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Google admits to the Siri challenge

Australian IT - Mon, 2011-11-07 06:19
The voice-activated Siri assistant on Apple's iPhone 4S is a challenge to Google's search engine, chairman Eric Schmidt said.
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Google looks at offering Pay TV

Australian IT - Mon, 2011-11-07 06:06
GOOGLE is considering a plan to offer paid cable-TV services to consumers in the US.
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NBN offers bright future for papers

Australian IT - Mon, 2011-11-07 00:00
MULTI-PLATFORM products increase reach and cut costs.
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Online advertising share soars to 19pc

Australian IT - Mon, 2011-11-07 00:00
The online advertising industry has registered a record third quarter with revenue growing 20 per cent year on year.
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Wholesale NBN prices revealed

Australian IT - Sat, 2011-11-05 00:00
THE NBN Co has disclosed wholesale broadband prices for businesses at higher prices than offered to residential customers.
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Agencies spent $50m on phone taps

Australian IT - Fri, 2011-11-04 17:00
THE nation's police forces and crime and corruption agencies spent $50.5 million on phone taps last year.
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Vamos appointed to Medibank Private

Australian IT - Fri, 2011-11-04 13:23
IT industry veteran Steve Vamos has been appointed as a non-executive director of tech-savvy Medibank Private.
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Siri goes silent on iPhone 4S

Australian IT - Fri, 2011-11-04 10:33
SIRI, the voice-activated personal assistant in the iPhone 4S, has been unable to respond to user commands, blogs have reported.
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US hits China with spy charge

Australian IT - Fri, 2011-11-04 08:30
A US intelligence report has accused the Chinese of being the world's "most active and persistent" economic spies.
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Amazon to lend digital books

Australian IT - Fri, 2011-11-04 08:09
AMAZON is launching a digital-book lending library that will be available only to owners of its Kindle and Kindle Fire devices.
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IT hiring slows in banking sector

Australian IT - Fri, 2011-11-04 07:27
A SLOWDOWN in IT hiring is being felt in the banking sector, which is a barometer for the rest of the market, recruiters say.
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Doctors paid $84.5m for messaging

Australian IT - Fri, 2011-11-04 07:16
THE federal government paid doctors $84.5 million last financial year for using three secure messaging specifications.
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BlueArc appoints business director

Australian IT - Fri, 2011-11-04 06:47
BlueArc Group has appointed Paul Curtain to the newly created role of Business Director - Victoria.
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Retailer defies Samsung Tab ban

Australian IT - Fri, 2011-11-04 06:13
ONLINE retailer Dmavo has ignored Apple's demands it stop selling Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia.
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Passenger data not audited

Australian IT - Fri, 2011-11-04 05:50
PRIVACY audits of Customs’ use of Passenger Name Record data supplied by airlines for advance screening did not take place last year.
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With court a'Twitter judge bans tweets

Australian IT - Fri, 2011-11-04 00:00
THE judge hearing committal proceedings has declared his courtroom tweet-free after a reporter used Twitter to report on the hearing.
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40 blocks sold in 29 seconds

Australian IT - Fri, 2011-11-04 00:00
AUSTRALIA'S largest residential developer, Stockland, sold 40 housing lots in 29 seconds last week.
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AOL in red despite ad gains

Australian IT - Fri, 2011-11-04 00:00
AOL has landed in the red for the third quarter as higher advertising sales were offset by a restructuring charge.
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Apple admits to iPhone 4S battery bug

Australian IT - Thu, 2011-11-03 11:03
APPLE has admitted to a problem with its mobile operating system that is shortening the battery life of iPhones, iPads and iPods.
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Sony predicts more than $1bn loss

Australian IT - Thu, 2011-11-03 09:46
SONY expects to lose well over $US1 billion this fiscal year, as its loss-making television business continues to struggle.
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