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Apple set to distort reality again at Sept 1 iEvent?view story

http://www.itwire.com – Apple has sent out invitations to a “special event” on the 1st of September at which a new Apple TV, a new Facetime compatible iPod Touch, 99c TV show rentals and presumably “one more thing” are set to be unveiled. (IT news)

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Why can't I have broadband too? A bush dweller perspectiveview story

http://www.itwire.com – With all the talk about the NBN, most of the discussion and analysis has been based on “city folk” from what I have seen. So in the interests of balanced reporting, I thought it opportune to give a perspective from “the bush”.   (IT news)

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Brisbane school takes Microsoft's DIY BI routeview story

http://www.itwire.com – A large part of Microsoft's business intelligence (BI) strategy is about putting BI into the hands of end-users by making it part of the platform - notably in SQL Server 2008 R2. (IT news)

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Australia drops the ball on green ITview story

http://www.itwire.com – More than four out of five Australian IT departments have never seen their power bill – a stark example of how a lack of metrics has led to Australia falling behind the UK and US when it comes to greening ICT. (IT news)

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Tasmanian Government Innovation Strategy builds on NBNview story

http://www.itwire.com – The NBN's uncertain future notwithstanding, Tasmania's premier, David Bartlett has launched an innovation strategy spanning five sectors of the state's economy but with a strong focus on the NBN and the state's digital economy. (IT news)

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Clouds combat computing costsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Australian organisations moving to a private cloud are expecting return on investment in less than two years, while those enterprises plumping for public clouds expect 20 per cent annual savings on their IT bills. While it’s business agility that large organisations claim they want from the cloud – the hip pocket benefits aren’t being sneezed at. (IT news)

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ACMA heavies Optus over delays in implementing premium SMS barringview story

http://www.itwire.com – The ACMA has extracted enforceable undertakings from Optus following Optus' inability to meet the 1 July 2010 deadline to have in place a system that would enable its mobile customers to request barring of premium SMS messages. (IT news)

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An easier way to mobilise web interactions?view story

http://www.itwire.com – An Australian company reckons it has a way of delivering native-looking web applications to multiple mobile platforms with a minimum of effort. (IT news)

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PS Jailbreak PS3 hack, it works! Sony responseview story

http://www.itwire.com – The gaming world is abuzz with rumour and speculation following the announcement that via a specially constructed USB stick, the PlayStation 3 has been hacked, allowing pirate games to be played.  Confirmation of the PS Jailbreak technique has come through, as has a response from Sony Australia. (IT news)

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PS3 hacked by USB Jailbreak Modchipview story

http://www.itwire.com – Considered the Mt Everest of hacking, the PlayStation 3 has reportedly been broken by a USB Jailbreak dongle produced in Australia. (IT news)

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A Win-Lin situation: moving a small office over to Linuxview story

http://www.itwire.com – Michael Pope is a pragmatic person by nature - a developer who, before he sets out on a task, takes sufficient care to create a soft-landing in case it is needed. (IT news)

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Australian warns against asbestosview story

http://www.itwire.com – Dr. Peter Sly, an expert in asbestos, warns the world that asbestos is still a major problem in developing countries. Although banned in 52 countries, its use is prevalent in many other countries--making it a hazardous substance for millions of people.   (IT news)