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Optus responds to NBN and Labor Gov’t winview story

http://www.itwire.com – Australia’s other several hundred pound telco gorilla, Optus, has issued a statement responding to the victory of Australia’s Labor party in winning government and commenting on regulation and the National Broadband Network. (IT news)

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Google plans open source Wave in a Boxview story

http://www.itwire.com – Google has announced plans to release a working and workable subset of its now defunct Google Wave project as the open source Wave in a Box. (IT news)

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Symantec refreshes backup and archive rangeview story

http://www.itwire.com – Symantec has beefed up its portfolio of data storage products with the NetBackup 5000 deduplication appliance, NetBackup Cloud Storage, and a new version of Enterprise Vault, including Enterprise Vault Discovery Accelerator. (IT news)

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iTunes 10's Automator issues indicate a deeper problemview story

http://www.itwire.com – The compatibility problems between iTunes 10 and existing Automator actions and AppleScripts for iTunes may be symptomatic of a deeper issue at Apple. (IT news)

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Sydney rail travellers get free WiFi - for three monthsview story

http://www.itwire.com – RailCorp - operator of the NSW rail network is offering train travellers at Circular Quay station in Sydney free Internet access via WiFi for a three month trial period. (IT news)

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Bank crashes force rethinkview story

http://www.itwire.com – Three of Australia’s four major banks – the ANZ, Commonwealth and Westpac have endured highly visible and lengthy systems failures in the last fortnight. Unless they further automate their data centres, and minimise human intervention, such outages are likely to continue and possibly worsen. (IT news)

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Duke Nukem Livesview story

http://www.itwire.com – 2K Games has ruined the longest running video game joke of all time by announcing the impending release of Duke Nukem Forever.  Yep!  Flying Pigs have been spotted. (IT news)

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Cisco networking gear to be used in 1000 Victorian schoolsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Wired and wireless networking equipment from Cisco will be used in up to 1000 state schools in Victoria. (IT news)

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On the NBN: Yes, I drank the Kool-Aidview story

http://www.itwire.com – To the many readers who printed out my last column just so they could set it on fire, I confess: In relation to the National Broadband Network, yes, I drank the Kool-Aid. (IT news)

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Child protection week starts todayview story

http://www.itwire.com – Commencing today on Fathers' Day, Australia's National Child Protection Week promotes the belief that it is everyone's responsibility to make their community child friendly.  This applies to all aspects of childhood ranging from their physical environment to the time spent on-line. (IT news)

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NASA Solar Probe Plus mission to plunge into Sunview story

http://www.itwire.com – NASA announced on September 2, 2010, that it will be developing a mission to the Sun over the next few years that will be the closest we have ever gone to our local star, the Sun. Five investigations will help us unravel mysteries of our Sun.   (IT news)

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FDA ponders genetically engineered salmonview story

http://www.itwire.com – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering whether to allow a genetically engineered Atlantic salmon to be the first such animal sold as food. The subject has controversy surrounding it, which is not a big surprise! (IT news)