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Aussies ‘won’t pay for digital info’

The latest instalment of Australia’s contribution to the World Internet Project finds that Australians are still flocking to cyberspace, with 80 per cent having used it in a recent 3-month period – up from 73 per cent in 2007. Yet, seven in ten Australians are unwilling to pay for news and information obtained from the internet.

Aussies 'won't pay for digital info'

The latest instalment of Australia’s contribution to the World Internet Project finds that Australians are still flocking to cyberspace, with 80 per cent having used it in a recent 3-month period – up from 73 per cent in 2007. Yet, seven in ten Australians are unwilling to pay for news and information obtained from the internet.

Could the iPad revolutionise coffee-shop meetings?

Sure. We've heard how the iPad will soon become a popular device for watching videos, reading online newspapers and downloading books online. But one really useful use of the iPad that has barely been talked about is its potential function as a presentation and meeting tool.

Oliver Reichenstein’s prototypical vision for the plugged-in future of news

Swiss information architect Oliver Reichenstein introduced the 450 attendees at last month’s Fairfax-sponsored Media 2010 conference to tputh.com, a curatedlink mashup posing as a newspaper website. Matthew da Silvacaught up with him in a lull between presentations.
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