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Public Address 06/06/06 - Shipping Out!

PUBLIC ADDRESS 06/06/06 - Shipping Out!

End of an era | Jun 06, 2006 09:02
Russell Brown's Hard News

IDG Communications is leaving the New Zealand market, licensing its key titles, including PC World and Computerworld, to Fairfax. Except for Unlimited and IDG's Tone competitor Fast Forward, which are now out of business. I have a soft spot for IDG, not least because the five years I spent there,...,

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Kabul Revisited | Jun 06, 2006 04:22
Marianne Elliot in Kabul, Afghanistan

Only hours after we published Marianne Elliot's cautiously optimistic report from Kabul (see previous post below), the city was consumed by violence. Now read Marianne's first-hand account of the riots, and her reflections on the bravery of ordinary Afghans, written at Kabul Airport while on the way home to NZ...,

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And the horse you rode into town on. | Jun 05, 2006 12:59
Graham Reid's many things

It has been some time since I had hate mail, and while I can't say I miss it I always used to read the letters with interest and thought about what the people had to say...,

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Munted | Jun 04, 2006 21:31
A day at the office with Che Tibby

I've been trying to think of something rather poetic to say about the new-look HMNZS Wellington, sitting there all by itself on the seabed, and kind of minding it's own business. When I originally dived the wreck it was 'nice'...,

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Swedish pirates raided | Jun 02, 2006 15:04
Keith Ng: Everywhere. All the time. Usually late.

The Sweden-based torrent website, The Pirate Bay, has just been raided by Swedish authorities under suspicion of copyright violations, aka "piracy". Duh. The Pirate Bay, one of the most comprehensive and reliable sites for finding torrents of TV shows, movie, software and everything else,...,


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