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Senate to launch Bitcoin inquiry 
By Paris Cowan | 13 hours ago | Comment Now 
Economics committee to scrutinise taxation stance.
 
Arrow Energy seeks new CIO 
15 hours ago | 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 | 1 day 17 hours ago | Comment Now 
But can the state walk the transparency talk?
 
Ireland's Apple tax treatment may breach EU laws 
By Tom Bergin, Julia Fioretti | 1 day 20 hours ago | Comment Now 
Competition watchdog puts partnership on notice.
 
eBay to split out PayPal into a separate business 
2 days ago | 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 | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Union leaps to defend cut-weary workers.
 
SingTel Optus under spotlight over company tax 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Software, telco companies among strongest contributors to tax base.
 
ATO's Bitcoin ruling is 'out of step with reality' 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | 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.
 
Victoria appoints privacy and data protection commissioner 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Familiar face to fill new role.
 
CenITex finances recover as agency prepares to shut down 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Closure set for '18 to 24 months’.
 
Ezidebit acquired for $305 million 
By Penny Wolf | Sep 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Updated: Payments giant buys foothold in APAC market.
 
Tech giants' tax structures threatened by new rules 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
OECD releases international taxation draft.
 
IBM releases Watson Analytics beta for businesses 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Features natural language queries.
 
Parliament urges Qld Govt to recruit privacy commissioner 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 15, 2014 | 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.
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