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Don't do your data limit on these Optus prepaid plansview story

http://www.itwire.com – Optus has upgraded its prepaid mobile plans aimed at heavy text users, adding free calls to any other Australian mobile numbers, and unlimited access to Facebook and Twitter and limited data for other purposes, but at $22 per MB users could quickly blow their credit if they exceed the limit. (IT news)

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Anti virus and firewall could be mandatory for Internet accessview story

http://www.itwire.com – A year long Parliamentary enquiry into cyber crime has concluded with a call for installation of antivirus software and firewalls to be a pre requisite for gaining access to the Internet. (IT news)

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NBN boosts Australia's profile in global ICT marketview story

http://www.itwire.com – The National Broadband Network is creating enormous interest among overseas ICT companies, says Austrade, which is planning an ICT portal to showcase Australia's capabilities. (IT news)

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Telstra launches "Optimus" Android phone from LGview story

http://apcmag.com – The name sounds exciting; the phone, unfortunately, not so much. But it is cheap, at least. (IT news)

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National Party members vote against internet filterview story

http://apcmag.com – The National Party has come out swinging against Labor's proposed centralised internet censorship scheme, saying it had been inundated with complaints from constituents. (IT news)

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New LG Optimus primed to transform lives from July 1?view story

http://www.itwire.com – Telstra says its newest Android handset, the LG Optimus, is an “entry-level” model designed to appeal to “first-time smartphone owners”, but its pricing, cap and Telstra features suggests the Vodafone’s HTC Legend is firmly in its sights. (IT news)

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Agresso seals $7m Qld government contractview story

http://www.itwire.com – ERP software vendor, AGRESSO, has sealed a deal with the Queensland Government’s department of education and training who will use its finance technology solution in support of the state’s transformational, ‘smartclassroom’ initiative. (IT news)

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Simon McKeon becomes CSIRO headview story

http://www.itwire.com – Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has appointed Simon McKeon as its new chairperson.   (IT news)

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Data center upgrades demand attention nowview story

http://www.networkworld.com – School is out for summer, but it's time for IT executives to hit the books to prepare for a 2011 data center refresh that delivers cost savings enabled by virtualization and flatter architectures with lower latency. (IT news)

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Crowd-funded thriller could be studios’ worst nightmareview story

http://apcmag.com – Sydney filmmakers try to raise $135,000 to fund production of thriller flick – and then give it away on BitTorrent. Will it flop? Or will it have studios screaming in horror? (IT news)

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Telstra guaranteed USO role for 10 more years, price to be agreedview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Government has revealed more details of its plans for the new USO company, including that it will contract provision of services to Telstra for the first 10 years of its operation. (IT news)

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The FSF is needed now - more than everview story

http://www.itwire.com – When would one expect an organisation like the Free Software Foundation to be really relevant to the world of computing at large - when there is a limited threat to freedom in computing or when the threat is increasing exponentially? (IT news)