Dell CEO Michael Dell has dropped his biggest hint yet that the PC vendor is looking at an indirect channel. In a leaked internal memo to staff, Dell listed several key steps the company would need to take in order to retain a dominant position in the PC market.
Internet service providers ( ISPs ) are calling for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to investigate Telstra Corp. Ltd.'s latest cut-price Asymmetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) broadband product offering, pointing out the A$29.95 retail price tag is in fact higher than the cost of porting a customer on the telco's wholesale network.
SingTel Optus Pty. Ltd. has announced a new scalable voice over IP (VoIP) solution to converge voice and data communications onto a single network to extend the reach of VoIP services into the small to medium business market.
The Australian government has no plans to support legislation which requires open source software solutions to be included in all future departmental information and communication technology (ICT) contracts, and will continue to uphold a neutral stance on open-source software, the National Office of Information Economy (NOIE) has stated.
Open-source software has gained another foothold in the business PC market following Acer Inc.'s announcement that it will begin offering the Linux operating system across a select range of its commercial desktop platforms.