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500 million Web-enabled TVs by 2015

 Posted by Caspertwin on July 9, 2011 at 11:12 AM Comments comments (0)

September deadline for Australia’s SKA bid

 Posted by Caspertwin on July 9, 2011 at 11:08 AM Comments comments (0)

Radioastronomy project coordinators reveal site selection process.

Australia will have until September to submit information supporting its bid to host th…

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HTC exposes BlackBerry migration flaw

 Posted by Caspertwin on July 9, 2011 at 11:06 AM Comments comments (0)

Third party software integration to blame.

HTC has notified users of a flaw that could cost customers hundreds of dollars in re-sent text messages (SMS) w…

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Four reasons why Pfc Bradley Mannning deserves the Presidential Medal of Freedom, not a prison cell.

 Posted by Caspertwin on July 9, 2011 at 11:04 AM Comments comments (0)

We still don’t know if he did it or not, but if Bradley Manning, the 24-year-old Army private from Oklahoma, actually supplied WikiLeaks with its choicest material – the

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Apple to fix iPhone security hole

 Posted by Caspertwin on July 8, 2011 at 11:03 AM Comments comments (0)

APPLE is working to resolve a security hole in its iPhone and o…

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Optus was warned over misleading ads that led to $5m fine

 Posted by Caspertwin on July 7, 2011 at 10:47 AM Comments comments (0)

BACK in July 2009, Australian Competition & Consumer Commis…

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AFACT ‘courts’ internet service providers

 Posted by Caspertwin on July 7, 2011 at 10:46 AM Comments comments (0)

THE copyright adv…

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Banks split on big-bang IT overhaul

 Posted by Caspertwin on July 6, 2011 at 10:38 AM Comments comments (0)

No collusion on approach to core systems.

Should Australia’s banks rip and replace their core banking systems or upgrade them incrementally? The argum…

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Admin officer charged with computer fraud

 Posted by Caspertwin on July 6, 2011 at 10:37 AM Comments comments (0)

Allegedly changed data sets.

A Sydney woman has been

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CBA to share secrets of its crown jewels

 Posted by Caspertwin on July 5, 2011 at 8:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Joins tech standards group.

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has joined an information sharing alliance of major banks and system vendo…

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NBN Co defends controversial supplier decisions

 Posted by Caspertwin on July 5, 2011 at 8:08 PM Comments comments (0)

Changed risk profile taken on by NBN Co probed by committee.

NBN Co chief Mike Quigley has declined to reveal the extent of risk it absorbed to entice Sil…

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Defence reveal guidelines to harden iPad

 Posted by Caspertwin on July 5, 2011 at 8:02 PM Comments comments (0)

Don’t talk over GSM, forget SMS, and bin MobileMe.

The Defence Signals Directorate has released hardening

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Aussie eyes Apple, Google over ‘cloud’ music patents

 Posted by Caspertwin on July 5, 2011 at 8:01 PM Comments comments (0)

P2P pioneer uses Kazaa ruling to demand licence fees.

Sydney entrepreneur Kevin Bermeister has been granted three new US patents which his company plans t…

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How to speed up your XP system

 Posted by Caspertwin on July 5, 2011 at 3:08 AM Comments comments (0)

Hackers target Apple server

 Posted by Caspertwin on July 4, 2011 at 8:51 PM Comments comments (0)

Microsoft releases Wi-Fi-logging code for privacy check

 Posted by Caspertwin on July 4, 2011 at 11:18 AM Comments comments (0)

Microsoft has released some of the source code for the software it uses to collect details of people’s Wi-Fi hotspots, so that it can be examined for privacy implications.

In 

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Google shows off its new Gmail inbox

 Posted by Caspertwin on July 3, 2011 at 10:33 PM Comments comments (0)
A preview of the new Gmail inbox (left) alongside the current theme (right.) (Credit: Screenshot by Jessica Dolcourt/CNET) Google is changing the inbox design for its wildly popular Gmail service, and letting users try the new look out, the company announced today. Unlike the ordinary themes that address color scheme, these new themes are part of a larger redesign that addresses elements like the size and shapes of the Compose button, search buttons, and navigation controls. As of today, tw… Read Full Post »

Zynga files for IPO

 Posted by Caspertwin on July 3, 2011 at 10:11 PM Comments comments (0)

Google+ lacks integration, API

 Posted by Caspertwin on July 3, 2011 at 1:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Opinion: After the first frisson of excitement, Google’s newest social networking venture Google+ feels a tad under-baked.

The three-column layout is similar to that of Facebook. Users can post short, instant messages…

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Skype launches video calling for Android phones

 Posted by Caspertwin on July 3, 2011 at 1:19 AM Comments comments (0)

Maintains platform neutrality.

Skype, which is being acquired by Microsoft for US$8.5 billion, introduced a new service on Thursday allowing users of Andr…

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Google launches Facebook rival, Google+

 Posted by Caspertwin on July 3, 2011 at 1:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Google’s social networking project goes live.

Google has unveiled Google+, a Facebook-like application the company claimed to offer a more priv…

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