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  • IBM cuts pay by 10 per cent for workers picked for training

    IBM has initiated a new training program that will cut the pay of participating employees by 10 per cent.

  • WatchGuard Technologies hires new A/NZ country manager

    David Higgins has been hired as WatchGuard Technologies’ new Australian and New Zealand country manager following the departure of Pat Devlin in July 2014.

  • How Apple Pay could make the Target and Home Depot breaches a thing of the past

    The launch of Apple's mobile payment system could prove a turning point in the battle to secure your debit and credit card information from hackers.

  • 7 time management tips for IT professionals

    As an IT professional, it probably seems like there's never enough time in the day.

  • IT roles go in Coles restructure

    Coles Group is cutting IT jobs following a restructure of its store support centre in Melbourne.

  • Happy Labor Day -- will a bot take your help desk job?

    Competing forces are affecting people who work on help or service desks. One is improving automation tools, which advocates say can replace level 1 and 2 support staff. At the same time, the number of help desk tickets is rising each year, which puts more demand on the service desk.

  • In pictures: A look inside the York Butter Factory startup space

    Techworld Australia stops by Melbourne's hub for startups

  • Job solicitations multiply for tech talent

    Most happily employed IT pros would consider a new job opportunity -- and there are plenty more to consider these days as recruiters struggle to fill in-demand positions.

  • Chief data officer may go the way of chief electricity officer

    The U.S. Commerce Department plans to hire a chief data officer , whose job will be to make more of the department's data publicly available. Whoever takes the job will be part of an exclusive club.

  • Startup tips: Separating speculators from investors

    Too many investors think of the Australian startup scene as a “casino” in which they can place a number of bets and get rich quick, according to Talent International Richard Earl.

  • Linux Foundation to offer new certification for IT workers

    With an eye toward deepening the global Linux talent pool, the Linux Foundation today announced that it will offer two new certifications for engineers and administrators.

  • IT puts millennials to work - as mentors

    As CIO of General Electric's Digital Energy division, Venki Rao has invested a fair amount of time identifying and developing IT talent. But four years ago, during a boot camp kicking off GE's companywide IT Leadership Program (ITLP) for college recruits, Rao quickly realized the learning opportunity had become a two-way street.

  • Steve Ballmer steps down from Microsoft board

    Now that he's the bonafide owner of the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers, Steve Ballmer today announced that he was formally stepping down from his role as a Microsoft board member.

  • SAP plans big investment to boost its business in Africa

    SAP is planning to spend up to US$500 million in Africa from now through 2020 in hopes of dramatically growing its business on the continent, particularly in countries outside of South Africa, where it already has a strong base.

  • Telstra reveals muru-D startup graduates

    Nine of the 10 startups that entered the Telstra muru-D accelerator program have graduated, with eight already securing investors for the next stage.

  • Cisco slashing up to 6000 jobs

    Cisco Systems will cut as many as 6000 jobs over the next 12 months, saying it needs to shift resources to growing businesses such as cloud, software and security.

  • Texas, Florida, North Carolina lead IT job growth in first half of 2014, study finds

    U.S. technology professionals searching for jobs may want to look in states not normally considered IT hot spots.

  • $10 million for Qld startup incubator ilab

    The University of Queensland has announced a $10 million fund for early-stage startups.

  • Bar exam software snafu sparks multiple lawsuits

    Woe be to the software vendor who aggravates the mental status of recent law school grads.

  • Cybersecurity should be professionalized

    The time is ripe for professionalizing cybersecurity, according to Salve Regina University's Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy.