Staff churn looms for skinflint employersview story

http://www.itwire.com – Australian enterprises faced with the spectre of IT skills crises should revisit their professional development programmes in order to retain key employees longer, and reduce the costs associated with staff churn. (IT news)

Telstra iPhone 4 here on July 30 with usual miserly data plansview story

http://www.itwire.com – Telstra will launch iPhone 4 in Australia on July 30 but as usual being on the country’s best mobile network will come at a price. For a device like the iPhone 4, which is simply made for being online anywhere at any time, the best Telstra can offer for the top end model on even the most expensive capped plan is a meagre 500MB of data. (IT news)

Telstra iPhone 4 plans start at $49/month, 'free' at $79/monthview story

http://apcmag.com – Telstra is first out of the gate with its plans for the iPhone 4, on sale from 25 Telstra stores around Australia from midnight Friday. (IT news)

Will Apple ‘soon’ be offering free iPad engraving?view story

http://www.itwire.com – A report has come out quoting a supposedly reliable source within Apple that free iPad engraving, as it has done with iPods, before the end of the year – just in time to help spice up iPad sales during the all-important holiday season. (IT news)

Apple unveils iPhone 4 price in Australia - for 16GB model onlyview story

http://www.itwire.com – Apple’s case for many more iPhone 4 sales begins in earnest from Friday the 30th of July, when 17 more countries get what will surely be quickly sold-out stocks of its iPhone 4, presumably with a free case to help close the AntennaGate after the bad horse of publicity had already bolted. (IT news)

Telstra: damned if it drops prices, damned if it doesn’t!view story

http://www.itwire.com – The Competitive Carriers’ Coalition has damned Telstra for dropping its retail prices, saying that it hasn’t also dropped its wholesale pricing, a complaint some CCC members have had before the ACCC for the last month. Can Telstra really drop retail prices without the same on the wholesale front, or is Telstra having a wholesale rip of its competition? (IT news)

Go to university to cope better with dementiaview story

http://www.itwire.com – A British/Finnish study has concluded that people are able to better cope with changes brought about by dementia when they are better educated.   (IT news)

Egyptian impact crater could mean we're at more riskview story

http://www.itwire.com – A newly discovered meteorite that impacted in southwestern Egypt a few thousand years ago, and produced what is being called the Kamil Crater, could mean that we are all at greater risk of getting hit by one.   (IT news)

iPhone 4 outright pricing to start from $859view story

http://apcmag.com – Apple Australia tags the 16GB iPhone 4 at $859 outright, with the new entry-level 8GB iPhone 3GS landing at $719. (IT news)

Boldly go ogle ABC’s iView on your new Sony Bravia IPTVview story

http://www.itwire.com – ABC iView on Sony Bravia TVs… hardly the final frontier. This is the short voyage of an iViewing enterprise, to explore strange new content missed on its original broadcast, to seek out new stars and series worth watching, to boldly chew through your metered download limits as never before. (IT news)