Damien Virulhapen

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CRN birthday smash and grab

CRN birthday smash and grab

Computer Reseller News (CRN) staff recently celebrated the magazine’s 200th issue, with a few uninvited guests creating a memorable stir.
Damien Virulhapen Jul 14 2006, 3:10PM Collaboration
IEAA flags top performers in 2005 games market

IEAA flags top performers in 2005 games market

Last Friday night (24th February) the Interactive Entertainment Association of Australia (IEAA) held its annual awards night, where the 2006 game sales champions were announced.
Damien Virulhapen Mar 2 2006, 2:53PM Strategy
Sub-$10 mobile phones to replace home landlines, analyst claims

Sub-$10 mobile phones to replace home landlines, analyst claims

The explosion in mobile phone growth is set to continue, according to an industry analyst.
Damien Virulhapen Sep 19 2005, 4:09PM Mobility
Shane Warne brings more fun to the phone

Shane Warne brings more fun to the phone

Fans can now have Shane Warne on their phones, with Korean mobile games developer Com2uS announcing a Shane Warne Cricket for Mobile game.
Damien Virulhapen Jun 30 2005, 10:51AM Software
The unified colours of game censorship

The unified colours of game censorship

The Office of Film and Literature Classification has ignored industry pressure for an "R" rating on violent computer games instead announcing a "unified" colour-coded sticker marking system.
Damien Virulhapen Jun 6 2005, 2:00PM Software
Winners and losers for 2005

Winners and losers for 2005

Gartner analyst Bob Hayward set the cat among the pigeons at this year's KickStart 2005 conference.
Damien Virulhapen Mar 1 2005, 12:00AM Hardware
Atari reports loss, closes offices

Atari reports loss, closes offices

Game developer and publisher Atari has closed two US offices and is restructuring following a 15 percent profit drop for the quarter ending 31 December 2004.
Damien Virulhapen Feb 16 2005, 12:00AM Software
Web services security gets $2M boost

Web services security gets $2M boost

A collaborative agreement between Microsoft and National ICT Australia (NICTA) will fund research into advanced web services security.
Damien Virulhapen Feb 10 2005, 12:00AM Security
Hackers target online gamers

Hackers target online gamers

A new trojan has been released which specifically targets players on an online Massive Multi-player Online Role Playing Game.
Damien Virulhapen Jan 31 2005, 12:00AM Security
iPod takes top spot in Spam Index

iPod takes top spot in Spam Index

Spammers are cashing in on trends in the lifestyle market, peddling wares more upmarket than traditional spam products. In particular, the iPod has become a favourite for savvy spammers.
Damien Virulhapen Jan 28 2005, 12:00AM Security
Google shoots to snap up image market

Google shoots to snap up image market

Google has released free file management software tailored for digital images.
Damien Virulhapen Jan 19 2005, 12:00AM Software
Nintendo fights for handheld market

Nintendo fights for handheld market

Handheld gaming in Australia is tipped to undergo a major shakeup, with two new portable gaming devices due to appear on the scene next month.
Damien Virulhapen Jan 18 2005, 12:00AM Collaboration
Half-Life 2 smashes PC games sales records

Half-Life 2 smashes PC games sales records

Highly anticipated PC game Half-Life 2 has broken Australian sales records.
Damien Virulhapen Nov 26 2004, 12:00AM Software
Telstra trials "big footprint" ADSL technology

Telstra trials "big footprint" ADSL technology

Telstra hopes to make its broadband ADSL services available to more potential customers in the near future.
Damien Virulhapen Nov 4 2004, 12:00AM Mobility
Game News: S.T.A.L.K.E.R. delayed until at least May 2005

Game News: S.T.A.L.K.E.R. delayed until at least May 2005

Game developer GSC has announced that their ambitions debut PC game S.T.A.L.K.E.R has been pushed back to at least May 2005.
blank blank , Damien Virulhapen Nov 2 2004, 12:00AM Software
Sony announces dates, prices for new gaming devices

Sony announces dates, prices for new gaming devices

Sony Computer Entertainment's (SCE) next generation handheld gaming device will go on sale in Japan 12 December for RRP ¥19,800 ($250).
Damien Virulhapen Oct 28 2004, 12:00AM Software
EverQuest II set for 8 November release

EverQuest II set for 8 November release

Game industry giant Sony Computer Entertainment has confirmed 8 November as the ship date for the highly anticipated sequel to its monster online PC hit EverQuest.
Damien Virulhapen Oct 26 2004, 12:00AM Software

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