Stories by David Smedley

Goodbye to The Old School

Online education is emerging as a hot area of e-business as more training sites emerge offering courses in everything from basic training to professional tuition.

Surfing the slopes in NZ

In preparation for this year's New Zealand ski season, has established a "virtual" Website for consumers intent on a season in the land of the long white cloud.

LookSmart: Organisation the Key to Profits

The best way to make money on the Internet is not by "providing" content, but by "organising" it, according to search engine guru and LookSmart head, Evan Thornley. Thornley, who co-founded LookSmart with his wife Tracey Ellery in 1995 and owns appro...

Primus introduces new DSL and ASP services

Primus Telecommunications has continued a busy week with the launch of its Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) service, Jetstream, and its second foray into the application service provider (ASP) market.

The Internet for Dummies (Australian Edition)

Okay. So you've been handing over your hard-earned cash to your ISP for about 12 months now, and you've got as far as watching your kids log onto, build their own Web site, and dabble with a little e-commerce. But, you still wonder what all ...

Search engine looking for local interest

Investors can expect Nasdaq-listed LookSmart to raise capital on the local market following news it plans to apply for a compliance listing on the ASX. The listing would see the company jointly listed on the Nasdaq and the Australian stock exchange -...

Inprise draws on Corel

The local industry can expect "very little change" in the operations of Corel and Inprise after the companies $US2.44 billion merger, according to Inprise Asia-Pacific vice president Ray Bradbery.

'Net stocks are fool's gold': Macquarie Bank

Some publicly listed Internet startups have less than six months to live if they continue current earnings trends, Macquarie Investment Management's chief investment officer Greg Matthews has warned. And offering some advice to investors, Matthews sa...

Crime pays for providers

A $15 million contract for a national DNA database - the next stage of the Federal Government's national police information system known as CrimTrac - should be awarded by mid-year.

E-tail giant heads Down Under

US etail giant has finally made a move down under by taking a 50 per cent share in John Fairfax Holdings' f2 Investments.

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