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Podcast Season 2 Episode 11view story

http://www.tuxradar.com – Title: The one without Andrew, mostly. In this episode: Google releases its own command-line tool, Ubuntu drops F-Spot, and has anyone seen Mandriva? Listen to the results of our haiku challenge, and we ask, do you use open source software for freedom or function? read more (IT news)

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Rudd or Gillard, Labor's tech bungles will continueview story

http://www.itwire.com – If half the efficiency that the faceless machine-men of the federal Labor party's factions showed in dumping Kevin Rudd as PM and installing Julia Gillard in his place had been exhibited by the government over its 941 days of office, then we would be well on the way to having a national broadband network. (IT news)

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Astronomers see first super-wind on exoplanetview story

http://www.itwire.com – In a first-ever discovery, astronomers have detected fierce, supersonic winds on a planet outside of our own Solar System, what is called an extrasolar planet, or exoplanet. In this case, winds of up to 6,200 miles per hour are blowing on the exoplanet HD 209458 b. (IT news)

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NBN-Alcatel deal: Big news gets buriedview story

http://www.itwire.com – If either the NBN Company or Alcatel-Lucent were looking to make a splash with the news that the French telecommunications equipment provider had won a contract worth $70 million for the initial supply of network electronics, they sure picked a bad day. (IT news)

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Comms Alliance reviews consumer protection rulesview story

http://www.itwire.com – Communications Alliance has set up a steering group to review the Telecommunications Consumer Protections (TCP) Code that regulates the behaviour of service providers in billing, credit management, complaint handling, customer contracts and the information contained in advertising. Significantly industry and consumer representatives will have to reach consensus if changes are to be made. (IT news)

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Get a sneak peek at MeeGo on Intel’s concept Atom tabletview story

http://apcmag.com – The open-source ‘made for mobile’ Linux OS gets demo’d on Intel’s Atom-powered ‘Redvale’ slate, and we think you’ll be impressed... (IT news)

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While we wait for the Droid, Motorola launches Droid Xview story

http://apcmag.com – The Motorola Milestone, aka Droid, gets a bigger and more bad-ass brother with a 4.3 inch screen and inbuilt 3G-to-WiFi ‘hotspot mode’. (IT news)

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#SPILLGATE: How the tech sector reactedview story

http://apcmag.com – Telstra, Optus, Microsoft and other tech leaders give their reaction to the Julia Gillard seizing the Australian government leadership today. (IT news)

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Tech sector loses a friend as Tanner resignsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Freshly minted Prime Minister Julia Gillard lost one of her government's key talents within hours of her promotion, with Finance Minister Lindsay Tanner announcing he will not contest the next election. (IT news)

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Alcatel-Lucent gets first NBN Co FTTH contractsview story

http://www.itwire.com – NBN Co has named Alcatel-Lucent as the initial supplier of Gigabit passive optical networking (GPON) and ethernet aggregation equipment for the FTTH component of the NBN, with the award of contracts worth $85m. (IT news)

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Mobile operators to get 126MHz of digital dividend spectrumview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Government has decided to allocate to mobile services a contiguous block of 126MHz of spectrum from the band that will be vacated when the analogue TV broadcast service shuts down. (IT news)

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"I'm proud of the NBN": tearful Rudd in farewell speechview story

http://apcmag.com – Outgoing PM Kevin Rudd today said he was proud of the government's work on the NBN, saying it would fundamentally transform the country in ways we haven't even conceived of yet. (IT news)