Stories by David Smedley

ASIO given power to hack systems

Australian intelligence organisation, ASIO, can legally hack into personal computers and bug online communications under new federal legislation.

Tech One offer closes oversubscribed

The IPO for software company Technology One has closed early and will launch on the Australian Stock Exchange next week, following considerable investor interest.

Latest IT IPO for ASX

Another local technology IPO has opened, this time for consultancy firm ICSGlobal, which hopes to raise $6 million through the ASX listing.

Quiet day for Amazon on ASX

After a slow first day of trading yesterday, convertible notes closed 10 cents up on their original sale price on the ASX.

New venture to track cyber footprints

ACNielson, known for tracking TV-watching diets, is now hoping to track more than 90 per cent of the "Internet universe" with a new online ratings service.

Fed Govt flags online taxation

The Australian Taxation Office's new strategy to get businesses to file their tax returns online may be the precursor to establishing a method for taxing the Internet economy.

E-commerce to lift Oz economy

A government study has found e-commerce will boost Australia's gross domestic product by almost three per cent by 2007, adding an extra year's income onto the nation's balance sheet.

Tandy set to go online

Electronics chain Tandy is set to go online in 2000, aiming to make its entire inventory available via an e-commerce site.

ChaosMusic to float

Online music store ChaosMusic will list on the ASX, using cash raised to boost resources in the face of an expected marketing assault from US competitors.

Online referendum a hit

Saturday's virtual tally room for the republic referendum set a new record for the largest live Internet event in Australia

New scheme insures online shoppers

Harvey Norman and Dymocks are among the retailers participating in a new scheme that insures their online customers against the illegal use of their credit cards and the non-delivery of goods.

Cool Tech

Toys for Boys

Skywatcher Dobsonian 8″ Collapsible Telescope

Learn more >

Family Friendly

Whodunnit™ Duo-Scope MFL-007 Microscope Kit

Learn more >

Stocking Stuffer

Logitech Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2 Bluetooth Speaker

Learn more >

Christmas Gift Guide

Click for more ›

Brand Post

Most Popular Reviews

Join the newsletter!


Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Error: Please check your email address.

Latest Articles


PCW Evaluation Team

Tom Sellers


This smart laptop was enjoyable to use and great to work on – creating content was super simple.

Lolita Wang


It really doesn’t get more “gaming laptop” than this.

Jack Jeffries


As the Maserati or BMW of laptops, it would fit perfectly in the hands of a professional needing firepower under the hood, sophistication and class on the surface, and gaming prowess (sports mode if you will) in between.

Taylor Carr


The MSI PS63 is an amazing laptop and I would definitely consider buying one in the future.

Christopher Low

Brother RJ-4230B

This small mobile printer is exactly what I need for invoicing and other jobs such as sending fellow tradesman details or step-by-step instructions that I can easily print off from my phone or the Web.

Aysha Strobbe

Microsoft Office 365/HP Spectre x360

Microsoft Office continues to make a student’s life that little bit easier by offering reliable, easy to use, time-saving functionality, while continuing to develop new features that further enhance what is already a formidable collection of applications

Featured Content

Product Launch Showcase

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?