David Braue

Australia’s first-world economy relies on first-rate IT and telecommunications innovation. David Braue, an award-winning IT journalist and former Macworld editor, covers its challenges, successes and lessons learned as it uses ICT to assert its leadership in the developing Asia-Pacific region – and strengthen its reputation on the world stage.

Latest Posts

Spammed by SingTel

Walking into Singapore's Changi airport on Tuesday I wondered if my Australian mobile carrier would be up to the task ... did they correctly set up global roaming for me?

July 5, 2006 by Renai LeMay


Pizza and Trujillo: The perfect combo

When Telstra boss Sol Trujillo took up the microphone at the National Press Club in Canberra at lunchtime on Thursday he knew the next hour would be a bumpy ride. The executive hadn't spoken publicly in Australia since Telstra's mid-year results event in February.

July 2, 2006 by Renai LeMay


Zikou jumps into the fire

I can't imagine it would be all sugar and cookies selling Ericsson's services to countries in Europe's south-east corner ... particularly for an Aussie.

June 25, 2006 by Renai LeMay


World Cup fever hits the telco sector

It appears that employees of Australian telcos are not immune to the sweet, sweet lure of staying up till after midnight watching the soccer. While I'm personally not a fan (preferring to follow the Australian alternative known as Australian Rules), I can understand the pain of those who had to rock up to work this morning after watching the Socceroos thump Japan until 1am.

June 13, 2006 by Renai LeMay


Telecom NZ can't take a joke

The ability for any consumer with a half-decent PC to re-mix the advertisements your mega-corporation paid millions for must be a pain in the neck.It certainly appears as if Telecom New Zealand disapproves of the practice.

May 29, 2006 by Renai LeMay


Google Australia: Not evil, just uncomfortable

Opportunities to quiz an executive from search giant Google in person come few and far between. That's why when I attended the launch of Google's new Australian office last week there was only one question on my mind.

May 24, 2006 by Renai LeMay