The open source content management system (CMS), Drupal, continues to gain popularity both locally and internationally. The CMS powers several new high profile websites including the Prime Minister's site, launched last month and designed by Canberra-based company OPC IT and ABC's three digital radio websites – Dig Music, ABC Jazz and ABC Country. Internationally, it is used by organisations as diverse as Obama's administration in the US to Greenpeace to McDonalds.
Stories by Dahna McConnachie
It seems nothing can hold NASA's Mars Rovers back.
Nine months after its official launch, Australian developers have already extended the capabilities of the world's first non-proprietary Linux powered mobile phone.
Mobile phones will not cause cancer or slow the brain, according to a recently published six-year study, but the jury is not out.
Meanwhile a local survey reveals companies are reinvesting in technology and salaries are rising in all sectors.
Former Massachusetts state government CIO Peter Quinn believes that any technology leader, in the public or private sector, who is not supporting and implementing open standards should resign.
The Australian IT job market will be fruitful this year with telecommunications engineers particularly sought after, recruiters say. While demand will outstrip supply, “opening the floodgates” to candidates from outside Australia isn’t the answer, some recruiters say.
Good news for Kiwis thinking of hopping across the ditch - jobs in the Australian IT industry are continuing to grow steadily, and graduates are in high demand due to an increasing skills shortage, according to the Olivier Internet Job Index.
Supporting the local IT industry is one of the key drivers behind the Australian Defence Force’s migration to IPv6, according to its director general of information policy, David Richards.
HP is seeking to enlarge its footprint in the enterprise Linux space by partnering with Red Hat and Novell, and has chosen Australia as the place to start.
The partnership will see the three companies working together to help customers with the integration and ongoing support of Linux.
25Mbit/s available by mid 2006 but no concrete plans to offer faster services
MCI claims to have sold OzEmail in order to grow its enterprise and wholesale offerings, though analysts are not so sure.
To stop criminal activities within your organization, you first need to think like a hacker a new security course will teach when its first classes start in August.
Adelaide University made use of last week's CeBIT trade show in Sydney as a way to promote its Masters in Science and Technology Commercialisation (MSTC), a course, which has increased student numbers five-fold in four years.
The Sasser worm which began in Europe last Friday is now well and truly global, with the current rate of infection being highest in the Asia Pacific, according to local antivirus companies.