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Huawei promises 200 new Victorian jobs in three yearsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Huawei says it will create 200 new jobs in Victoria over the next three years. However no details have been given. (IT news)

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Microsoft controls worldwide physical security operations from three sitesview story

http://www.itwire.com – What does business continuity mean to you? For Microsoft Global Security it can involve locking a door from the other side of the world. (IT news)

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Evony case against British blogger withdrawnview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Chinese owners of the massive multiplayer online game, Evony, dropped a libel case against British blogger Bruce Everiss after two days of hearings, the Guardian reports. (IT news)

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Older woman, younger man bad for the cougarview story

http://www.itwire.com – According to 2010 German research, a younger husband for a woman shortens her life more than marrying a man of her same age and even more for an older husband.   (IT news)

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SAP buys Sybase for $US5.8Bview story

http://www.itwire.com – Following a March 2009 alliance in the mobile device arena, SAP has agreed to buy Sybase outright. (IT news)

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Device choice is a "catastrophe waiting to happen": BlackBerry security chiefview story

http://www.itwire.com – Letting staff choose their own preferred mobile platform is "a catastrophe waiting to happen" and will ultimately restrict the ability of businesses to exploit mobile platforms, the security chief at BlackBerry manufacturer Research In Motion has said. (IT news)

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Lack of Office 2010 upgrade 'will backfire'view story

http://www.itwire.com – The distributor of an application that adds online and collaboration capabilities to older versions of Microsoft Office claims that Microsoft's refusal to offer an upgrade path to Office 2010 will backfire on the company. (IT news)

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Ubuntu throws out Mono-based phot-editing appview story

http://www.itwire.com – The next version of the Ubuntu GNU/Linux distribution will jettison the current default Mono-dependent image management and photo editing application, F-Spot, in favour of Shotwell. (IT news)

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iGEA CEO on game DRM: it is a continual struggle to find equilibriumview story

http://www.itwire.com – Ubisoft has made headlines recently with the intrusive nature of the Digital Rights Management imposed on its recent titles (such as Assassin’s Creed II and Silent Hunter V).  iTWire recently spoke to the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (iGEA) for thoughts on the situation. (IT news)

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Red Dead Redemption official launch trailerview story

http://www.itwire.com – Ahead of its release next week, Rockstar Games has released the official launch trailer for the sprawling western themed Red Dead Redemption. (IT news)

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Skype adds monthly subscription plansview story

http://apcmag.com – One hour of Skype calls to landline and mobile numbers starts at $1.50 per month, depending on which countries you need to call... (IT news)

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Microsoft’s new spin on social networkingview story

http://apcmag.com – Microsoft’s research hothouse FUSE Lab cooks up Spindex – a Web-based app to aggregate Twitter and Facebook updates plus RSS feeds into a single streamlined screen. (IT news)