IEEE aims to standardise cloud computingview story

http://www.itwire.com – The IEEE - which now bills itself as "the world's largest professional association advancing technology for humanity" - is taking steps to bring global standardisation to cloud computing with what it says is "the first broad-scope, forward-looking cloud computing initiative to be put forth by a global standards development organisation." (IT news)

'Oh no you didn't' says Conroy; 'Oh yes we did' says Hackettview story

http://www.itwire.com – There's a squabble going on between Stephen Conroy, the Federal Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, and Simon Hackett, managing director of Internode. (IT news)

From Epsilon to Omega in one easy stepview story

http://www.itwire.com – On April 1st, US-based Epsilon Interactive (a major email marketing firm) revealed that their system had been penetrated and customer data, specifically names and email addresses had been stolen.  Is it a case of so-what? Or what-now? (IT news)

Motorola expands wireless Ethernet bridge familyview story

http://www.itwire.com – Motorola claims new models in its PTP 200 series of point-to-point wireless Ethernet bridges provide customers with line-of-sight and near-line-of-site radio links with higher data rates at a very competitive price. (IT news)

HP adds to South Pacific senior managementview story

http://www.itwire.com – HP has made two appointments to its South Pacific leadership team. (IT news)

Skype skips into schoolsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Over 8,800 teachers from around the world have so far signed up for the Skype in the classroom online community, which has just gone live after being in beta since late last year. (IT news)

NBN Co construction boss quits amid storm of controversyview story

http://www.itwire.com – Just days after NBN Co ditched all the tender submissions for building the National Broadband Network, Patrick Flannigan, head of construction, has added to the growing storm of controversy surrounding the process by resigning his position at the company. (IT news)

The Linux Foundation Announces MeeGo TV Working Groupview story

http://www.linuxfoundation.org – MeeGo Smart TV Working Group begins its work to bring open framework and innovation to television ecosystem. (IT news)

Debian launches derivatives exchange projectview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Debian GNU/Linux Project has moved to better integrate patches from distributions that are derived from it by setting up the Debian dErivatives eXchange project (DEX). (IT news)

Nominations for MeeGo Working Groups include LG and China Mobileview story

http://www.allaboutmeego.com – As part of last week's MeeGo Technical Steering Group meeting several nominations to new Working Groups (WG) were approved. Notably these included nominations for LG and China Mobile to the Handset WG. Working Groups are governance structures within MeeGo, which are currently being formed, that will be dedicated to discussion around a specific vertical. (IT news)

Dragon Age II Impressionsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Battling through the latest Bioware RPG offering, Dragon Age II, is proving to be a double edged halberd. (IT news)

Huawei IDEOS X5 hits Australiaview story

http://www.itwire.com – Chinese vendor Huawei today revealed it had launched its new IDEOS X5 smartphone in Australia, based on the Google Android platform popular amongst handset vendors in 2010 and 2011. (IT news)