The US Department of Justice is suing Apple over eBook price-fixing. Here is a complete email from Jobs to James Murdoch, and the notes it created, which the government claims supports it case. That is disputable; the email also shows the language and informality and thought processes of the late, great industry titan.
"In the 2013-14 Budget released on Tuesday, the government announced that it would expand the Digital Local Government program, adding 14 new local councils that will be taking part in the program over the next two years at a cost of AU$5.7 million."
New Zealand’s major radio and television broadcasters confirmed the “Go Live” date of 1 July for the new Online Media Standards Authority “OMSA”, which will oversee online news and current affairs content standards.
While the screen sector vacates all that old-fashioned spectrum to broadcast digitally, Telstra, Optus and TPG bought in to provide high speed wireless broadband. With $2b out the door to the government, they will now be plotting new ways to make the rest of us pay.
An initiative of the Adelaide Film Festival, in partnership with the Australia Council for the Arts, Screen Australia and ABC Arts, the HIVE Production Fund supports screen based projects from Australian artists and filmmakers in a true convergence of arts and film practise. Entries CLOSE NEXT MONDAY.
The X Media Lab is now ten years old, has reinvented itself, and is testing some new ideas with a new iteration at Vivid Sydney. Always meta, the travelling thinkfest has now gone meta-meta, loaded with intercultural experience. It is deliberately appealing to a much broader arts and cultural community.
Put the Queen on a magazine cover in Australia and some weird colonial switch deep in the collective reptile mind gets activated, and the publisher sells a motza. Is it any surprise that we lead the world in illegal downloads of Game of Thrones. "We have not yet begun to fight", roared enraged US ambassador Jeffrey L. Bleich...