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NASA announces The Year of the Solar Systemview story

http://www.itwire.com – With a whole lot of exploration of the Solar System going on over the next few years, NASA announced on October 7, 2010, that 2011 will be the Year of the Solar System. But, wait, there’s more!   (IT news)

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IBM launches portable modular data centreview story

http://www.itwire.com – Global tech services giant IBM launched its portable modular data centres at a roadshow in Brisbane today, the second stop on a tour around the Asia-Pacific region.   (IT news)

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Free Linux discs for schools and LUGs!view story

http://www.tuxradar.com – Here at Linux Format HQ we've got oodles of spare discs from previous issues of the magazine. Instead of sending them all to the recyclers, we'd love to get them in the hands of prospective Linux users. (IT news)

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Canon boosts strategic alliance effortview story

http://www.itwire.com – As part of its continued aggressive growth strategy in the Australian market, Canon has appointed a new executive to work in building further strategic alliances in both Australia and New Zealand. (IT news)

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Free outfits for Red Dead Redemption fansview story

http://www.itwire.com – Rockstar Games has released the Hunting and Trading Outfits pack for the extremely popular Red Dead Redemption.  Okay, these clothes are somewhat dirty and flea-bitten, but they are free. (IT news)

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Windows Phone - Lucky 7?view story

http://www.itwire.com – With a focus on drawing together work and play, communications and entertainment and trying to help users avoid the distractions of complexity while using their smartphone, Microsoft unveiled its latest mobile OS, Windows Phone 7. (IT news)

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Westpac anoints preferred suppliersview story

http://www.itwire.com – IBM is sitting pretty as far as renegotiating its outsourcing contract with Westpac is concerned, while EMC, Cisco and VMware are in the box seat as far as Westpac’s mid range platform is concerned. (IT news)

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Strong online advertising growth continuesview story

http://www.itwire.com – Australia's online general advertising market has apparently regained its pre-global financial crisis optimism, growing this year for the fifth year running and increasing by 11 percent to reach a value of $568 million. (IT news)

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Yardi hires real estate expertview story

http://www.itwire.com – Investment, asset and property management software provider, Yardi Systems has appointed a 25-year real estate industry technology expert to expand its operations to meet what the company says is strong client demand. (IT news)

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Entity Solutions gearing for growthview story

http://www.itwire.com – Professional engagement services provider, Entity Solutions, has strengthened its senior management team with new appointments in New South Wales and Queensland as the company pursues a vigorous growth strategy. (IT news)

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Motion Computing wins utility contractview story

http://www.itwire.com – Mobile computing provider, Motion Computing has won a contract with Victoria’s South East Water to supply its tablet PCs for the utility’s trade waste team following completion of a successful pilot program. (IT news)

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The Tardis lands in Novemberview story

http://www.itwire.com – We will know next month if the rich world of Doctor Who has been mined successfully in video-game format.  Two Doctor Who games will appear in the very near future. (IT news)