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iiNet claims “first place in fibre”view story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: NetworkingISP iNet says it has connected more than 10,000 customers to fibre to the Home (FTTH) broadband across Australia, surpassing the total number of FTTH customers connected to the NBN. (IT news)

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Google Responsible For Other Peoples’ Lies, Deems Australian Courtview story

http://techcrunch.com – Google is now legally responsible for every crazy thing on the Internet–at least, in Australia. The Supreme Court of Victoria fined Google $200,000 for not removing defamatory rumors linking music promoter, Milorad Trkulja, to organized crime. (IT news)

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LexisNexis mobilises ANZ lawyersview story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: DealsLegal content and technology provider, LexisNexis and mobile apps developer Mobile Mentor have announced a partnership that they say will enable legal professionals in Australia and New Zealand to more easily use mobile technology. (IT news)

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The day that retail diedview story

http://www.itwire.com – Featured | Written by: Beverley Head | Published in: NetworkingA new survey conducted into Australia’s online expectations released today revealed that only 1 per cent of Australians are prepared to wait longer than a minute for a web site to load: it just reinforces the extent of Click Frenzy’s epic fail. (IT news)

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Security, BI and skills top IT priorities for CIOsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Peter Dinham | Published in: SecurityEmerging technologies like mobility and cloud computing, along with concerns about traditional issues of security, Business Intelligence, including Big Data, and skills development, are exercising the minds of Australia’s CIOs and IT decision-makers as the top priorities to tackle in their businesses. (IT news)

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Aussie business execs face worsening ‘jobs recession’view story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Peter Dinham | Published in: PeopleThere’s a jobs recession amongst Australia’s business executives and, according to a report published today, it’s getting worse with no end in sight for those white-collar senior execs as some industries continue to boom, while others are apparently still feeling the effects of the Global Financial Crisis. (IT news)

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Skype launches prepaid cards for Australia, NZview story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Peter Dinham | Published in: MarketSkype has launched prepaid cards for Australia and New Zealand and done a deal to sell them through BP and Caltex service stations as well as retailers Harvey Norman, Allphones and 7-Eleven. (IT news)

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Don’t Tell Mediafed That RSS Is Deadview story

http://techcrunch.com – It’s not clear what Google’s plans are for FeedBurner, its feed management and syndication platform. (IT news)

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Search advertising still strongest in Australian online ad marketview story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Peter Dinham | Published in: MarketOnline search advertising in Australia remains the strongest performing main segment of the online advertising industry, at the same that search giant Google and Microsoft’s Bing are investing significant resources in improving mobile search functionality as search query volumes through handheld devices increase rapidly. (IT news)

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Linux Mint 14 “Nadia” RC released!view story

http://blog.linuxmint.com – The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 14 “Nadia” RC. Linux Mint 14 Nadia For the first time since Linux Mint 11, the development team was able to capitalize on upstream technology which works and fits its goals. After 6 months of incremental development, Linux Mint 14 features an impressive list of improvements, increased stability and a refined desktop experience. (Distributions)