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Australia warned against complacency after China cyber deal Australia and China have reached an agreement on cyber security under which they have agreed not to indulge in online theft of intellectual property, trade…
Google bid to quash mail seizure order thrown out A magistrate judge in the US has ordered Google to hand over customers' mail messages it has stored abroad, arguing that since the company has…
457 abolition will hit tech industry growth: Xero chief The head of a well-known Australian accounting software company has slammed the government's move to get rid of the 457 temporary worker visa system, saying…
IT workers' lobby group welcomes move on 457 visas A lobby group for Australian IT workers says that any moves by the federal government to improve the way that skilled labour is imported into…
AIIA urges govt to consult on new visa system Australia's peak ICT industry body has encouraged the federal government to work with it to draft details for the new visa system that will replace…
Survey hints that 457 move may be premature An IT trends survey released by SolarWinds in March will give supporters of the move to get rid of 457 temporary work visas little comfort.
Warning tech work may be sent overseas after 457 visas go Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced on Facebook this afternoon that the government would abolish the 457 visa category which companies have been using for the…
H-1B visa applications down for first time in four years Changes made by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services to the criteria for granting H-1B visas appear to have had an effect, with the…
ACCC acts over claims Apple violated consumer laws The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has filed suit in the Federal Court again Apple, accusing the company of making "false, misleading, or deceptive representations…
H-1B visa changes likely to hit outsourcing firms Outsourcing companies who hire lower-paid lower-level computer programmers appear to be targeted by new guidance on H-1B visas issued by the United States Citizenship and…

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