The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Apple pays a fair share of the taxes it owes the U.S. and other nations, its CEO said Tuesday, despite criticism from U.S. senators that the company is ducking taxes by shifting profits to subsidiaries that the company does not consider tax residents of any nation.
By Grant Gross | 21 May, 2013 19:40
Apple has set up three foreign subsidiaries that the company claims are not resident in any nation for taxing purposes, in an effort to avoid paying tens of billions of dollars in taxes to the U.S. and other countries, according to a new report from a U.S. Senate subcommittee.
By Grant Gross | 20 May, 2013 21:35
Google New Zealand, the local service hub of the world's biggest search engine company, stacked on workers last year to keep pace with an online advertising market that's growing at the expense of newspapers and television.
By AAP | 08 May, 2013 11:49
Adobe has announced a major shift in its software strategy, revealing that Adobe CS 6 will be the final boxed version of its major design, publishing and photography products. Instead, the vendor will focus on delivering regular updates to its subscription-based Creative Cloud versions of popular applications such as Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
By Rohan Pearce | 07 May, 2013 14:04
Flippa is a Melbourne-based online marketplace for buying and selling websites and Web domains around the world.
By Adam Bender | 06 May, 2013 14:08
IDG Communications, publisher of CIO Australia, Computerworld Australia and Techworld Australia has launched a new brand targeting C-level marketing executives.
By CIO Staff | 24 April, 2013 15:50
A tweet posted on the Associated Press account Tuesday reporting two explosions at the White House was bogus and is the result of a hack, the news organization said.
By Zach Miners | 23 April, 2013 18:05
Telstra subsidiary Sensis has won informal clearance from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to acquire online directory TrueLocal.
By Adam Bender | 28 March, 2013 14:17
Social media has enabled online retailer Ettitude to better reach customers and increase its sale conversion rate, according to managing director Phoebe Yu.
By Adam Bender | 28 March, 2013 11:18
The online ad industry has attacked Mozilla over its decision to block third-party cookies in a future release of Firefox, calling the move "dangerous and highly disturbing," and claiming that it will result in more ads shown to users.
By Gregg Keizer | 25 March, 2013 10:28
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has issued a group buying website Groupon a formal warning for sending e-newsletters to consumers without their consent.
By Stephanie McDonald | 14 March, 2013 12:10
Broadband is a transformative utility forcing companies to digitise their businesses, according to IBM Australia and New Zealand managing director, Andrew Stevens.
By Adam Bender | 05 March, 2013 16:02
Optus has reported a "huge uplift" in sales conversions since introducing a predictive live chat feature to its website, said Optus head of online, Chris Smith.
By Adam Bender | 21 February, 2013 15:36
The High Court cleared Google on Wednesday of violating fair trade laws by allowing companies to publish advertisements containing their competitors' names, handing a defeat to the country's fair trade regulator.
By Jeremy Kirk | 06 February, 2013 10:39
In a bid to attract more international tourists to the Northern Territory (NT) the territory’s department of Tourism is turning to social media channels.
By Hamish Barwick | 05 February, 2013 11:26
A new app for Australia from McDonald’s combines GPS, image recognition and augmented reality to show customers where their meal came from.
By Adam Bender | 18 January, 2013 13:50
News Limited agreed to sell TrueLocal to Sensis, the directory subsidiary of Telstra, Sensis has announced.
By Adam Bender | 17 January, 2013 14:28
IBM and Tennis Australia, partnering for the 20th year at the Australian Open, are analysing social media not only to measure players’ popularity but also to ensure there is adequate capacity to handle spikes in user activity.
By Adam Bender | 15 January, 2013 15:14
Unless they have to pay more, most Australians prefer to buy from Australian websites when shopping online for the holidays, according to a MasterCard study released today.
By Adam Bender | 07 December, 2012 13:52
Big Australian telcos and insurance companies see business opportunities in analysing the location information transmitted by customers’ mobile devices, said speakers at yesterday's Big Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence Summit.
By Adam Bender | 28 November, 2012 10:56