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)

Lower prices will kill piracy: studyview story

http://www.itwire.com – A major new academic study has proposed a simple way to reduce the degree of unauthorised access of digital content - reduce prices. (IT news)

Into the Guitar Hero void steps Rocksmithview story

http://www.itwire.com – Earlier this year publisher Activision announced the cancellation of all Guitar Hero and D.J. Hero projects leaving EA’s Rockband as the most obvious rhythm based video game franchise still with a heartbeat.  Well publisher Ubisoft has decided to take the microphone centre stage with a new IP known as Rocksmith, using real guitar’s as input to a video game. (IT news)

Kogan cuts JB Hi-Fi ‘cable con’ with free HDMI cable giveawayview story

http://www.itwire.com – If you’ve purchased a TV from JB Hi-Fi anytime in 2011, Ruslan Kogan wants to give you a free HDMI cable to “expose” the cable con which sees HDMI cables that should cost less than $10 selling for up to $199 in traditional retail. (IT news)

Firesheep spit-roasted by Twitterview story

http://www.itwire.com – After what seems like an eternity (punctuated by the 'hacking' of Ashton Kutcher's account) Twitter has finally enabled HTTPs on their web site. (IT news)