NASA wants to delay last two shuttle missionsview story

http://www.itwire.com – The U.S. space agency announced on Tuesday, June 22, 2010, that it would like to delay the last two space shuttle missions so the last one lifts off in February 2011, rather than in November 2010.   (IT news)

NBN Co shortlists FTTH network buildersview story

http://www.itwire.com – NBN Co has released a shortlist of 21 Australian companies, including Telstra, that will be asked to tender for contracts to design and roll out some 200,000kms of cable for its fibre access network. (IT news)

Terminal Velocity: Telstra pulls out of greenfield FTTH businessview story

http://www.itwire.com – Telstra is reported to have withdrawn from the market for providing FTTH networks in greenfield developments, under its Velocity brand, in the wake of its heads of agreement with NBN Co. (IT news)

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)