Tech News Archives - Spinifex Valley

A Bill of Rights for the Internet?

The Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance, also known as NETmundial, was recently convened in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to discuss two important issues relevant for the future evolution of the Internet, in an open and multistakeholder fashion: Internet Governance Principles, and Roadmap for the future evolution of the Internet Governance Ecosystem. The […]

Broadband for the Bush Forum in Alice Springs

For anyone interested in a bit of a stakeholder get together to discuss the NBN and broadband economy related issues and for regional Australia, do check out the Broadband for the Bush Forum that is being held in Alice Springs on the 1st May. It is potentially interesting timing given the current “policy manourerings” around […]

What is BitCoin all about?

We’re getting asked a fair bit lately: “what is this bitcoin thing all about?” WELL! Where to start? Or maybe it is more pertinent to ask “Where will it end?” And the answer to that is “it depends on the premine, the hash-rate, the difficulty curve and the number of coins released….” Over your head […]

WordPress 3.9 released

WordPress is a fantastic CMS with a massive range of possible applications. It is supported by a fantastic development team and a great community. Spinifex Valley has implemented WordPress sites for a wide range of clients – each with very different needs and audiences. Going with a larger enterprise level solution is good too – […]

Linux Ubuntu 14.04 Released today

Canonical today released Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, which according to their presser, “brings a new level of reliability, performance and interoperability to cloud and scale out environments with support and maintenance for five years.” Sounds pretty good; and Ubuntu is already leading the pack as far as mainstream accessibility goes! (ok – mint, fedora, suse etc […]