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Cybersecurity beating the bad guys, says Verizonview story

http://www.itwire.com – According to Verizon's top Internet security expert, Peter Tippett, cybersecurity breaches are starting to level off and in the next 10 years security protection will become more effective and widespread as organisations band together to fight cybercrime. (IT news)

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Ice found on first asteroid: 24 Themisview story

http://www.itwire.com – Astronomers from Johns Hopkins University and the University of Tennessee used a Hawaiian telescope to observe ice on asteroid 24 Themis. This is the first time that ice has been found on an asteroid, and indicates where we got some of our water here on Earth--and possibly even our life.   (IT news)

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No Internet filter for you!view story

http://www.itwire.com – Seinfeld's famous Soup Nazi character seems to have caused an echo in the Australian Federal Government; we now hear that the Internet Filter legislation is unlikely to be tabled until after the next election. (IT news)

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NASA balloon crashes into car in Australiaview story

http://www.itwire.com – On Thursday morning, April 29, 2010, a NASA balloon carrying a multi-million dollar telescope went out of control during takeoff in the Australian outback and crashed into a four-wheel-drive vehicle.   (IT news)

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Podcast Season 2 Episode 7view story

http://www.tuxradar.com – Title: Passive Electioneering In this episode: Lucid Lynx, Ubuntu 10.04, is nearly here. And Valve might be porting Steam to Linux. Discover how we coped with two weeks of Z shell and what we think is the biggest threat to Linux. read more (IT news)

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Feds launch purple prose for ‘puter peopleview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Federal government has unveiled its whole-of-government strategic ICT workforce plan and ICT career structure in order to develop an ICT workforce “that can meet the Federal Government’s future ICT needs,” according to Lindsay Tanner, minister for finance and deregulation. (IT news)

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Core 2 Duo notebook for $699, free deliveryview story

http://apcmag.com – They're not the latest chips, but Core 2 Duos are still very fast CPUs, and preferable to a low-end current-model computer, making this a good buy. (IT news)

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Komatsu digs up $A35 million for Telstra ICT servicesview story

http://www.itwire.com – Telstra will provide cloud IT services in addition to voice and data communications to Komatsu Australia. (IT news)

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ASG buys into SAP marketview story

http://www.itwire.com – ASG has acquired SAP specialist Courtland Business Solutions. (IT news)

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Uniface speeds up mash-up developmentview story

http://www.itwire.com – What can Compuware's Uniface 9.4 environment do for enterprise developers? (IT news)

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HTC licenses Microsoft patents for its Android phonesview story

http://www.itwire.com – Microsoft has licensed unspecified patents to phone-maker HTC. Is Android under attack? (IT news)

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Windows Live Messenger 2010 gets social, runs on iPhone but not XPview story

http://apcmag.com – The next version of Microsoft’s instant messaging app, part of ‘Wave 4’ of the Windows Live services, evolves into “a companion for your social networks” but unfriends XP. (IT news)