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Samsung to open Experience Store in Melbourne Central

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Samsung is planning to open another Samsung Experience store in Melbourne – its third store nationwide. According to job advertisements seen by TechGeek, the new store will be located in Melbourne Central. Advertisements for casual and full-time customer service and sales staff, and Smart Tutors (their equivalent of Apple’s Genius team) were posted last week by “Australian Retail Management Services”, who are managing the stores for Samsung. ARMS is owned […]

Developer makes getting Myki compensation easier; Metro Trains rejects it

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In Melbourne, people who have a myki pass are entitled to get a refund if Metro Trains does not meet its performance targets. However, to get the refund, you have to print out a PDF form, write all the details and send it off. One developer found that to be a pain and developed a site, called MetroClaim, to make it as seamless as possible. Only one problem, Metro Trains […]

Sydney, Melbourne and AFL bid for their own domain TLDs

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Image: Tom Reynolds/Flickr (Creative Commons) Domains such as essendon.afl, operahouse.sydney and mcg.melbourne could exist next year after revelations that both the Victorian and New South Wales governments, and the AFL have made bids to have their own top-level domain. The move has been made possible after ICANN – the body that manages domains – loosen restrictions on creating top-level domains. Previously, it had to be industry-backed or within the generic […]