Graeme Philipson sadly passed away in Jan 2021 and a much valued senior associate editor at iTWire. He was one of Australia’s longest serving and most experienced IT journalists. He is the author of the only definitive history of the Australian IT industry, ‘A Vision Splendid: The History of Australian Computing.’He was in the high tech industry for more than 30 years, most of that time as a market researcher, analyst and journalist. He was founding editor of MIS magazine, and is a former editor of Computerworld Australia. He was a research director for Gartner Asia Pacific and research manager for the Yankee Group Australia. He was a long time weekly IT columnist in The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald, and is a recipient of the Kester Award for lifetime achievement in IT journalism. Graeme will be sadly missed by the iTWire Family, Readers, Customers and PR firms.
Leighton Holdings has announced to the ASX that it will look at selling its Nextgen Networks, Metronode and Infoplex telecommunications assets. The board decision is part of Leighton’s previously announced strategy of “recycling capital” towards core construction and maintenance activities.
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has asked for an inquiry by the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security into the unlawful interception of communications of “certain individuals” by the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB).
Legendary Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak believes Moore’s Law will not be repealed any time soon. “The guys at Sematech say we still have a few more generations to go,” he said, referring to the semiconductor manufacturing association.
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