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    Scott Morrison, Australia’s Prime Minister just joined Snapchat. Ahead of a federal election, I have no doubt the decision to join and then recruit new followers by using his existing social platforms (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram), was on the advice from a media advisor that it’s good for his...
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  • MD of Aussie Broadband does Reddit AMA. Answers questions on NBN and 5G

    This afternoon, the Managing Director of Australia’s 5th largest NBN retail service provider (Aussie Broadband), Phil Britt jumped on Reddit for an AMA. The AMA has attracted 3,600 votes and received a very healthy 828 comments. While not all were answered, Britt did a good job at getting to...
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    I’m on the constant Windows 10 update train, I’m even running the latest Windows Insider preview build 19H1, but I can’t ignore a long standing issue, Microsoft can’t seem to fix. Metro apps first began back in Windows 8 days and those metro apps, received updates through the store....
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