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Microsoft Online Services reaches 40 million usersview story

http://www.itwire.com – More than 40 million people around the world are using Microsoft Online Services, the company has claimed. (IT news)

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Western Digital serves up 750GB notebook drive for $139view story

http://apcmag.com – WD’s latest Scorpio Blue boosts the ceiling for budget-friendly 2.5 inch notebook hard drives to a whopping 750GB. (IT news)

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Government uses SMS to reach footballersview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Victorian Government is using a commercial SMS service in its campaign to reduce alcohol-related violence. (IT news)

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OPINION: Five reasons the iPad won't be successful in Australiaview story

http://apcmag.com – High prices will be just the beginning. (IT news)

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IN DEPTH REVIEW: HTC Desire outguns the iPhone?view story

http://apcmag.com – Sorry Apple fanboys, but the HTC Desire is set to bitch-slap the iPhone back to Cupertino. (IT news)

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Destinator 9 iPhone nav app now with Aus & NZ mapsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Intrinsyc has made its Destinator 9 turn-by-turn navigation application available for iPhone with Australia and New Zealand maps, claiming it to be "the most feature rich turn-by-turn application for the iPhone." (IT news)

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Hawking thinks space aliens might be troubleview story

http://www.itwire.com – British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking lectured in the United States on April 21, 2010, and commented on the existence of intelligent extraterrestrial life. He thinks such aliens are fairly rare but probably out there. But, they might be a threat to Earthlings. (IT news)

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Samsung cellphone to ship with Yahoo! appsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Samsung cellphones worldwide, including those running Android and Samsungs' own Bada platform, will ship preloaded with a range of Yahoo! applications under a global partnership between the two companies. (IT news)

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The Samsung R580view story

http://www.itwire.com – As a desktop replacement, the R580 fits the bill as a budget-level wide-screen unit.  It's stylish, grunty and lightweight but has poor screen resolution and attracts fingerprints like you wouldn't believe. (IT news)

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Gigantic current found in Southern Oceanview story

http://www.itwire.com – A deep ocean current has been discovered near the Kerguelen plateau in the southern Indian Ocean. The Japanese and Australian discoverers say it is equivalent to the volume of 40 Amazon Rivers. (IT news)

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40G Ethernet takes center stage at Interopview story

http://www.networkworld.com – Switching will once again be all the rage at this week's Interop conference in Las Vegas as the first 40Gbps Ethernet products are slated to be unveiled. (IT news)

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Who has the deepest pockets: penalising the messengerview story

http://www.itwire.com – When we want retribution, modern society doesn't much care who is to blame; instead, we want to be sure the organisation with the most money is squarely in our sights. (IT news)