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Myer to replace CIO with chief digital, data officer 
By Paris Cowan | 21 hours ago | Comment Now 
Omnichannel guru sought as retailer continues business review.
 
Google admits defeat with Google+  
By Juha Saarinen | 1 day 1 hour ago | Comment Now 
Only Google Account needed from now on.
 
Telco reforms will set cyber security back: industry 
By Andrew Sadauskas | 1 day 15 hours ago | Comment Now 
More companies criticise draft law.
 
ICAC targets TAFE IT manager over alleged $1.7m fraud 
By Paris Cowan | 1 day 16 hours ago | Comment Now 
Digs up more dodgy dealing in NSW training sector.
 
Lockheed could sell, spin off govt IT business 
1 day 16 hours ago | Comment Now 
Still signs six-year deal with UK Defence.
 
WTO reaches deal to cut tariffs on IT products 
By Juha Saarinen | 1 day 20 hours ago | Comment Now 
All 161 member nations to benefit from trillion-dollar agreement.
 
EU greenlights Nokia’s acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
Merged entity to compete with Samsung, Ericsson.
 
CSC, HCL to create new banking software firm 
4 days ago | Comment Now 
Aim to make modernisation easier.
 
AWS sales almost double in second quarter 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Cloud unit now accounts for 8 percent of Amazon sales.
 
Huawei commits to training 100 Aussie students a year 
By Paris Cowan | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
New $30m Sydney training hub to spearhead local expansion.
 
Australia's leaders agree to end GST-free online goods 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Gerry Harvey may finally get his way.
 
Qld finally starts looking for new privacy commissioner 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Position to be filled after three-and-a-half year vacancy.
 
Australia's industry piracy code still stuck on cost debate 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Forced to go to external third-party for assessment.
 
Victoria to wait another eight months for public IT dashboard 
 
Toshiba CEO resigns in accounting scandal 
Jul 22, 2015 | Comment Now 
Eight officials gone in total.
 
CSIRO ends nine-month search for new CIO 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 22, 2015 | Comment Now 
Apppoints long-time public sector IT executive.
 
Deloitte joins cryptocurrency industry group 
By Andrew Sadauskas | Jul 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
To work with ADCCA on accounting standards for bitcoin.
 
UK considers ten-year prison term for file sharers 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Stronger stance on copyright infringement.
 
Barclays to pay $1.1m fine for US data reporting errors 
Jul 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
Failed to update IT systems.
 
Yahoo7 hires new director of technology 
By Andrew Sadauskas | Jul 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
Fairfax, Network Ten veteran to focus on product development.
 
Samsung Pay enters first public tests 
Jul 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
Apple Pay rival lands in Korea.
 
PayPal-eBay split to take effect today 
Jul 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
Payments spin-off to begin Nasdaq trading Monday.
 
ANZ to allow Android users to tap onto an ATM 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
Mobile wallet to finally arrive.
 
Superloop CEO slams Australian govt tech policies 
By Andrew Sadauskas | Jul 16, 2015 | Comment Now 
Calls for innovation policy modelled on Singapore.
 
NAB hesitant on Bitcoin, P2P lending 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 15, 2015 | Comment Now 
Would rather sit back and watch.
 
OAIC limps on as Pilgrim gets three more months 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 15, 2015 | Comment Now 
No details on privacy, FOI commissioner roles.
 
Modest IT ambitions round out Qld Labor's first budget 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 15, 2015 | Comment Now 
Just over $25m sunk into police iPads.
 
Defence ranks top IT suppliers 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 14, 2015 | Comment Now 
Telstra rises to the top of the list.
 
David Hackshall joins Cochlear as CIO 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 14, 2015 | Comment Now 
Bionic ear manufacturer ends eight-month hunt.
 
AusPost CIO leaves IT to grow services business 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 14, 2015 | Comment Now 
Given mandate to drive emerging product lines.
 
ACMA review to consider restructure, industry levies 
By Andrew Sadauskas | Jul 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
Consultation process into regulator’s future now underway.
 
Why South Australia decided against cloud-first 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
The difference between 'must' and 'should'.
 
MetLife lures Woolworths IT exec as new CIO 
By Andrew Sadauskas | Jul 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
Batten rounds out slew of recent tech appointments.
 
ACT appoints whole-of-govt digital chief 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
New Zealand CIO to take over digital Canberra push.
 
Westpac CIO poaches ANZ IT exec as new tech deputy 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 10, 2015 | Comment Now 
Jayne Opperman named new divisional CIO.
 
Immigration shakes up IT after CIO departs 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 10, 2015 | Comment Now 
Brugeaud steps in as tech chief.
 
AGD joins Canberra's great CIO hunt 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Tech executive musical chairs as two-year hiring freeze ends.
 
Microsoft cuts Nokia losses, will drop 7800 more staff 
Jul 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Writes down $10.2 billion on mobile acquisition.
 
ATSB goes it alone with new IT environment 
By Andrew Sadauskas | Jul 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Surface Pro 3 tablets deployed in tech overhaul.
 
Govt funds robots, cyberbullying projects with new grants 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 8, 2015 | Comment Now 
$86.9m given to 252 joint industry-uni research initiatives.
 
Symantec poaches Oracle exec to head Australia 
By Tony Yoo | Jul 8, 2015 | Comment Now 
Six-month search ends with Ian McAdam.
 
Adelaide Uni's new CRM ready for action  
By Andrew Sadauskas | Jul 8, 2015 | Comment Now 
Major IT overhaul reaches halfway mark.
 
City of Melbourne to appoint a chief digital officer 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 8, 2015 | Comment Now 
Restructure forms new digital innovation office.
 
DFAT's SATIN overhaul escapes audit 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 7, 2015 | Comment Now 
Shared services in the spotlight.
 
Apple files patent for Watch handshake payments 
Jul 7, 2015 | Comment Now 
Bumps and hugs will transfer funds.
 
APRA updates cloud guidance for banks 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 6, 2015 | Comment Now 
Stands firm against offshore, public cloud for systems of record.
 
NSW to revisit legal protection for personal privacy 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 6, 2015 | Comment Now 
Weighing up measures to protect against drones, revenge porn.
 
Tennis Australia CIO quits 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 6, 2015 | Comment Now 
Seeks new opportunities.
 
CBA's retail CIO promoted into top digital role 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 6, 2015 | Comment Now 
Pete Steel takes over after Lisa Frazier's departure.
 
Govt readies e-health record push to boost adoption 
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