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  • acquires Spanish online marketplace has made its second acquisition this year, picking up Spanish language online skills market

  • Oracle to hire 1000 sales staff in APAC

    Oracle has unveiled plans to hire 1000 new sales staff in Asia Pacific to sell its cloud offerings including software-as-a-service (SaaS), platform-as-a-service (PaaS) and infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS).

  • Top enterprise IT companies where people want to work

    Poachable, a Seattle startup that specialises in connecting passive job-seekers with companies looking to hire, says enterprise network and IT companies such as Microsoft, IBM and Cisco are among the most desirable places to work. But largely consumer-focused companies, like Google, Apple and Amazon, are even more attractive.

  • In brief: Datacom Systems Australia CEO quits

    Theresa Eyssens has stepped down as Datacom Systems Australia CEO after eight months in the role.

  • Yahoo exits China, closing R&D center

    Yahoo is closing its only remaining office in China and laying off between 200 and 300 employees there, news reports said on Wednesday.

  • In brief: Avaya hires new Asia Pacific president

    Former Cisco Canada business markets vicepresident Mike Ansley has been hired as Avaya’s new Asia Pacific president.

  • Meet the Tech Dude Who Doubles as the Weird Al of Drone Songs

    A mild-mannered tech and media support coordinator for Oregon State University Extension Service by day, Victor Villegas takes on the persona of The Drone Singer during his off hours. Yes, he fashions himself as the Weird Al Yankovic of drone songs.

  • Electrical engineering employment declines nearly 10%, but developers up 12%

    The number of people working as electrical engineers declined by 29,000 last year, continuing a long-standing trend, according to government data.

  • Behind the White House's claim of 545,000 unfilled IT jobs

    Earlier this week, the White House announced a plan to use $100 million in H-1B fees to help train people for technology jobs. To make its case for this new program, it said there were 545,000 "unfilled jobs" in information technology.

  • 7 Hot Career-related Companies to Watch

    In among all the cloud, security and mobile tech startups attracting venture funding so far this year, new companies focused on hiring, education and career development are pulling in big bucks.

  • The rise of the chief integration officer

    Chief information officers may have shrinking budgets and shrinking teams but the importance of technology to enterprises means that CIOs and their IT organisations will continue to play a vital role in businesses.

  • Huawei invites Australian ICT undergraduates to China

    Tech students at Australian universities will be able to travel to China under a partnership announced between Huawei and the Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN).

  • IBM workforce declined 12 per cent in 2014; losses tied to corporate divestitures

    IBM's global workforce declined 1212 per cent last year, with most of the decrease due to corporate divestitures.

  • Lessons to be learned from a project nightmare

    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is in the middle of an Oracle Financials implementation that has gone horribly wrong. Its experience should serve as a cautionary lesson for enterprises planning major projects.

  • Cisco launches 'AUSTEM 2020' training initiative

    Cisco today announced a $21 million initiative to train Australian students in tech skills.

  • Freelancer picks up DoNanza assets

    ASX-listed online skills market place Freelancer has acquired the assets of defunct Israeli website DoNanza.

  • How to get certified in VMware virtual networking

    During the past year VMware has released a series of network virtualization certifications for network professionals to gain expertise in software defined networking, and specifically how it integrates with existing physical networking.

  • IBM Internet of Things boss takes new job at Internet2

    Florence Hudson, most recently IBM's director of Internet of Things Business, has been named Senior VP and Chief Innovation Officer for computer network consortium Internet2.

  • Demand for Linux jobs shooting up fast

    If you're an open-source expert, the job market is your oyster the Linux Foundation released a report this week that says that employees with Linux skills are in high demand, with hiring managers working hard to bring them in.

  • Interns loving life at Facebook, Google & Apple

    While many young people are reportedly abandoning Facebook as a place to socialize online, many others say it's a great entryway to the workforce. For the second year in a row, Facebook is the highest rated company by interns based on the feedback they share on jobs and career online marketplace Glassdoor.