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Oz company selected for domain name trial run

Internet Names Australia has been selected as one of five companies in the world to test a new system for the registration of domain names. The new system is hoped to bring competition to the market and a possible decline in pricing.

Do Compaq's woes reflect the PC market?

Pfeiffer blamed Compaq's recent dismal financial quarters on industry-wide pricing problems and low demand for PCs. Analysts however, say the writing was on the wall for the number one PC seller . . .

HP to offer 24-hour Linux support

Hewlett-Packard has taken its support of Linux to the next level, announcing plans for worldwide 24-hour support for the open source operating system. At a cost to customers, HP will offer support for all major Linux distributions, including Red Hat ...

Shock resignations at Compaq -- Pfeiffer, CFO quit

The shock resignations of Compaq CEO Eckhard Pfeiffer and CFO Earl Mason may indicate troubles that run deep in the hardware vendor. The news comes hard on the heels of the company's profit warning issued for its first fiscal quarter this year.

AAPT rejects takeover bid

AAPT yesterday announced its Board of Directors are recommending its shareholders reject the $1.49 billion takeover bid proposed by Cable & Wireless Optus.

US Internet stocks take a beating

The bubble may have burst. Internet stocks on US markets took a beating today, with the stock of many of the larger Internet companies falling by as much as 28 per cent. Among those, Excite, Cnet and America Online.

AOL membership soars past 17 Million

AOL has released news that its worldwide membership has surpassed the 17 million mark. But in the end, says an analyst, AOL will not corner the market -- there will still be Internet users who don't want the "guiding hand" or specialised approach tha...

Corel to launch own version of desktop Linux

Will its own desktop version of Linux help save Corel and return it to profitability? Company executives hope so, announcing yesterday that Corel Desktop Linux and Linux versions of WordPerfect Office and CorelDraw to be released over 1999/2000 will ...

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Sharp PN-40TC1 Huddle Board

Brainstorming, innovation, problem solving, and negotiation have all become much more productive and valuable if people can easily collaborate in real time with minimal friction.

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The print quality also does not disappoint, it’s clear, bold, doesn’t smudge and the text is perfectly sized.

Ratchada Dunn

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The Huddle Board’s built in program; Sharp Touch Viewing software allows us to easily manipulate and edit our documents (jpegs and PDFs) all at the same time on the dashboard.

George Khoury

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The biggest perks for me would be that it comes with easy to use and comprehensive programs that make the collaboration process a whole lot more intuitive and organic

David Coyle

Brother PocketJet PJ-773 A4 Portable Thermal Printer

I rate the printer as a 5 out of 5 stars as it has been able to fit seamlessly into my busy and mobile lifestyle.

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It’s perfect for mobile workers. Just take it out — it’s small enough to sit anywhere — turn it on, load a sheet of paper, and start printing.

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