HP consolidates, protects data centersview story

http://www.networkworld.com – HP this week unveiled data center switching and security products designed to simplify server connectivity and protect data in a converged infrastructure. (IT news)

Kaspersky appointment in boost for ‘aggressive’ ANZ expansionview story

http://www.itwire.com – Kaspersky Lab has appointed a new business development manager for Australia and New Zealand, charged with expanding the company’s partner base in the region, as the company pursues an aggressive growth strategy for the ANZ market. (IT news)

Counter weight gain with a bikeview story

http://www.itwire.com – A Harvard/Brigham and Women’s Hospital study confirms the long-held scientific position that moderate exercise, such as bicycle riding and brisk walking, helps to control weight gain as women age.   (IT news)

Obama wants peace, cooperation in spaceview story

http://www.itwire.com – President Barack Obama has issued a new National Space Policy for the United States. Obama wants “… space as a stable and productive environment for the peaceful use of all nations.”   (IT news)

An accidental preview of Windows 8view story

http://www.itwire.com – Tentatively due for release in late 2012, details of Windows 8 have been splashed all over the Internet.  Never mind the NDA! (IT news)

Freeview EPG: So much hot free-to-airview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Freeview DTV consortium has announced a new EPG for those equipped with Freeview badged devices.  Behind all the bluster and diversionary tactics, this new EPG does add one nice feature that is enticing, but don’t rush out and buy a Freeview device. (IT news)

New ASUS notebooks have amazing audioview story

http://apcmag.com – Audio in notebooks is usually more of an afterthought than a selling feature. Today, ASUS changed that with its new SoundMaster notebooks. (IT news)

HP introduces ‘printer apps’view story

http://apcmag.com – New printers use embedded Linux to run downloaded apps. Plus: how HP plans to slap down spam and ‘printer porn’ (IT news)

Search privacy ‘under threat’ from controversial proposalview story

http://www.itwire.com – The European parliament wants to take away your rights to search the Internet in privacy, following the parliament’s adoption last week of a draconian proposal, known as "Written Declaration 29”, to retain all Internet search traffic and requiring  that search engines store all search traffic for up to two years for possible analysis by authorities. (IT news)

Sydney-based ISP Comcen buys Gippsland ISP, Australisview story

http://www.itwire.com – Sydney-based ISP Comcen - with a nationwide customer base - has acquired Australis - a regional ISP serving the Gippsland region, and says it is looking for more acquisitions. (IT news)

HP’s new web printing converts bits into atoms – and bucksview story

http://www.itwire.com – Seeking to ride the wave of connected smartphone and tablet users in the Asia Pacific region (and globally), HP has formally launched its new printers that can receive email and print it, along with attachments, while also offering premium content and cloud infrastructure that can store and share content, changing the way users print from a range of devices and adding to the reasons why consume (IT news)

Carbon nanotubes could boost cellphone battery capacity tenfoldview story

http://www.itwire.com – Researchers at MIT have raised the prospect of increasing the capacity of cellphone batteries tenfold by using carbon nanotubes as one of a battery's electrodes. (IT news)