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Inside an Icelandic datacentre

Inside an Icelandic datacentre

ZDNet UK visited Iceland to see how a 100-percent renewable energy-powered free-cooled datacentre fared using Colt's modular design in Iceland's remote, chilly climate

published March 17, 2012 by

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NICTA's glimpse of tomorrow's tech: pics

NICTA's glimpse of tomorrow's tech: pics

National ICT Australia (NICTA) has thrown its doors open for the seventh time in as many years, inviting all to see what's next in cutting-edge technology and also to open the Digital Productivity Showcase, a demonstration of future applications that will likely use and show the capabilities of the National Broadband Network.

published February 23, 2012 by

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In the field with Newquay 4G trials

In the field with Newquay 4G trials

Everything Everywhere and BT have demoed their ongoing 4G trial in Cornwall, which is providing speeds of up to 20Mbps to people in rural areas without the need for fixed-line broadband connections

published November 30, 2011 by

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Inside NBN's $32.5m 'nerve centre': photos

Inside NBN's $32.5m 'nerve centre': photos

The National Broadband Network Company (NBN Co) has opened its Network Operations and Test Facility (NOTF), which it calls the "nerve centre" of the NBN. Take a walk with ZDNet Australia to see what the back end of Australia's biggest network will be like.

published November 24, 2011 by

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The Future Of... Check Deposits

Tired of carrying checks in your wallet because you can't find the time to cash them? Texas-based USAA bank has developed a mobile application that allows customers to make deposits using an iPhone. ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das explains how mobile banking could put an end to those time-consuming bank branch visits.

published December 13, 2009 by

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HP CEO: The challenges of cloud computing

At the Gartner Symposium in Orlando, Fla., HP CEO Mark Hurd talks about how the company plans to layer cloud services on its infrastructure in the future. However, with more than 1,000 hacks a day, security creates an important need on differentiating what they put in public versus private clouds. "We wouldn’t put anything material in nature outside the firewall," Hurd says.

published October 21, 2009 by

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Shadman Zafar, CIO, Verizon Telecom

Shadman Zafar, CIO of Verizon Telecom talks to ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das about the company’s promise to deliver the Internet to television with its new Fios platform. The service will include social media widgets like Facebook and Twitter. Zafar describes the company’s approach to innovating in an economic downturn and where he stands on the net neutrality debate in Washington.

published October 21, 2009 by

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Windows 7, a better power saver?

At Microsoft's Silicon Valley Campus, ZDNet's Sumi Das talks to Microsoft's chief environmental strategist, Rob Bernard, about power-saving features in the new Windows 7 operating system. Bernard says Microsoft made energy efficiency a core design element, with better battery optimization, and Bluetooth and DVD features that won't be activated until necessary.

published October 5, 2009 by

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Telstra: Now we are listening

Why did Telstra recently shut down its Now We Are Talking website? The problem, according to Telstra chief executive David Thodey, was that "the other guy left it running" and everyone had got sore throats from talking too much.

published September 27, 2009 by

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Billion myGuard 7500GL

Billion myGuard 7500GL

Billion's myGuard 7500GL is an excellent wireless ADSL router for SOHO users. Its security features include QoS control, VPN access, a firewall and Trend Micro services.

published March 28, 2005 by

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Buffalo WZR-RS-G54

Buffalo WZR-RS-G54

If you've got a small office and need remote access, then the WZR-RS-G54 is a solid choice. For most home users, however, it's pure overkill.

published February 22, 2005 by

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OzEmail Metrowide Wireless

OzEmail Metrowide Wireless

It's not exactly cheap, but if you want wireless broadband on the go -- and critically, if you live in the right bits of the correct cities -- then it's your best current choice.

published February 7, 2005 by

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Engin Voice Box

Engin Voice Box

If you're a heavy phone user who can deal with having yet another home phone number, then Engin's voice box could save you serious money.

published December 20, 2004 by

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Belkin Wireless Pre-N Router

Belkin Wireless Pre-N Router

With blazingly fast connection speeds and a wider coverage area than most of its competitors, the Belkin Wireless Pre-N Router is a top pick for wireless access at home or the office.

published December 6, 2004 by

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O2 Xda IIs

O2 Xda IIs

O2's latest PDA/phone-hybrid, the Xda IIs, adds a slide keyboard, Wi-Fi, a quad-band antenna and improved battery life to its predecessor.

published November 7, 2004 by

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Net Integrator Micro

Net Integrator Micro

Despite its small size, the Net Integrator Micro is well specified and offers a good mix of network productivity applications and security tools.

published October 12, 2004 by

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Inty ExoServer XL

Inty ExoServer XL

The ExoServer XL is a good choice for protecting an Internet-connected network, but not so hot when it comes to more mundane server functionality.

published October 12, 2004 by

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