Victorian firefighters get $32m radio upgradeview story

http://www.itwire.com – Victoria's Country Fire Authority has awarded New Zealand's Tait Communications a $32m contract to replace its 10,000 analogue radio handsets with digital units operating on the APCO P25 standard. (IT news)

Adobe Acrobat and Reader security fix bypassedview story

http://www.itwire.com – It turns out there's an easy way for hackers to get around one of the security fixes in the latest versions of Adobe Reader and Acrobat. (IT news)

First ever telescope goes into eyeview story

http://www.itwire.com – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of a micro-sized implantable telescope for the eyes of older people with end-stage macular degeneration. It’s a sight to behold!   (IT news)

NASA contractor USA to ground shuttle employeesview story

http://www.itwire.com – As the space shuttle program winds down, NASA’s prime shuttle contractor will be laying off about 15% of its workforce on October 1, 2010. About 1,300 space shuttle employees will be out of their space jobs in Florida, Texas, and Alabama. (IT news)

Union cranks campaign over payroll 'debacle'view story

http://www.itwire.com – The Queensland Public Sector Union has started a public campaign to force the resignation of the Deputy Premier and Minister for Health Paul Lucas over the "payroll debacle" in his portfolio, and warned government the trouble-plagued platform remained a risk. (IT news)

Who me? I'm not the IT minister, says Conroyview story

http://apcmag.com – Senator Stephen Conroy says he has never considered himself the minister responsible for I.T. in the Labor Government. (IT news)

Gillard acknowledges fears over internet filterview story

http://apcmag.com – ... but says she has confidence that Stephen Conroy will sort out the glitches in the policy. (IT news)

Compuware's Katanasho takes on solutions sales director roleview story

http://www.itwire.com – Compuware has appointed Rafi Katanasho as solutions sales director, applications performance management for Australia, New Zealand and Japan. (IT news)

Nanotechnology centre opens in Melbourneview story

http://www.itwire.com – Victoria looks set to become Australia's nanotechnology centre of expertise, with the Federal Government opening a $63 million Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication, as the core research lab within the Australian National Fabrication Facility. (IT news)

HDS hires George Yacoub AMview story

http://www.itwire.com – Hitachi Data Systems has appointed George Yacoub as its sales director for the Federal region. (IT news)

Mandriva is alive!view story

http://www.tuxradar.com – Finally, after weeks of uncertainty, we've just received a press release from Mandriva, and we're pasting it verbatim so you can read the news for yourselves. Let us know what you think this all means. read more (IT news)

Spendvision picks RightNow to handle routine enquiriesview story

http://www.itwire.com – Spendvision believes 25% of the customer enquiries it receives can be diverted to self-service by adopting RightNow's software. (IT news)