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Study: Different reasons for obesity revealedview story

http://www.itwire.com – Although eating too much and not exercising enough are often given as the primary reasons for obesity around the world, an international team of researchers have come up with many other reasons why obesity has become a worldwide problem. (IT news)

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Geohot ra1ns on Apple parade with new iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch jailbreakview story

http://www.itwire.com – Original iPhone hardware hacker, George Hotz or “Geohot”, has beaten the iPhone Dev Team to an iOS 4.1 jailbreak called Limera1n, giving users to wish to jailbreak their iPad (on iOS 3.2.2), iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod Touch 4th Gen or the iPod Touch 3rd Gen that ability again, after iOS 4.1 initially took it away, with Geohot promising the jailbreak should work with the upcoming iOS 4.2 and future (IT news)

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Soyuz TMA-01M blasts space travelers toward Space Stationview story

http://www.itwire.com – On Friday, October 8, 2010, a U.S. astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts were blasted into space inside an upgraded Soyuz spacecraft. They will now spend two days traveling to the International Space Station.   (IT news)

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Vodafone GE buys Quickcomm for push into telecoms expense managementview story

http://www.itwire.com – Vodafone Global Enterprise – the division of the global Vodafone group that targets multinationals - has made a big push into telecoms expense management, acquiring the (formerly Australian company) Quickcomm and TnT Expense Management. (IT news)

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Will Web-scale servers find a role in the enterprise?view story

http://www.networkworld.com – An emerging class of extremely low-power servers is helping Internet companies and hosting providers to slash their energy bills, and proponents say they could have a role in the enterprise as well. (IT news)

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Noisy work means more risk for heart diseaseview story

http://www.itwire.com – A study by Canada researchers performed in the United States found that a noisy workplace means such workers have two to three times the risk from coronary heart disease and hypertension when compared to employees in quiet environments.   (IT news)

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Three scientists receive 2010 Chemistry Nobelview story

http://www.itwire.com – Wednesday, October 6, 2010, saw the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announce the 2010 Nobel Prize in Chemistry: It went to three scientists for their work in synthesizing complex carbon molecules; specifically, "for palladium-catalyzed cross couplings in organic synthesis".   (IT news)

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McAfee, Citrix deliver centralised security for virtual desktopsview story

http://www.itwire.com – One of the stumbling blocks for virtualised desktops is security - conventional anti-malware products aren't designed for this environment. A partnership between McAfee and Citrix has yielded a new and more efficient approach. (IT news)

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46% don’t want a 3D Television with glassesview story

http://www.itwire.com – A recent survey has shown that technology manufacturers still have a way to go to win over an audience for 3D electronics.  In particular, the requirement for glasses with 3D tech was seen as a major negative, and then there is a problem with cost and confusion over the hardware requirements. (IT news)

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Facebook privacy still awry says security expertview story

http://www.itwire.com – Social networking monster site Facebook needs to make a grassroots change to its security infrastructure, according to a security expert. In particular, Facebook should dump its opt-out and adopt a completely opt-in model for all of its features. (IT news)

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Fujitsu launches Australian cloud services portalview story

http://www.itwire.com – Fujitsu has launched a self-service cloud services portal for IT infrastructure, platforms and applications which the company claims will enable enterprises to match technology systems and costs directly to changing business needs. (IT news)

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Every Tasmanian will get the NBN - unless they say 'No'view story

http://www.itwire.com – The Tasmanian Government is planning legislation that would make connection of all homes and businesses the NBN the default - those that did not want it would have to opt out. (IT news)