VIDEO - Optus: we're fixing our 3G networkview story

http://apcmag.com – An APC reader asked a probing question to Optus' engineering director today: when will you fix the 3G network? Here's a video of the answer. (IT news)

Nintendo Australia head steps downview story

http://www.itwire.com – Managing Director of Nintendo Australia, Rose Lappin is moving on to new challenges. (IT news)

Inventors wanted: NASA has new Centennial Challengesview story

http://www.itwire.com – The U.S. space agency NASA wants you to develop a small satellite (independently, without government help) that can be launched frequently into space. If you do so, you will receive US$2 million. Two other Challenges are also available for the development of rovers and robots.   (IT news)

NBN Co readies training for build phaseview story

http://www.itwire.com – The NBN Company is conducting an analysis of the local jobs market to identify where skills gaps exist in Australia and is talking to local training institutions about how best to find the 15,000 to 25,000 workers it will need to build the National Broadband Network. (IT news)

1 of 3 incompetent doctors not reported to authoritiesview story

http://www.itwire.com – A U.S. study finds that impaired or incompetent physicians are not identified by their peers and colleagues about 33% of the time. How do we get rid of the ‘bad apples’ when the ‘good apples’ don’t report the problems 100% of the time?   (IT news)

NBN Co wants Telstra on construction teamview story

http://www.itwire.com – The NBN Company has named its first construction partners for the roll-out of fibre to the five so-called "first release" sites on the mainland, and have included Telstra in the mix as a preferred contractor. (IT news)

$US200 million smart grid investment up for grabsview story

http://www.itwire.com – GE, in conjunction with a group of venture capital funds, has pledged to invest $US200 million in the best ideas to accelerate the development of a smart electricity grid. (IT news)

NetApp and Dimension Data win Victorian Government storage contractview story

http://www.itwire.com – Victorian state government shared IT services agency CenITex has chosen NetApp and Dimension Data to provide storage, backup and recover services. (IT news)

Optus gets more mobile spectrum in regional Australiaview story

http://www.itwire.com – Optus has secured additional spectrum in regional Australia that it says will greatly increase the capacity of its mobile network, increasing its ability to meet the surging demand for mobile broadband services. (IT news)

The good news on IPv4 address supply…view story

http://www.itwire.com – …Is that they are expected to run out in exactly 12 months from today, on 14 July 2011. The bad news is a forecast exhaustion date only nine months hence. (IT news)