Look out iPad Telstra Android is on the Huaweiview story

http://www.itwire.com – Telstra and Microsoft will jointly launch Windows Phone 7 on October 12, to be followed by at least one Android-based tablet from Telstra which iTWire confidently predicts will be the Huawei SmaKit S7. In addition, Telstra today unveiled a clutch of new mobile devices to be launched in the run up to Christmas. (IT news)

Spatial data moves to mainstream focusview story

http://www.itwire.com – Next generation software is dependent on the concept of 'where,' driving the need for more accurate and available geospatial information, Spatial Industries Business Association chief executive David Hocking says. (IT news)

Aim your telescope for Comet Hartley 2view story

http://www.itwire.com – Comet 103P/Harley is a small periodic comet that will pass within 11.2 million miles of Earth on October 20, 2010. It is already a nice sight for people with backyard telescopes.   (IT news)

Léo Apotheker wins top job at HPview story

http://www.itwire.com – Out of work since February, ex-SAP CEO Léo Apotheker is the surprise appointment as CEO of Hewlett-Packard, replacing the disgraced Mark Hurd. (IT news)

NASA IBEX spacecraft shows "we are not constant"view story

http://www.itwire.com – The Interstellar Boundary Explorer has shown that that the edge of our Solar System is more dynamic that scientists once thought. A NASA solar scientist states, “… our place in space is not constant.”   (IT news)

First Earth-like exoplanet found inside habitable zoneview story

http://www.itwire.com – A team of U.S. astronomers has discovered a planet that is only a bit more massive than Earth, and they found it in the parent star's habitable zone, so it has the potential of harboring life. This is big news because the exoplanet is the first Earth-like planet found in the so-called Goldilocks Zone.   (IT news)

Be wary of fake LinkedIn contact requestsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Since Monday this week, the Internet has been awash with fake LinkedIn contact requests.  Please don't fall for them, you'll be really sorry. (IT news)

NBN an 'affront' to competition law: Turnbullview story

http://www.itwire.com – Without a cost-benefit analysis, there was no justification for the massive investment in the National Broadband Network, shadow communications spokesman Malcolm Turnbull has told reporters in Canberra. (IT news)

Global DSL market to remain vibrantview story

http://www.itwire.com – Despite steady growth in worldwide sales in the fibre to the home market, research group Ovum says DSL technology remains a slightly larger and vital global battleground for major broadband access vendors. (IT news)

Smart technology for problem gamblers: PMview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Government will investigate the use of a variety of "pre-commitment" technologies, including the possible use of a biometric fingerprint, to help track and curb the losses of problem gamblers, Prime Minister Julia Gillard said. (IT news)

SBS, Akamai hook up for streamingview story

http://www.itwire.com – SBS will use Akamai to deliver live and on-demand streaming video on an ongoing basis. (IT news)

CommVault hires Stibbard; more appointments to followview story

http://www.itwire.com – CommVault has appointed Bryan Stibbard as its country manager for Australia/New Zealand. Further local appointments are imminent. (IT news)