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New Hotmail to hit Oz within monthsview story

http://apcmag.com – Australians should have access to Microsoft's overhauled Hotmail Web mail solution within months - but will it be enough to catapult the company ahead of Google and Yahoo!? (IT news)

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AARNet & Google Australia deploy M-Labs net measurement serversview story

http://www.itwire.com – AARNet and Google have made the first deployment in Australia of Measurement Lab (M-Lab) servers, a move that they say will empower researchers and the public with tools to better understand the performance of broadband Internet connections. (IT news)

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Red Dead Redemption and Just Cause 2 free DLC todayview story

http://www.itwire.com – Download content for existing games is one way companies are rewarding their loyal consumers.  Today sees the release of some snappy DLC for Red Dead Redemption and Just Cause 2 players. (IT news)

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Google Voice one step nearer to global availabilityview story

http://www.itwire.com – Google has made its VoIP service, Google Voice - previously available by invitation only - available to anyone in the USA, but this is but the next step on a path that threatens Skype and many many other industry players. (IT news)

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Govt wants to dictate the software you run on your PCview story

http://apcmag.com – Do it, or lose your internet access, the government proposes to threaten. (IT news)

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Toshiba unveils no keyboard, twin-display notebookview story

http://apcmag.com – The way of the future, or a machine that will fold into the wake of the iPad? You decide. (IT news)

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Oh dear: Victorian town worships the god of USBview story

http://apcmag.com – One small Victorian town eschews Firewire, shuns Bluetooth and won't have a bar of HDMI. As seen from above, their love for USB is palpable. (IT news)

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Australia to miss out on Nintendo 3DS launch?view story

http://apcmag.com – Nintendo's handheld console will pack 3D effects that won't require players to wear glasses -- but it's a bit of a mystery when it will hit Australia. (IT news)

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NBN deal may cause Telstra losses: analystview story

http://apcmag.com – Telstra's $11bn cash influx from the NBN deal might not be enough to stem the losses of customers flowing to other networks, one industry analyst says. (IT news)

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Google didn’t collect bank data: Privacy Commissionerview story

http://apcmag.com – The Federal Privacy Commissioner has directly contradicted claims by Senator Conroy that Google collected banking passwords in its WiFi scanning mistake. (IT news)

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MIcrosoft leads off Windows 7 gaming campaign with Fable 3view story

http://apcmag.com – Remember using your PC for games? Apparently, those days are here again as Microsoft tries to gee up the Windows 7 gaming market (IT news)

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Apple Dippers or Fries for Happy Meal? You better ask!view story

http://www.itwire.com – The Center for Science in the Public Interest conducted a survey that showed McDonald’s employees serve French fries the vast majority of the time rather than Apple Dippers if customers do not ask which side dish they prefer. There are a lot more calories and fat in French fries!   (IT news)