Another reason why your ihug emails may 'disappear'

, posted: 12-Nov-2006 11:53

Russell Brown has ihug email issues, some of which are no doubt caused by the huge increase in spam lately, but it occured to me that there's something else going on...

SORBS is still listing Ihug's mail servers as being in dynamic (read the entire post)...



TelstraClear PDQ Max review

, posted: 12-Nov-2006 08:44

Why review a broadband plan? And DSL too - aren't they all much the same? Not quite; this is New Zealand, where for political and competitive reasons, broadband has become an issue that is debated in Parliament. In short, we want it but there' (read the entire post)...



Maharey mauls English's English

, posted: 10-Nov-2006 10:22

Full marks or should I say, credits, to Labour's Steve Maharey for spiking indignant opposition education spokesman Bill English's guns after the National MP issued a scathing press release on the rather silly NZQA allowing SMS TXT abbreviati (read the entire post)...



PriceWaterhouseCoopers Hi-Tech Awards 2006

, posted: 7-Nov-2006 17:38

The PWC Hi-Tech Awards were on last weekend and being a finalist together with Keith Newman, Vikki Bland and Divina Paredes, who won the Journalist of the Year award (congrats!), I went along to the Sky City Convention Centre to check it out.
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Huge energy deposits in southland leave politicians cold

, posted: 4-Nov-2006 14:13

The Southland Times has a story about huge lignite deposits in the Southland and Otago which apparently could keep New Zealand going for some 300 years.

Commissioned by the Ministry of Economic Development (MED), the report reckons this i (read the entire post)...



Bombshell: Microsoft and Novell to interop on... Linux?

, posted: 3-Nov-2006 13:47


The webcast announcement earlier in which CEOs Ballmer and Hovsepian said Novell and Microsoft are joining forces to support Linux is something of a shocker.
Microsoft, diametrically opposed to Open Source and Novell, which has sued Redmo (read the entire post)...



Virgin Mobile's Lobster DAB phone points to mobile content future

, posted: 2-Nov-2006 21:32

Mobile content is said to be king but so far, what I've seen has been not only too limited but way too expensive. Would you really plonk down a a couple of dollars or more just to watch a small-screen news summary lasting a minute or two? No? Did (read the entire post)...



Number portability: churn baby, churn?

, posted: 2-Nov-2006 20:38

Softbank in Japan seems to have smacked its head hard on number portability, if Telecomtv.com is to be believed.

More than 200,000 subscribers switched from Softbank the first day number portability came into effect, and Japan's third- (read the entire post)...



OpenBSD 4.0 out

, posted: 1-Nov-2006 21:16

OpenBSD 4.0 RELEASED

Nov 1, 2006.

We are pleased to announce the official release of OpenBSD 4.0. This is our 20th release on CD-ROM (and 21st via FTP). We remain proud of OpenBSD's record of ten years with only a s (read the entire post)...



Flickr targetted in new-style social phish/trojan attack

, posted: 1-Nov-2006 16:05

My MSN account had a peculiar looking message in it recently:



I don't have a photo on Flickr so I assumed this was some sort of "click me and get h4x3d" type of email - and indeed it was.

The link went (still go (read the entire post)...





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