Josh Taylor

Armed with a degree in Computer Science and a Masters in Journalism, Josh keeps a close eye on the telecommunications industry, the National Broadband Network, and all the goings on in government IT.

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Seven degrees of Israel tech boycott

Seven degrees of Israel tech boycott

I'm all for boycotting companies that go against my ethical principles but I really don't think that Marrickville Council thought about all the technology that is linked with Israel before deciding to boycott goods and services related to the country.

April 14, 2011 by in IBM

Conroy circles shock jock in NBN debate

Conroy circles shock jock in NBN debate

Communications Minister Stephen Conroy has gone head-to-head with one of the conservative Sydney shock jocks he last week singled out as muddying the debate around the roll-out of the National Broadband Network (NBN): 2UE Afternoons host Mike Smith.

April 5, 2011 by in NBN

No alarm glitch but new iOS is buggy

No alarm glitch but new iOS is buggy

As most of Australia came off daylight savings time yesterday, there were very few reported iPhone alarm clock issues for people using the latest iOS 4.3.1, but even so, I'm not happy with the update.

April 3, 2011 by in Apple

Libs short-sighted? Pot kettle Conroy

Libs short-sighted? Pot kettle Conroy

Communications Minister Stephen Conroy should be more careful with what he says about internet kill switches if he wants to keep labelling the Coalition as short-sighted in its opposition to the National Broadband Network (NBN).

February 3, 2011 by in Security

Hey Apple, where's our parity?

Hey Apple, where's our parity?

In all the glitz and glamour of the launch of the "revolutionary" Mac App Store by Apple this morning, the company could have corrected the US-Australian price disparity.

January 6, 2011 by in Apple

The NBN drinking game

The NBN drinking game

As a devout follower of every action our elected officials make, it's no big revelation to me that they're fairly repetitive with a turn of phrase. Nowhere more so now than in debate around the National Broadband Network.

November 25, 2010 by in Government

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