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OptiComm's Tasmanian NBN network ops centre opens - UPDATEDview story

http://www.itwire.com – OptiComm has opened its network operations centre for the Tasmanian NBN, in the Hobart suburb of Derwent Park. (Based on information from Hills Industries, we reported initially that the NOC was in the Hobart suburb of Cambridge. NBN Co has since said it is in Derwent.) (IT news)

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Telstra’s Linux-based T-Box to launch mid-Juneview story

http://apcmag.com – Telstra today revealed it would launch its Linux-based T-Box set-top box from mid-June for $299, with a sledload of free and pay content, plus new broadband plans. (IT news)

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VIDEO: Watch Telstra's T-Box in actionview story

http://apcmag.com – VIDEO | Telstra's T-Box seems more akin to something Apple would have produced -- it's really quite impressive. (IT news)

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Microsoft on the attack for mindshare at REMIXview story

http://www.itwire.com – It might be a world awash in iPad stories and news, even as I type this on an iPad, but Microsoft's REMIX conference in Melbourne makes it clear: Microsoft isn't ceding the battle to anyone but is instead embarking on a massive attack. (IT news)

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iiNet confirms NBN plans; starts signing customersview story

http://apcmag.com – iiNet has confirmed its final plans for the National Broadband fibre-to-the-home network, starting from $49.00. (IT news)

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New amazing laser to set blazing internet speedsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Silicon chips may soon be able to transmit and process information at extremely high speeds using light, with help from a University of Sydney invention - a new pulsed laser that allows light to be generated on a computer chip. (IT news)

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Asus and Optus unwrap Android-powered Garmin GPS smartphoneview story

http://apcmag.com – Android moves in a new direction with the first GPS-centric smartphone, the Garmin-Asus G10, which Optus is set to launch on June 7th. (IT news)

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Jetstar to rent iPads to passengers for $10view story

http://apcmag.com – Jetstar has revealed plans to trial the iPad as an in-flight entertainment option, with customers to pay $10 to rent the Apple device on board selected domestic routes from June. (IT news)

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Miners given five star treatmentview story

http://www.itwire.com – Integ announced it has implemented its five star Campsite Entertainment Solution into more than 3,000 campsite rooms for several clients including the Karara Iron Ore Project in remote areas of Western Australia , with prospects of tripling this number in the next few months. (IT news)

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30000 Facebook users aboutfaceview story

http://www.itwire.com – A  Facebook privacy protest group claims that their call for ‘Quit Facebook Day’ resulted in over 30,000 users cancelling their accounts on the social network. (IT news)