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Five ways the power of the internet is impinging on business

Tuesday November 3, 2009
Five ways the power of the internet is impinging on business

Going green is just another rinse in government washer

Sunday August 9, 2009
Our great, green ambitions have been found wanting elsewhere, writes Chris Berg. THERE'S no better way to dress up your drab, colourless economic plan than calling it "green".

Capitalism can help foster a green future

Tuesday June 30, 2009
Australia risks missing out on the next revolution - low-carbon technology.

Silicon Valley Start-up Success For Savvy Aussies

Tuesday November 11, 2008
IF YOU have a technology idea, don't dawdle or doodle. Move to Silicon Valley and sell it to Google. That's the message from young Australian entrepreneurs honoured last week by the University of Sydney Alumni of the Year Awards. The two former engineering and IT students, Ryan Junee and Simon Ratner, plus Julian Frumar, a graduate from neighbouring University of NSW, started Omnisio, a video annotation and mash-up technology start-up in October last year. Six months later, they launched it to ...

Being Energy Leaders Is Right Up Our Valley

Thursday August 2, 2007
We already have a lead on sustainable energy, says Sharon Grierson. "WE have all of the right conditions to set Newcastle up as the next Silicon Valley of the sustainable energy industry," the CSIRO's James McGregor said recently.

Valley Of The Charmed

Tuesday April 16, 2002
The secret of Silicon Valley's success is its cultural diversity and ability to absorb immigrants and build bridges to the world's tech hot spots, reveals a film by Australian documentary maker Elise Green.

Welcome To New Silicon Valley

Friday August 31, 2001
CHICAGO has replaced Silicon Valley as America's high-tech jobs capital.

Sydney Primed To Become The Silicon Valley Of Asia

Wednesday March 28, 2001
Sydney has cemented itself as the Silicon Valley of the Asia-Pacific thanks to its low cost base and land availability.

Silicon Valley Gets Security: So Do Workers $80m Of It

Thursday February 22, 2001
Two founders and 50 employees of an Australian firm that develops Internet security technology are to share in an $80 million takeover by a Silicon Valley company.

Dot Com.motion

Saturday February 3, 2001
The crumpled nose-cone is speared deep into the dense jungle. The cockpit is windowless and empty of all but the occasional, inquisitive parrot. The wings appear to have been ripped off as the ancient DC-3 came crashing down. But inside the battered fuselage, there's a party going on. It's a scene being re-enacted increasingly along Silicon Valley. Last month, almost 13,000 American dot-commers became dot-goners, or dot-bombers. The trend is likely to continue as 2001 starts the same way that 2000 ended. W

Hunter Shot At Silicon Valley

Tuesday November 14, 2000
A HANDFUL of Newcastle high-tech companies are lining up to link into the world's hottest and most frenetic IT marketplace, Silicon Valley. The linchpin is Austrade's Senior Trade Commissioner and Consul General, San Francisco, Peter Lewis. Mr Lewis was in Newcastle last week where he met with

Wowie Workplace A Valley Of Tears For Homehunters

Saturday June 3, 2000
Developers hold allthe cards in dot comreal estate, writesGerard Ryle fromLos Angeles. Real estate agent Cindy Siwecki knows that when she shows Silicon Valley homes to clients, it pays to have a box of tissues nearby. With median house prices that are the highest in the United States, you don

Stand And Deliver In The Valley

Tuesday May 9, 2000
AN e-security company with a Melbourne-based management team will be among 10 "ambassadors" for Australia's technology-related businesses when they visit Silicon Valley later this month on an Austrade-sponsored e-business mission. SecureGate Ltd, whose operations are based in Canberra

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