Google Apps for Business users gain access to 'full spectrum' of consumer appsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Google has rolled its previously consumer-focussed applications into Google Apps for Business. A company official said this brings a "full spectrum" of services to business customers. (IT news)

What Factors Contribute to the Success or Failure of Software Firms?view story

http://www.linuxbsdos.com – Throughout the 1990s and 2000s, news about 20-somethings becoming billionaires from the sale of their software companies flooded the media, giving the impression that a good idea was all it took to succeed in the software industry. Jennifer Shang, an associate professor of business management in the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, along [...] (General)

Reinecke: Unfinished business for Gershonview story

http://www.itwire.com – The major cost-saving goals outlined in the Federal Government's Gershon Report on technology procurement had largely been achieved, but securing longer term strategic objectives for the use of ICT in the public service required more work, an independent review has found. (IT news)

From Cell Phones to Cars to Molecular Gastronomy…OpenSource.com Webcast Highlights Open Services Innovationview story

http://press.redhat.com – If you missed last week’s OpenSource.com webcast on open services innovation, be sure to watch the replay here. (Distributions)

No NBN Co plan until December: Conroyview story

http://www.itwire.com – The NBN Company business case will not be made public until next month, despite mounting pressure from the Opposition and the Greens for the release of the document. (IT news)

Juniper goes wireless: to buy Trapeze Networks from Beldenview story

http://www.itwire.com – Juniper has made a $US152m foray into the WiFi networking business, agreeing to acquire Trapeze Networks, a specialist in enterprise WiFi technology, including mesh networks, from Belden, which claims to be retaining is focus on wireless technology. (IT news)

Protegic's fantastic fiveview story

http://www.itwire.com – Melbourne-based project management consultancy Protegic has appointed five business development managers to work in Australia and Singapore. (IT news)

Amazon gets into the movie business with Amazon Studiosview story

http://www.itwire.com – Amazon has for years been selling movies on DVD, and more recently on Blu-ray and by digital delivery. Now the company is getting into the moviemaking business with its new Amazon Studios business. (IT news)

Links 16/11/2010: Debian 6.0 is Coming, OpenRespect.org Criticisedview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Desktop Windows Legacy Apps vs. Linux Desktop Adopters? In a previous article on Linux-Window desktop competition, I shared my thoughts on why desktop Linux shouldn’t focus on competing with Windows. (General)

Greens, independents demand NBN Co business planview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Greens and key independent MPs have requested that Communications Minister Stephen Conroy table the business plan which has been delivered to the Government by NBN Co. (IT news)