Windsor won't support Turnbull NBN billview story

http://www.itwire.com – Rural independent MP Tony Windsor says he is unlikely to support shadow communications spokesman Malcolm Turnbull's bill calling for a cost-benefit analysis of the National Broadband Network. (IT news)

Defence given all clear on WikiLeaks 1.0view story

http://www.itwire.com – The release of tens of thousands military documents from the Afghanistan conflict by the WikiLeaks website last July had not had a direct significant impact on Australia's national security interests, Defence Minister Stephen Smith has told Parliament. (IT news)

Sage offers students free cloud softwareview story

http://www.itwire.com – The market for accounting software sold in the cloud continues to heat up with the release this week of Sage My Business.  The twist this time is that the company is making the cloud based software available for free to accounting students. (IT news)

Nokia Siemens claims world DSL bandwidth recordview story

http://www.itwire.com – Nokia Siemens Networks claims to have achieved 825Mbps over 400 metres and 750Mbps over 500 metres using 'Phantom DSL' technology. (IT news)

GNOME gets a slap in the face from Ubuntuview story

http://www.itwire.com – The next version of Ubuntu, to be released in April 2011, will have a new interface which has been designed by Canonical, the company behind the GNU/Linux distribution. (IT news)

Telstra offer Mitel unified comms under VMwareview story

http://www.itwire.com – Telstra has expanded its portfolio of unified communications software from Mitel to include Mitel Virtual Solutions, which enable Mitel's UC products to run in a virtualised environment under VMware. (IT news)

Acer 8943G - monstrous entertainment notebookview story

http://apcmag.com – For $2414 the Acer Aspire 8943G is very good value for money, as it has everything you’d want in an entertainment notebook. (IT news)

Does 'cyber terrorism' exist?view story

http://www.itwire.com – The term 'cyber terrorism' gets bandied about, but does it really exist? (IT news)

HP dv7-4035tx - entertainment notebook with large screenview story

http://apcmag.com – The HP Pavilion dv7-4035tx is a very good deal for $1694, as it has complete entertainment functionality as well as a huge 17.3in screen (IT news)

First exclusive commercial spaceport dedicatedview story

http://www.itwire.com – On Friday, October 22, 2010, the Spaceport America was dedicated as the world’s first facility specifically designed to launch commercial craft into space. Many VIPs were present along with Virgin Galactic’s Richard Branson and a bunch of would-be astronauts. (IT news)