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DiData buyout of Oakton approved

Consulting and technology firm, Oakton Ltd, has confirmed the company’s acquisition by information technology services company, Dimension Data, had been given the go ahead by the Supreme Court of Victoria.

Win a new iPad in the 2012 IDG Mobile Survey

IDG, the parent company of Computerworld, is running its 2012 Mobile Survey, quizzing you on your mobile device usage. If you can help us out with a few questions, you'll go into the running to win a new Apple iPad.

Best Microsoft PowerPoint Background Sites

If you use PowerPoint on a regular basis, you will no doubt have been occasionally frustrated that the backgrounds available do not always match your products or presentation topic.

SaaS model aids Xero ANZ revenue

Wellington, New Zealand based accountancy software company, Xero, has continued its push into the Australian market with a marked increase in revenue.

Build cloud-enabled apps in minutes with new tools

Novell is claiming that Independent software vendors (ISVs) and enterprises can now build applications in minutes instead of days for private and public clouds with the latest version of its SUSE(R) Appliance Toolkit.

ACS: Australian ICT workforce increases

The Australian Computer Society (ACS) has released its annual overview of the Australian ICT market revealing that 15,000 more employees joined the ICT workforce during the past year.

Internode announces Easy Bundle plans

Internet Service Provider (ISP), Internode has announced the release of three new Easy Bundle plans in an attempt to extend the reach of its large data plans across the country.

Feature: Next next generation sequencing

It took nearly two decades to go from the release of the first semi-automated genome sequencer in the mid-1980s to the launch of Roche's flagship 454 FLX next generation sequencer in 2005. The 454 is now one of three major players in the next gen market whose impact on the world of genomics cannot be underestimated. Just five years later we are poised to embrace the next generation of sequencing technology.