Gillard trumpets broadband health planview story

http://www.itwire.com – Prime Minister Julia Gillard has pinned Labor's re-election hopes on a neatly woven narrative about the transformation of the Australian economy and delivery of government services that puts its National Broadband Network at the core of the final week of campaigning. (IT news)

WHO says good-bye to H1N1 pandemicview story

http://www.itwire.com – The World Health Organization declared on July 10, 2010, that the H1N1 swine flu pandemic is over worldwide.   (IT news)

Make more money: study hard in kindergartenview story

http://www.itwire.com – American researchers have shown that students who do well in kindergarten earn more money as adults, and have better overall success in life. (IT news)

Coalition NBN 'policy' to blame for Abbott's embarrassmentview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Coalition NBN policy's total focus on the 'how' of broadband rather than the 'why' has left its leader in the unenviable position of trying to justify the choice of technologies that he does not understand and has marginalised the NBN as an election issue. (IT news)

Internode connects Tassie school to the NBNview story

http://www.itwire.com – Internode says it has connected its first school, Circular Head Christian School in Smithton to Tasmania's NBN. (IT news)

Telstra iPhone 4 here on July 30 with usual miserly data plansview story

http://www.itwire.com – Telstra will launch iPhone 4 in Australia on July 30 but as usual being on the country’s best mobile network will come at a price. For a device like the iPhone 4, which is simply made for being online anywhere at any time, the best Telstra can offer for the top end model on even the most expensive capped plan is a meagre 500MB of data. (IT news)

Staff churn looms for skinflint employersview story

http://www.itwire.com – Australian enterprises faced with the spectre of IT skills crises should revisit their professional development programmes in order to retain key employees longer, and reduce the costs associated with staff churn. (IT news)

Lenovo Steps up Server Bid With New Entry-level Systemsview story

http://www.pcworld.com – Lenovo announced some new entry-level servers on Tuesday, continuing its effort to become a bigger player in the server market. (IT news)

Telstra iPhone 4 plans start at $49/month, 'free' at $79/monthview story

http://apcmag.com – Telstra is first out of the gate with its plans for the iPhone 4, on sale from 25 Telstra stores around Australia from midnight Friday. (IT news)

Will Apple ‘soon’ be offering free iPad engraving?view story

http://www.itwire.com – A report has come out quoting a supposedly reliable source within Apple that free iPad engraving, as it has done with iPods, before the end of the year – just in time to help spice up iPad sales during the all-important holiday season. (IT news)

Telstra: damned if it drops prices, damned if it doesn’t!view story

http://www.itwire.com – The Competitive Carriers’ Coalition has damned Telstra for dropping its retail prices, saying that it hasn’t also dropped its wholesale pricing, a complaint some CCC members have had before the ACCC for the last month. Can Telstra really drop retail prices without the same on the wholesale front, or is Telstra having a wholesale rip of its competition? (IT news)

Apple unveils iPhone 4 price in Australia - for 16GB model onlyview story

http://www.itwire.com – Apple’s case for many more iPhone 4 sales begins in earnest from Friday the 30th of July, when 17 more countries get what will surely be quickly sold-out stocks of its iPhone 4, presumably with a free case to help close the AntennaGate after the bad horse of publicity had already bolted. (IT news)