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Google Cloud Print - Chrome OS first, then the worldview story

http://www.itwire.com – Google has revealed its plans for printing from Chrome OS, and they are potentially applicable to other types of device. (IT news)

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Optus incentivises Aussies to enter Nokia's mobile apps contestview story

http://www.itwire.com – Nokia Australia has teamed up with Optus to offer two prizes of each worth $5,000 to Australian developers entering its 'Calling All Innovators' mobile application competition in 2010. (IT news)

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Israel’s iPad WiFi weirdnessview story

http://www.itwire.com – Israel’s iPad injunction over Wi-Fi issues is baffling the international community, including Israelis in Israel’s highly developed technology sector who are itching to develop new iPad apps and have a real iPad to immediately test them on, rather than relying on SDKs and emulated environments. (IT news)

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Optus bundles $0 HP netbook with mobile broadbandview story

http://www.itwire.com – Optus is offering the HP Mini 5102 Netbook for $0 in a bundle with what it says is a series of specially developed business class mobile broadband plans aimed at SMEs. (IT news)

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Telstra faces court for blocking access to exchangesview story

http://www.itwire.com – Hearings start today in the Federal Court in Melbourne in a case brought against Telstra last March by the ACCC alleging that Telstra had deliberately delayed the rollout of competing ADSL networks by claiming, falsely, that there was no room in its exchanges for competitors' DSLAMs or other equipment. (IT news)

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New variant of HellRTS malware emergesview story

http://www.itwire.com – A six year old piece of Mac malware has been reborn. (IT news)

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STS-131 landing may be delayed by rain, not dustview story

http://www.itwire.com – Space shuttle Discovery and its seven-member NASA crew are expected to land back on Earth on Monday, April 19, after a 14-day mission to the International Space Station. Their voyage home is not expected to be delayed due to the volcanic dust in the air, only by likely rainy weather.   (IT news)

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Do health, life insurers supersize too much?view story

http://www.itwire.com – According to researchers from the Harvard Medical School, five of the largest U.S. health and life insurance companies invest as a group nearly two billion of dollars in the stock of fast food companies, whose food has contributed to the growing obesity problem in the United States and the world. (IT news)

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Bungee cord for U.S. manned space programview story

http://www.itwire.com – The United States doesn’t seem to like a long-range manned space program. And, it doesn’t appear that it will be any different in the future. As NASA swings wildly in this direction and now that direction, the U.S. manned space program seems to be attached to a bungee cord provided by the U.S. Congress and the U.S. White House.   (IT news)

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Peek at Lyrid meteor shower on April 22, 2010view story

http://www.itwire.com – The Lyrid meteor shower is set to occur here on Earth during the early mornings of April 21, 22, and 23, 2010. Set you alarm clock before sunrise for the best viewing opportunities over your local night sky. (IT news)

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Pluto looks like molasses brew to Hubbleview story

http://www.itwire.com – Researchers at Southwest Research Institute have used the Hubble Space Telescope to take images of the dwarf planet Pluto. Because of its tilt to the Sun, its atmosphere actually freezes and falls to the ground, forming large molasses-colored patches. Why? Don’t know yet. But, New help is just over the Horizon! (IT news)

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Conroy seeks comment on FTTP legislationview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Federal Government has released a position paper on the provision of fibre networks on greenfields housing developments. Comments are invited. (IT news)