Security, BI and skills top IT priorities for CIOsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Peter Dinham | Published in: SecurityEmerging technologies like mobility and cloud computing, along with concerns about traditional issues of security, Business Intelligence, including Big Data, and skills development, are exercising the minds of Australia’s CIOs and IT decision-makers as the top priorities to tackle in their businesses. (IT news)

Aussie business execs face worsening ‘jobs recession’view story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Peter Dinham | Published in: PeopleThere’s a jobs recession amongst Australia’s business executives and, according to a report published today, it’s getting worse with no end in sight for those white-collar senior execs as some industries continue to boom, while others are apparently still feeling the effects of the Global Financial Crisis. (IT news)

Skype launches prepaid cards for Australia, NZview story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Peter Dinham | Published in: MarketSkype has launched prepaid cards for Australia and New Zealand and done a deal to sell them through BP and Caltex service stations as well as retailers Harvey Norman, Allphones and 7-Eleven. (IT news)

Don’t Tell Mediafed That RSS Is Deadview story

http://techcrunch.com – It’s not clear what Google’s plans are for FeedBurner, its feed management and syndication platform. (IT news)

Search advertising still strongest in Australian online ad marketview story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Peter Dinham | Published in: MarketOnline search advertising in Australia remains the strongest performing main segment of the online advertising industry, at the same that search giant Google and Microsoft’s Bing are investing significant resources in improving mobile search functionality as search query volumes through handheld devices increase rapidly. (IT news)

Linux Mint 14 “Nadia” RC released!view story

http://blog.linuxmint.com – The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 14 “Nadia” RC. Linux Mint 14 Nadia For the first time since Linux Mint 11, the development team was able to capitalize on upstream technology which works and fits its goals. After 6 months of incremental development, Linux Mint 14 features an impressive list of improvements, increased stability and a refined desktop experience. (Distributions)

AARNet peers with Amazon cloudview story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Beverley Head | Published in: Cloud ServicesA peering arrangement which will see Australia’s Academic and Research Network – AARNet - link directly to Amazon Web Services in Seattle and provide unmetered connection, is likely to spur the adoption of cloud services by Australia’s universities and research institutions. (IT news)

EVO3D GSM ICS not coming to OTAview story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – I have an EVO 3D GSM bought from Australia Optus (or maybe not Optus since I got the phone unlocked from a salesman who 'won' it from HTC) I am reading many articles here and there that there is ICS update available for EVO 3D but it is not coming to my OTA. I attach my firmware capture screen. (HowTos)

UXC Connect consolidates WA operationsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Peter Dinham | Published in: MarketInfrastructure solutions provider, UXC Connect, has consolidated its operations in Western Australia with the opening of a new office in Perth as the company moves to deliver a broader range of services to customers in the state and consolidate its business nationally. (IT news)

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 290view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 290 for the week October 29 - November - 4, 2012. Links to UWN Wiki page: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter/Issue290 In This Issue Raring Ubuntu Developer Summit Complete! Call for IRC Operators Ubuntu Stats LoCo News Canonical Design Team: Ubuntu: Designing for a good purpose Benjamin Kerensa: On Privacy and Unity Barneedhar: Ask Ubun (Hardware)