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ACCC app dobs in dodgy products

Australian IT - Mon, 2011-10-31 06:35
AUSTRALIA'S consumer watchdog has launched an iPhone app that offers information on recalled consumer goods.
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Cheaper smartphones challenge Apple

Australian IT - Mon, 2011-10-31 06:17
APPLE'S iPhone is facing stiff competition from cheaper smartphones in China.
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Game to help gung-ho journos

Australian IT - Mon, 2011-10-31 00:00
TONY Maniaty was the journalist who broke the story of the murder of the Balibo Five in East Timor.
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Making a hashtag of mass communication

Australian IT - Mon, 2011-10-31 00:00
ONE of the joys of Twitter is the humble hashtag.
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Home owners hit for NBN connection

Australian IT - Mon, 2011-10-31 00:00
BUILDERS are charging almost $1000 in wiring so new homes can connect to the National Broadband Network.
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Victoria builds health database

Australian IT - Mon, 2011-10-31 00:00
HEALTH Purchasing Victoria will spend $2.1 million building its own database of health products and suppliers.
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Too many ebooks will cause attograms

Australian IT - Mon, 2011-10-31 00:00
DOWNLOADING too many digital books may make your ereader a weighty tome.
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Telco term 'cap' could be banned

Australian IT - Fri, 2011-10-28 17:26
THE term "cap" could soon start to vanish from ads and marketing material for mobile phone and other telecommunications services.
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Nehta annual report shows deficit

Australian IT - Fri, 2011-10-28 15:37
THE National e-Health Transition Authority had an operating deficit during the last financial year. 
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Fairfax launches interactive phone app

Australian IT - Fri, 2011-10-28 10:59
FAIRFAX has unveiled a mobile application aimed at bringing its newspapers to life through phones.
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Facebook data centre hits Arctic Circle

Australian IT - Fri, 2011-10-28 10:31
FACEBOOK will build a new server farm on the edge of the Arctic Circle, its first outside the US.
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US unveils rules for broadband fund

Australian IT - Fri, 2011-10-28 10:12
US Federal regulators have unveiled a plan for overhauling the $US8 billion fund that subsidises phone service in rural areas.
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HP to keep PC business

Australian IT - Fri, 2011-10-28 09:46
HEWLETT-PACKARD said it will keep its PC division, backing away from its former CEO's proposal to spin off the unit.
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Queensland focus for Polycom

Australian IT - Fri, 2011-10-28 08:17
UNIFIED communications specialist Polycom has chosen Gavin Douglas to be its first dedicated territory manager for Queensland.
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Nintendo's losses grow

Australian IT - Fri, 2011-10-28 07:08
JAPANESE game maker Nintendo said its net loss grew to 70.3 billion yen ($926 million) for the six months through September.
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Motorola unveils Razr smartphone

Australian IT - Fri, 2011-10-28 06:24
MOTOROLA has launched its new Razr smartphone in Australia -- a successor to its Atrix phone released locally in May.
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NAB infrastructure bill up

Australian IT - Fri, 2011-10-28 06:14
NAB has revealed that its new banking platform increased its infrastructure bill by over half during its last financial year.
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Apple, Samsung case faces hurdles

Australian IT - Fri, 2011-10-28 05:00
EFFORTS to speed settlement of Apple and Samsung's patent dispute in the Federal Court could face a roadblock.
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Poor uptake for Healthcare Identifiers

Australian IT - Fri, 2011-10-28 05:00
THE Healthcare Identifier service has seen very little activity in the year after its launch by Health Minister Nicola Roxon on July 1, 2010.
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Glitch shuts ASX as rival nears

Australian IT - Fri, 2011-10-28 00:00
THE Australian Securities Exchange had its worst technical glitch yesterday, with trading immobilised for almost four hours.
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