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Ambulance dispatch system hit by virus: reports

Australia’s ABC News is reporting that the dispatch system of the NSW Ambulance Service has been infected with a computer virus.
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Microsoft, Nokia, and MeeGo: Are they all doomed?

The beat from the Silicon Valley drums has been that Microsoft is doomed because Windows is a PC operating system, phones outsell PCs, and Windows has struggled on mobile. QED.
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HP launches webOS products, but no ecosystem

Comment Hewlett-Packard has unveiled its first major webOS products since it acquired the mobile software platform with Palm last year. It has launched a 9.7-inch tablet, the TouchPad, and two smartphones.

AAPT dents NZ parent’s profits

Telecom New Zealand’s revenue-hemorrhaging Australian arm, AAPT, has managed to shed a quarter of its staff in the last six months, but still found ways to negatively impact its parent’s bottom line.
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Surviving the cloud computing boom

Part 1 Cloud computing launches in Australia are coming thick and fast. Already, more than 30 companies position themselves as offering hosted cloud services, and the number is rising quickly.
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Lenovo, NEC eye server tie-up

It looks like Japanese server maker and Chinese server wannabe Lenovo are going to be hooking up to create and peddle servers.