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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:18:05 -0700
Japan allows electronics on flights Japan is moving to let airline passengers use smartphones, tablets, and other electronic devices during flight, but only if they are switched to flight mode during take-off and landing, according to the country's transport ministry.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:11:05 -0700
RMIT stakes claim to 'world's first' rapid 3D nanoscale printer Melbourne's RMIT University is set to play host to what it claims will be the "world's first" rapid 3D nanoscale printer, following the launch last week of its new AU$30 million MicroNano Research Facility.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:05 -0700
Comms Alliance reveals failed copyright infringement notice trial The Communications Alliance has revealed how telcos would have warned customers downloading copyright-infringing TV shows and films in a trial scheme that would have operated in Australia by now had rights holders agreed to pay their share of it.

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:34:05 -0700
Government surveillance requests to Telstra rise As the Australian government looks to force telcos to retain customer data for law-enforcement investigations, the number of requests for customer data that Telstra is receiving from Australian law-enforcement agencies has risen in the last six months.

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:22:06 -0700
New laws open door for ACT information privacy commissioner The Australian Capital Territory's new information privacy laws, which came into effect today, open the door for the appointment of an information privacy commissioner for the territory.

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 20:55:05 -0700
Bill shock measures extended to all Australian telcos Customers of smaller Australian telcos are set to begin receiving the same usage alerts provided to customers of Telstra, Optus, and Vodafone.

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 18:24:05 -0700
Apple in payment partnerships for iPhone NFC system: Reports As the unveiling of the next iPhone draws near, reports have emerged that Apple has reached an agreement with at least three major credit card companies to work together on its new NFC payments system.

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 17:44:05 -0700
LG smartphone market share in Korea reaches 30% LG Electronics' smartphone market share in its home country has reached near 30 percent, thanks to the success of the G3.

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 15:50:05 -0700
Datacom delivers solid profit, driven by one-off A slowing economy in Australia was compensated by strong growth in New Zealand, delivering a 27 percent increase in profit before tax.

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 15:21:05 -0700
Dell teases 34-inch UltraSharp U3415W curved LCD monitor The display, which sports a 3,440x1,440 resolution and 21:9 aspect ratio, is due by the end of the year.

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 15:00:00 -0700
Apple's screen size barrage with iPhone 6, iPad caters to enterprise Apple's plans to create larger iPhones and iPads may not be sexy, but there's an opportunity to become as dominant as BlackBerry used to be in the enterprise.

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 15:00:00 -0700
Vodafone quietly tests NBN Co fibre for tower backhaul Vodafone and NBN Co have been quietly testing out using NBN Co's fibre as backhaul for Vodafone's mobile network.

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 13:21:06 -0700
The keyboard of the future will know just how you feel You emotional state can influence what you type, and this could be a problem in applications from instant messaging to safety-critical systems. Computers that can detect your emtional state by analysing your typing could warn you, and adapt to your needs.

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 09:37:05 -0700
Why price points matters: Will buyers push back on highest-end iPhone 6? Consumers are becoming smarter about the full price of their phones and manufacturers are offering great fair-priced options. Is Apple immune to price competition when it comes to the iPhone?

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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 07:00:00 -0700
White House revamps tech management, Hillary's not a cloud expert, and more bank hacks [Government IT Week] It's time once again to go around the world and see what's happening in government IT. Here's a Labor Day shoutout to all our American readers.

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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 18:25:05 -0700
Hacker 'Rawshark' disrupts NZ election campaign A Cabinet minister has resigned after an email revealed her contact with a controversial blogger.

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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 18:12:06 -0700
Microsoft refuses to comply after judge revives overseas data search warrant A US judge has lifted a stay on a ruling, forcing Microsoft to hand over data it stores overseas. But the software giant said it will not comply, pending an appeal.

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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 18:04:05 -0700
Alienware gives its Area-51 gaming PC a radical redesign The flagship desktop from Dell's gaming arm features a new "triad" shape and the latest Intel Haswell-E Extreme Edition processors.

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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:12:05 -0700
Emerging standards, and questions, about the Internet of Things Challenges to IoT include the need for more robust standards and more power to devices, as well as security and privacy concerns.

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:00:06 -0700
California payroll: Another failure waiting to happen? The State Controller’s Office is launching an assessment to recover its failed payroll project. This new project seems doomed even before it starts.

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