AMD releases six-core desktop CPU from A$255view story

http://apcmag.com – Phenom II X6 ‘Thuban’ superslabs run six cores at 2.8GHz or 3.2GHz, with ‘Turbo Core’ boost to redline at 3.3GHz and 3.6GHz. (IT news)

Finally! Nintendo drops Wii priceview story

http://www.itwire.com – It has been a long time coming, but at long last Nintendo has dropped the price of the phenomenally successful game console the Wii (IT news)

Foxit Upgrades Phantom PDF Suiteview story

http://www.itwire.com – Version 2.0 of the all-in-one PDF creation and editing package adds the ability to work with multiple files at once and to manipulate the pages in a PDF file. (IT news)

Open Ballot: what is the biggest threat to the future of Linux?view story

http://www.tuxradar.com – For our next podcast, we'd like to know what you think is the biggest threat to the future of Linux. We'll discuss the results, along with our own ideas, in our next episode, available on Thursday. Please leave some sort of name alongside your thoughts so that we don't end up reading out 20 comments from Anonymous Penguin! (IT news)

AMS magnet delays shuttle end to Novemberview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer has delayed the end of the Space Shuttle Program for about two months, to at least November 2010, so that it can be fitted with a magnetic that will last longer when the AMS is attached to the International Space Station. (IT news)

No need to wait, Nokia launches firstrate N8view story

http://www.itwire.com – Nokia today revealed its latest iPhone challenger, the exciting Nokia N8 smartphone. (IT news)

Telstra's HTC Desire gets lostview story

http://www.itwire.com – The HTC Desire, released in Australia just a week ago and available under contract only from Telstra, is unable to latch onto the GPS signal.  Phones directly imported from the UK don't seem to have the problem. (IT news)

‘BlackBerry 6’ OS set for release in Q3view story

http://apcmag.com – RIM’s sexed-up smartphone OS will sport a slick new UI with revamped apps, Webkit browser, multiple home screens and RSS feeds. Plus: get ready for ‘Super Apps’. (IT news)

Nokia previews first smartphone based on open-source Symbian OSview story

http://apcmag.com – Nokia’s touchscreen N8 marks the first in a new series of devices built around the new open-source Symbian 3 platform. (IT news)

Samsung warns on health risks for watching 3D TVview story

http://apcmag.com – Samsung warns against watching its new 3D TV sets if you’ve had a drink or two, are prone to strokes or epileptic seizures, are pregnant, unfit or just plain tired... (IT news)

SAP Rejected in Australiaview story

http://www.itwire.com – The well-known Australian retailer The Reject Shop has completed a SAP implementation with the assistance of the specialist retail IT outsourcer, CIBER. (IT news)

Greenplum brings enterprise cloud approach to data warehousesview story

http://www.itwire.com – A database vendor is using self-service provisioning and social network style features to accelerate analytics and business intelligence deployment and use. (IT news)