Australian scale-up secure coding company Secure Code Warrior has made several senior appointments.
Real-time payments and open banking specialist Split Payments has promoted Chris Jewell to CEO, and hired Matthew Zaina as COO and Graham Hayworth as CFO.
The Vocus Group telecommunications company has appointed financial advisers in preparation for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) of Vocus New Zealand expected to be undertaken before the end of 2021.
Optus says it has strengthened its executive leadership team with the appointment of three senior executives to the team, including Kate Aitken who will join the telco in August to take up the role of Vice President, Human Resources.
Security outfit FireEye has renamed its expertise- and intelligence-backed offerings to its threat intelligence unit, Mandiant, raising the possibility that it may look to sell this unit, one which it acquired in 2013 for about US$1 billion.
Australian technology company Cognian Technologies has expanded its executive team with the appointment of former Microsoft senior manager James Isbell as Chief Commercial Officer.
Technology skills platform provider Pluralsight has appointed Mike Featherstone as managing director of ANZ/APAC as part of its strategy to use its Australian operation as a stepping stone for further expansion in the APAC region.
Australian-listed blockchain and AI focused mobile games developer Animoca Brands has secured an exclusive global licensing agreement with Dorna Sports - owners and managers of the MotoGP - to develop a 'manager' style blockchain game which will use digital collectibles to drive fan engagement and uptake.
Apple will increase its reach into services this year as they are much more profitable than hardware, with one such service being video streaming, a veteran technology journalist has predicted in his annual forecasts.
Today was a bad day on Wall Street but it was disastrous for Apple as the iconic company’s stock plunged deeply, in a fall that completely outstripped the broader market.
An analyst from investment firm Goldman Sachs has warned that Apple may face a fall in sales in China, due to slowing consumer demand in that country.
Telstra-backed open source software developer NGINX has raised $43 million in a Series C funding led by Goldman Sachs Growth Equity, a platform within Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division.
Australian-founded ecommerce platform BigCommerce has raised US$64 million in a round of growth equity funding, with major participants being Goldman Sachs, and current investors General Catalyst, GGV Capital and Tenaya Capital.
An email prankster masquerading as a top executive of Goldman Sachs and Citigroup managed to get the chief executives of the two firms to respond to him as though his communications were genuine.
Telecommunications provider Vocus has experienced another day of falling share prices, ending Thursday at $2.38.
The government of Ecuador has been accused of cutting off Internet access for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after the organisation released details of speeches given to Goldman Sachs by Democrat presidential contender Hillary Clinton.
Cleaning services app Whizz has secured $2 million from investors to fund further expansion, just six months after the Australian owned and developed company was launched in the Sydney market and only one month since the on-demand app was launched in the Apple App store.
Despite endlessly consistent rumours that Facebook will commence an IPO process to raise $10B, it seems that a late decision has been made to reduce the amount to $5B.
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