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Apple's iPad takes 95% of tablet market in 3Q10view story

http://www.itwire.com – Research firm Strategy Analytics says Apple took 95% of the 4.4 million unit worldwide tablet market, while another firm finds unusually high satisfaction ratings among iPad owners. (IT news)

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AMTA moves against dangers of mobile location servicesview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association (AMTA) has issued a set of guidelines for providers of mobile location services, warning consumers that there is potential for these services to be abused, compromising users' privacy. (IT news)

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NEXTDC appoints Paddyview story

http://www.itwire.com – Fledgling data centre operator NEXTDC has appointed Gordon Paddy as its general manager, facilities management. (IT news)

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Death of former Vodafone Aus CEO, Grahame Maherview story

http://www.itwire.com – Vodafone has reported the death of the CEO of Vodafone Qatar, Grahame Maher, a former CEO of Vodafone Australia and of Vodafone New Zealand. (IT news)

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HP dv7-4004tx - incredible Core i7 entertainment notebookview story

http://apcmag.com – The HP Pavilion dv7-4004tx for $1698 has specs that you don’t normally see until about $2000, and it’s an incredible bargain as a result. (IT news)

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Lenovo G560 - below $700 Core i3 basic notebookview story

http://apcmag.com – The Lenovo G560 is one of a new breed of basic notebooks that have remarkable computing power in spite of their price, in this case a low $698. (IT news)

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On the first day of Christmas Telstra gave to me...view story

http://www.itwire.com – ...recipes for leftover Christmas food: to kick off Telstra's 55 day countdown to Christmas advertising campaign. (IT news)

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Vodafone NZ combats cyber bullies with free SMS blockingview story

http://www.itwire.com – Vodafone New Zealand has taken steps to combat cyberbullying that Australian telcos would to well to emulate: it has launched a free service that allows its mobile customers to easily block text and multimedia messages from any mobile number they choose. (IT news)

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Judge cuts Optus down to size over 'Think Bigger' ad campaignview story

http://www.itwire.com – Justice Nye Perram has delivered a stinging rebuke to Optus in finding it in breach of the Trade Practices Act for its 'Think Bigger' and 'Supersonic' broadband advertising campaigns. (IT news)

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ViaSat demos HD video between mobile satellite terminalsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Satellite communications systems manufacturer, ViaSat, says it has demonstrated full-mesh satellite communications using an Optus satellite and an Australian designed antenna to stream high-definition video simultaneously in both directions between two remote sites. (IT news)

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Galaxy Tab to unleash an unJobsian universe of 7-inch apps?view story

http://www.itwire.com – In a sea of cheap Chinese Android tablets, Samsung’s Galaxy Tab is definitely a cut above, on sale in Australia next Monday, November 8, standing out as the best Android OS 2.2 powered “smartphone tablet” available. If millions and more are sold worldwide as expected, a flood of apps optimised for 7-inch screens could quickly be on the way! (IT news)

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NZ Government's FTTH plan could breach WTO rulesview story

http://www.itwire.com – New Zealand's Internet industry association, InternetNZ, has warned that the New Zealand Government's plan to quarantine its planned FTTH network from independent regulatory oversight could put the country in breach of its international trade obligations. (IT news)