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australia and new zealand

Cloud-based Telco Disruptor Twilio Adds 5 More Markets Plus Local Numbers In 4 As It Preps A Move Into Asia

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Twilio, the startup that lets developers incorporate cloud-based voice and messaging services directly into mobile and web apps via a series of APIs, continues to scale up its business — crucial to how the company will make money on its low-cost service in the longer term. Today, Twilio added five...
Cloud-based Telco Disruptor Twilio Adds 5 More Markets Plus Local Numbers In 4 As It Preps A Move Into Asia

Deezer expands music streaming service to Canada, Australia, and New Zealand

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Deezer, a French music site that claims to be the world's most popular streaming service with over 20 million users, launches in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand today. Entirely browser-based (although there are apps for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone), Deezer offers unlimited streaming in the EU for €4.99,...
Deezer expands music streaming service to Canada, Australia, and New Zealand

iPhone 5 Now 'In Stock' in Apple's Online Stores for Several Countries

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Just days after shipping estimates for new iPhone 5 orders improved to 2-4 business days, they are taking the final step with Apple now listing the device as "in stock" in many of its online stores. We've noticed the new "in stock" quotes in Apple's online stores for the U.S,...
iPhone 5 Now 'In Stock' in Apple's Online Stores for Several Countries
Filmmaker finds SF startup scene driven by passion, ego, tunnel-vision
Google Play Music arrives in New Zealand and Australia

Kim Dotcom Makes Another Plea For Legal Relief As U.S., UK, Canada Attorneys General Converge Down Under

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Kim Dotcom and his legal team are seizing the moment of a meeting of attorneys general from the U.S., UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand in Auckland to bring more attention to his legal fight with the U.S. government, which wants to extradite Dotcom from New Zealand and try him...
Kim Dotcom Makes Another Plea For Legal Relief As U.S., UK, Canada Attorneys General Converge Down Under

Instra CEO (And Mega Investor) Brian Clarkson: 'We Will Do Everything We Can To Protect Innovation'

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We are now two days away from the launch of Mega, the file storage service that is the next big project from the controversial Kim Dotcom, founder of now-defunct media storage and streaming site Megaupload. As we inch closer to the big event at Dotcom’s lavish New Zealand mansion (Kim...
Instra CEO (And Mega Investor) Brian Clarkson: 'We Will Do Everything We Can To Protect Innovation'

Spotify eyes European expansion with Italy and Poland launch, according to new job postings

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Widening its footprint in Europe, popular music streaming company Spotify is set to launch its service in Italy and Poland, after it posted new job vacancies for “Growth Manager” positions in both countries. Both job openings (Poland/Italy) state that a successful candidate will be responsible for launching Spotify in one...
Spotify eyes European expansion with Italy and Poland launch, according to new job postings

Briefly: Google Lego, YouTube 301, HTC Evo 3D update

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Google Australia and Lego have created Build, a WebGL-based Lego construction app. Users can claim a plot of land on a map of Australia and New Zealand, and can build an object on a 32x32 starting base. Using 12 shapes in 10 different colors, builds can be saved and viewed...
Briefly: Google Lego, YouTube 301, HTC Evo 3D update

New ACTA Leak: U.S., Korea, Singapore, Denmark Do Not Support Transparency

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Throughout the debate over ACTA transparency, many countries have taken public positions that they support release of the actual text, but that other countries do not.  Since full transparency requires consensus of all the ACTA partners, the text simply can't be released until everyone is in agreement.  Of course, those...
New ACTA Leak: U.S., Korea, Singapore, Denmark Do Not Support Transparency

Legal Claims Served Via Facebook in the UK

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Is getting sued today on your mind, Facebook user? The Telegraph UK reports that a High Court judge in England has approved the use of Facebook to serve legal claims. The case: Two investment managers against a brokerage firm they believe overcharged them. Justice Nigel Teare approved the use of...
Legal Claims Served Via Facebook in the UK

SimCity woes continue into day three, causing EA to disable 'non-critical' features

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We wrote two days ago about the botched launch of SimCity and now, three days after the release the game is still unplayable for most. Last night, the official launches of SimCity in Australia and New Zealand took place. Despite EA saying that it was “confident that Origin will be...
SimCity woes continue into day three, causing EA to disable 'non-critical' features

Acer Iconia Tab A500 may wait until April for Android 4.0

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Acer's New Zealand division has confirmed that the Iconia Tab A500 will not receive an Android 4.0 upgrade until sometime in April. The announcement was directed at users in Australia and New Zealand, rather than the company's global customers, leaving the release timing unclear for other regions.......
Acer Iconia Tab A500 may wait until April for Android 4.0

European Union approves Random House-Penguin merger

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The European Union cleared the merger of publishers Random House and Penguin on Friday, saying it does not pose a risk to competition. The EU said the merger doesn’t threaten competition. In a press release, the European Commission said of its investigation: “The Commission assessed the impact of the transaction...
European Union approves Random House-Penguin merger

Facebook launches Pages Manager app for Android in U.S., U.K.

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Facebook today released its Pages Manager application for Android in the U.S. and the U.K., after rolling out to Canada, Australia, and New Zealand over the last week, a company spokesperson tells us. Pages Manager is a standalone mobile application that gives page owners access to page notifications and insights on the go,...
Facebook launches Pages Manager app for Android in U.S., U.K.

Lego and Google Chrome team up, want to cover Australasia in models and plastic bricks

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Lego has allied itself with Google's Chrome browser, creating a web app that lets users craft their own houses, creatures and models, and then delicately place them across the whole of Australia and New Zealand. Celebrating 50 years of pre-teen Lego architecture in the Land Down Under, you can...
Lego and Google Chrome team up, want to cover Australasia in models and plastic bricks
Twitter rolls out #Music app for iPhone and web, with iTunes, Spotify and Rdio integration

The World Cup starts now for Stuart Lancaster, the quiet achiever | Robert Kitson

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England's rivals will beware a coach they know little about as Lancaster begins the process of talent-grooming for 2015There is a scene in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid where the two outlaws are being tracked by an unknown posse with an uncannily good sense of direction. "Who are those...
The World Cup starts now for Stuart Lancaster, the quiet achiever | Robert Kitson

Adobe briefly posts Photoshop Touch for iPad

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Adobe appears to have accidentally published its Photoshop Touch iPad app ahead of schedule. The utility was reportedly available early Sunday morning in the App Stores for Australia and New Zealand, however it was quickly removed and has yet to resurface.......
Adobe briefly posts Photoshop Touch for iPad

LG adds Spotify's music streaming service to all of its upcoming smart media devices

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LG has revealed today that Spotify’s on-demand music streaming service will be supported on all of its smart media products released this year, including Blu-ray players and Blu-ray Home Cinema Systems. In addition, LG says “a selection” of its existing hardware with Internet connectivity in the United States, Europe, Australia...
LG adds Spotify's music streaming service to all of its upcoming smart media devices

Facebook starts to roll out Pages Manager app for Android

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Facebook released an Android version of its standalone page management application on Thursday for users in Canada, Australia and New Zealand, according to a company spokesperson. Pages Manager gives page owners access to page notifications and insights on the go, and allows them to make posts, respond to comments and reply to...
Facebook starts to roll out Pages Manager app for Android

Now Serving Ads Inside Google Maps

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Marrying location with marketing message has always been viewed as the holy grail of local advertising. Google has started taking strong steps towards this future, starting today in Australia. The company has started to put ads on Google Maps in Australia. You can see logos for local banks, ATM machines,...
Now Serving Ads Inside Google Maps

Spotify launches in Australia and New Zealand

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Spotify has announced it's bringing its streaming catalog of over 15 million songs to customers in Australia and New Zealand [Read more]...
Spotify launches in Australia and New Zealand

Android dominates Southeast Asia's smartphone market: Report

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Today smartphones are becoming more widely adopted around the world, with many emerging regions offering growth beyond the relatively saturated US and European markets. In Asia, Google’s Android operating system is leading that trend, as a recent study released by Ericsson’s ConsumerLab group [reported by TechRepublic] shows. In a study of...
Android dominates Southeast Asia's smartphone market: Report

Evernote, Now With Its First COO, Takes Its Premium Evernote Business App To 26 New Markets

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Evernote, the popular personal information and productivity app, is taking another step today in building out its premium service offerings: its enterprise app, Evernote Business, which formally launched in seven markets in December 2012, has now been switched on throughout the European Union, Norway and Iceland, with Australia and New...
Evernote, Now With Its First COO, Takes Its Premium Evernote Business App To 26 New Markets
Wikimedia Foundation raises $25 million in record time

Spotify Ditches Its 5 Play Limit For Spotify Free Users In The UK

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Freetards rejoice. Spotify has ditched the 5 play limit imposed on UK users of the free version of its music streaming service, Spotify Free, which until today kicked in after six months usage and meant that no one track could be streamed more than 5 times — it would become...
Spotify Ditches Its 5 Play Limit For Spotify Free Users In The UK

Hey Canucks, Spotify is expanding into Canada

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  After a very successful U.S. launch, streaming music service Spotify is now turning its attention to Canada. Spotify’s recently published annual accounts reveal plans to expand further into the North American continent via the Canadian market, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The annual accounts also mention that...
Hey Canucks, Spotify is expanding into Canada

Pandora users listened to 13 billion hours of music in 2012, across 1 million songs and 100,000 artists

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Internet radio and music recommendation service Pandora has announced how its 2012 fared, with users listening to more than 13 billion hours of music, across one million songs and 100,000 artists. In the process, they also created 1.6bn stations, and more than 10,000 musicians and bands notched up 250,000 unique...
Pandora users listened to 13 billion hours of music in 2012, across 1 million songs and 100,000 artists
Photoshop Touch coming to the iPad, reminds us Adobe finally gets mobile
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