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  • Hotel messaging sings Soprano
  • Google suspends copying protected books
  • Firefox's market share slips; IE rises
  • Mac OS X for Intel hacked
  • Anti-spam approach for New Millenium
  • Hotel messaging sings Soprano
    Sydney ISV Soprano Design has signed a deal with the Accor hotel chain to roll out its SMS booking confirmation software via its corporate gateway platform to 100 hotels in Australia. More...

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    Details for sale in India
    FRAUDSTERS are offering to sell the personal details of thousands of
    Australians, culled from information gathered at call centres located in

    Networks vulnerable
    AUSTRALIA'S communication network is vulnerable to terrorist attacks
    because workers without clearance have full access to the system, a
    union says.

    Intel to reveal tech plans
    INTEL is preparing to unveil a significant change in the underlying
    technology of its computer chips, one that emphasises power efficiency
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    $3bn package pleases Joyce
    QUEENSLAND National party members would be happy with the direction of a
    proposed $3 billion program to boost country telecommunications
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    Hostworks books Ticketek
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    PEOPLE in the bush pay less than many city dwellers for installation of
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    Al-Qaida opens net campaign
    AL-QAIDA'S Iraqi branch launched an internet campaign threatening Iraqis
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    Data theft lifts 1.5bn files
    A Florida man who ran a bulk email company was convicted of stealing
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