Stories by Amanda Conroy

Aussie security company set to be bought by Symantec

Symantec has announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Australian security vendor PC Tools. The privately held PC Tools, which is headquartered in Sydney, has risen to global prominence since hitting the world stage in 2003 with its security and privacy products for Windows-based PCs.

Telstra appeals competition commission ruling

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has handed down a final determination in relation to Telstra's pricing of its Line Sharing Service. This decision by the ACCC specifies a LSS monthly charge of A$2.50 (US$2.17) per service, and follows a three-year access dispute between Telstra and Adam Internet over Telstra's proposed LSS rental charge of A$9 per service per month.