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Oz youngsters use Facebook, Twitter ‘to look cool, not to communicate’


February 21st, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 21 (ANI): The social-networking obsessed Australian youngsters have admitted that they use tools such as Facebook, Twitter and Smartphone apps to appear 'cool' rather than communicate.A new research has ... Read more...

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Oz men less tolerant than women when it comes to abbreviated texting


January 25th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 25 (ANI): A survey has revealed that when it comes to sending text messages, Australian men are less tolerant than their women where shorthand texting is concerned.According to the Herald ... Read more...

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Keeping BlackBerry in your pocket could be harmful


November 27th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 27 (ANI): Keeping that smartphone in your pocket could have harmful health effects, says BlackBerry.The user guide to the BlackBerry Torch advises using its "approved holster with an integrated belt ... Read more...

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Almost one-third of Aussies use their mobile phones on toilet


October 5th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 5 (ANI): A survey has revealed that almost one third of Australians, who have mobile phones with Internet connections, even use it while they are on the toilet.The survey ... Read more...

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One fifth of Oz would rather starve than go without internet access


July 26th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Melbourne, July 26 (ANI): A new study has found that a fifth of Australians would rather go without food, heating or TV before giving up their Internet connection.The statistics, ... Read more...

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Half of Oz parents say social networking distracting kids from studies


July 19th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 19 (ANI): A latest cyber study has found that more than half of Australian parents with children using online social networking services like Facebook and Twitter said the ... Read more...

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Facebook, Twitter ‘making kids dumber’


July 18th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne. July 18 (ANI): Social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter are making teen web surfers dumber, says a study of Australian parents.New cyber-safety research commissioned by Telstra also revealed that ... Read more...

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TV downloads, a threat to video stores


July 17th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 17 (ANI): With the advent of technology allowing movies to be downloaded on demand, the local video stores are in danger of fading away.Foxtel IQ, Telstra's T-box and fetchTV ... Read more...

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Australia has an edge over Pak in Test series


July 13th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): A new-look Australia will step onto Lord's for the first Test of the two-match series against Pakistan on Tuesday, and statistics suggest that the former will have an ... Read more...

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Keyboard Cat makers rubbish animal cruelty claims


July 8th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 8 (ANI): The makers of Keyboard Cat, one of the most popular videos on the internet, have rubbished claims that it's cruel to make a pet play the piano.Last ... Read more...

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Text message fast becoming acceptable way of asking girl out Down Under


June 16th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 16 (ANI): Now asking a girl out on a date can be less daunting, with text messages fast becoming an acceptable way to approach them, reveals an Australian research on ... Read more...

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‘Women should socialise with bosses if they want to get ahead’


April 19th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 19 (ANI): A high profile businesswoman has said that if women want to get to the top of the work ladder, they should socialise with their bosses and workmates.According to ... Read more...

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Terror threat dries up sponsors for Oz Delhi Commonwealth Games contingent


March 19th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 19 (ANI): Australia's Commonwealth Games Association is struggling to attract sponsorships needed to send a large, competitive team to Delhi Commonwealth Games because many regular sponsors have backed out of ... Read more...

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Foreign investment proposals worth Rs.524 cr approved


December 30th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The government approved nine foreign direct investment (FDI) proposals worth Rs.523.7 crore Wednesday, including a Rs.326-crore proposal from Japanese conglomerate Mitsui. The government approved the proposals based on ... Read more...

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Younger Oz generation abandoning home phone in favour of the mobile


September 27th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, September 27 (ANI): Majority of Australians chose mobile phone over their landline connections as their main communication tool, a new survey has claimed.According to Australian Media and Communications Authority data, 70 ... Read more...

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Tech Mahindra seeks end to eight-year World Bank ban on Satyam Computer Services


July 2nd, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 2 (ANI): Tech Mahindra, the new owner of the troubled Indian IT services firm Satyam, has officially written to the World Bank seeking an end to the eight-year ban against ... Read more...

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Oz telecom company apologises for porn on phone lent to Sydney teen girl


June 28th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 28 (ANI): Australian telecommunications and media company Telstra has had to apologise for the second time in the last two months because of a sexually explicit photo that ended up ... Read more...

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25pct Aussies have caught partners cheating on them via text messages


June 22nd, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 22 (ANI): One in four Australians have caught their partners cheating on them through a text message, according to a new survey.The survey commissioned by Telstra's State of the Nation ... Read more...

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Satyam appoints new boss for ANZ


June 1st, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jun.1 (ANI): Satyam Computers has appointed Venki Prathivadi as country manager for Satyam Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) replacing Deepak Nangia.The India based IT company has also appointed former ... Read more...

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Satyam Australia chief quits


May 27th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 27 (ANI): The E head of Satyam Computer Services in Australia, Deepak Nangia, has resigned.Nangia told The Australian he left the company around three weeks ago to pursue other ... Read more...

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Former Telstra boss terms Australians as racist


May 26th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Sol Trujillo, former boss of telecommunications company Telstra, has said that being in Australia was like "stepping back in time" as it was a racist country.According to a ... Read more...

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Telstra says it can’t guarantee ‘porn-free’ loan mobiles!


April 12th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 12 (ANI): Telstra said that it cannot guarantee its loan mobile phones are free of porn, after a 10-year-old Gold Coast girl was exposed to a sex video.The mother of ... Read more...

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Infosys to pick up most of IBMs support contract with Australias Telstra


March 24th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar.24 (ANI): Bangalore-based software giant Infosys will pick up most of IBM Global Services'' multi-million dollar applications support contract with Australian software giant Telstra, after the latters deal with the ... Read more...

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Satyam customers may take a cost hit


January 20th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.20 (ANI): Australian clients of scam-hit Satyam Computer Services face higher costs if they are forced to switch over to other outsourcers, experts here have said. According to a report in ... Read more...

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Steyn thirsting for revenge against Australia


December 3rd, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Dec.3 (ANI): South African tearaway Dale Steyn appears intent on exacting revenge upon the Australian side that punished him during his Proteas limited-overs debut three years ago. Steyn is still haunted ... Read more...

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Boxing Day Test, one-dayers to stay an MCG tradition till 2018


November 26th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov.26 (ANI): The Boxing Day Test and all international cricket will remain at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) for the next decade under a new agreement with Cricket Victoria. According to ... Read more...

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Eamon Sullivan dates Perth model Brooke Vivoda


October 29th, 2008 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 29 (ANI): Aussie Sprint swimmer Eamon Sullivan is currently dating Perth model Brooke Vivoda, who is the face of motoring website modyourcar.com.au.Sullivan was accused of trying to upstage ... Read more...

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Melbournes Telstra Dome offers to host day-night Tests


July 24th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 24 (ANI): Authorities at Melbournes Telstra Dome have reportedly offered to host night Test matches to woo international cricket away from the historic Melbourne Cricket Ground. Cricket Victoria will consider ... Read more...

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New Oz technology may make web surfing 100 times faster


July 10th, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 10 (ANI): Australian experts have developed a new technology that they claim can make web surfing 100 times faster in the near future.Professor Ben Eggleton, a scientist at ... Read more...

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Australias Westpac IT to move back office operations to India


May 2nd, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 2 (ANI): Australian banking conglomerate Westpac IT has said that it is seriously considering a move to send more of its back office IT work to India. According to Westpac ... Read more...

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Telstras website in a spot for selling porn clips to kids


December 5th, 2007 - 5:24 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Dec 5 (ANI): Telstras website WotNext.com.au has been caught selling porn clips to kids.The site charges 1 dollar to download video clips of naked women sunbathing and even wrestling in jelly.Still ... Read more...

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The weirdest ways of loosing mobile phones revealed


December 5th, 2007 - 5:24 pm ICT by admin
Wellington, Dec 5 (ANI): It seems like Australians are quite clumsy when it comes to looking after their mobile phones, for a new survey has found that dropping their mobile in the ... Read more...

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