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SAP sales down on path to cloud 
3 hours ago | Comment Now 
Cloud services create a challenge for the balance sheet.
 
IBM offloads chip unit 
4 hours ago | Comment Now 
Reports revenue drop of four percent.
 
ACS chief steps down 
By Andrew Colley | 13 hours ago | Comment Now 
Patterson moves on after developing three-year plan.
 
MasterCard adds fingerprint scanner to credit cards 
By Allie Coyne | 17 hours ago | Comment Now 
Biometric security to replace PIN.
 
Telstra unveils $112m Sydney HQ revamp 
By Allie Coyne, Andrew Colley | 23 hours ago | Comment Now 
Redesign aimed at better customer service.
 
NSA exec's second job with cyber security firm raises eyebrows 
 
ABS needs more Govt cash to upgrade old IT 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Stats boss argues system instability needs to be addressed.
 
SA govt staff warned not to skirt FOI with personal email 
 
CommBank unveils tech-equipped innovation lab 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Still no launch date for Albert.
 
Veteran AMP CIO steps down 
By Paris Cowan | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
New tech chief named as replacement.
 
SAP partners with IBM to accelerate HANA cloud 
By Penny Wolf, William Maher | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Available via SoftLayer DCs in Sydney, Melbourne.
 
Govt promises $12 million for STEM in schools 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
But comes under fire over curriculum review.
 
Ireland set to close 'Double Irish' tax loophole  
Oct 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Phase out anticipated to help Apple, Google and others adjust.
 
Cuscal to acquire Strategic Payments Services 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Aims for ten percent of local market.
 
WA Health appoints fourth temporary CIO  
 
Federal Govt IT audit to be finished this year 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Deadline also looming for e-government strategy.
 
Woolies hires another former Westpac CIO 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Spiteri follows his ex-boss to the retailer.
 
Former Arrow CIO disembarks at Asciano 
 
Dave Curran: Dancing about architecture 
By Brett Winterford | Oct 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Westpac CIO wants to turn banking systems on their head.
 
Macquarie Group CIO exits the company 
By Brett Winterford | Oct 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Exclusive: One of the industry's toughest jobs up for grabs.
 
Tech entrepreneur to lead CSIRO  
By Penny Wolf | Oct 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Brings mix of technology, management and science skills.
 
NAB to write off $106m from UBank software 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Focus on NextGen forces impairment charge.
 
BOQ signs with HP for five more years 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Long-running partner wins back IT services business.
 
State CIOs get preview of SA Govt cloud policy this month 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Chance to give their two cents.
 
IT can reverse manufacturing's decline: CSIRO 
By Penny Wolf | Oct 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Research highlights data silos, manual handling as hurdles.
 
Federal Govt locks in ‘cloud first’ stance 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Coalition cloud policy released.
 
Twitter sues US Justice for right to disclose surveillance requests 
Oct 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Cites violation of First Amendment rights.
 
Vic Premier promises $30m in IT grants for manufacturers 
 
Service Stream CIO departs for UXC 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Former utilities chief tasked with integration of acquired IT businesses.
 
HP to split into two public companies 
Oct 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Separates PCs and printers from corporate services, will restructure 5000 jobs.
 
Changing of the guard at Newcrest Mining 
By Brett Winterford | Oct 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Former IT staff form their own consultancy.
 
Senate to launch Bitcoin inquiry 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Economics committee to scrutinise taxation stance.
 
Arrow Energy seeks new CIO 
Oct 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wants rare mix of tech strategy and oil and gas experience.
 
NSW Govt data cube to encourage 'citizen auditors' for spending 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
But can the state walk the transparency talk?
 
Ireland's Apple tax treatment may breach EU laws 
By Tom Bergin, Julia Fioretti | Oct 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Competition watchdog puts partnership on notice.
 
eBay to split out PayPal into a separate business 
Sep 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Executives change their minds on separation.
 
Grooveshark found to have infringed record labels' copyright 
 
AusPost weighs up outsourcing end user IT 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Union leaps to defend cut-weary workers.
 
SingTel Optus under spotlight over company tax 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Software, telco companies among strongest contributors to tax base.
 
ATO's Bitcoin ruling is 'out of step with reality' 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Not-for-profit tax advisory claims Tax Office's 'fingers are in its ears'.
 
Adobe to shut down Chinese R&D 
Sep 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Watchers blame increasingly hostile business environment.
 
Australian Privacy Foundation to lose long-term chair 
By Andrew Colley | Sep 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Clarke departs after eight years at the helm.
 
European banks put cyber crime under the lens 
Sep 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pin hopes on improved cooperation with law enforcement.
 
Victorian govt IT subject to three-year rolling review   
By Paris Cowan | Sep 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
‘Digital dashboard’ to step up scrutiny.
 
PayPal takes second cautious step towards Bitcoin 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Not yet ready for full support.
 
Domain does DevOps 
By Brett Winterford | Sep 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
And they’re doing it on .NET.
 
Winner takes all in revised CenITex outsourcing  
By Paris Cowan | Sep 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Bidding to be re-opened to the full market.
 
Rio Tinto's big data play delivers promised ore 
Returns trickle in from long-term technology investment.
 
Queensland's Govt IT ranks begin to grow back 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
But tech department continues to slim.
 
Competition review joins chorus against 'Australia tax' 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Backs circumvention techniques.
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