EMC ANZ chief gains wider regional responsibilitiesview story

http://www.itwire.com – The responsibilities of David Webster, president of EMC Australia New Zealand are being extended to include the South East Asia region. (IT news)

Developers, not Apple, responsible for GPL violationsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Developers of applications for Apple's AppStore are themselves responsible for ensuring that the code they use or re-use complies with the terms of the licence agreement which they accept during registration. (IT news)

Wake Forest: Liver grown in lab settingview story

http://www.itwire.com – Scientists from Wake Forest University have developed and grown a functioning liver originating from human liver cells. These lab-engineered livers could help in the future but much more research is needed before they become a reality. (IT news)

Google ups the ante for local searchview story

http://www.itwire.com – Internet giant Google has changed its search algorithms, which may force Australian organisations to rethink their website content and tweak their online strategies to ensure their business remains visible when internet users search for a particular product or service. (IT news)

Apple iNvoluntarily brought to the iPhone Table?view story

http://www.itwire.com – Giving the iPhone a bigger screen has resulted in an iPad, but now what seems to be a group of German hackers and designers has gone one bigger, letting you turn your iPhone into a 58-inch LED screen multitouch iPhone Table, but there’s a catch: you’ll need to jailbreak and there’s no word yet on the price! (IT news)

NASA says Earth-like planets are very commonview story

http://www.itwire.com – A survey of stars and planets performed by NASA astronomers at the W. M. Keck Observatory in Hawaii has concluded that “Nearly one in four stars similar to the sun may host planets as small as Earth….” (IT news)

Discovery, STS-133 launch delayed a day or soview story

http://www.itwire.com – NASA decided to delay the launch of the space shuttle Discovery on its STS-133 mission for at least one day because of two just discovered leaks in the orbital maneuvering system of the shuttle. An earlier one had just been patched up.   (IT news)

Spirit indicates past snowmelt on Marsview story

http://www.itwire.com – The NASA rover Spirit is stuck on the planet Mars. Even though it can’t move anymore it doesn’t mean the little robot is useless. Far from that, Spirit discovered water, probably as snow melt, trickled into the subsurface in the recent past.   (IT news)

PSP Go price cut pre-empts PSP Phoneview story

http://www.itwire.com – Sony has today announced a price cut for the PlayStation Portable Go (PSPgo) hand held and completely online gaming device.  This comes as the rumours firm for the platform moving to a PSP Phone format. (IT news)

Look up in sky, ya might see Asteroid 2003 UV11view story

http://www.itwire.com – If you happen to look up in the night sky, you might see Asteroid 2003 UV11 fly by on October 28-31, 2010.   (IT news)

Greens wait on NBN Co business caseview story

http://www.itwire.com – A cost-benefit analysis may not be the right instrument to apply to the National Broadband Network project, according to Western Australian Greens Senator Scott Ludlam, who says the NBN Company business case will make more relevant reading. (IT news)

Adventures in upgrading HTC’s Desire to Froyo 2.2view story

http://www.itwire.com – As I write, Telstra’s OTA update of Froyo 2.2 for the HTC Desire still hasn’t been released, but it is possible to download the upgraded ROM from HTC’s site, update HTC Sync to the latest version and update, which I’ve now successfully done, but there were issues! (IT news)