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Hackers to descend on Sydney

Next month a large gathering of Australia's underground hacker community will converge on the University of Technology, Sydney for a two-day event called RUXCON.

NetBSD celebrates 10 years

This week marks the tenth anniversary of the NetBSD operating system and in honour of the occasion developers worldwide are having a party.

SES gets Unique site solution

When it comes to natural disasters such as floods, storms or rural road accidents, Australia's Sate Emergency Service volunteers are first on the scene, providing expert assistance and rescue.

Hammer time: AMD spruiks 64-bit computing

Early next year AMD will release its much hyped 64-bit Hammer chips. Its country manager for Australia and New Zealand, John Robinson and technical manager Michael Apthorpe speak to Howard Dahdah about what customers can expect from its new x86-64 ar...

Vamos appointed Microsoft Australia MD

After three years as the head of Microsoft Australia, Paul Houghton has been sent packing to the US, with the company announcing today that Steve Vamos has been appointed managing director of the software company.

Vamos appointed Microsoft Australia MD

After three years as the head of Microsoft Australia, Paul Houghton has been sent packing to the US, with the company announcing today that Steve Vamos has been appointed managing director of the software company.

Xandros debuts Linux desktop OS

Xandros, a new entrant in the Linux market, released its first OS on Tuesday, claiming ease of use, installation and functionality as its greatest drawcards.

Gaffe gifts online traders unexpected booty

Some users of the CommSec share trading site Friday were asked to hand over unexpected profits made earlier in the day, after it was discovered shares for mining giant BHP Billiton were undersold.

Optus confirms hack

Optus has confirmed that police have arrested a former Optus employee who broke into an Optus program database.

DoS attack cripples BigPond network

Telstra's BigPond Cable and ADSL services were running smoothly on Monday after its broadband network was struck by a Denial of Service attack over the weekend.

Win XP security fears raised

Despite Microsoft saying its Windows XP operating system is markedly more secure than previous efforts, IT security firms have warned users they will not have to wait long for the first XP-targeted virus attacks.

It's official: HP to buy Compaq

A press release just posted on the Hewlett-Packard Web site has confirmed earlier press reports stating the company has entered into a $47.5 billion (US$25 billion) agreement to acquire rival IT vendor Compaq.

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