Telcos warn of problems with NBN Co's access undertakingview story

http://www.itwire.com – The ACCC has released submissions received in response to the first round of its review of NBN Co's special access undertaking, and submitters are united in warning that it could result in NBN Co's Wholesale Broadband Agreement transcending legislation and the powers of the ACCC. (IT news)

Legonaut (Lego astronaut) rises high into the skyview story

http://www.itwire.com – Canadian teenagers Mathew Ho and Asad Muhammad bought an inexpensive weather balloon. They connected it to a Styrofoam box with several cameras and a Lego astronaut. And, then they filled the balloon with helium for an 80,000-foot ascent into the sky. See the rest of their story below. (IT news)

Nokia’s Lumia models finally coming to Australia in Marchview story

http://www.itwire.com – Although they should have launched in Australia last year, Nokia’s Windows Phone 7.5-powered Lumias are finally coming in around 8 weeks time, although with that timeframe due to see the iPad 3 arrive, along with the later arrival of Galaxy S III’s and iPhone 5’s… does Nokia stand a chance down under? (IT news)

Russian cargo ship launched to space station 1/25/2012view story

http://www.itwire.com – The Russians launched its Progress spacecraft to the International Space Station on Wednesday January 25, 2012 (local time at the Kazakhstan launch site), with about 2.9 tons of supplies and equipment onboard for the ISS Expedition 30 crew. (IT news)

HDD Crunch May Have Far-reaching Effectsview story

http://www.networkworld.com – The global supply of hard disk drives may be slow to rebound, with a ripple effect that's threatening small businesses and PC makers. The shortage may also drive demand for SSDs. (IT news)

MacRae leads TechnologyOne's HR and payroll businessview story

http://www.itwire.com – Enterprise software provider TechnologyOne has appointed Paul MacRae as general manager for human resources and payroll - not to run those internal functions, but to lead the strategic direction of research and development, customer support, sales, marketing and consulting services across the human resources and payroll business line. (IT news)

Sonos patches password exposure flawview story

http://www.itwire.com – While we're used to installing security updates for our computers, tablets and smartphones, a security patch for audio gear is something new. Sonos has released an update for its wireless audio products to fix a problem that has the potential to expose login details for paid services. (IT news)

New chief for CWW hosting businessview story

http://www.itwire.com – Cable&Wireless Worldwide has a new chief in charge of its global hosting services business in the wake of its announcement of a multi-million dollar investment in new data centre facilities to expand hosting capacity by 25 percent. (IT news)

Top 10 feature demands for the iPad 3view story

http://www.itwire.com – It’s nearly February, the month that Apple is meant to announce its next 4G LTE enabled iPad, before then supposedly selling it to consumers from some time in March, so here’s the top 10 feature demands the world’s rumourmongers have cooked up and that we’re expecting. (IT news)

Audiobooks launches unlimited cloud audio books serviceview story

http://www.itwire.com – Audio books services provider, Audiobooks.com, has launched what it claims is the first unlimited cloud-based audio book service which allows users to take advantage of unlimited audio content via an Android or Apple mobile device. (IT news)