Finally an answer: Why do zebras have stripes?view story

http://www.itwire.com – A study published in the Journal of Experimental Biology answers the question as to why zebras have stripes. The answer by these Hungarian and Swedish researchers may surprise you but, at least, it is a step in the right direction to answer the pressing question: Why do zebras have stripes? (IT news)

Global economic woes hit Asia Pacific tech marketview story

http://www.itwire.com – Asia Pacific buyers of IT services and products seem to be hesitating on new purchasing commitments as the region appears to have been negatively impacted by the current global economic conditions, according to a new report just published. (IT news)

Greenpeace scorecard documents greener enterprise offeringsview story

http://www.networkworld.com – Technology companies are not just making their products less carbon-intensive; they are also increasingly designing products to improve energy efficiency in the industries that they serve, according to the latest in a series of Greenpeace ratings of the sector's energy practices. (IT news)

Too many chiefs, not enough Indiansview story

http://www.itwire.com – By the end of last year Australia had around 700 too many ICT managers, and 2,700 too few ICT professionals. It’s the classic case of too many chiefs and not enough Indians. (IT news)

Epson adds to scanner rangeview story

http://www.itwire.com – Epson's latest scanners are aimed at businesses that need to scan significant quantities of paper. (IT news)

Space Systems/Loral tipped to win $600m NBN Co satellite contractview story

http://www.itwire.com – Communications minister Stephen Conroy is expected to announce today that US satellite manufacture Space Systems/Loral has been awarded a contract worth about $600m for two geostationary satellites to deliver NBN services to about three percent of homes beyond the economic reach of wireless or fibre services. (IT news)

Canonical pulls funding for Kubuntuview story

http://www.itwire.com – Canonical, the company best known for its Ubuntu GNU/Linux distribution, has decided to pull funding for Kubuntu, the version that has KDE as its desktop environment instead of GNOME. (IT news)

Large data center coming to India, as regional demand boomsview story

http://www.networkworld.com – Tulip Data Center Services is setting up a 900,000 square foot (83,612.7 square meters) data center in Bangalore, the largest in India, to benefit from scale and target growing demand for collocation, cloud, and managed services in India and neighboring countries. (IT news)

India builds a mega data centerview story

http://www.networkworld.com – IBM has designed and helped to build a 900,000-square-foot data center in India that it says is the largest in that country in terms of size and power. It's also among the largest in the world. (IT news)

Using business logic as a hacking vectorview story

http://www.itwire.com – Imperva's latest analysis of the hacking landscape shows that the bad guys know as much about your business as you do. (IT news)

Garmin tells its customers “never buy maps again”view story

http://www.itwire.com – GPS company Garmin has announced free lifetime map updates for its new nüvi 2000/3000 series devices, which it describes as an “industry first”. (IT news)

Eventbrite says g'day to Australia with a freebieview story

http://www.itwire.com – Eventbrite has localised its ticketing platform for Australia, and is providing event organisers with an opportunity to try its services at no charge. (IT news)