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Nokia boss pins hopes on Lumia smartphone

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Stephen Elop seems confident the company's Windows Phone handset can revive fortunes for the firm and FinlandIt's the middle of the hot Antipodean summer, but when Stephen Elop comes into the room of journalists he's wearing his suit jacket. Nokia's chief executive wipes his brow with a handkerchief and then...
Nokia boss pins hopes on Lumia smartphone

Australian Parliament summons Apple, Microsoft, Adobe to justify higher prices

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Had we been wild and spontaneous enough to buy a MacBook Air in Australia in 2011, we'd have been looking at a 15 percent premium over the US price. According to MacRumors, throwing some Adobe software into our antipodean shopping cart would have pushed that disparity even higher --...
Australian Parliament summons Apple, Microsoft, Adobe to justify higher prices

On the road: Vauxhall Astra VXR

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'Fire this baby up and it comes to life with a lovely roar'Warning! Spoiler alert! If you don't want to know what this car has on the roof, read no further. Don't look at the picture, either. I said don't...Right then. I've never really liked Vauxhalls; there's always been a joyless...
On the road: Vauxhall Astra VXR

ABC becomes the first Aussie broadcaster to donate footage to Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons

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The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), the Antipodean public service broadcasting equivalent of the BBC, is marking its 80th anniversary by launching a new website called 80 Days That Changed Our Lives. Reflecting on eight decades of newsworthy and notable events, the site offers 80 segments of audiovisual content from its...
ABC becomes the first Aussie broadcaster to donate footage to Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons

Australian Pirate Party Gets Approved and Russians are Denied (Again)

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There is a certain level of symmetry to the world. When one part of the world has day, the other half has night. And more importantly, when one hemisphere gets summer, the other has winter. Right now it’s summer in the southern hemisphere and the sun is certainly shining on...
Australian Pirate Party Gets Approved and Russians are Denied (Again)

Apple fined $2.29 million over '4G iPad' claims in Australia

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Australia's federal court has fined Apple for "deliberately" misleading customers on local 4G capabilities of its latest iPad. The Cupertino-based company recently agreed to the terms, which included AU$2.29 million fine and a cool AU$300,000 in costs. Despite its 4G claims, Apple's new iPad can't connect with existing Antipodean...
Apple fined $2.29 million over '4G iPad' claims in Australia

Vevo boss Nic Jones: 'We're at the pointy end of labels' activities'

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What the majors want from the video hub, what he learned from MySpace - and why mobile is more than just phonesThere are very few surviving pictures of Nic Jones, now Vevo's senior vice-president of international, wearing short shorts and playing his trombone, but being brought up by his parents...
Vevo boss Nic Jones: 'We're at the pointy end of labels' activities'

Photoshop v1.0.1 released free to everyone, including Australians

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Our Antipodean chums might be getting a raw deal on modern versions of Photoshop, but at least they can try 1989's vintage without paying. The Computer History Museum, with Adobe's permission, has released the source code to version 1.0.1 free to citizens of the world, just as it did...
Photoshop v1.0.1 released free to everyone, including Australians

Zeebox heads to Australia in partnership with broadcaster Network Ten

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Zeebox has announced that it will launch its social TV service in Australia after it agreed a partnership with Network Ten, a free-to-air broadcaster in the country. The Australian service will launch before September, according to the company, and, beyond providing programming, promotional support and visibility, Network Ten is making...
Zeebox heads to Australia in partnership with broadcaster Network Ten
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