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HP introduces ‘printer apps’view story

http://apcmag.com – New printers use embedded Linux to run downloaded apps. Plus: how HP plans to slap down spam and ‘printer porn’ (IT news)

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Search privacy ‘under threat’ from controversial proposalview story

http://www.itwire.com – The European parliament wants to take away your rights to search the Internet in privacy, following the parliament’s adoption last week of a draconian proposal, known as "Written Declaration 29”, to retain all Internet search traffic and requiring  that search engines store all search traffic for up to two years for possible analysis by authorities. (IT news)

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Sydney-based ISP Comcen buys Gippsland ISP, Australisview story

http://www.itwire.com – Sydney-based ISP Comcen - with a nationwide customer base - has acquired Australis - a regional ISP serving the Gippsland region, and says it is looking for more acquisitions. (IT news)

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HP’s new web printing converts bits into atoms – and bucksview story

http://www.itwire.com – Seeking to ride the wave of connected smartphone and tablet users in the Asia Pacific region (and globally), HP has formally launched its new printers that can receive email and print it, along with attachments, while also offering premium content and cloud infrastructure that can store and share content, changing the way users print from a range of devices and adding to the reasons why consume (IT news)

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Carbon nanotubes could boost cellphone battery capacity tenfoldview story

http://www.itwire.com – Researchers at MIT have raised the prospect of increasing the capacity of cellphone batteries tenfold by using carbon nanotubes as one of a battery's electrodes. (IT news)

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Equinix to shell out $US65m on new Sydney data centreview story

http://www.itwire.com – Global data centre operator, Equinix is to build a third data centre in Sydney (IT news)

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HP: “every printer we make will have an email address”view story

http://apcmag.com – HP’e ePrint cloud-based push bypasses drivers, USB cables and network ports by giving every HP printer an email address. (IT news)

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First Windows 8 snippets "leak" out from Microsoftview story

http://apcmag.com – A confidential presentation gives us some clues as to what to expect from the next version of Microsoft's desktop operating system. But are they true or false? (IT news)

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Xbox's Kinect motion sensing technology making its way to PCs and TVsview story

http://apcmag.com – Those who haven't had fun with a Wii yet, thinking them too kiddie, won't have to fork out for a new Xbox as the motion sensing technology will soon be on your desktop or TV (IT news)

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Avaya preps one-box data-center strategyview story

http://www.networkworld.com – Avaya is prepping to launch its one-box data-center strategy early in October -- the VSP 9000 switch -- as a counter to Cisco's more comprehensive approach. (IT news)

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Australia holds Climate Adaptation Futures 2010 Conferenceview story

http://www.itwire.com – Beginning on Tuesday 29, 2010, Australia will hold its first climate change adaptation conference. It will be held on the Gold Coast for three days.   (IT news)

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Senator Conroy says "I'm not into opting into child porn"view story

http://www.itwire.com – The hypocrisy is breathtaking.  After listening to two years of unambiguous opposition to the Internet filter proposal, Senator Conroy invariably falls back on the paedophile defence.  Shame on you Sir, shame on you. (IT news)