Changes to the Australian Government's Microsoft desktop buying policy has saved the country's largest procurer of IT $100 million, according to the new chief technology officer, John Sheridan.
When I walked in to the phone shop and saw it on the shelf, I already knew I wasn't going to buy the iPhone 5. It had a small unimpressive screen, looked unremarkably similar to what I already had and and Apple even wanted to force me to buy a new adapter to fit my existing devices. And here was a Samsung phone that was already a generation ahead, with a new model soon to arrive. Is there anything Apple can do?
The word around the online town is that online behemoth Google will soon be plying its trade in the physical bricks and mortar retail sector and the people who claim to be in the know say that this more than just a rumour. But does Google have the right products to make it a success?