Apple's well-known designer, Jony Ive, has been promoted to the position of chief design officer, a new title in the Cupertino, Calif. company's executive suite.
By Gregg Keizer | 28 May, 2015 02:54
IBM says the growth in technologies such as cloud, analytics, mobile and security is "exacerbating the skills shortage" in the tech industry, and underscores the need for temporary foreign tech workers.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 23 May, 2015 03:11
Jack Wood, CIO for home goods e-commerce powerhouse Wayfair, wears many hats and he doffed them all at IT Roadmap in Boston this week.
By Bob Brown | 22 May, 2015 02:39
Bill Shorten has continued spruiking Labor's proposal to beef up software development skills in Australia.
By Rohan Pearce | 20 May, 2015 14:34
Equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd has broken an Australian record, the company said this morning.
By Rohan Pearce | 19 May, 2015 08:00
Microsoft last week held its YouthSpark #WeSpeakCode event, which is designed to promote interest in software development among school students. Students from schools across Western Sydney attended a #WeSpeakCode event at UTS on Friday. The event at UTS was launched by Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
By Rohan Pearce | 18 May, 2015 15:05
SAP Australia/New Zealand's chief operating officer, John Ruthven, will take over as local president and managing director, the ERP vendor announced today.
By Rohan Pearce | 18 May, 2015 11:09
StartupAUS has welcomed government moves in the budget to support small business but says it has failed to address many of the key issues facing tech-focussed startups in Australia.
By Rohan Pearce | 13 May, 2015 14:00
The battle over the H-1B visa is mostly a battle of brute political muscle on Capitol Hill, coupled with campaign spending. But in the quieter academic sphere, the visa is a topic of ongoing research, and a new paper by three economists is challenging some of the assertions made by the tech industry that H-1B workers deliver economic gains.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 13 May, 2015 04:29
IT work can be stressful, which has always been true. But a new survey says the stress level in IT may be rising. But why?
By Patrick Thibodeau | 09 May, 2015 06:08
Unicorns are all the rage these days, and we're not talking about the ones in fantasy stories or on your kids' bedspreads. The unicorns that people at events like last week's TIE Startup Con (formerly TIEcon East) are agog over are private companies with valuations of $1 billion or more, such as co-working office space provider WeWork and data virtualization company Actifio, whose founders talked shop during the opening panel at the Cambridge, Mass., get-together for entrepreneurs and investors.
By Bob Brown | 09 May, 2015 02:30
In the near future, you may hear about the appointment of a Chief Internet of Things (IoT) Officer. Before you roll your eyes and chortle at the thought of another chief-of-something, consider the problem.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 08 May, 2015 20:14
Cisco next month will unveil an Ethernet switch designed for campus aggregation but in a space saving form factor that's smaller than previous models.
By Jim Duffy | 06 May, 2015 05:41
AGL's current CFO, Brett Redman, will lead the energy company's newly created finance and technology group.
By Rohan Pearce | 04 May, 2015 10:25
Recruiters are finding it harder to fill IT contractor roles as demand heats up according to a new report by the Information Technology Contract and Recruitment Association (ITCRA).
By Hamish Barwick | 01 May, 2015 10:44
Dan Fredinburg, an engineer who worked on many of Google's most exciting projects during his 8 years with the company, died over the weekend in an avalanche on Mount Everest triggered by Nepal's devastating earthquake.
By Bob Brown | 26 April, 2015 23:47
The typical employee at Google is relatively young, according to a lawsuit brought by an older programmer who is alleging age discrimination.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 24 April, 2015 06:28
Despite some initiatives that will help make life easier for Australian startups, the government still doesn't really understand what tech startups are and their potential impact on the country's economy, according to StartupAUS.
By Rohan Pearce | 21 April, 2015 14:57
A restructure of AGL Energy Limited's executive team has seen the departure of chief information officer Owen Coppage.
By Rohan Pearce | 16 April, 2015 11:12
The following report, is based on a global survey of 706 IT and security professionals conducted in the United States, Canada, Germany, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. The goal of the survey was to capture data on current attitudes and trends with mobile devices and IT security. This is the third survey on this topic and this report evaluates differences in responses to similar questions asked over the past two years.
Securities firms must navigate a range of opportunities and pitfalls to stay ahead of the competition. You have to deliver services across multiple devices and platforms, day and night, to both customers and employees. Unless these services deliver the latest, most accurate information, traders and firms can quickly lose the edge to competitors—along with revenue opportunities.
- Google's Android M to include Android Pay, faster charging and Doze power management
- Good luck with the new mobile strategy, Mozilla
- New Nvidia streaming box supports 4K, could give Android TV a lift
- Google's Project Brillo is an OS for the home -- and a lot more
- Google Photos offers unlimited free cloud storage for photos and video
- Google takes another swing at payments with Android Pay
- At Google I/O, the Internet of Things gets a new OS
- IBM pitches analysis software for select industry verticals
- FCC proposal would extend Lifeline voice subsidy to broadband
- Like routers, most USB modems also vulnerable to drive-by hacking
- Early OpenStack contributor says cloud project has "lost its heart"
- Swatch smartwatch to go on sale in two countries
- GoPro's upcoming six camera mount is good news for rich VR fans
- Lenovo aims at toppling rivals in the server market
- Cellphone use involved in more than 1 in 4 car crashes