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iTunes Radio reportedly heading for Australia, New Zealand and other regions in 2014

iTunes Radio reportedly heading for Australia, New Zealand and other regions in 2014

Last week, a job listing for iTunes Radio surfaced, calling for a music programmer in Canada who would help with the platform, indicating that users in the nation would likely be seeing it soon. Now "people with knowledge of the situation" have surfaced, telling the folks at Bloomberg that English-speaking countries beyond the US will gain access to iTunes Radio early next year.

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State of Decay barred from sale in Australia over content concerns

State of Decay barred from sale in Australia over content concerns

Xbox 360 game State of Decay has been refused classification in Australia, with some of the title's content deemed unsuitable for release in the country. Jeff Strain, executive producer at studio Undead Labs, revealed the bad news in the company's forum, warning eager gamers that while the studio and Microsoft would do their collective best to secure a release, "it's going to take a bit" to achieve that.

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Saints Row IV denied rating in Australia over objectional content

Saints Row IV denied rating in Australia over objectional content

On March 15, Saints Row IV's teaser trailer was made public for all to enjoy, confirming that the game would be making its way into gamers' hands despite initial fears that it would never come to fruition. Much like GTA III, the Saints Row games give players a universe that is wide-open for essentially doing whatever they want wherever they want. Under such a freedom, the games foster various sorts of debauchery, and Australia has taken offense to that.

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Australia temporarily halts PRISM-like data collection plans

Australia temporarily halts PRISM-like data collection plans

There had always been a underbelly of belief that the government spies on Internet activity, Facebook statuses, and other such digital forms of communication. It all exploded out into the public eye, however, when Edward Snowden leaked information on a program called PRISM that collects vast quantities of information with little oversight and many provisions making domestic spying acceptable. Following soon after the program's revelation, Australia has put a temporary kibosh on its own domestic spying plans.

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Alleged LulzSec leader arrested in Australia

Alleged LulzSec leader arrested in Australia

The Australian Federal Police arrested a man in Sydney on Monday who claims to be the leader of Lulz Security, more commonly known as LulzSec. Though his name has not been revealed, ABC News Australia reports that he is 24-years-old, and worked in a "position of trust" in a NSW-local branch of an international IT company. Because of his work position, he had access to government client data.

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Australian store charges five dollars per person to “just look”

Australian store charges five dollars per person to “just look”

I can understand retail locations trying to come up with anything they can to help fight the increasing showrooming phenomenon. Showrooming is the name given to the act of seeing customers come into a retail store to look at items and then leave to purchase the goods online at a lower price. This problem is common to all retailers including big stores such as Walmart and Target.

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Australian Parliament summons Apple and Microsoft over pricing

Australian Parliament summons Apple and Microsoft over pricing

Australian buyers of all sorts of gadgets such as smartphones a computers have long been subjected to significantly higher prices than buyers in other countries. Last year, the Australian House of Representatives launched a probe to see if some products were more expensive in Australia than other parts of the world. Many Australians and consumer bodies have long complained that Australians were being overcharged by manufacturers compared to other countries.

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