Information Technology

Recall can afford to rebuff an Iron Mountain bid

Recall has long been a compelling target for Iron Mountain, but the US company is unlikely to succeed in a takeover bid with anything other than a obviously generous offer.

DataRoom AM: Recall review

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US-based Iron Mountain lobs an opportunistic bid at data management firm Recall, while Asciano is reportedly looking to offload some of its freight rail assets.

Internet industry concerned about piracy crackdown timeline

Industry figures ready to develop code for minimising online piracy, says report.

Automation threatens 500,000 jobs

New govt modeling suggests robots, AI to take big bite out of workforce: report.

Credit card surcharges face axe

by AAP
Final Murray report tipped to call for a ban on exorbitant credit card surcharges.

Uber tagged with $US41bn valuation

Latest funding round for fast-growing firm delivers staggering valuation.

Hockey in talks over 'Google tax'

by AAP
Treasurer confirms talks with UK government over 25% levy aimed at international tech firms.

Microsoft shareholders approve CEO pay

by AAP
Shareholders in tech giant clear $US84m pay package for new chief Satya Nadella.

DataRoom AM: Lining up Link

Another billion-dollar-plus business looks likely to join ASX boards next year, while an offshore investment fund puts in an offer for cinema chain Hoyts.

NBN on track for 40% of premises by 2016

by AAP
Government says 40 per cent will have NBN by the 2016 election.

Sharemarket fraud doctor jailed

Former Genetic Technologies chief will spend a year in jail for manipulating stock market.

Seek reaffirms FY15 guidance

Seek stands by forecast for solid growth in revenue and earnings at annual general meeting.

Transcending the trivial: It’s time we demand more from our leaders

With political decisions based more on the 24 hour news cycle than long-term outcomes, the"what's in it for me" mentality of our politicians and adolescent point scoring needs to stop.

Samsung sells units, announces buyback

by AFP
Korean giant Samsung is stepping up restructuring efforts.

Orion Health rises 14% on NZX debut

by AAP
Healthcare management group rallies on NZ debut, will list on ASX today.

Flat travel market to persist: Webjet

Online booking group sees muted market continuing despite record total transaction value YTD.

How retargeting is turning advertising on its head

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Thanks to algorithms that track online behaviour, companies can now target their audience more accurately. But what does this mean for publishers?

It’s do or die for Australian manufacturing

Our manufacturers have a second chance to succeed, but to stay afloat they will need to totally reinvent the wheel.

SkyFii makes solid ASX debut

by AAP
Wireless provider SkyFii trades above share offer price as it announces JV deal in Indonesia.

Bailador slips on trading debut

Technology investment company Bailador slipped on the first day of trading, in line with a soft broad market.