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Microsoft pulls Win 8.1 RT code which upgraded Surface 'slabs into BRICKS

Microsoft has quickly backpedalled on its Windows 8.1 update, pulling it from the Windows Store after reports that it was bricking Surface tablets.
Richard Chirgwin, 20 Oct 2013
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NBN review team looks like old Telstra board

The strategic review into Australia's National Broadband Network commissioned by the nation's new government is starting to look like a Telstra alumni party, with the carrier's former CEO Ziggy Switkowski (now NBN Co chairman) being advised by yet-another former executive of the incumbent.
Richard Chirgwin, 20 Oct 2013
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Apple extends bulk buy app shopping plan to Macs

Apple has announced a new “Volume Purchase Program” for Mac OS apps.
Simon Sharwood, 20 Oct 2013

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