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CenITex finances recover as agency prepares to shut down 
By Paris Cowan | 19 hours ago | Comment Now 
Closure set for '18 to 24 months’.
 
Ezidebit acquired for $305 million 
By Penny Wolf | 1 day 16 hours ago | Comment Now 
Updated: Payments giant buys foothold in APAC market.
 
Tech giants' tax structures threatened by new rules 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
OECD releases international taxation draft.
 
IBM releases Watson Analytics beta for businesses 
By Juha Saarinen | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Features natural language queries.
 
Parliament urges Qld Govt to recruit privacy commissioner 
By Paris Cowan | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Position remains vacant after nearly three years.
 
Forget about innovation, Australia needs invention 
By Ian Maxwell | Sep 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Opinion]: Innovation can be faked, so its time to shift our thinking.
 
Union hits out at proposed offshoring of ATO test & dev 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Tax Office insists no financial data will be stored overseas.
 
NSW Ambulance farewells 15-year IT veteran 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Kicks off recruitment for new CIO.
 
Review recommends abolition of 457 labour market testing 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Skilled migration hokey-pokey continues.
 
Charity tweaks laptops to deliver insights on user habits 
By Penny Wolf | Sep 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Project aims to reveal the power of computing for the disadvantaged.
 
Tax office on the hunt for new infosec chief 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
To contribute to 'technology transformation'.
 
Google commences ‘right to be forgotten’ Euro tour 
Sep 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Google-appointed panel to debate privacy rights.
 
Former finance CIOs find favour in start-up land 
By Brett Winterford | Sep 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Anne Weatherston, David Gee join new ventures.
 
EU Google antitrust case goes another round 
Sep 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Competition regulator seeks further concessions.
 
How DB Schenker restored the reputation of its IT team 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Logistics company looks for deeper partnerships with IT clients.
 
Barclays Bank to adopt vein-scanner authentication 
By Steve Slater | Sep 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
To stem the tide of bank fraud.
 
Infosys in at BP Australia via global consulting deal  
By Andrew Colley | Sep 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Learns management system down under.
 
Google's Megan Smith confirmed as White House CTO 
Sep 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Putting tech vision into service of the US public.
 
Hockey calls on Tax Office to target ‘Australia Tax’  
By Paris Cowan | Sep 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
To ensure location-based profits stay on shore.
 
NSW Govt to recognise interstate procurement creds 
 
ALRC drops safe harbour from proposed privacy law 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Online intermediaries encouraged to act against breaches.
 
CIO exits as Coles steps up offshoring 
By Brett Winterford | Sep 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Updated: Engages Accenture in Manila; staff to learn of their fate today.
 
Qld Govt to split CITEC in half before sale  
 
Chief scientist calls for dramatic changes to innovation policy 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Australia ‘only OECD country without a science or tech strategy’.
 
Qld Govt applies ICT-as-a-service mandate to 1WS 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Landmark building to be 'a showpiece for the future'.
 
Optus automates credit risk; makes 70 redundant 
 
Rogue trading bot suspected cause of Bitcoin slump 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Trades skyrocket over the weekend.
 
Tasmanian Govt cuts ICT fund 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
$28m tech piggybank falls in first budget.
 
JPMorgan pulls in the FBI to investigate cyber attacks 
Aug 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Other banks reportedly hit.
 
LendingClub files for IPO 
Aug 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
World's largest online P2P lender cashes up to disrupt.
 
IT chief brings lessons from Qld's payroll pain to NSW 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
NSW Health CIO makes his first address to industry.
 
ASIC backs licenses for IT suppliers serving financial markets 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Promotes minimum IT and DR standards.
 
Unitywater CIO joins NSW Government 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Mat Thomas parts ways with Qld utility.
 
Finance, retail giants set up payments working group 
By Andrew Colley | Aug 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Dominant players in Australia seek cooperation.
 
Qld Health hires short-term CIO, CTO 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Ray Brown leaves after five years at IT helm.
 
BugHerd splits into three with investment 
By Penny Wolf | Aug 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
$1m funding to develop agency play.
 
US Govt CTO steps down for Silicon Valley role 
Aug 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Will help recruit talent into government.
 
NT tech minister stands down over gay slur 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Tollner moves to the backbench.
 
UPS reveals data breach across 51 US stores 
Aug 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
User details compromised.
 
St George, Westpac to use fingerprint login for mobile banking 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Will utilise biometric scanner on iPhone, Galaxy smartphones.
 
Google Australia MD rules out local Wallet 
By Penny Wolf | Aug 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
MD says there are bigger problems to solve.
 
ATO releases long-awaited Bitcoin guidance 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Everyday investors escape the tax man.
 
WorleyParsons CIO warns his peers to 'mind the gap' 
By Penny Wolf | Aug 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Calls on IT professionals to change the conversation.
 
Jeff Smith appointed IBM global CIO 
By Brett Winterford, Allie Coyne | Aug 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Former Suncorp CIO to lead Big Blue IT.
 
Sydney Trains chief thinks beyond Opal 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Plots app to help you find a seat on the train.
 
Infor has Salesforce in its sights with latest acquisition 
By Penny Wolf | Aug 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Saleslogix purchase rounds out CRM footprint.
 
S Central boss to stand trial for deception 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
ASIC brings charges against Mavridis.
 
NICTA trial replaces some Canberra buses with taxis 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Analytics pinpoint the cheapest way to travel.
 
MYOB to buy HR provider PayGlobal 
By Juha Saarinen | Aug 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Ends years of circling.
 
Sydney Trains signs $35m outsourcing deal with HCL 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Application support and maintenance.
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