A delay of two years, coupled with a £207m cost blowout, has left the UK's rural broadband programme in an unenviable position.
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.
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.
Critics of the NBN have pointed to wireless as the future of connectivity, but the numbers do not back up the claims made thus far.
The latest release of Google Chrome adds the ability to use the same spell checker as Google Search. Is it another Scroogle feature?
Torrent site confirms that its move to North Korea was a hoax, and advises users to be more cynical.
The venerable DEFLATE algorithm just got better thanks to a new open-sourced project from Google, but it is not without its costs.