• Spectators

    Could a 'Clive-zilla' help sell Australia?

    BURGESS: Tourism figures show Australia's global ranking is falling, and billions of dollars in economic benefits are being missed, due to lack of political attention to the sector.


The Spectators

  • A flood of rivals could burst Amazon's cloud

    Agile new players from start-ups to telcos are impacting the profitability of Amazon Web Services. Its dominant position in cloud computing services may no longer be assured.

  • The truth about wind's back-up 'burden'

    Texas grid figures show integration costs for conventional generation are far larger than those of wind with the former needing more reserves, and more expensive reserves, to protect against outages.