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IBM sued by shareholder over alleged securities fraud 
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Claims Big Blue overvalued chip unit.
 
HP to buy wi-fi equipment maker Aruba 
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$3.5b deal bolsters BYOD offering.
 
Inside the ASX's first officially agile project 
By Allie Coyne | 13 hours ago | Comment Now 
Project methodology spreads across the business.
 
IBM seeks to distance itself from Aussie tax debate 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 8 hours ago | Comment Now 
Boasts of good reputation with ATO.
 
Myer CIO named retailer's new chief executive 
By Paris Cowan | 1 day 10 hours ago | Comment Now 
Richard Umbers to lead data-driven retail strategy.
 
US to enforce net neutrality 
By Juha Saarinen | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
New rules ban discrimination and charging for priority access.
 
BoQ takes $10m hit on Salesforce CRM 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Regulatory hurdles end cloud pilot.
 
AusPost not threatened by eBay, Woolies match-up 
By Paris Cowan | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Hopes for ecommerce boost amid revenue woes.
 
Melbourne IT spends $15m to buy UberGlobal 
By William Maher | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Adds 70,000 customers as part of deal.
 
Deutsche Bank outsources to HP in multi billion dollar deal 
6 days ago | Comment Now 
Ten-year infrastructure deal inked.
 
Toll Group to go Google 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Poaches Woolworths project manager.
 
Grant Taylor resigns as Kathmandu CIO 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Takes on new adventure as big boss of homewares chain.
 
Veteran Village Roadshow CIO resigns 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
Ends 17-year career with media giant.
 
Google forges mobile payments deal with US telcos 
 
Late metrics reveal Canberra’s IT spending dive 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
Total outlay dropped by $661 million.
 
Finance industry watchdog wants new CIO 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
APRA kicks off recruitment drive.
 
Pilgrim to audit 21 Australian privacy policies 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Privacy commissioner shifts focus to compliance.
 
Apple poaching auto engineers to build battery division 
Feb 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Battery developer files lawsuit.
 
Uni IT manager claims credit card debt drove him to fraud 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
“Really, really sorry” for alleged $114k invoice scam.
 
How News Corp's CIO tackled skills in his race to the cloud  
By Allie Coyne | Feb 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
What to do when your team’s talents are no longer needed.
 
Google opposes global search powers for US law enforcement 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Fears feds hacking computers and facilities overseas.
 
WA unveils open data policy 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
The west catches up with information transparency bandwagon.
 
Melbourne Uni CIO steps down 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
Awarded tech chief moves on after nearly ten years.
 
Westpac NZ hires new CIO 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
South African banking exec takes top tech job.
 
DHL to load test IT systems at $120m Sydney campus 
By Ry Crozier | Feb 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
Head of IT lays out DHL's strategy.
 
Infosys buys automation company for $257m 
Feb 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
Panaya to free staff from testing, upgrades.
 
Labor gives qualified support for data retention bill 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
Demands costs of bill be made public.
 
Qld drops IT from ministerial title 
By Allie Coyne, Paris Cowan | Feb 16, 2015 | Comment Now 
Enoch given responsibility for science and innovation.
 
Alleged uni IT scammer accused of stealing $114k 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 16, 2015 | Comment Now 
ICAC begins probe into Brett Roberts.
 
Feds launch whole-of-govt cloud panel 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
First 49 vendors added to beefed-up buying scheme.
 
Former ANZ CIO lands at Energy Australia 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
Takes on top tech role.
 
Toyota IT tackles 'agile' analytics 
By Ry Crozier | Feb 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
Cloud, integration software drive internal change.
 
Meet the 2015 CIO of the year 
Feb 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
Top prize awarded to big bet on banking tech.
 
Bhatia wins Retail CIO of the Year for Ryvuss search engine 
Feb 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
Gamble to build own engine pays off.
 
Paul McManus takes out Utilities CIO of the Year 
Feb 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
DevOps pays off for property site.
 
Rio Tinto exec takes out Industrial CIO of the Year 
 
ING Direct tech chief named Finance CIO of the Year 
Feb 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
Awarded for Zero Touch project.
 
Melbourne Uni tech chief wins Education CIO of the year 
Feb 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
Computational power placed at researchers' fingertips.
 
Human Services CIO wins Benchmark for myGov 
Feb 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
Ambitious vision takes out tough category.
 
Apple makes history as market value closes above $899bn 
Feb 11, 2015 | Comment Now 
Announces big solar power deal.
 
DFAT urged to update Smartraveller service 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 11, 2015 | Comment Now 
Traveller registration system “poorly utilised”, “unreliable”.
 
News Corp turns attention to cloud 'glue' 
By Ry Crozier | Feb 11, 2015 | Comment Now 
'Mind the gap' and performance teams augment technology.
 
NT appoints new IT minister 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 11, 2015 | Comment Now 
Cabinet reshuffle sees tech removed from chief minister.
 
Telstra opens first public API to developers 
By Ry Crozier | Feb 11, 2015 | Comment Now 
Start of something big.
 
Microsoft, Samsung settle patent fee fight 
 
SEC probes suspicious BlackBerry stock trading  
Feb 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Spike on day of Samsung takeover report.
 
Symantec ordered to pay for patent infringement 
Feb 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Hit with $21.8 million in damages.
 
NSW Trade and Investment names Kennedy's replacement 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Former DiData CIO appointed.
 
Ex-Telstra CIO lands at Royal Bank of Scotland 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 6, 2015 | Comment Now 
Prepares to tackle troublesome IT environment.
 
VMware tech chief named US govt CIO 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 6, 2015 | Comment Now 
Tony Scott joins the White House.
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