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NICTA to open bioelectronics lab in Melbourneview story

http://www.itwire.com – NICTA, Australia's ICT Research Centre of Excellence, is establishing a bioelectronics laboratory in Melbourne. Its first project will be to develop the electronics needed for the 'bionic eye' retinal implant. (IT news)

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TransACT takes full ownership of Canberra ISP Grapevineview story

http://www.itwire.com – Canberra-based telecommunications provider, and ActewAGL subsidiary, TransACT, has purchased ActewAGL’s 50 percent interest in local ISP Grapevine, taking its ownership to 100 percent. (IT news)

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Intel debuts Atom ‘Moorestown’ for smartphones and slatesview story

http://apcmag.com – The second-gen Atom platform and Z600-series ‘system on a chip’ processors sees Intel step onto ARM’s turf as it chases the non-PC market. (IT news)

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Star Wars voices for your Tom Tomview story

http://www.itwire.com – The novelty voice applications for your GPS navigation have hit a new high with Tom Tom announcing Star Wars voices starting with everybody’s favourite dad, Darth.  We even have the video of Mr Vadar recording his directions. (IT news)

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Need for collaboration will drive apps into the cloud, says Verizonview story

http://www.itwire.com – The need to integrate mainstream enterprise applications such as ERP and CRM with unified communications services and make them accessible from any device, anywhere will drive all these applications into the cloud over the next few years, according to Verizon Business' UC practice manager, Ben Green. (IT news)

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U-Sing Girls Night, karaoke for the Wiiview story

http://www.itwire.com – U-Sing U’ve Got Talent brought the Karaoke club to Wii owners, now Mindscape are targeting the female audience with U-Sing Girls Night, featuring DLC for the first time. (IT news)

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Google continues to polish Chromeview story

http://www.itwire.com – Chrome beta 5 shows significant speed improvement and new features - including Flash support. (IT news)

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Is Google planning a TV that searches on what you watch, while you watch?view story

http://www.itwire.com – Google is reported to be about to unveil Dragonpoint, Android-based software for TVs that will allow them to search the web and pull down videos and other programming from web sites, but it could do much more. (IT news)

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Android 2.2 to get full Flash supportview story

http://apcmag.com – Google gives the finger to Apple by building support for Flash video into Android 2.2 ‘Froyo’, due to debut next month. (IT news)

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Apple set to overtake BlackBerry in worldwide smartphone salesview story

http://apcmag.com – Apple’s iPhone is on track to surge past the iconic BlackBerry in the global smartphones stakes by the middle of this year, while touchscreen devices already blitz QWERTY models. (IT news)

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‘Product Key Cards’ are Office 2010’s hidden catchview story

http://apcmag.com – Microsoft is offering substantial discounts for its disc-free Product Card Keys compared to the boxed retail editions of Office 2010, but there’s a catch for the unwary... (IT news)

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Google releases supercharged Chrome 5 betaview story

http://apcmag.com – Revamped V8 engine delivers 30% speed boost to fifth-gen browser, which also gets integrated plugin-free Flash plus file drag and drop in HTML5. (IT news)