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NEXTDC opens "Melbourne's largest data centre"view story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Stuart CornerNEXTDC's Melbourne data centre (M1) - claimed to be Melbourne's largest, at 17,500 square metres - was officially opened tonight by communications minister, senator Stephen Conroy. {loadposition stuart}It "offers corporate, government, technology and cloud services providers the opportunity to collocate their information technology and telecommunications infrastructure in (IT news)

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How Open Source Hardware Is Driving the 3D-Printing Industryview story

https://www.linux.com – The potential of 3D printing to transform the way we get things - the market is predicted to hit $3.1 billion in the next four years - gets a lot of press. But not much of that attention has focused on the unique role of open source hardware in enabling 3D printing to realize its promise. (Hardware)

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[PPC] Quittinh Linux and going back to Mac OS? Please help me not to...view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – After almost one year of (first testing, then) using the several versions of Ubuntu, I became a Linux defender and loving Ubuntu, because: - I love the concept of free and open source software - I hate Apple's attitude, sometimes even worse than Microsoft's - There are really great free or open-source apps that are at least as good as the commercial rivals, like GIMP, LibreOffice and, of course, T (Hardware)

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New Open Cloud Computing Forum on Linux.comview story

http://www.linuxfoundation.org – Linux.com has started a new forum for community members to discuss cloud computing and the open cloud. (General)

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ACMA finds Telstra breached (toothless) TCP codeview story

http://www.itwire.com – Not surprisingly the ACMA has found that last year's bungle by Telstra that exposed the details over 700,000 customers to public view on the Internet breached the Telecommunications Consumer Protection (TCP) Code, but the current code does not enable it to impose any penalty on Telstra. {loadposition stuart}All the ACMA can do is to issue a direction to comply with the code or issue a formal warn (IT news)

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Cereal companies still targeting the worst cereals for kidsview story

http://www.itwire.com – A research study conducted by Yale University has found that cereal company have improved the nutritional quality of "most" cereals; however, they are increasing their advertising of their least nutritious cereals to kids. {loadposition william08}According to the Cereal FACTS study conducted by the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, "From 2008 to 2011, total media spending to promote c (IT news)

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N-Trig goes fourth-gen DuoSense, tablet revolution power-up EXTREME!view story

http://www.itwire.com – The world of tablet computers isn’t in Kansas anymore, light years away from the thick monstrosities that plagued us in the Windows 3.1 and then XP eras, with even early Windows 7 convertibles a disgrace by today’s standards, but here in 2012, things are finally different. {loadposition alex08}The iPhone and iPad delivered unto the world the joys of capacitive touch screens, but they erased the b (IT news)

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Why We’re Fighting for an Open Cloudview story

http://www.linuxfoundation.org – A few months ago I announced a new Linux Foundation conference called CloudOpen built to spotlight and advance the conversation on the open projects, companies and technologies that make up cloud computing. I am pleased to announce the schedule today. In the process of recruiting speakers and sponsors, I spoke to dozens of amazing companies, both new and old, doing amazing things with the cloud. (General)

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Interview with Ikey Doherty - creator of SolusOSview story

http://www.linuxandlife.com – SolusOS is a Debian-based distro that still uses Gnome2 as the desktop environment and it has gained a lot of attention of Linux users recently ( read my review for SolusOS ). 2 weeks ago, Burjans from com-sl.org sent me an interesting email about his interview with Ikey Doherty, the creator of SolusOS, about SolusOS and its future. (Distributions)

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Tech Support Providers: The Rodney Dangerfields of the IT Channelview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – You’ll probably remember the disheveled comedian, Rodney Dangerfield, and his litany of “I get no respect” jokes.  One of my favorites – “My parents gave me no respect;  my bath toys were a toaster and a radio.” Or, “I haven’t spoken with my wife in years. (IT news)