3
Windows, Internet Explorer continue to lose web shareview story

http://www.itwire.com – Web share statistics for April suggest users are continuing to move away from Windows and Internet Explorer. Mobile devices and Chrome are among the beneficiaries. (IT news)

4
Verizon Business gears up to ride cloud computing boomview story

http://www.itwire.com – Verizon business, which started life four years ago as a provider of communications services to multinationals, is refocussing its business around the mantra of "everything in the cloud". (IT news)

6
Gerstein gets personal with HPview story

http://www.itwire.com – HP has appointed Richard Gerstein as the senior vice president of strategy and worldwide marketing for the company's personal systems group. (IT news)

6
Armadillo undercuts Virgin in suborbital price warview story

http://www.itwire.com – Space Adventures has just signed an agreement with Armadillo Aerospace to send tourists into space for $102,000, which is a giant leap into providing suborbital spaceflights at much less of a price currently offered by Virgin Galactic.   (IT news)

4
Logica cranks Canberra as public sector growsview story

http://www.itwire.com – UK-based tech services outfit Logica has more than tripled the size of its Canberra operation as the company targets opportunities among mid-sized federal agencies breaking out of the large-scale, clustered outsourcing contracts that characterised the Howard years. (IT news)

5
Melbourne IT inks $18 million deal with HCL Technologiesview story

http://www.itwire.com – Web hosting and domain name services provider Melbourne IT has signed a three year deal with Indian IT services corporation HCL Technologies to implement its global Integrated Web Services IT integration project. The $18 million project is expected to take three years to complete. (IT news)

4
Telstra's HTC Desire finds itselfview story

http://www.itwire.com – Released a little over a week ago to raving reviews, the HTC Desire was found to have been shipped with a tiny software problem - the GPS didn't work.  An overnight software update has fixed the problem. (IT news)

4
Robonaut 2 to hitch ride to Space Stationview story

http://www.itwire.com – A robot will become a member of the International Space Station starting in September 2010 when the STS-133 crew delivers the human-style droid R2 to the Space Station onboard the space shuttle Discovery.   (IT news)

6
Free Getting Started with Ubuntu 10.04 Guideview story

http://www.ubuntu-user.com – The Ubuntu Manual Project, begun in 2009 by Benjamin Humphrey, is providing a free beginner's guide to Lucid Lynx being released today. (IT news)

5
Bug Holds Up Ubuntu 10.04, But Not for Longview story

http://www.ubuntu-user.com – The Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx release planned for April was held up by a few hours due to a critical bugfix. (IT news)

5
First cancer vaccine ends up being Provengeview story

http://www.itwire.com – On Thursday, April 29, 2010, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the use of the Provenge vaccine to treat advanced prostate cancer. This is the first vaccine to be developed that treats any type of cancer.   (IT news)

5
Opera acquires Aussie IMAP email provider FastMail.fmview story

http://www.itwire.com – Norwegian web browser player Opera Software has acquired Australian Web-based and IMAP e-mail provider FastMail.fm. According to Opera, the acquisition will enable the company to expand its current messaging product portfolio and deliver cross-platform messaging to a wide range of devices, including computers, mobile phones, TVs and gaming consoles. (IT news)