IBM Research and contract miner Theiss have announced a collaboration aimed at developing big data tools to improve the efficiency of mining equipment maintenance.
Telstra's advertising and directories arm, Sensis, revealed this week that it will chop 800 jobs around Australia, sparking fiery responses from the unions.
Three emerging big data trends promise to improve the business case for Australian enterprises' adoption of the technology, according to Deloitte.
IT recruitment is expected to increase overall in Australia in 2014 according to a Robert Walters report, with significant variation expected between the jobs markets of different states.
Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand has won a three-year, $170 million extension to its distributed computing contract with the Department of Defence.
Dimension Data will sell its Express Data and Express Online businesses - its only distribution assets - to hardware distributor Dicker Data.
Researchers from the CSIRO, Monash University and other institutions will use big data and economic modelling to study how well the Australian superannuation system is working.
Call centre operators Telco Services Australia and Trimatic Contract Services have agreed to reclassify their workers as employees and pay back pay to settle legal action from the Fair Work Ombudsman.
HP has restated Autonomy's pre-acquisition profit by 81% as part of its allegations of financial improprieties at the software company. But Autonomy's former managers claim the move may be aimed at minimising HP's UK taxes.
Microsoft's board of directors has appointed Satya Nadella as its new CEO and member of the board of directors effective immediately, while also announcing a slight reshuffle of its board.
Australia's contact centre applications market will grow a modest 6.2% between 2012-2019, with spending shifting towards cloud and hosted product offerings, according to Frost & Sullivan.
Sydney-based Converga has acquired document process outsourcing provider Speedscan to help improve its reach in its core markets of A/NZ, the US and the Philippines.
Lenovo will buy handset manufacturer Motorola Mobility from Google for approximately US$2.91 billion under a new agreement between the companies.
Arciteca and the CRC for Mental Health have joined forces to develop a system aimed at allowing medical researchers to more easily manage and share clinical data.
Technology-focused start-ups have typically been more nimble, disruptive and fast-growing than their more established rivals, but larger companies may start seizing back the initiative.