTorrent

Music Industry Piracy Investigations (MIPI) has raided Perth ISP Swiftel, claiming the company used the BitTorrent peer-to-peer technology to link to sound and video recordings.

Business backs Queensland.NET

Two major players in Queensland's software industry have thrown their weight behind a new industry cooperative and its plans to improve commercial opportunities for locals.

Telstra looks to spur i-mode adoption

Telstra is offering a sizeable slice of i-mode subscription revenue to prospective content partners as an incentive to develop for the nascent mobile service.

Qantas charts digital course

Qantas has finally moved to replace traditional, paper-based navigation systems with digital navigation charts throughout the airline.

Late night chat set to save lives

Doctors in Australia and the UK now have a late-night "chat lifeline" that can save lives by providing them with immediate medical information.

Conference-hosting a novel training of thought

While the New Year again sees training providers offer a multitude of courses, one local software house has taken a novel approach to getting access to what it considers the best field experts in the world.