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 Thursday, 13-April-2017  22:18:08 (GMT +10) - by Agg

Today is d-day for ISP data retention in Australia - but it can't be used for civil cases. The deadline for companies to comply with the retention scheme is today, but close to $130 million in grants allocated by the Federal Government to help providers comply with the requirements were not finalised until September last year. But some telecommunication companies are calling for another grace period to comply with the new laws. Privacy advocates are calling today get a VPN day. Discussion continues in this thread.

There's a new GPU benchmark in town, called Unigine Superposition. Phoronix and Tweaktown checked it out. In looking to set a new standard for jaw-dropping graphics and preparing to torture current Pascal and Polaris graphics cards as well as future Volta and Vega hardware, Unigine Corp today is releasing Unigine Superposition 1.0. Unigine Superposition is one godly GPU benchmark and is a beauty to watch. Discussion here.

TPG continue to expand, setting their sights on their own mobile network. The telco paid $1.26 billion - well over the reserve price - for 20 MHz of digital dividend spectrum at an auction held by the federal government. It has now revealed it will spend a further $600 million on “network rollout capital expenditure over a three-year period”.

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