Aussie storage growth above average: Gartnerview story

http://www.itwire.com – Australian expenditure on storage is growing faster than the rest of the world, but lags behind the Asia Pacific region as a whole. This comes after two years of declining revenue for vendors in Australia. (IT news)

Huawei IDEOS X5 hits Australiaview story

http://www.itwire.com – Chinese vendor Huawei today revealed it had launched its new IDEOS X5 smartphone in Australia, based on the Google Android platform popular amongst handset vendors in 2010 and 2011. (IT news)

Phone chips point to 4 teraflops for $10kview story

http://www.itwire.com – Commodity graphics processor chips used in games machines and mobile phones are revolutionising the face of supercomputing – and should lead to the delivery of 4 teraflop desktop machines running Windows HPC or Linux for just north of $10,000 by 2012. (IT news)

Telstra announces its first $99 smartphoneview story

http://www.itwire.com – With smartphone popularity on the rise, Telstra is increasing the included data and credit on some of its most popular Prepaid offers and is launching its cheapest ever Android-powered smartphone. (IT news)

iiNet proposes independent copyright 'policeman'view story

http://www.itwire.com – iiNet is calling for an independent body to be established to manage allegations of copyright infringement and for the film industry and other copyright holders to work with the telecoms industry to make their content legitimately available online. (IT news)

NBN Co plans to build its own OSS/BSSview story

http://www.itwire.com – After initially saying it would like to pick a single vendor to supply the operational support system/business support system (OSS/BSS) for the National Broadband Network NBN Co says it does not believe it can buy what it needs and intends to build its own system. (IT news)

ANZ and Visa trial mobile paymentsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Australia and New Zealand Banking Group and partner Visa have unveiled a four week internal trial of mobile phones used as substitutes for credit cards. (IT news)

Telstra’s Smart-Touch – how to Android at a smart price?view story

http://www.itwire.com – Telstra’s first $99 Android-powered smartphone might lack the finesse of brand name and more expensive competitors, but when it comes to $999 iPhones, it’s priced to win the wallets of price-sensitive pre-paid consumers. (IT news)

NBN Co trying hard to sell NBN to end usersview story

http://www.itwire.com – NBN Co is ramping up its efforts to 'sell' the benefits of the NBN to end users, releasing a series of case studies of NBN usage by Tasmanians. (IT news)

Speeding tickets: iiNet proposes copyright authorityview story

http://www.itwire.com – National broadband provider iiNet today proposed the creation of an independent body to administer allegations of copyright infringement by internet users, including the power to issue fines and demerits to those who had purloined television shows, films and music online. (IT news)