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Borders prepping Kobo e-book reader for Aussie launch next weekview story

http://apcmag.com – US chain Borders is the latest to release an ebook reader with the US$150 Kobo, which Borders Australia will showcase next week ahead of a local launch. (IT news)

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Start-up Infineta attacks data center connection logjamsview story

http://www.networkworld.com – Start-up Infineta Systems is coming out of stealth mode just in time to reveal that it is working on one of the knotty problems raised this week at the EMC World conference – how to connect data centers efficiently for backup, replication and cloud services that rely on live migration of virtual machines. (IT news)

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Python + PyGTK + WebKit in 20 minutesview story

http://www.tuxradar.com – In season 2 episode 7 of our podcast we laid down the simple challenge for each of the four podcasters - Andrew, Graham, Paul and Mike - to produce something original for the website. (IT news)

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BSA continues to fight the good fightview story

http://www.itwire.com – Despite a seemingly simplistic assessments of piracy, the BSA's latest research into world-wide piracy rates shows that the Global Financial Crisis wasn't the expected opening of floodgates. (IT news)

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Atlantis is ready to fly into the sunsetview story

http://www.itwire.com – The NASA space shuttle Atlantis is on the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center. It is ready for its final mission into space, STS-132, which is set to launch on Friday, May 14, 2010.   (IT news)

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Handii Go Generation Tablet - close but let down by softwareview story

http://www.itwire.com – A few months ago the tablet PC was a dead duck. But then Apple announced the iPad and all of a sudden the category become hot and sexy again. The Handii Tablet, running Windows 7 Professional, tries to pull back some of Apple’s momentum, addressing many of the iPad’s shortcomings but missing on some key features. (IT news)

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Windows 7 to XP downgraders getting the bootview story

http://apcmag.com – Buyers of Windows 7 will soon be unable to do the up/downgrade shuffle to Windows XP as Microsoft changes the license conditions. (IT news)

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Humble Indie Bundle - last chance to buy!view story

http://www.tuxradar.com – You have just 10 hours left to buy the Humble Indie Bundle - a collection of six indie games that run on Windows, Mac and Linux. No, they aren't open source, but we think there are four important reasons why you should seriously consider investing: (IT news)

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Internode, Exetel, Dodo and ispOne join Telstra's FTTH trial in Point Cookview story

http://www.itwire.com – Four service providers - Internode, Dodo, ispONE and Exetel - have signed up to offer broadband services over the FTTP network that Telstra has rolled out to 1500 homes in the Melbourne suburb of Point Cook. (IT news)

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IBM agrees to negotiate with unionview story

http://www.itwire.com – In a statement issued late this afternoon, computing giant IBM said it will engage in good faith bargaining with the Australian Services Union. (IT news)

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Social networks demand “beware and prepare” approachview story

http://www.itwire.com – Enterprises such as Telstra, Westpac and Qantas turned out at a conference in Sydney today to learn that the advent of social networks requires them to adopt a ‘beware and prepare’ strategy so that they are not caught unawares by some of the risks which can arise when using Web 2.0 style tools. (IT news)

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Obama: iPods, iPads, Xboxes putting pressure on democracyview story

http://www.itwire.com – In what sounds more like the utterances of his predecessor, President of the U.S, Barack Obama has labelled the use of devices such as iPods, iPads, Xboxes and PlayStations as a distraction. In particular a distraction that is bad for the country and democracy in general.   (IT news)