Australia's incoming Communications minister has raised the issue of electronic voting to deal with the high number of informal votes.
Chris Duckett dispenses with "trends", "magic quadrants" and other salesbot speak to investigate what is really the foundation of IT: source code.
Chris started his journalistic adventure in 2006 as the Editor of Builder AU after originally joining CBS as a programmer. After a Canadian sojourn, he returned in 2011 as the Editor of TechRepublic Australia, and is now the Australian Editor of ZDNet.
Many people have a soft spot for Nokia devices. It's a spot rarely found by Microsoft's consumer hardware.
Are we heading for a world full of public cloud, or a future dominated by hybrid architectures? It all depends on which way you look at it.
The only email service that you can trust with completely protecting your privacy is one that you build yourself.
Friday afternoon is the typical time for outbursts against the Australian Broadcasting Corporation before heading off to G&T time, and this week, Huawei has stepped up to attack the ABC over its lack of Android support.
As Australia prepares to head to the polls, technology will play a central role in the democratic process — but don't expect the NBN to be front and centre.
One of Linux's better lightweight windows managers has discarded GNOME's GTK+ toolkit for a Qt future.
The search giant continues its streak of puzzling decisions as its location service and maps functionality fall victim this time.
Job advertisements looking for candidates with a decade's worth of experience is leading to a skills crisis of our own making.
A delay of two years, coupled with a £207m cost blowout, has left the UK's rural broadband programme in an unenviable position.
Optus is on the right track, but what it needs is a properly pared-down mobile plan.
Two years of suckling at the teat of TouchWiz has left a sour taste that only pure Android can purge.
The new Adobe rasterizer promises to boost font rendering across all Unix-derived platforms.
The man who claimed once that John Howard broke the nation's heart is about to take the NBN and embark on a Tin Man impression of his own.
So-net, a Sony-backed ISP in Japan, has launched a 2Gbps service for AU$50 per month.