COMMENT: Telstra is set to become a major media Company after cutting an $11 Billion dollar deal with the Federal Government and the National Broadband Network Company. Key to their growth will be the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission who have the right of veto on several aspects of the deal.
Australian book chains Angus & Robertson and Borders have been placed into administration only hours after Borders in the USA was placed into Chapter 11. Neither company has a relationship other than a common name.
BREAKING STORY: Google is set to launch a brand new search engine days after being taken to task by the Australian Federal Government. They claim that the new engine will deliver searches faster and up to 70% fresher than previous searches due to the introduction of a new indexing system called "Caffeine".
Days after news broke that Hewlett-Packard was dumping their Microsoft Windows-based Slate PC, the company has announced that they have hired former Windows executive, Bill Veghte, to develop software applications.
Digital camera vendors who are struggling to grow sales in Australia must change their "one brand one policy" approach and start tailoring their product range to different retail groups, claims the general manager of Camera House, Australia's premier specialist camera chain.