LABOR LEADERSHIP: Lundy backs Gillard against Ruddview story

http://apcmag.com – Kate Lundy, the long-time challenger to the unpopular Senator Conroy, has swung her support behind Julia Gillard for Prime Minister in this morning's Labor leadership spill. (IT news)

Should Gillard replace Conroy with Lundy?view story

http://apcmag.com – Several of Stephen Conroy’s harshest critics have backed the idea that Julia Gillard should hand his Communications portfolio to fellow Labor Senator Kate Lundy this morning. (IT news)

HP's 'convergence' theme faces IT lock-in fearsview story

http://www.networkworld.com – HP executives touted the company's 'converged infrastructure' plan to users at a tech conference this week, but some feared it could led to the much -feared vendor lock-in. (IT news)

Brocade, HP unveil data center extensionsview story

http://www.networkworld.com – Brocade this week unveiled data center products available from OEM HP that are designed to support next-generation Fibre Channel rollouts anchored to optimizing application performance and scaling virtual machines. (IT news)

TransLogix goes with the flow in contract winview story

http://www.itwire.com – Queensland specialist water carrier, H2Flow, has selected the Sapphire transport management suite from transport and logistics solutions provider, TransLogix, to streamline its business, optimise fleet use and deliver what it says will be ‘market leading’ customer service. (IT news)

Recruiting sponsors for charity raceview story

http://www.itwire.com – IT recruitment firm, FiniteIT, is once again setting itself for participation in the Sydney City2Surf race, with the company management and staff hoping to raise more money for its nominated charity, the Children’s Cancer Institute Australia. (IT news)

Sky-high growth forecast for cloud servicesview story

http://www.itwire.com – Growth in cloud services is surging around the world as cloud computing rapidly outstrips the projected growth rate for traditional IT products. Forecasts predict that global revenues from cloud services will reach $55.5 billion by for for 2014, up from more than $16 billion last year. (IT news)

Happy Meals not so happy for nutrition watchdog groupview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has told McDonald’s that it plans to sue the fast-food chain if it does not stop using toys to market its Happy Meals because it thinks the practice is deceptive.   (IT news)

Kevin07 to Julia10? What it means for techview story

http://www.itwire.com – The generational change that saw Kevin Rudd swept to power in 2007 brought with it great expectations from a local technology sector which had struggled for a decade to convince John Howard that the industry deserved a bigger priority profile in national affairs. (IT news)

Intel preps 'Android x86’ for netbooks and slatesview story

http://apcmag.com – Intel will ship a fully native x86 version of Android 2.2 ‘Froyo’ to developers in the next two months to spur growth of Atom-powered Android netbooks and slates. (IT news)

Galaxy S Pro probably not for Australia, says Samsungview story

http://apcmag.com – Samsung exec downplays chances of an Aussie release for QWERTY slider version of the just-launched Galaxy S Android smartphone... (IT news)

NBN Co shortlists FTTH network buildersview story

http://www.itwire.com – NBN Co has released a shortlist of 21 Australian companies, including Telstra, that will be asked to tender for contracts to design and roll out some 200,000kms of cable for its fibre access network. (IT news)