Conroy deals ACCC into NBN-Telstra agreementview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Government has released a set of amendments to its stalled telecommunications regulatory reform legislation in the wake of the deal struck the Telstra on customer migration to the NBN and the closure of the copper network. (IT news)

Even Cheaper HP Pavilion DV6 3006TX - Core i5 CPU and good specsview story

http://apcmag.com – Now at $997, the very nice HP Pavilion DV6 3006TX keeps getting cheaper. It has good specs, including an Intel Core i5-430M CPU and a ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 graphics card. (IT news)

Ciena sets up in Australiaview story

http://www.itwire.com – Optical networking vendor Ciena - which beat Nokia Siemens in the auction for Nortel's optical networking and carrier ethernet business - has opened an office in Australia, largely using ex Nortel staff.   (IT news)

HP Pavilion DV6 3030TX - good all rounder notebook with strong specsview story

http://apcmag.com – The HP Pavilion DV6 3030TX is a good notebook for $1186. It may not have much entertainment functionality despite being advertised as such, but it's still a good notebook. (IT news)

Acer Aspire AS5741-332G32MN - gutsy Core i3 but not for gamersview story

http://apcmag.com – To find an Intel Core i3 CPU below $800 is unheard of, and to see one in the $697 Acer Aspire AS5741-332G32MN is a pleasant surprise. Overall though, this isn't for gaming. (IT news)

Telstra's CIO resignsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Telstra's chief information officer, John McInerney, has announced he is leaving the company to pursue new opportunities. He has been on leave since April. (IT news)

Optus to debut Android-powered Samsung Galaxy S from July 1stview story

http://apcmag.com – Optus beefs up its Android portfolio with Samsung’s second-gen Galaxy S smartphone launching Thursday July 1st, ‘free’ at $59/month with 1GB of data and selling outright for $849. (IT news)

Mobicity fast-tracks Dell Streak for Aussie Android fansview story

http://apcmag.com – Can’t wait for Dell to decide if it will release the Android-powered Streak slate in Australian? Sydney store Mobicity is now taking orders for UK-sourced Streaks at $899... (IT news)

Hugs all-round for Nintendo’s Super Mario Galaxy 2 launchview story

http://www.itwire.com – Yes, we know that a significant proportion of the globe is already enjoying the delights of Super Mario Galaxy 2, but locally the game is released on July 1st.  For waiting so long, Nintendo Australia believes we all need a hug or perhaps a copy of the game signed by legendary designer Shigeru Miyamoto himself. (IT news)

New Hotmail to hit Oz within monthsview story

http://apcmag.com – Australians should have access to Microsoft's overhauled Hotmail Web mail solution within months - but will it be enough to catapult the company ahead of Google and Yahoo!? (IT news)