Australia’s largest university is going Google with Monash University set to offer customised Google Apps for Education to all of its students.
Monash University Vice-Chancellor Professor Edward Byrne said the University’s 58,000 students would be given sign-up details for their opt-in Monash gmails next month, along with information about how they could use other online tools available through Google Applications. …
– A Google future for Australia’s largest university (2009-Oct-14) [Monash Newsline]
Kindle me not!
Could be time for Amazon to rethink the delivery via AT&T’s (US) wireless network; international roaming fees for online content == FAIL!
Australian Kindle users will have to pay about 40 per cent more than Americans for books on the Amazon e-book readers and the local publishing industry has expressed serious reservations about supporting the gizmo.
– Kindle in bad books as Aussies hit with higher costs (2009-Oct-12) [The Age]
When Amazon executives were asked at the weekend, how much downloads would cost, an Amazon spokesman revealed that foreign customers – including those in Australia – would be paying a 40% premium than US buyer of their content.
– OZ Set To Pay 40% More For Kindle Content Amazon Admits (2009-Oct-12) [Channel News Australia]