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Infographic: Goodbye XP

It's the end of the line for Windows XP

Government funds iview live streaming pilot

The federal government's 2013-14 budget includes $30 million for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's online services, including its popular iview streaming platform.

Govt gives telepresence system $19.3 million boost

The Labor government's budget includes $19.3 million in funding over the next five years to bolster the National Telepresence System.

BlackBerry Bold 9790 available for businesses in Australia

Research in Motion (RIM) has today launched its new BlackBerry Bold 9790 smartphone for businesses in Australia.


First-gen iPad prototype sells for $10k

What's claimed to be a first generation iPad test unit has sold for over US$10,000 on online auction site eBay.

Kogan launches cheap Android tablets running Ice Cream Sandwich

Online discount Australian retailer Kogan has launched a tablet that runs version 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) of Google's Android mobile platform.

WD, Sonos spruik Spotify support

Vendors have jumped on yesterday's launch of Spotify music streaming service in Australia to highlight their Spotify-friendly devices.

Technology top for CEOs

In the eyes of CEOs, technology now outranks the market as the number one external factor that will impact organisations over the next three to five years.

Telstra launches application optimisation for Next IP network

Telstra today unveiled a new service for its Next IP business network that will offer QoS and bandwidth controls.

Telstra offers Facebook app for pre-paid mobile customers

Telstra has launched a Facebook app that allows its pre-paid mobile phone customers to manage their accounts.


Qantas Windows Phone app tracks flight schedules

Qantas has launched a free application for Windows Phone which, according to the company, will help passengers keep an eye on how much time they have before their flight boards.


Dick Smith site groans under weight of gaming sale traffic was rendered temporarily inaccessibly for some customers for portions of the morning, as the retailer kicked of a massive $7 million games clearance sale. The sale covered both its e-commerce website and its bricks and mortar stores.

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Microsoft offers free Cloud computing to start-ups

Microsoft has launched a new program offering startups access to free Cloud computing using Redmond's Windows Azure offering.


New version of BlackBerry PlayBook OS released

Research in Motion has released version 2.0 of its tablet operating system, BlackBerry PlayBook OS.

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