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Google Wi-Fi breach ‘inadvertent’, say policeview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Australian Federal Police has dropped any case against Google over its high-profile blunder in collecting Wi-Fi data with its Street View cars, noting the data collection may have been "inadvertent" rather than a deliberate privacy breach. (IT news)

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Secret U.S. space plane glides home to Earthview story

http://www.itwire.com – On Friday, December 3, 2010, the unmanned X-37B space plane glided back to Earth and landed in California after 220 days in orbit about our planet. (IT news)

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Federal Govt supports R18+ game ratingview story

http://www.itwire.com – Julia Gillard's Labor Federal Government today revealed it would support the introduction of an R18+ classification for video games at the upcoming meeting of state and federal attorneys-general on this Friday 10 December. (IT news)

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TIO complaints figures: the good, the bad and the uglyview story

http://www.itwire.com – Industry bodies have been quick to comment on the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman's report highlighting a five percent reduction in complaints overall and a 70 percent reduction in complaints about mobile services, but have largely ignored an 86 percent increase in issues relating to financial over-commitment regarding mobile services. (IT news)

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'Bill shock' complaints to TIO soarview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) has reported an almost five percent decrease in new complaints during 2009-10, but very substantial increases in categories relating to credit management and 'bill shock'. (IT news)

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Ericsson offers Euro15,000 prizes in Android app contestview story

http://www.itwire.com – Ericsson has launched a competition offering a team prize of Euro15,000 for the best Android app developed by a team studying at university and one for a team in a company with less than 100 employees. (IT news)

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NZ businesses eagerly awaiting FTTH networkview story

http://www.itwire.com – A survey of New Zealand businesses on their attitudes to the Ultrafast Broadband Network - the country's version of Australia's National Broadband Network - has found over 80 percent of respondents likely to take up the service in the first year it becomes available, but wanting more information about speed and pricing. (IT news)

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FIRST: Ground-based telescope looks at super-Earth planetview story

http://www.itwire.com – For the first time, a team of astronomers has characterized a super-Earth planet using a ground-based telescope. This is important in our quest to find life on a body other than Earth. (IT news)

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Wikileaks is the future arrived earlyview story

http://www.itwire.com – With Julian Assange facing charges of rape and the Wikileaks site under attack, it’s not surprising that the coverage has missed something significant. Information privacy is fast becoming a thing of the past. (IT news)

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Gran Turismo 5 – What is the attraction?view story

http://www.itwire.com – It has only been a few days on the market, after some six years of development, but already Gran Turismo 5 for the PlayStation 3 is already topping sales charts.  But why, what exactly draws people to this racing simulation cult?  I don’t get it, enlighten me. (IT news)

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Sold: 1m Samsung Galaxy Tabs worldwide, 3m Galaxy S in USview story

http://www.itwire.com – Samsung’s Android OS smartphone and tablet sales have gone gangbusters, delivering the Korean company 32.1% of the US Android smartphone market and helping the company sell 1m smartphones before 2010 ends, with Samsung now suggesting 1.5m Tabs will now be sold by year’s end! (IT news)

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Aggressive pre-Xmas notebook discounting starts - expect some serious bargains.view story

http://apcmag.com – The arrival of a new Intel processor architecture next year, a strong dollar and retailers determined to avoid a repeat of last year's Xmas sales bust is behind early discounting. (IT news)