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Splunk 4.1 - "the best of both worlds for IT data management"view story

http://www.itwire.com – Splunk says its eponymous product provides IT staff with the best of both worlds by providing real time and historical access to operational data. (IT news)

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Optus wants answers on future spectrum for LTEview story

http://www.itwire.com – Optus has given the ACMA a mixed scorecard on its spectrum management performance, saying that while there has been progress in some areas, the ACMA has been too slow and lacking in transparency on key issues: in particular allocation of spectrum in the 2.5GHz band for future, LTE, mobile services. (IT news)

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SAP launches local version of cloud BIview story

http://www.itwire.com – German software giant SAP has finally unveiled local pricing for its business intelligence on demand system, three months after the tool was announced internationally. (IT news)

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Aggressive GPU strategy may help drain MacBook Pro batteriesview story

http://www.itwire.com – A graphics-related feature of the i5 and i7 based MacBook Pro models may be responsible for some users experiencing shorter than expected battery life. (IT news)

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Time to grill the Coalition on its 'no-NBN' planview story

http://www.itwire.com – 2GB's chief shock-jock Alan Jones this morning had a golden opportunity to grill opposition leader Tony Abbott on the Coalition's alternatives to the National Broadband Network, but he made not the slightest attempt to pursue it. (IT news)

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Think you've got talent? Put your voice on Ovi Mapsview story

http://www.itwire.com – The free Ovi Voice application from Nokia lets you customise the directions given by Ovi Maps. (IT news)

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Dropbox adds Android, IPad and Blackberry versions, and APIview story

http://www.itwire.com – Internet file sharing and synchronisation service Dropbox has launched versions of its client application for Android, iPad and BlackBerry as part of Dropbox Anywhere - a new set of mobile apps and APIs. (IT news)

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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)