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Entertainment

From Soho to SoMo for special effects studios

South Melbourne is turning into Australia’s own Hollywood as US special effects wizards Luma Pictures opens its first overseas studio in the suburb.

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Software

Apple Fires Manager Responsible for Maps as Eddy Cue Turns to Outsiders for Help

As Apple continues to work toward improving the new Maps service the company rolled out in iOS 6, Bloomberg reports that Apple has fired Richard Williamson, the manager directly responsible for the project.

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Science

Could a Newly Developed RNA-Based Vaccine Offer Lifelong Protection From Flu?

A new experimental flu vaccine made out of messenger RNA (mRNA) that may work for life is now being developed.

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Sports news

Rogers confirms impending Caruso departure

Garry Rogers has confirmed that Michael Caruso will leave his V8 Supercars team at the end of this season.

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Hardware Technology news

iiNet launches HFC network with NBN-like speeds

iiNet has launched high-speed broadband services capable of achieving 100/8Mbps on its own hybrid-fibre coaxial (HFC) network.

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Software

Hands on: Apple Maps turn-by-turn

Will turn-by-turn sat-nav directions help restore Australia’s confidence in Apple Maps?

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Sports news

Garry Rogers hints at team expansion for 2013

Wily V8 Supercars team owner Garry Rogers has hinted towards an expanded team program for the 2013 season.

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Technology news

Telstra-backed cloud call centre provider IPscape going global

TSydney-based IPscape, a provider of cloud-based call centre services, has set its sights on becoming a global player backed by Telstra which took a 31.3 percent stake in the company in June.

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Microsoft Security Software

Security Firm VUPEN Claims to Have Hacked Windows 8 and IE10

Windows 8 was released late last week, and already this week French security firm VUPEN says it has broken Microsoft’s latest and greatest security features. The company claims it has developed a 0-day exploit for Windows 8 and IE10, by chaining multiple undisclosed flaws together.

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