Skype skips into schoolsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Over 8,800 teachers from around the world have so far signed up for the Skype in the classroom online community, which has just gone live after being in beta since late last year. (IT news)

IEEE aims to standardise cloud computingview story

http://www.itwire.com – The IEEE - which now bills itself as "the world's largest professional association advancing technology for humanity" - is taking steps to bring global standardisation to cloud computing with what it says is "the first broad-scope, forward-looking cloud computing initiative to be put forth by a global standards development organisation." (IT news)

NBN Co construction boss quits amid storm of controversyview story

http://www.itwire.com – Just days after NBN Co ditched all the tender submissions for building the National Broadband Network, Patrick Flannigan, head of construction, has added to the growing storm of controversy surrounding the process by resigning his position at the company. (IT news)

The Linux Foundation Announces MeeGo TV Working Groupview story

http://www.linuxfoundation.org – MeeGo Smart TV Working Group begins its work to bring open framework and innovation to television ecosystem. (IT news)

Debian launches derivatives exchange projectview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Debian GNU/Linux Project has moved to better integrate patches from distributions that are derived from it by setting up the Debian dErivatives eXchange project (DEX). (IT news)

Nominations for MeeGo Working Groups include LG and China Mobileview story

http://www.allaboutmeego.com – As part of last week's MeeGo Technical Steering Group meeting several nominations to new Working Groups (WG) were approved. Notably these included nominations for LG and China Mobile to the Handset WG. Working Groups are governance structures within MeeGo, which are currently being formed, that will be dedicated to discussion around a specific vertical. (IT news)

Data doubles daily a decade henceview story

http://www.itwire.com – Digital information stored in corporations, on the public internet and on home computers is doubling every month. And if an increase of 2,048 fold in a year seems high, there are some who believe the amount of digital information will double each day by the end of the decade as people continue to use mobile devices to collect audio and video data. (IT news)

Virgin customers extremely satisfiedview story

http://www.itwire.com – Roy Morgan Research has revealed that customers of Virgin Mobile and VHA brand '3' are more satisfied with the service that they were receiving from their mobile provider than customers of other telcos -- although the nation's biggest telco Telstra is catching up fast. (IT news)

Bubblegum and paperclips fail to impressview story

http://www.itwire.com – Companies which relay on simple keyword search to find information in terabyte scale corporate databases will land themselves in hot water with regulators according to one of the world’s leading data management experts. (IT news)

Dragon Age II Impressionsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Battling through the latest Bioware RPG offering, Dragon Age II, is proving to be a double edged halberd. (IT news)