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Briefly: Huawei Disses NBN, 4GB DDR3 RAM For $0.99, Amazing 3D Ultrasound

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers including: Optus announces Qantas Frequent Flyer rewards to new and existing customers, get Amicroe 4GB DDR3 RAM from Dick Smith for $0.99, the most astonishing HD ultrasound videos you will see.

  • Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei has announced it’s no longer interested in tendering for any work associated with the National Broadband Network following a ban on tendering for work since March last year. “For us, we don’t hold this dying hope of [being involved in the] NBN, we have moved on from that initial decision,” the Chairman of Huawei Australia told the AFR today. Read the full report here.
  • Optus has announced a range of Qantas Frequent Flyer bonus points offers for new and existing customers. Postpaid customers who upgrade their service to a $60 or above Optus plan with a new smartphone will receive 8000 bonus QFF points. New customers, meanwhile, will net 4000 bonus QFF points when they sign up to the same plans. The Qantas Frequent Flyer Bonus offer is valid for purchases made before 30 June 2013.
  • GE Healthcare Voluson HDlive imaging is helping establish a new level of 3D/4D ultrasound which can help empower clinicians with increased clinical confidence and improved image clarity. Watch the videos here.
  • Dick Smith is currently selling sticks of Amicroe 4GB DDR3 1333/1066MH RAM for $0.99. The deal is pick up only, but you can reserve your purchase at the Dick Smith website. [Via OzBargain]
  • The Leica IIIa rangefinder used by Alfred Eisenstaedt to capture the iconic V-J day photo Kiss in Times Square is now up for sale. The historic camera is expected to fetch between $US26,000 and $US33,000. Read the full details here.