Five billionth mobile subscription reachedview story

http://www.itwire.com – Five billion mobile subscriptions is quite a milestone, and Ericsson estimates it was reached last week. (IT news)

Vodafone's Bonus Bank could cut cost of prepaid handsetsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Vodafone Hutchison Australia has started a loyalty program for its prepaid Vodafone customers. (IT news)

BENCH TEST: Is USB 3 worth the cost yet?view story

http://apcmag.com – Our sister site, Notebook Hunter, has done some testing on real-life USB 3 speeds, with surprising results. (IT news)

3 adds free access to social networking sitesview story

http://www.itwire.com – New voice contracts on 3 will include free access to major social networking sites. (IT news)

Do I need USB 3?view story

http://apcmag.com – Every notebook has USB 2 -- but a few are starting to appear with USB 3. We answer the question: is the price premium worth it? (IT news)

Huawei's order for Aussie optical technology brings 20 jobs to NSWview story

http://www.itwire.com – Huawei has placed its second contract for a key component of its optical networking products with the Australian arm of Finisar, bringing 20 more jobs to NSW. (IT news)

MASSIVE APC REVIEW: iPhone 4view story

http://apcmag.com – Can't wait for the iPhone 4? Neither could we. Ahead of its official Aussie release, we sourced an iPhone 4 from overseas and gave it the full review treatment (IT news)

Webroot acquires BrightCloudview story

http://www.itwire.com – Internet security specialist Webroot has acquired content classification provider BrightCloud. (IT news)

How the iPad is finding its place in the corporate worldview story

http://www.itwire.com – Despite being written off by some as being nothing more than the latest shiny toy from Apple, the iPad is finding its niche in the corporate world. (IT news)

Rosetta spacecraft sees potato-shaped asteroidview story

http://www.itwire.com – The European Space Agency spacecraft Rosetta took detailed images of the asteroid Lutetia as it flew past the "deeply pockmarked, irregular rock" that is probably a left-over piece from the formation of the Solar System over 4.6 billion years ago.   (IT news)