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Hands-on with the Nokia Lumia 800 and N9

Hands-on with the Nokia Lumia 800 and N9

The Nokia Lumia 800 is the first Nokia Windows Phone and it copies the Nokia N9 MeeGo device in terms of form factor, with just a couple minor differences. Is the Lumia 800 going to be the hit that Nokia and Microsoft need at this time?

November 7, 2011 by in Telcos

iiNet's open day: photos

iiNet's open day: photos

iiNet yesterday opened up its Perth-based headquarters to a few hundred customers, fans and media. ZDNet Australia caught a glimpse inside one of Australia's biggest internet service providers.

October 24, 2011 by in Telcos

Telstra's AGM: photos

Telstra's AGM: photos

Today's Annual General Meeting marked an historic day for Telstra as shareholders overwhelmingly voted in favour of the $11 billion deal with the National Broadband Network Company. ZDNet Australia was there to catch all the action.

October 17, 2011 by in NBN

Telstra shareholders fear break up

What do Telstra shareholders think of the telco's new CEO David Thodey? And would they support the government's plan to separate Telstra? asked shareholders these questions at the company's annual general meeting this week.

November 5, 2009 in Telcos

iiNet vs. AFACT: Week 1

Check out our video coverage of the iiNet versus AFACT trial in Sydney last week, as well as what the man on the street thinks of the whole mess.

October 12, 2009 in Telcos

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.

September 27, 2009 in Telcos

Who will manage the smart grid?

At Greentech Media's Green Building Summit at SRI International in Menlo Park, Calif., tech executives discuss the future management of smart-grid technology and whether the balance of power will go toward utility companies, government regulatory agencies or building owners.

June 17, 2009 in Telcos

WWDC 2009: Apple unveils iPhone 3G S

At Apple's WWDC in San Francisco, Apple's SVP of marketing, Philip Schiller, shows off a new, speedier iPhone. The iPhone 3G S features a 3-megapixel camera and can shoot video at 30 frames per second. The phone is available next week in the U.S and some other countries.

June 8, 2009 in Telcos

The cost of creating solar cells

At the Always On Venture Summit in Half Moon Bay, Calif., a panel of solar energy executives debates whether or not silicon prices will fall as the industry matures. While they all think margins will narrow, they disagree on whether there will be an industry wide shakeout, or if the polysilicon and silicon wafer markets will move up and down separately. Panelists include Suvi Sharma, CEO of Solaria, and Peter Nieh, managing director of Lightspeed Venture Partners. The moderator is David Chen, managing director of Morgan Stanley.

December 4, 2008 in Telcos

The Green Enterprise: California Academy of Sciences

Since 1853, the California Academy of Sciences has been considered one of the world's most respected institutions. Now more than 150 years later, it's continuing to lead by example, showcasing how a museum can be environmentally sustainable from the ground up. Correspondent Sumi Das looks at the green innovations inside, including a living roof that helps reduce energy use, a solar energy installation that cuts down on carbon emissions in the atmosphere, and a building management system that manages temperature and humidity throughout the building.

November 21, 2008 in Telcos

Net Neutrality is an American problem

The leaders of three of Australia's largest ISP's have declared the Net neutrality debate as solely a US problem — and further, that the nation that pioneered the internet might want to study the Australian market for clues as to how to solve the dilemma.

September 23, 2008 in Telcos

Lobbying too expensive for CCC

In this video interview, Competitive Carriers Coalition executive director David Forman explains why the group, which represents Telstra's rivals in Canberra's halls of power, is not technically a lobbyist and doesn't need to appear on Kevin Rudd's lobbyist register.

September 10, 2008 in Telcos

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