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Hamilton replaces Schumacher at Mercedes

Mercedes has now confirmed that Lewis Hamilton will replace Michael Schumacher in its driver line-up for the 2013 season.

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Perez confirmed as Hamilton replacement

McLaren has preempted Mercedes’ announcement that it has poached Lewis Hamilton for the 2013 season by confirming Sergio Perez as his replacement.

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Hamilton poised to announce Mercedes switch

Lewis Hamilton’s defection from McLaren to Mercedes could be announced as early as today according to British media reports.

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iiNet tips AU$5 monthly data-retention tax

iiNet has estimated that it will have to charge its customers AU$5 extra per month in order to meet government demands to retain customer data for two years.

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Team owners to drive V8s in Bathurst demonstrations

V8 Supercars team owners Roland Dane and Garry Rogers are expected to sample modern day V8 Supercars at Mount Panorama next weekend.

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TPG’s unlimited data plans on NBN will stimulate competition, NBN Co says

Jim Hassell from NBN Co has said there are no barriers to other companies offering unlimited data plans on the NBN.

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Hitachi invents quartz glass storage capable of preserving data for millions of years

itachi has managed to develop a long-term data storage solution it claims can preserve information for hundreds of millions of years. The technology, announced earlier this week in Tokyo, utilizes a high-precision laser to embed dots of binary code across a tiny piece of quartz glass.

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Software

VMware opens new Australian HQ

Virtualisation and cloud infrastructure vendor, VMware, has opened its new, national Australian headquarters in Sydney, more than seven years after the company first started operating in Australia.

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Google launches underwater Street View, a new virtual map of oceans

Today, Google Maps unveils a new Street View feature: underwater panoramic views of six special sea spots. The idea is to create a virtual map of the oceans, documenting the state of fragile ecosystems as they change over time, and sharing a vivid experience of part of our world that few humans get to see up close and in person, in real life.

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Footballers get a kick out of the NBN

It’s Grand Final Week is football-mad Melbourne.

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