Chris Duckett

Editor, ZDNet and TechRepublic Australia

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.

Chris' partner works in public relations, with her main client being Dell EMC's consumer arm. In order to avoid any potential conflict of interest, Chris does not engage in any discussions with or involving those parts of the company.

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Do you Google Wave?

If you want attention online, then mention that you have a couple of Google Wave invites to giveaway and watch all manner of people you've never met pander to be worthy of your generosity. But what about in the real world? Do people even know what Google Wave is?

December 15, 2009 by

Microsoft misses the Outlook point

Microsoft misses the Outlook point

Ask designers which mail program is the bane of their existence, and you'll find that Outlook tops the list. The reason why the most popular email reader is also the most painful is simple: it uses Word to render HTML emails.

June 24, 2009 by

Google Wave to miss IE6

Google Wave to miss IE6

Turns out that the "developer preview" of Google's latest creation, Google Wave, is not as open as one would expect, with the preview only being open to attendees of Google's I/O conference — but there is another way to see it in action. And forget wanting to use IE6 with it.

May 28, 2009 by

Google ushers in Sydney-built Wave

Google ushers in Sydney-built Wave

Google has announced a new centralised collaboration tool called Google Wave that mashes together emails, instant messaging and wiki style communication into one service that will be open sourced and run on its own protocols.

May 28, 2009 by

Fujitsu wins Qantas deal

Fujitsu wins Qantas deal

Fujitsu has won a five-year deal to provide Qantas with all of its user facing service for both domestic and international operations.

April 29, 2009 by

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