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Experts deride IE9 as a “non-event” for corporate Australiaview story

http://www.itwire.com – The newest version of Microsoft’s struggling Internet Explorer has been described as a “non-event”, due to the lack of compatibility with Windows XP. (IT news)

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NBN Co trying hard to sell NBN to end usersview story

http://www.itwire.com – NBN Co is ramping up its efforts to 'sell' the benefits of the NBN to end users, releasing a series of case studies of NBN usage by Tasmanians. (IT news)

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Telstra announces its first $99 smartphoneview story

http://www.itwire.com – With smartphone popularity on the rise, Telstra is increasing the included data and credit on some of its most popular Prepaid offers and is launching its cheapest ever Android-powered smartphone. (IT news)

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Facebook threatens many online businessesview story

http://www.itwire.com – Many established brands have been quietly building up direct links to end user customers through their Facebook pages. They are now being tempted to exploit these at the expense of established intermediaries. (IT news)

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How seriously should we take Ruslan Kogan?view story

http://www.itwire.com – As we said before, Ruslan Kogan is a talented, visionary and successful entrepreneur who deserves our attention. But the events of the past few weeks have demonstrated we simply cannot take the maverick businessman at his word -- because he has done little over the past week to back up some very large and very public claims with hard evidence. (IT news)

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ZTE claims first HSPA+ modem, six months after Telstra's service launch!view story

http://www.itwire.com – Chinese telecoms vendor ZTE has just announced introduction of "the world's fastest 3G USB modem in Greece," but it performs no better than the Telstra Ultimate modem from Sierra Wireless that has been on sale in Australia for the past six months. (IT news)

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Internode upgrades and streamlines backhaul networkview story

http://www.itwire.com – Internode says it has significantly increased its backbone network capacity around Australia in response to growing customer traffic generated as a result of the uptake of new broadband plans that offered data at lower costs per Mbyte than then their predecessors. (IT news)

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Apple pushes latest Java versions to Mac OS Xview story

http://www.itwire.com – Apple has addressed a swag of vulnerabilities with updates to its versions of Java for Mac OS X. (IT news)

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iDevice accessory maker, Padacs, announces iPad 2 compview story

http://www.itwire.com – Padacs, the company behind iPhone 4 and iPad Bluetooth keyboards, battery chargers and other accessories, has just announced a competition where two Aussies will each win an iPad 2! (IT news)

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Will Australia censor Apple’s App Store?view story

http://www.itwire.com – Home Affairs Minister Brendan O’Connor has gotten all hot under the collar about Apple’s App Store and wants to make sure none of the naughty bits get to the wee little children, for fear they may be tainted by them. (IT news)

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Debian wins two awards at CeBITview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Debian GNU/Linux project has won two awards at the recent CeBIT exhibition in Hanover, Germany. (IT news)

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Become the CIO your company needsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Welcome to iTWire’s new enterprise IT blog, The Wired CIO. First up, what is the function of your IT department? Is it merely a commodity or is it a commercial differentiator? If not the latter then something is seriously wrong.   (IT news)