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Google+ goes 25m+ users in record timeview story

http://www.itwire.com – Digital measurement company “comScore” has scored Google+ as having 25m+ users, getting to that rather nice number super quickly. (IT news)

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10 hard truths IT must learn to acceptview story

http://www.networkworld.com – Unsanctioned devices, compromised networks, downtime -- today's IT is all about embracing imperfections (IT news)

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Pirate Party slams AFACT’s ISP “extortion”view story

http://www.itwire.com – The Australian arm of the Pirate Party late yesterday opened fire on the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft, accusing the group of "strong-arm tactics" and "extortion" in its renewed approaches to local ISPs over the past few weeks on the issue of online copyright infringement through file sharing services such as BitTorrent. (IT news)

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Bottom line: Nokia ends decline with new ‘pure touch’ N9?view story

http://www.itwire.com – Nokia has finally (finally!) released a classy, modern-era, MeeGo-powered smartphone in answer to all of its iCompetitors, including new partner Microsoft, with a claim to having the purest touch experience of them all. (IT news)

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Firefox 5.0 set for imminent releaseview story

http://www.itwire.com – What's in a number? If Firefox 5.0 was called Firefox 4.1, would you be more or less likely to use it? (IT news)

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GNOME 3: what's all the fuss about?view story

http://www.itwire.com – The latest incarnation of the GNOME desktop, version 3. has been out for a while. I'm one of those who is late to the party, one at which there have been very few compliments and loads and loads of complaints. At times, when you get something free, you tend not to value it. (IT news)

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Red Hat: plenty of sales, but no media strategyview story

http://www.itwire.com – A media release from Red Hat, trumpeting the take-up by Australian oil and gas company Santos of its enterprise distribution, tells us one thing about the company. (IT news)

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NASA says edge of solar system is full of magnetic bubblesview story

http://www.itwire.com – The U.S. space agency NASA will announce on Thursday, June 9, 2011, that the edge of our Solar System is not smooth as once thought but, instead, is a “turbulent sea of magnetic bubbles.” (IT news)

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Google opens web-book sourceview story

http://www.itwire.com – Google has released the source code to its '20 Things I Learned about Browsers and the Web' web-book. (IT news)

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Low-cost ARM board to speed up developmentview story

http://www.itwire.com – A non-profit that creates Linux-based tools and software for devices using ARM processors has welcomed Samsung's release of a low-cost ARM-based board to help build applications for tablets, smartphones and other connected screens. (IT news)

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Stallman does not blame Palestinians for boycottview story

http://www.itwire.com – Free Software Foundation founder Richard Stallman says that he does not blame Palestinians for their non-violent boycott of Israel which resulted in him having to cancel some talks scheduled in Israel. (IT news)

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Federal Government voom-vooms virtualview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Federal Government is moving ahead with virtualisation faster than the private sector according to Ann Steward, the Government CIO, as it seeks an ICT trifecta of increased productivity, efficiency and sustainability. (IT news)