Stories by ARN Staff

MYOB strengthens executive team

Business software vendor, MYOB has appointed Dominic O’Hanlon as Chief Strategy Officer and Simon Raik-Allen as Chief Technology Officer.

Slideshow: Apple lights up its first Australian retail store

Apple has finally take the wraps off its first Australian retail store, giving media a preview of the store ahead of its official launch tomorrow night at 5pm.
Located in the heart of Sydney at 367 George Street, the glass fronted store will feature more than 80 Macs and 60 iPods for customers to get their hands on. The three-level store also offers professional help and advice for Apple users and would-be converts.

The A-Z of printer cartridge recycling

Every year over 18 million printer cartridges end up in Australian landfill: that represents 34 cartridges a minute, and a net weight of about 5,000 tonnes per year.

Citec delivers ABC finances

Citec has been awarded a five-year deal to supply SAP's ERP solutions to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

Service management conference in August

IT vendors, partners and end-users come together in Melbourne next month for the IT Service Management Forum (itSMF) – a user group that uses IT partners to increase service management.

Survey: Java winning at the top end of town

While the competing J2EE and Microsoft .Net software development standards are an even tie among developers in corporate Australia, Java is winning the race at the top end, according to a recent survey.

Sun authorises StarOffice trainers

Sun Microsystems has appointed Horizons Computer Learning Centres and Cybersite consulting as authorised Australian trainers for the vendor’s alternative to Microsoft’s office productivity software, StarOffice.

Open Wave strikes UK gold

Melbourne-based software developer Open Wave has landed a multi-million dollar contract to supply European call centre company, BSkyB.

AUUG announces new Govt software event

The Australian Unix User Group has announced it will host an inaugural conference on Linux and Open Source Software in Government to be held early next year.

ATO extends EDS contract

The Australian Taxation Office has extended its outsourcing agreement with EDS for a further two years.

WebCentral makes $2.8m comeback

WebCentral has made a remarkable $2.8 million turnaround for the 2002 financial year, posting a net profit of $440,000, as opposed to the $2.4 million net loss experienced in 2001.

Hostworks cuts a profit

The folks at managed Internet hosting provider Hostworks are popping open the champagne magnums after announcing the company's first quarterly profit.