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iTunes Store tripling preview durationsview story

http://www.itwire.com – It seems Apple is about to extend iTunes Store music samples from 30 seconds to 90 - at least for US customers. (IT news)

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Smaller publishers want in to Apple’s iWalled book gardenview story

http://www.itwire.com – Yesterday, Apple announced a list of who’s in at the Australian iBookstore, and by virtue of doing so, announced a list of who’s currently out of the Australian iBookstore too, causing a furore among smaller publishers who feel miffed at thus far being left out of the crunchy kingdom and away from all its digital iCitizens, and right before Christmas, too! (IT news)

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CSIRO looks to deliver 50Mbps to the 'wireless four percent' of NBN customersview story

http://www.itwire.com – The CSIRO is making a case for digital dividend spectrum in rural Australia to be repurposed for its fledgling point-to-point wireless technology having demonstrated 12Mbps symmetrical throughput on one analogue broadcast channel and saying that, with access to multiple channels, 50Mbps symmetrical to multiple users would be achievable. (IT news)

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Google must return wifi data: Privacy lobbyview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Australian Privacy Foundation is still seeking confirmation that the personal information of local citizens collected by Google Australia through its StreetView cars is being stored in Australia. (IT news)

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Fish oil doesn't help Alzheimer’s patientsview story

http://www.itwire.com – A U.S. study has shown that the fish oil supplement DHA does not help slow Alzheimer’s disease if you already have the memory-robbing disease. The study does not rule out its possible long-term benefits. (IT news)

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Aussies in breakthrough to re-use analogue TV spectrum for new super range Wi-Fiview story

http://www.itwire.com – Australia’s CSIRO, the national science organisation which won court cases against major networking names for using 802.11 wireless technologies without paying for them, has just made another important breakthrough in wireless technology which will re-use soon to be decommission analogue spectrum still currently delivering analogue TV signals until the nationwide 2013 cut-off date. (IT news)

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Info Commissioner to drive Gov 2.0: Lundyview story

http://www.itwire.com – The newly-created Office of the Australian Information Commissioner would bring with it an era with much easier access to public sector information and a boon for Gov 2.0 practices, Parliamentary Secretary Kate Lundy said. (IT news)

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Gov't 'travesty' in Google privacy caseview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Office of the Australian Privacy Commissioner's handling of the Google StreetView WiFi privacy breach had been "a travesty" and an abrogation of specific responsibilities, the Australian Privacy Foundation has charged. (IT news)

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Feds consider Google StreetView prosecutionview story

http://www.itwire.com – Google Australia remains a prosecution target of federal investigators over its systematic and unauthorised collection of personal data through its fleet of Street View cars, with the Australian Federal Police currently assessing advice on possible breaches of Commonwealth criminal law.   (IT news)

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Google settles Buzz class actionview story

http://www.itwire.com – In an email to all US-based registered users of Google Buzz, Google has announced details of the settlement reached with a group of Buzz users concerned about privacy flaws in the product. (IT news)

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Mitchell Communications finds Compellent's storage story compellingview story

http://www.itwire.com – The combination of technologies provided by Compellent's Fluid Data SAN storage products hit the spot for Australia's largest marketing communications company. (IT news)

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Super Mario All-Stars 25th Anniversary Edition Aus detailsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Mr Mario has been bouncing around for over two decades now, and to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Super Mario on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System Nintendo has released details of the (big breath now) Super Mario All-Stars – 25th Anniversary Edition. (IT news)