Companies

CIMB Australia refreshes top management team

Financial services provider appoints several new senior roles as Nick Rowe, Oscar Ludwigson depart.

Veda shows market appetite for shares out of escrow

Investors seen keen to buy even at small discount to provider's price.

IBM sees broader role for Watson in aiding research

Watson, the IBM system that won “Jeopardy,” has shown promise in answering some kinds of questions. Now the company sees a broader role, a bit like the deductions that helped its namesake’s famous partner solve fictional crimes.

A radical strategy shift has NBN Co hitting its stride

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NBN Co's adoption of a lower-cost, less complex rollout strategy suggests the company is finally making progress after its troubled early history.

Apple could unwrap iWatch in September: report

The new iPhone 6 models might not be the only thing Apple is going to unveil on September 9, with the long-awaited iWatch also reportedly set to see the light of day.

Time for a proper debate on NBN delivery to the bush

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The real message of the NBN cost-benefit analysis is that we need to stop the current process outside the existing fixed-line regions. It's time to figure out the best way to provide broadband to rural and regional Australia without breaking the bank.

PEP sells half of Veda stake in $580m deal

Macquarie Capital is handling the sell-down of the private equity firm's stake; more sales out of escrow expected.

What Australian CEOs can learn from fast food's young gun

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Many of Australia's chief executives simply want to produce income for shareholders, but Burger King's 33-year-old CEO is chasing global growth and transforming the ailing franchise.

Digital authentication to become Google's next big focus

Streamlining the website login process a top priority, according to the company’s Australian business and consumer services manager Dan Metcalf.

FBI probes possible hacking incident at JP Morgan

Fears emerge of a significant breach of corporate computer security at US bank.

Google search bug fuels hack talk

A software bug disrupts some Google searches for roughly eight hours, displaying multiple images of what appeared to be a car crash in Russia.

Snapchat valued at $US10 billion

Messaging service on track to become the next gold-plated private tech start-up despite virtually no revenue.

Can StreamCo turn the tide on Netflix?

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With local players scrambling to counter the threat of subscription video king Netflix, what makes Nine Entertainment and Fairfax Media think StreamCo can find success?

Three reasons why Amazon splashed out almost $1 billion on Twitch

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Forget user metrics or Amazon's gaming ambitions. This company gets digital.

Prime Media posts spike in FY profit

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Regional broadcaster says advertising conditions remain tough, lifts revenue slightly.

NBN Co to appeal Telstra's $200m CPI win

NBN Co to once again lock horns with the telco over when consumer price index adjustments should start applying under the $11 billion NBN deal.

HP power cord recall hits Australian shores

Australian users of some HP and Compaq computers are being urged to return their AC power cords, following a massive recall of 5.6 million cords in the US.

BG seeks $US4bn bids for Queensland assets

First-round bids due for coal seam gas pipeline from the Surat Basin to Curtis Island, several parties interested.

Murray Goulburn's capital plan aims for the big cheese

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Murray Goulburn's capital raising will allow it to aggressively expand and capitalise on growth in the Asian market, while offering farmer suppliers higher farmgate prices for their milk.

Telstra squeeze to blame for higher internet prices: CloudFlare

DNS service provider takes aim at Telstra for its egregious transit pricing, a charge vehemently denied by the telco.

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