David Watson

Articles by David Watson

Optus snares US$32M bank contract

Telecom New Zealand Ltd.'s Australian subsidiary AAPT Ltd. has lost its Electronic Funds Transfer at Point of Service (EFT-POS ) services account with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.

Mobile worm not serious, but is sign of future

Backdoor.Bardor.A, the first alleged Windows CE backdoor Trojan horse, isn't much of a threat, says Chris Auld, managing director of mobility software specialists Kognition Consulting Ltd.

Digital trade route hangs on SingTel co-operation

The only thing preventing a digital trade route between New Zealand and Singapore is Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. (SingTel), which controls the city-state's telecommunications last mile.

Standard approval big step for SANs

A new standard for storage area networks is about to be approved which could be a godsend for firms struggling to find the funds for a full storage management upgrade.

Outlook to phones likely to spur virus writers

Viruses on your cell phone are just a matter of time, say security specialists, following the launch of a Vodafone New Zealand Ltd. service that delivers Microsoft Outlook over its cellular network.

Gartner: VoIP becoming more viable

VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) is a far more viable technology than it was two years ago, according to Gartner Inc. analyst Geoff Johnson.

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