Ep 45 of 2012
Monday November 5 2012
On the show tonight, are we being to judgmental too soon on Microsoft's new OS, windows 8? Adam Turner has some thoughts on this.
Is Telstra up to it's old tricks again? Last week the telco upped the anti in its fight to stop Naked DSL being mandated as a wholesale service, turning to projected system costs and interference investigation data to dissuade the competition watchdog. Qantas has deployed an Optus wifi service in 40 frequent flyer lounges across the country, replacing a Telstra network that travellers previously found unreliable.
In the aftermath of 'Sandy' last week, data centres in that part of the US are problematic with power supply and flooding issues, as we mentioned last week Kim Dotcom, the founder of the shuttered file-sharing site Megaupload, announced a new online storage service called Mega that will give users direct control — and responsibility — over their files, and a UK Court of Appeal has rapped Apple's knuckles for failing to comply with a court order requiring the company to post on its website a simple statement saying Samsung had not copied its iPad designs.
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