Vodafone keeps Tabs on the new Samsung tabletview story

http://www.itwire.com – Vodafone has sent an email to customers with details on how they can get their hands on the much hyped Galaxy Tab 10.1, the 'iPad killer' previously banned in Australia but finally available down under. (IT news)

Kaspersky helps protect TAG Heuer Link blingphoneview story

http://www.itwire.com – If you spent $6700 on a mobile phone, you might expect it to find its own way home if you lose it.The TAG Heuer Link smartphone isn't that smart, but it does come with software from Kaspersky to protect the data it contains and to provide GPS tracking of its location. (IT news)

FOSS dev's campaign against software patents moves aheadview story

http://www.itwire.com – When it comes to software patents, Melbourne developer Ben Sturmfels is sure of one thing: his campaign to end them in their entirety will succeed in the long run. (IT news)

Comms Alliance to develop guidelines for end-to-end performance over NBNview story

http://www.itwire.com – Communications Alliance is planning to develop guidelines for the end-to-end performance of Internet Protocol networks, such as the NBN. (IT news)

Mobile numbers could be 05 as 04 numbers dry upview story

http://www.itwire.com – The ACMA is proposing to allocate numbers beginning 05 to mobile services in expectation of the current 04 range becoming exhausted by 2017. (IT news)

GlobalOne snaps up Vodafone's in house app development teamview story

http://www.itwire.com – GlobalOne, a technology consulting firm specialising in cloud-based systems for enterprises, has hired the former application development team of Vodafone Australia, and its head Doug Maloney, to form a new unit that will offer professional services for building, deploying and maintaining mobile cloud apps for both consumer and enterprise environments. (IT news)

Small business people working this Christmas: Telstra surveyview story

http://www.itwire.com – A survey conducted for Telstra found a majority of small business owners and operators will be at work during the Christmas-New Year period. (IT news)

Nextgen Networks completes Regional Backbone Blackspot rolloutview story

http://www.itwire.com – Nextgen Networks has announced completion of the Federal Government’s $250 million Regional Backbone Blackspots Program (RBBP), for which it was awarded the rollout contract in December 2009. (IT news)

Huawei does 1Gbps over 100 metres of phone network copperview story

http://www.itwire.com – In news that will be music to the ears of staunch NBN opponent and fibre to the node advocate, shadow communications minister, Malcolm Turnbull, Huawei claims to have developed technology that deliver 1Gbps over a distance of 100 metres of copper telephone lines. (IT news)

Retarus’ latest express service hits the tracksview story

http://www.itwire.com – Global messaging technology provider, Retarus, has released a new version of its WebExpress, multi-channel communication platform, that now facilitates users posting messages on social media networks, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Xing. (IT news)

SOS app for mobile releasedview story

http://www.itwire.com – Norwegian company, Numa, has launched an emergency SOS alert application for mobile users - "SOS Rescue Me" – which can be downloaded from the iTunes store. (IT news)

Zuckerberg vs. Zuckerbergview story

http://www.itwire.com – In a tale of two Zuckerbergs, social media giant Facebook has threatened to sue Mark Zuckerberg, an entrepreneur from Israel, with the two now embroiled in a biter legal battle. (IT news)