Articles By Anne Witter

From Education Nov 03, 2011

Victoria State Schools Need $300M for Huge Repairs

An estimated amount of $300 million is needed to repair Victoria's state schools before it becomes utterly worthless in decayed state, Herald Sun reported.

From Politics & Policy Nov 03, 2011

18,000 Aussies Sign Online Petition Against Shark Slay

An online petition sponsored by is currently gathering signatures to protest the decision of Western Australian government to allow the hunting of a shark that killed its the third victim in the state. As of Nov. 2, the petition has gathered close to 18,000 signatures.

From Education Nov 03, 2011

Education Ministry: New Zealand Teens Aim to Live Overseas

Some 27 percent of New Zealand’s teenage population could be dreaming of how to leave the country eventually, according to a survey released by the Ministry of Education Wednesday.

From Tech Oct 05, 2011

Taiwanese Researchers Develop 'Invisible Key'

A team of Taiwanese researchers have developed an invisible key which would unlock doors through hand gestures. The technology won a gold medal at the four-day Taipei International Invention Show and Technomart.

From Tech Oct 05, 2011

Aussie Telcos Urged to Upgrade Customer Service, Halt the Use of Confusing Ad Words

Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has recommended that telcos be banned from using confusing words in advertising materials, that confused subscribers.

From Tech Sep 29, 2011

$199 Amazon Kindle Fire – Hopes, Expectations, and Releases

Amazon has announced Wednesday the release of Kindle Fire, along with other Kindle changes in its offerings. A lot of the information revealed during the official presentation has already been expected by those who have been reading up on tech blogs. For instance, the Kindle Fire tablet has a 7-inch screen, free data storage over the Internet and a new browser -- Amazon Silk.

From Tech Sep 29, 2011

Microsoft Signs Licensing Deal with Samsung

Samsung will pay Microsoft for running Android, bringing to two the number of major Android OEMs from which Microsoft stands to collect royalties - Samsung and HTC. The third OEM, Motorola, has just recently been bought by Google.

From Tech Sep 29, 2011

Can an iPhone App Train Eyes to Delay Use of Reading Glasses?

iPhone users with 20-20 vision can delay less about reading glasses or will train, as it will compensate for the natural deterioration of the eyes.

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