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Inside Google's master plan for faster, sharper streaming video

Google is working on a new technology caled VP10 that will allow it to squeeze higher-quality video over broadband and mobile networks. And thanks to patent issues with a rival standard, it has a chance to catch on.

Showtime for next iPhone: 9/9

Apple sends invitations to an SF event, where it's expected to reveal new versions of its phones and Apple TV.

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Bringing your own smartphone to Verizon: What you need to know

CNET's Marguerite Reardon says the wireless industry is offering more choices for how you buy devices and gives her advice on figuring out what works best for you.

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Netflix, Amazon, Steam and Google Play are all on notice as state and federal treasurers agree to apply GST to all goods and services sold online into Australia.
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Zero flix to give: EzyFlix closure shows perils of digital 'ownership'
Australians are turning towards digital content in droves, but the surprise shut down of EzyFlix has come as a timely reminder that a digital library is not worth much when the platform collapses.
by Claire Reilly

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