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  • The current state of IPv6 in Australia

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  • Sydney’s NYE 2010 Time Lapsed into awesome

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  • Ford entering EV market with Focus, uses Facebook to sneak peek

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  • What’d u do today ? I built a techAU Merch Store !

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  • Move over Friendly, Facepad has arrived!

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  • Happy New Year from techAU. Goodbye 2010, Hello 2011!

    By now most of our hangovers from last night’s NYE celebrations should have subsided. With 2011 now officially underway, I’d like to take a second to reflect on the success that was 2010. Last year was undoubtedly the biggest yet for techAU its continued growth and participation from readers...
  • Feature: CarGrabber simplifies searching for cars

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  • Podcast Episode #52 – Merry Christmas

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    Features are a new category of posts on techAU, they aim to highlight Australian-based startups. There’s some fantastic work being done in Australia and honest hard work that benefits Aussies should be promoted and encouraged. If you’d like to be techAU’s next Feature company, email jason@techAU.tv. Features are not...
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