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Australia answers question for ailing economiesview story

http://www.itwire.com – The world is in a financial crisis. How do communities around the world raise money to support their citizens? One such way is what police officers in Western Australia are doing. They fine people who are driving illegally with high-tech devices.   (IT news)

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New research supports vast ocean on ancient Marsview story

http://www.itwire.com – According to 2010 research from scientists at the University of Colorado, the planet Mars, long ago in its past, supported an ocean that covered approximately 36% of its surface.   (IT news)

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Video of Hayabusa fiery descentview story

http://www.itwire.com – A video of the JAXA Hayabusa capsule making its blazing return to Earth is shown in a YouTube video filmed by NASA scientists.   (IT news)

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Enterasys looks to head off Cisco, Brocade data center plansview story

http://www.networkworld.com – Enterasys, the networking division of Siemens Enterprise Communications, this week unveiled it data center strategy, which hinges on partnerships and multivendor inclusion as well as the policy-based management capabilities of its switches. (IT news)

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"It's not about your web history": Attorney Generalview story

http://apcmag.com – The Attorney General, Robert McLelland, has denied the government's controversial ISP logging policy will extend to users' web history. (IT news)

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Battles loom over home wired network standardsview story

http://www.itwire.com – The G.hn standard for wired home networks has been approved by the Telecommunication Union's Telecommunications sector (ITU-T), and is being touted as "the one global standard" but it faces competition from others. (IT news)

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PADACS converts shiny iPad screens to matteview story

http://apcmag.com – An Australian company has released an iPad screen coating that does away with the ridiculous high-gloss mirror finish on the iPad. (IT news)

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Earth says Welcome Back to Hayabusaview story

http://www.itwire.com – After a seven-year, four-billion-kilometer voyage to-and-from an asteroid, the Japanese Hayabusa spacecraft has landed in a remote site in Australia after speeding through Earth’s atmosphere in a fiery blaze. Welcome back, Hayabusa! (IT news)

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First orbit of exoplanet directly observedview story

http://www.itwire.com – Astronomers have directly tracked the orbit of an extrasolar planet (exoplanet) for the first time. And, the star about which the exoplanet, Beta Pictoris b, is orbiting is the youngest star known to parent a planet.   (IT news)

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Track amount of oil leaking from Deepwater Horizon spillview story

http://www.itwire.com – The PBS News Hour is providing an estimate of the number of U.S. gallons of oil that have so far leaked into the Gulf of Mexico from the British Petroleum Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and how many gallons are leaking each day.   (IT news)

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See live video, maybe, of returning Hayabusa spacecraftview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Japanese Hayabusa spacecraft is returning to Earth with samples taken from asteroid Itokawa. You can catch the re-entry of Hayabusa by linking to a NASA video feed flying near the Australian landing site. (IT news)

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Optus to launch Motorola Droid in AU?view story

http://apcmag.com – Word on the grapevine is that Motorola's hot Android phone, Droid, will be launched in Australia by Optus. (IT news)