Stories by Diana Nguyen

In pictures: UNSW Tech Startup Expo 2012

Computerworld Australia attended the university's expo this week, held at its School of Computer Science and Engineering. The event began with tech start-ups pitching their business to find potential staff, customers and partnerships, as well as networking with other start-ups.

Startup spotlight: MyRecruitOnline

Adam Crow, the CIO and founder of Australian firm MyRecruitOnline spent the past 15 years working on a software program that uses advanced artificial intelligence to gradually learn and simulate the decision-making of recruiters, cutting down on the time it takes to process hundreds of job applications.

New software may kill off recruitment jobs

The recruitment industry may be headed for a major shakeup thanks to new software designed to automate job functions and make use artificial intelligence-based decision making, which may result in the loss of some recruitment roles.

Optus picks Huawei to deploy 4G LTE network

Optus has chosen Huawei for the deployment of its 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network, which will be first rolled out in Newcastle and surrounding areas, including the Hunter Valley, Lake Macquarie and Port Stephens.

NICTA to lead $5m geothermal energy project

National ICT Australia (NICTA) has established an ICT-enabled geothermal energy initiative; the first project to be funded under the Federal Government’s $126 million Emerging Renewables Program.

Victoria ups the stakes in ICT investment

Victoria has notched up a win in its ongoing interstate rivalry with New South Wales and Queensland for ICT investment, following the announcement that Interactive will launch a $30 million project in the state.

Westpac tech job cuts may not be the last

More IT workers at Westpac may face the axe before the end of the year, according to the bank, which today announced the loss of 119 technology-related jobs within Australia.

NBN Co signs up defect and maintenance provider

NBN Co has signed a multimillion dollar deal with Victorian mobile and spatial technology provider, Geomatic Technologies (GT), to deliver a defect and maintenance management solution (DMS) for the National Broadband Network (NBN).