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iPad triggers evacuation at Houses of Parliament

If you own an iPad you already know how easily it can kill your productivity, but one of Apple's tablets ruined a work day at England's Parliament when Portcullis House -- an office building that houses government officials and their staffers -- was evacuated over a "suspicious package." Inside th...

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Apple, Microsoft asked to explain pricing to Australian government

Apple and Microsoft are among a few tech companies going before the Australian Parliament this week, asked to explain what many are seeing as price gouging in the Australian market. Here in the US, for example, Apple's Mac OS X Server 10.6 sells for $499, but in Australia, the same software sel...

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On using the iPad in Poland's Parliament

Polish parliamentary member, John Godson, is using an iPad to help him with his official duties as the deputy of Lodz. In an interview with Krystian "MacKozer" Kozerawski, Mr. Godson talks about his overwhelmingly positive experience with the iPad. He says the iPad is his "primary tool" and he ...

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British House of Lords will soon allow iPad use during debates

According to The Telegraph, peers in the British House of Lords will soon be able to use iPads and other mobile internet devices during debates. Under previous rules, members of the House of Lords weren't allowed to use any electronic devices, a restriction the Lords Administration and Works Commit...

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