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Compaq Presario CQ62-213AX - ATI 5430 GC under $800view story

http://apcmag.com – For $771 the Compaq Presario CQ62-213AX is a surprisingly decent notebook which offers some gaming performance as well as general computing capacity. (IT news)

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Firefox update plugs multiple vulnerabilitiesview story

http://www.itwire.com – Firefox 3.6.7 fixes multiple security vulnerabilities, including eight classified as critical. (IT news)

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Microsoft's Fix It for Stuxnet vulnerabilityview story

http://www.itwire.com – Microsoft has released a temporary fix for a Windows Shell vulnerability that is being exploited by the Stuxnet malware. (IT news)

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Largest star discovered, but not in Hollywoodview story

http://www.itwire.com – Discovering a big Hollywood star these days is easy to do, but astronomers have a more difficult time when they try to locate really big stars. However, astronomers recently succeeded at discovering the largest star in the Universe. Called R136a1, it is about 265 times more massive than our Sun.   (IT news)

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The filter survey is closed. Here are the resultsview story

http://www.itwire.com – 38,427 people can't be wrong, can they? (IT news)

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HP confirms Windows-powered ‘Slate 500’ tabletview story

http://apcmag.com – First in HP’s new Slate family, the Slate 500 is an 8.9 inch tablet with a stylus, running Windows 7 – and a quick-start Linux OS? (IT news)

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Google Invests in Wind Farm: And 5 More Investmentsview story

http://www.networkworld.com – Google plans to become carbon neutral at the same time promote green energy by entering into a 20-year agreement to buy power from an Iowa wind farm. The farm, part of NextEra Energy Resources in Story and Hardin counties, will sell Google 114 megawatts of renewable power. Google says that the energy it will buy is enough to power several of its data centers. (IT news)

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Remains of the Day: Google is a lean, green machineview story

http://www.networkworld.com – Sure, Apple made a hojillion dollars this quarter, but that doesn't mean the rest of the tech industry has rolled over and died (they haven't, right?). Google's finally got some wind in its sails, Samsung wants no part of Apple's reception foofaraw, and Microsoft is still trying to hit the moving target that is the future. Lean back, grab a beverage, and enjoy the remainders for Tuesday, July 20. (IT news)

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NZ's Research Network abandons fixed phones for iPhonesview story

http://www.itwire.com – REANNZ, the Research and Education Advanced Network New Zealand, has abandoned fixed phones, given all 15 staff iPhones and signed a deal with Vodafone NZ covering all its internal telecommunications services. (IT news)

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Kogan enters ebook reader marketview story

http://www.itwire.com – Kogan continues to diversify its range of low-cost consumer electronics. The latest addition is a $189 ebook reader. (IT news)

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LTE gets a 40,000 base station boost: Nokia Siemens the big winnerview story

http://www.itwire.com – Nokia Siemens Networks has been awarded, provisionally, a $US7 billion eight year contract to build and manage a 40,000 base station LTE network that will cover 92 percent of the US population. (IT news)

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Cisco and University of NSW to offer postgrad course in NBN skillsview story

http://www.itwire.com – The University of NSW will launch on 22 July a new post-graduate course in network systems architecture developed in conjunction with Cisco and designed to equip students for roles in the National Broadband Network and cloud computing. (IT news)