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NASA Solar Probe Plus mission to plunge into Sunview story

http://www.itwire.com – NASA announced on September 2, 2010, that it will be developing a mission to the Sun over the next few years that will be the closest we have ever gone to our local star, the Sun. Five investigations will help us unravel mysteries of our Sun.   (IT news)

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FDA ponders genetically engineered salmonview story

http://www.itwire.com – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering whether to allow a genetically engineered Atlantic salmon to be the first such animal sold as food. The subject has controversy surrounding it, which is not a big surprise! (IT news)

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Water cooling returns to IBM mainframeview story

http://www.networkworld.com – IBM next week will add water-cooling to a mainframe offering for the first time in 15 years; the company has started offering the technology fror blade servers and supercomputers in recent years. (IT news)

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Study: Less sleep means more depressionview story

http://www.itwire.com – An Australian-U.S. study has shown that young adults getting less than five hours of sleep each night are at greater risk of depression and other psychological distresses. (IT news)

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ANZ Bank launches phone to phone paymentsview story

http://www.itwire.com – ANZ Bank today officially launched its goMoney iPhone application that allows ANZ customers to monitor and manage their money, and send a payment to any mobile phone. It also hinted that an Android version might not be far behind. (IT news)

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Reviewed: KDE 4.5view story

http://www.tuxradar.com – Trepidation. That about sums up the feeling of upgrading to a new version of KDE. You want to like it, but are afraid that whatever has been fixed will be counterbalanced by something rather sucky. This version of KDE has seen 16,022 bugs fixed and 1,723 new feature requests added, so the balance is in favour of not-sucky. Or is it? read more (IT news)

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Reviewed: Linux Mint 9 KDEview story

http://www.tuxradar.com – Ubuntu is dominating the mindshare for desktop distros, but there’s still a place for rivals – even those built on the Ubuntu foundation – to take things in different directions. Mint attempts to create a more polished desktop with a focus on usability and elegance. The core version, like Ubuntu, is based on Gnome, but is accompanied by packages based on other environments – in this case, KDE. (IT news)

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Vividwireless deploys RightNow CRM for customer service supportview story

http://www.itwire.com – vividwireless has deployed RightNow's CX customer relationship management system to support the delivery of its customer service across multiple interaction channels including phone, web, email and chat. (IT news)

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Telco leaders unite to pan NBN & lobby for ubiquitous wireless 'NBN 3.0'view story

http://www.itwire.com – Executives from seven of Australia's telcos have united to lobby against the NBN, claiming Australia's broadband future is best left to the market, and best served by ubiquitous wireless coverage. (IT news)

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VMware foreshadows major strategy shiftview story

http://www.itwire.com – VMware is promising to launch - at its annual customer event VMworld 2010 in San Francisco - a new IT-as-a-service strategy along with what it says will be "a full suite of cloud computing solutions to help businesses move towards a business-centric, services-oriented way of using IT." (IT news)

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GCAP 2010 joins forces with EB Games for mini Australian E3view story

http://www.itwire.com – It is turning into a somewhat Annus Horribilis for many in the Australian video game industry, or perhaps it is just the shifting of demand that has caught many unawares.  The Game Developer’s Association of Australia is calling for the submission of abstracts for the annual Game Connect Asia Pacific love in will be run in conjunction with the EB Games vendor show for a mini E3. (IT news)

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Skype Connect (Skype for SIP) makes Skype a serious business telcoview story

http://www.itwire.com – Skype has launched Skype Connect 1.0 - previously available in beta as Skype for SIP - a service that enables a business' IP PBX or unified comms systems to make and receive calls via Skype. (IT news)