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RT @harpers: # of Australians who listed “Jedi” as their religious affiliation on the country’s '01 census: 70,509 http://harpers.org/x/2002/11/36

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RT @harpers: # of Australians who listed “Jedi” as their religious affiliation on the country’s '01 census: 70,509 http://harpers.org/x/2002/11/36

Kinect to see price drop to $110, $80 Xbox Essentials due

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The Kinect motion-sensing accessory for the Xbox 360 has received a $40 price drop in the US, with prices now set at $110. Other markets are due to get a similar though unspecified price drop as well, including North America, Latin America, Asia, and Pacific regions. Australians and New Zealanders...
Kinect to see price drop to $110, $80 Xbox Essentials due

American diplomat begs Australians to halt Game of Thrones piracy

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American diplomat begs Australians to halt Game of Thrones piracy

ani625 on BREAKING NEWS: Australians have no sense of humour.

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ani625 on BREAKING NEWS: Australians have no sense of humour.

Apple calls Australia's bluff

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Offers full refunds rather than stop marketing the new iPad as "Wi-Fi + 4G" This language is sacrosanct The dispute down under that landed Apple (AAPL) in an Australian federal court Tuesday is a bit more complicated than initial reports suggested. According to the Sydney Morning Herald's Lucy Battersby, the...
Apple calls Australia's bluff

Steve Wozniak brands price discrimination by Apple, others in Australia as “horrible”

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As technology giants Apple, Microsoft, Adobe and many others come under fire from Australian consumers and also its government over price fixing in the country, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has branded the practice “horrible”, noting that companies “shouldn’t have boundaries between countries.” Interviewed on Australian radio station ABC Radio Sydney,...
Steve Wozniak brands price discrimination by Apple, others in Australia as “horrible”

Galaxy S III on sale in Australia, quad-core, blue delayed

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The Samsung Galaxy S III has gone on sale in Australia with the Exynos 4412 quad-core model on sale initially. The Marble White model in 16GB is available immediately, with the 32GB listed as coming soon. The Pebble Blue model, which Samsung recently confirmed as having issues with its special...
Galaxy S III on sale in Australia, quad-core, blue delayed

Art News Blog: 5000 Nude Australians on the Sydney Opera House. Johnny W, were you here?

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Art News Blog: 5000 Nude Australians on the Sydney Opera House. Johnny W, were you here?

Server error preventing Australians from playing The Settlers 7

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Server error preventing Australians from playing The Settlers 7

Boot up: Windows 8 after 90 days, Google v feds on self-driving, open source Death Star and more

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Plus Aussie parliament hoiks in Microsoft, Apple and Adobe, Tesla hits back at NYT, BlackBerry makes you wait for cheap BB10, and moreA quick burst of 11 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamWho's manipulating Apple stock with this iWatch story? >> ReadWriteDan Lyons: who's...
Boot up: Windows 8 after 90 days, Google v feds on self-driving, open source Death Star and more

iPad 3 refunds for Australian buyers after Apple admits no 4G service

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Competition watchdog takes Apple to court after tablet was sold as 'iPad with WiFi + 4G' but cannot use Australian networkApple has offered a refund to Australians who bought a new iPad 3 after the maker admitted it does not work on the country's 4G network.Australia's consumer watchdog found Apple...
iPad 3 refunds for Australian buyers after Apple admits no 4G service

NSFW Corp. Raises Mid-Six Figure Seed Deal (Our Incredibly Biased Report)

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When Paul Carr is not introducing guests at PandoMonthly, offending 20 percent of our audience on the pages of PandoDaily, or hosting the sometimes-weekly PandoDaily show “Why Isn’t This News?” he is actually working on his own company. We all knew that on some level, because he announced he...
NSFW Corp. Raises Mid-Six Figure Seed Deal (Our Incredibly Biased Report)

Native Australians have had (carnal) knowledge of India

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Vllanova As genetic studies continue to expand in scope, one of the things they're revealing is the complexity of humanity's shared legacy. Rather than a clean expansion out of Africa, we've found that the ancestors of Europeans and Asians mated with Neanderthals, while the group that populated Australia and...
Native Australians have had (carnal) knowledge of India

Australian cops tout arrest of man for Bitcoin drug deal

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Two Australian law enforcement agencies are crowing about their arrest of a man who attempted to import illicit drugs into Australia using the online drug marketplace Silk Road. In a press release brought to our attention by CSO, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service...
Australian cops tout arrest of man for Bitcoin drug deal

63% of Australian Samsung phone owners mulling switch to iPhone 5, survey says

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Apple could win back some serious ground from Samsung with the release of its iPhone 5 this week, if a new survey from MobilePhoneFinder.com.au is to be believed. According to the poll, 62.9 percent of current Samsung phone owners are planning to buy Apple’s latest handset. Among the close to...
63% of Australian Samsung phone owners mulling switch to iPhone 5, survey says

'Quantum Copyright:' At What Point Does A Legal Copy Become Infringement?

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Laws in general aren't known for their clarity, hence the need for lawyers to rack up billable hours searching for loopholes to exploit or to try to bend them to fit the case at hand. Copyright laws, while less tangled than the infamous "Patent Thicket, " are no straightforward walk...
'Quantum Copyright:' At What Point Does A Legal Copy Become Infringement?

Apple fixes potentially deadly Maps error, but countless others may remain

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It can’t be said enough times: iPhone users who rely on Apple (AAPL) Maps do so at their own peril. Jacqui Cheng at Ars Technica notes that although Apple has fixed the mistake in its Maps application that left several Australians stranded in the middle of a national park with no access...
Apple fixes potentially deadly Maps error, but countless others may remain

Booting Up: RIP Facebook Democracy Edition

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lol. (Photo: Social Times) Apple has redrawn a portion of Maps to keep Australians from being led astray into the middle of nowhere. [The Guardian] Despite the fact that 88 percent of respondents voted to keep the voting structure, Facebook has decided to nix it anyway. Democracy on Facebook is...
Booting Up: RIP Facebook Democracy Edition
Apple updates those dangerous Aussie maps, but what about here at home?

Apple may have misled Australians over how it sets prices, says MP

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Labor MP says complex international structure revealed in US hearing raises concerns about evidence to parliamentApple may have "deliberately or accidentally" misled Australians about how it sets prices here and should "correct the record or provide further detail", a Labor backbencher has demanded.Backbencher Ed Husic, who has taken a leading...
Apple may have misled Australians over how it sets prices, says MP

Samsung pounces on Apple Maps app after it strands Australian tourists

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There was simply no way that Samsung (005930) could resist pouncing on Apple’s (AAPL) latest Maps disaster that left several Australians stranded in the middle of a national park with no access to food or water. CNET Australia reports that Samsung’s always-creative marketing team has posted a new display on Sydney’s George...
Samsung pounces on Apple Maps app after it strands Australian tourists

The Surreal Life Of A Tech Cofounder: He's One Of The Richest People In His Country And The Prime Minister Knows His Name

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Imagine being on a first-name basis with the leader of your country. That's a threshold Scott Farquhar crossed a few weeks ago and it felt surreal, he told Business Insider. Farquhar is the 32-year-old cofounder of Atlassian, a software company based in Australia. Last month, the country's prime minister, Julia...
The Surreal Life Of A Tech Cofounder: He's One Of The Richest People In His Country And The Prime Minister Knows His Name

Game Of Thrones Creator George R.R. Martin Blames Australians, Distribution Delays For Show's Most-Pirated Status

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Game Of Thrones is one of the most popular shows on HBO, but it’s also become the most-pirated series around the world. In an interview with Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher Wednesday evening, Game Of Thrones creator George R. R. Martin lamented the rampant amount of piracy that the show...
Game Of Thrones Creator George R.R. Martin Blames Australians, Distribution Delays For Show's Most-Pirated Status
Is Apple falsely advertising 4G on its iPads in Australia?
Adobe CEO dodges questions over international pricing like a boss

RIM Was Behind This Bizarre Apple Store Stunt In Australia (AAPL, RIMM)

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RIM hired a protesting flash mob to swarm a Sydney Apple Store chanting "Wake up!" and waving signs that said the same, as confirmed in a statement by RIM Australia to MacTalk: "We can confirm that the Australian ‘Wake Up’ campaign, which involves a series of experiential activities taking place...
RIM Was Behind This Bizarre Apple Store Stunt In Australia (AAPL, RIMM)

Australia's Optus launches 4G network in Sydney, Perth & Newcastle

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Optus today announced that it has launched a 4G network covering Sydney, Perth and Newcastle, with coverage in Melbourne set to begin from September 15. Australian telecommunications giant Telstra has been building a 4G network for some time, and has coverage in many medium-to-large cities in all eight states and...
Australia's Optus launches 4G network in Sydney, Perth & Newcastle

Facebook’s organ donor feature rolls out in Australia

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Australians now have the the opportunity to save lives through Facebook as the organ donor feature rolls out down under. The feature, which went live for the UK and the US last week, offers Facebook users the chance to sign up officially to organ donor registries in the hope that their...
Facebook’s organ donor feature rolls out in Australia

Australian Sex Party lodges complaint after Google, Facebook refused to run party ads

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The Australian Sex Party has lodged a complaint against Google with both the US Department of Justice and the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC), the Sydney Morning Herald’s Asher Moses reports. The complaint involves accusations that Google refused to run the Australian Sex Party’s advertisements during the state by-election...
Australian Sex Party lodges complaint after Google, Facebook refused to run party ads

Apple Offers iPad Refunds to Australian Customers Misled about 4G

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Australian regulators had targeted Apple earlier today over the use of the term "4G" in advertising its new iPad. The issue stems from Apple's use of "4G" in its marketing terms for the cellular-capable models of the new iPad, while 4G LTE compatibility is actually only offered in the...
Apple Offers iPad Refunds to Australian Customers Misled about 4G
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