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  • 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 has announced 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 & 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.

  • Freelancer.com acquires Spanish online marketplace

    Freelancer.com has made its second acquisition this year, picking up Spanish language online skills market Projectlinkr.com.

  • 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.