Dennis Lee

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Supermarket lobby rejects key finding in Federal Government's Harper competition review

The body representing Australia's big two supermarkets, Coles and Woolworths, has rejected a key part of the Federal Government's competition …

Renewable energy target: Peak bodies call for end to 'detrimental' deadlock in open letter to politicians

Peak bodies representing clean energy companies and electricity users have written an open letter to Australia's politicians urging them to resolve …

Renewable Energy

Underwater Aussie wave farms pump both power and water

It isn't the motion of the ocean that matters so much as what you do with the waves. At one Australian naval base, those waves are being put to use providing steady streams of both electricity <i>and</i> potable water, all while generating zero emissions. It's all thanks to an innovative green energy …

Western Australia

Microsoft is killing off the Internet Explorer brand

IE will live on, but only as plumbing for Windows<p>While Microsoft has dropped hints that the Internet Explorer brand is going away, the software maker has now confirmed that it will use a new name for its upcoming browser successor, codenamed Project Spartan. Speaking at Microsoft Convergence …

How to Finally Kill the Useless, Recurring Meeting

We’ve all been part of a bloated weekly meeting. You know the one, with 20-plus attendees that’s been happening every week for years; where everyone attends because they’re supposed to, but no one gets much value out of it; where everyone multitasks or wishes they were somewhere else (or both). The …

US piano stores forced to close as recession, new technology and cultural change take their toll

The piano has been the staple of family homes for generations, but cultural shifts and the recession have seen sales plunge in the United States.<p>The …