The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
After a decent start earlier this year, IT hiring is slowing down.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 09 December, 2013 14:27
Microsoft's BizSpark program for startups, which celebrated its half-decade anniversary earlier this month, has been receiving record interest according to the software vendor's Australian director of developer and platform evangelism, Sarah Vaughan.
By Rohan Pearce | 27 November, 2013 11:19
Sydney startup Airtasker has raised another $2 million in capital as it continues to grow its task-based work online marketplace.
By Adam Bender | 26 November, 2013 10:45
The Adelaide startup accelerator sponsored by ANZ Bank has announced it will open a new program based in Sydney.
By Adam Bender | 20 November, 2013 09:50
There are hackathons and there are hackathons. And then there are hackathons.
As IT continues to move out of its service silo and into the red-hot center of business, IT professionals are seeing new career paths open up. One glance at the business cards of folks at the top of the ladder tells the tale: More and more often, that CIO title isn't standing alone. It's CIO and vice president -- or senior vice president, executive vice president or even corporate vice president.
By Stephanie Wilkinson | 11 November, 2013 15:52
The Australian Information Industry Association has welcomed the federal government's announcement that it will ditch a limit on the tax deductibility of self-education expenses.
By Rohan Pearce | 07 November, 2013 13:43
The Australian Computer Society (ACS) has backed a decision by the Coalition government to scarp the limit on claiming tax deductions for self-education expenses.
By Rohan Pearce | 06 November, 2013 13:26
IT: You Don't Have to Be a Star
By Jamie Eckle | 04 November, 2013 15:30
Crowdfunding website Indiegogo is doubling down on Australia, announcing increased staff in the country and support for contributions to campaigns in Australian dollars.
By Adam Bender | 29 October, 2013 14:18
Yahoo has decided to shut down its office in Cairo, Egypt by the end of this year as the company tries to revitalize its business.
By John Ribeiro | 24 October, 2013 05:41
Communications chip maker Broadcom is cutting approximately 1,150 jobs, nearly one-tenth of its workforce, as part of a global restructuring.
By Stephen Lawson | 23 October, 2013 20:29
Juniper Networks is cutting its workforce by 280, or 3 per cent, this quarter as it realigns resources in high growth opportunities.
By Jim Duffy | 23 October, 2013 15:14
Telstra will provide $40,000 in funding to 10 Australian technology startups every six months under a seed funding program announced today.
By Adam Bender | 21 October, 2013 15:48
The Optus-Innov8 seed fund will begin taking applications from Australian startups year-round, a significant shift from its previous approach of holding application rounds twice a year.
By Adam Bender | 17 October, 2013 13:52
WeTeachMe is a Melbourne startup that has designed a website that matches experts who want to teach to students, automating much of the administration involved in running a course.
By Adam Bender | 11 October, 2013 11:08
Tech startups from INCUBATE's Winter 2013 class pitched their ideas at the University of Sydney.
By Adam Bender | 10 October, 2013 08:52
So you’re putting together a tech startup but need money to make it work. How do you approach investors and make a deal?
By Adam Bender | 04 October, 2013 13:46
The INCUBATE startup accelerator at the University of Sydney will expand to other universities across Australia under a partnership with Google.
By Adam Bender | 03 October, 2013 11:43
Like many entrepreneurs, Rolf Hansen, CEO at mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) amaysim, has both won and lost it all.
By Stephanie McDonald | 02 October, 2013 11:45