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Innovative inventions recognized by PopMechview story

http://www.itwire.com – Three National Science Foundation-funded projects have been recognized by Popular Mechanics magazine through its “Breakthrough Awards 2010.”   (IT news)

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Indian IT outsourcer, MphasiS, sets up in University of Wollongongview story

http://www.itwire.com – MphasiS, an India-based HP subsidiary that provides applications, remote management and business process outsourcing services, has opened its first 'near shore' integrated development and delivery centre in Australia at the University of Wollongong. (IT news)

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ZTE claims VDSL2 vectoring breakthroughview story

http://www.itwire.com – ZTE has announced what it claims is the world's first system-level VDSL2 vectoring prototype - technology that increases the carrying capacity of copper pairs in the telephone network by managing all the pairs in a multi-pair cable so as to minimise crosstalk between discrete pairs. (IT news)

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Nintendo: seeing 'Red' for Christmas down under?view story

http://www.itwire.com – Despite Microsoft’s Xbox Kinect and Sony’s Playstation Move, Nintendo’s original motion sensing Wii is still a force to be reckoned with, as is Nintendo’s main mascot Mario, whose “Super Mario All-Stars” 25th Anniversary Edition is set to come down under, probably sooner rather than later, but will the Red Wii and DSi XL follow too? (IT news)

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NBN cost study a waste of money: Conroyview story

http://www.itwire.com – Malcolm Turnbull's call for a Productivity Commission cost-benefit study of the National Broadband Network was a waste of money, and Mr Turnbull was unlikely to support the roll-out even if such a report was positive, Communications Minister Stephen Conroy says. (IT news)

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What will be the fate of Nokia’s great N8?view story

http://www.itwire.com – Nokia’s N8 is finally here, after being pre-announced by the company months ago, coming with the competition-crushing feature of a 12 megapixel camera and real xenon flash, alongside a host of other features that help Nokia “catch up” to the competition, but will it be a massive sales success or just another post N95, N-series placeholder until MeeGo powered Nokias take the limelight? (IT news)

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iPad orientation lock to be forever muteview story

http://www.itwire.com – Fans of the iPad’s physical orientation lock switch will soon have to switch in software, with Steve Jobs himself apparently confirming no changeable settings option for the switch to work the way you want it to. (IT news)

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Still lots to oppose in Telstra bill: Turnbullview story

http://www.itwire.com – Despite the Coalition apparently now supporting the separation of Telstra, as well as most of the consumer safeguard measures that Government is proposing in its industry reform bill, Malcolm Turnbull says there is still a lot to oppose in the legislation. (IT news)

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NASA adds to evidence: Moon water at about 5%view story

http://www.itwire.com – With about one year of analysis of the data from the LCROSS and LRO impact missions to the Moon, NASA announced on October 21, 2010, that it has “convincingly confirmed the presence of water ice.” And, some of it may be easy to access. (IT news)

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Curious about NASA’s next Mars rover?view story

http://www.itwire.com – If you have some “curiosity” about NASA’s next Mars rover, which happens to be named Curiosity, you can watch technicians assemble it using NASA’s Curiosity Cam.   (IT news)