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Google Play Music spreads to Australia, New Zealand and five European nations

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Google has been on something of a tear spreading its Google Play media services around the world; don't look now, but it's picking up the pace. The search giant is expanding Google Play Music today to cover Australia, Austria, Belgium, Ireland, Luxembourg, New Zealand and Portugal. That small deluge...
Google Play Music spreads to Australia, New Zealand and five European nations

Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner goes on sale for $59

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Lomography's Smartphone Film Scanner has reached that moment that every crowdfunding project strives for, but often seems elusive: everyday sales. The peripheral is now sitting in stock at an ordinary, post-Kickstarter $59 price. As you'd expect, the functionality remains what we were promised earlier in the year. Slot in...
Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner goes on sale for $59
Long-lost film by 'Star Wars' art director could be offered for download
Australia and Apple can't resolve problems with new iPad '4G' branding

Samsung says it wasn't involved with 'Wake Up' Apple Store flashmob

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Samsung has publicly disassociated itself with a "Wake Up" flashmob protest that was held outside of an Apple retail store in Australia earlier this week....
Samsung says it wasn't involved with 'Wake Up' Apple Store flashmob

Australia next to take aim at Apple over e-book pricing?

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A new report out of the country says that the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is at least considering launching an investigation into Apple. [Read more]...
Australia next to take aim at Apple over e-book pricing?

Chartboost: Opportunity for developers on Sundays with low average bid prices, Wednesday is most popular day to launch iOS games

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Cross-promotion network Chartboost revealed in its November Insights Report that Sundays is an opportunity that developers can take advantage of due to low average cost-per-click (CPC) bid prices and Wednesday is the most popular day to launch games on the Apple App Store since its updated on Thursdays. This is...
Chartboost: Opportunity for developers on Sundays with low average bid prices, Wednesday is most popular day to launch iOS games

Kogan Hates IE7 So Much It’s Imposing A Tax On All Shoppers That Use The Browser

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Ruslan Kogan may not be a known entity in the U.S., but the Aussie entrepreneur is a pioneer of online retail in Australia and happens to be the country’s wealthiest self-made person under the age of 30. Oh, and he also founded Kogan.com, a a manufacturer and direct retailer of...
Kogan Hates IE7 So Much It’s Imposing A Tax On All Shoppers That Use The Browser

Smartphone Bot Case Study: The Google Smartphone Bot On Holiday In Australia

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While Google’s new smartphone bot has been announced, it does not appear to be widely deployed yet; at least that is what I said during a recent presentation in Sydney, where I had the pleasure of meeting Alistair Lattimore (Al). Al does CRO, SEO and agency management for Mantra Group,...
Smartphone Bot Case Study: The Google Smartphone Bot On Holiday In Australia

Daily Report: Other Nations Offer Visas to Compete With Silicon Valley

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As Congress debates immigration, countries like Canada and Australia are trying to lure foreign entrepreneurs, Somini Sengupta reports in The New York Times....
Daily Report: Other Nations Offer Visas to Compete With Silicon Valley

What’s In A Name? Australia Wants Apple To ‘Change The Name’ Of The iPad Over 4G Incompatibility

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Looks like we may see another development today in Apple’s ongoing iPad/4G controversy in Australia. The country’s Competition and Consumer Commission is meeting with Apple in court again today to try to get Apple to officially change the name of the device when it is sold in Australia. Although many people...
What’s In A Name? Australia Wants Apple To ‘Change The Name’ Of The iPad Over 4G Incompatibility

Leaked training documents confirm Google Nexus 7

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A leaked training document is claimed to show the final appearance of the rumored Google Nexus 7 tablet. Expected to be launched at the Google I/O Conference, the seven-inch Tegra 3 tablet is presented as a rendered image in files found by Gizmodo Australia, sporting a textured back and a...
Leaked training documents confirm Google Nexus 7
Google Business Photos goes to Canada, Ireland and Netherlands

Engagement Ain’t Nothing But A Number

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The headline calls attention to everything that’s wrong with how businesses measure engagement in social media today. Businesses that invest any level of marketing resources in networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and the like (get it?) are being groomed to focus on soft metrics instead of the relevant activity...
Engagement Ain’t Nothing But A Number

Google Play Flaw Gives App Developers Purchaser's Information

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Google, being the undisputed search engine king, is no stranger to concerns over the privacy of its users. Everything from odd fears over their privacy policy to the images on Google maps has been hurled at them, with most of the intelligent analysis of said concerns amounting to indifferent shoulder...
Google Play Flaw Gives App Developers Purchaser's Information

Massive payment card upgrade has mixed results in Australia

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Despite a years-long upgrade of Australia's payment systems, fraudsters are still profiting, leaving a questionable record for a vast program to equip debit and credit cards with new security features....
Massive payment card upgrade has mixed results in Australia

Authorities bust global credit card fraud network

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A global credit card fraud network was shut down on Thursday as the result of an international police operation called "Pandora-Storm" that saw the participation of 20 law enforcement agencies from Europe, America and Australia, Europol announced,...
Authorities bust global credit card fraud network

Ending Slavery: The Billionaire's Club Innovations

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Australia's Andrew Forrest Gets Help From Bill Gates, Richard Branson Australia's richest man, Andrew Forrest, has long been committed to ending worldwide slavery, and he recently gained some sage advice and a few dollars from fellow billionaire, Bill Gates. Find a way to quantify slavery, Gates posited, while pledging...
Ending Slavery: The Billionaire's Club Innovations

Google Responsible For Other Peoples' Lies, Deems Australian Court

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Google is now legally responsible for every crazy thing on the Internet–at least, in Australia. A The Supreme Court of Victoria fined Google $200,000 for not removing defamatory rumors linking music promoter, Milorad Trkulja, to organized crime. The court reasoned that Google is a “publisher” because it displays content and links...
Google Responsible For Other Peoples' Lies, Deems Australian Court

Lines Around the Globe at Apple Stores on iPhone 5's First Day

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The smartphone was on sale in Australia, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Britain, France and Germany, as well as the United States and Canada, and was to be introduced in 22 more countries in a week....
Lines Around the Globe at Apple Stores on iPhone 5's First Day

TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]

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The new iPad hits the shelves, don’t expect an ‘Xbox 720′ this year, and Groupon gets reprimanded in the UK. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on The Next Web. Make sure to hit the subscription button of...
TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]

Australia expels Israeli diplomat over Dubai hit (Reuters)

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Australia expels Israeli diplomat over Dubai hit (Reuters)

Tinybeans is a digital journal dedicated to photos of your child

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Unbaby.me, unfriend me, the discussion around the pros and cons of posting baby photos online has got a kick in recent weeks thanks to the aforementioned Chrome app that replaces baby pics with “awesome stuff.” While it is a pained and clichéd discussion (yeah, I’m not at all interested) the...
Tinybeans is a digital journal dedicated to photos of your child

Google Music adds seven new countries to its roster

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Users in Australia, Ireland, Portugal, and more now have access to the Web giant's music service, which allows for free storage of up to 20,000 songs. [Read more]...
Google Music adds seven new countries to its roster
Black Friday hits as Australia/New Zealand Apple Stores go down

Microsoft gives $75,000 to team building cloud-based stethoscope

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StethoCloud, designed by students in Australia, includes a stethoscope that connects to a mobile phone, allowing the user to upload breath recordings to a cloud service to help detect pneumonia. [Read more]...
Microsoft gives $75,000 to team building cloud-based stethoscope

Eventbrite report sees social event sharing revenue rise by 81% as Twitter leads the way

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Back in 2010, Eventbrite the event planning service, published one of the first reports that identified the revenue impact of social sharing. At the time there were few resources that measured the links between social activity and monetary returns. In 2010, the report showed that there is indeed money to...
Eventbrite report sees social event sharing revenue rise by 81% as Twitter leads the way

Quickflix adds Android with Samsung

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A Galaxy of mobile TV Samsung Galaxy slab-fondlers will soon get access to movies and TV shows, with IPTV aspirant Quickflix inking a deal with Samsung Australia.…...
Quickflix adds Android with Samsung
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Huawei makes case for inclusion in Australia's broadband network

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The company said before the Australian parliamentary intelligence committee that it was banned from the project without being told why. [Read more]...
Huawei makes case for inclusion in Australia's broadband network
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