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  • Labor Department says it can't investigate So Cal Edison's H-1B use

    A request by 10 U.S. senators to investigate <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/article/2879083/southern-california-edison-it-workers-beyond-furious-over-h-1b-replacements.html">H-1B visa use at Southern California Edison</a> (SCE) and other companies is meeting resistance at the U.S. Department of Labor.

  • Median age at Google is 29, says age discrimination lawsuit

    The typical employee at Google is relatively young, according to a lawsuit brought by an older programmer who is alleging <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/article/2510342/it-industry/age-bias-in-it--the-reality-behind-the-rumors.html">age discrimination</a>.

  • Government just doesn't 'get' startups, says StartupAUS

    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.

  • AGL restructure claims IT exec's scalp

    A restructure of AGL Energy Limited's executive team has seen the departure of chief information officer Owen Coppage.

  • Intersect CEO Ian Gibson to step down

    The founding CEO of Intersect Australia, Doctor Ian Gibson, is due to step down in late April 2015 after six and a half years.

  • In brief: Yuile takes CEO role at Nextgen Group

    Nextgen Networks managing director David Yuile has been appointed CEO of Nextgen Group, the company announced this morning.

  • Turnbull's Digital Transformation Office seeks CEO

    The government has engaged executive recruitment business Russell Reynolds Associates to run its search for a head of the recently created Digital Transformation Office.

  • Superloop appoints CEO

    Telecommunications infrastructure provider Superloop has appointed a new CEO, Daniel Abrahams.

  • Feds want to add 75K new solar power workers

    The U.S. government <a href="https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/04/03/fact-sheet-administration-announces-actions-drive-growth-solar-energy-an">has announced</a> plans to help train 75,000 people to enter the solar workforce by 2020, including a number of veterans.

  • Indiana's law delivers real hurt to this state tech grad

    Tech sector companies are far from angels on the issue of equality. Despite losing her case last week, Ellen Pao's lawsuit against Kleiner Perkins Caufield &amp; Byers, drew attention to the tech industry's "boys club" culture and gender imbalances. But when it comes to gay and lesbian equality, this industry is vocal in its defense of it, combative and willing to challenge political leaders.

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