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Comment: the danger of relying on free online services

Last month, it was news that Google is to cut its popular RSS Reader at the end of June. Today, Yahoo is telling users it intends killing off a number of services including the old version of Yahoo Mail, SMS Alerts and Upcoming amongst others. The word is Yahoo Mail Classic will deliver its last […]

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Telstra to launch shared data plans

If you have all of your broadband devices hooked up to different accounts (your phone and your 3G tablet for example), keeping track of the data allowances remaining on each device can be a pain to remember. Telco giant Telstra looks set to provide a simpler solution by offering data plans that allow you to […]


Twitter launches new #music service

Twitter has just announced it’s jumped into the music business. The online social media network has launched Twitter #music, which promises to be a new way users can find new music. Using Twitter itself, it mines data looking for emerging artists and the most popular tracks being played.┬áSo far, songs comes from iTunes, Spotify and […]

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Twitter to get new content deal with Viacom and NBCUniversal?

The rumour mill has begun to hit overdrive that the popular micro-blog website is in talks with a couple of major media players to expand its video content. TechCrunch is reporting the rumours that Twitter is in discussions with Viacom and NBNUniversal over a deal to provide video clips and advertising content. Twitter is already […]

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Magicbox DAB+ digital radios to launch in Australia

The DAB+ market is about to see another name with Hagemeyer signing on as exclusive distributor of the Magicbox brand in Australia. The range will start with seven new models including the retro-styled Arden (pictured), which will sell for $109 recommended retail. None of the models are expected to be available until July 2011 at […]

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