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Do 7-inch iPads dream of electric Mac iOS hybrids?view story

http://www.itwire.com – Steve Jobs has said that 7-inch tablets are too small to be of any use whatsoever as tablets, just like he said no-one wants to watch video on tiny screens only to later release iPod nanos with video playing capabilities, so let’s transfer dreams of smaller iPads (or bigger iPod Touches) to an amazing 11.6-inch MacBook Air and iPad combo instead! (IT news)

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NBN business plan to board this week: Quigleyview story

http://www.itwire.com – NBN Company executives will present its corporate plan and business model to a meeting of its board of directors for approval on Friday, chief executive Mike Quigley has told a Senate committee, but it is still not clear when or how much of those documents will be made public. (IT news)

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Retail banks must up the IT anteview story

http://www.itwire.com – Retail banks need to develop information technology systems that will provide much greater transparency about their operations or risk the wrath of global financial regulators – but few have planned or budgeted for the required upgrades. (IT news)

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Facebook privacy is an oxymoronview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Wall Street Journal’s report on third party apps transmitting users’ names to online advertising companies and tracking databases in breach of Facebook’s own privacy rules and despite user privacy settings raises ongoing questions on when Facebook will give users absolute control over their privacy settings once and for all. (IT news)

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Greens may support Coalition NBN cost billview story

http://www.itwire.com – Coalition calls for the Productivity Commission to conduct a full cost-benefit analysis of the National Broadband Network and for the project to be overseen by a parliamentary committee was designed simply to delay the roll-out of the high-speed fibre network, Communications Minister Stephen Conroy said. (IT news)

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Complexity catapaults CIOs to box seatview story

http://www.itwire.com – The burden of complexity which most large enterprise CEOs now face is catapaulting CIOs into the box seat as far as their ability to become both valued adviser and trusted service provider is concerned. (IT news)

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Foxtel on Xbox 360 final details revealedview story

http://www.itwire.com – Local Australian cable television provider Foxtel has revealed the date and pricing for its new IPTV service delivered via the Microsoft Xbox 360 console. (IT news)

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Fuke yeah: Duke Nukem’s no flakey flukeview story

http://www.itwire.com – All right, mother-nukers, Duke Nukem’s soon to blast and wisecrack his way back into the hearts and minds of both the old and a new generation with two radioactively tasty treats: the loooong-awaited sequel that is Duke Nukem Forever and Duke Nukem Next-Gen: a redux of the 1996 Duke Nukem 3D. Go get some! (IT news)

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Lundy wins global Gov 2.0 awardview story

http://www.itwire.com – Freshly-minted Parliamentary Secretary Kate Lundy was awarded the top prize at the World eGovernment Forum in Paris overnight, with an international panel voting her the planet's most influential and effective eDemocracy and Gov 2.0 leader. (IT news)

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Foxtel guides iPad users with new appview story

http://www.itwire.com – In a seemingly inevitable move, the Foxtel TV Guide application is now available on Apple's iPad. The Foxtel TV Guide application is free, and although it won't let you watch shows it's still alot of fun. (IT news)

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God of War: Ghosts of Sparta literally fills the PlayStation Portableview story

http://www.itwire.com – INTERVIEW: iTWire sat down with Ready at Dawn’s Art Director, Nathan  Phail-Liff  to discuss just how much has been crammed into the soon-to-be-released God of War: Ghosts of Sparta for the PSP (IT news)

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Linux Foundation sets record for stating bleeding obviousview story

http://www.itwire.com – Until this morning, I was convinced that the late Benjamin Disraeli had it down pat when he said that there are three forms of deception - lies, damn lies and statistics. (IT news)