International mobile phone industry group GSMA has announced that there are 3.2 billion mobile phone users in the world.
IT governance consultant Mark Toomey has issued a detailed critique of the Victorian Government Technology Advisory Committee’s draft IT Strategy for the state, released two…
Australia Post’s brave new $2 billion world Along with postal utilities around the world, Australia Post is trying to find ways to replace revenues from the declining usage of conventional stamps and…
Apple Maps, Apple Arrogance Now the iPhone 5 and iOS 6 are shipping, the chorus of complaints about Apple’s new Maps application has turned into a deafening roar. The…
The iPhone 5 – What have we learned after one week? If, as Harold Wilson said, a week is a long time in politics, it is also a long time in technology. Just seven days ago…
Apple vs Android v Windows. The battle lines for the next round of the smartphone wars are clearly drawn.
One of my favourite sayings comes from the late American futurist Roy Amara: “We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short…
My column on Monday about Apple and Samsung and the stupidity of the patent system drew the usual comments about the importance of so-called “intellectual…
Apple’s billion dollar patent win over Samsung shows all that is wrong with the modern regime of so-called intellectual property.
How green is the cloud? Most people assume the cloud is more energy efficient than conventional processing. But there is no evidence for this.

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