From Economy 4:26 am
On Thursday, ANZ spokesperson Stephen Ries denied earlier reports that the company is closing its Mulgrave call centre in Melbourne and transferring jobs to New Zealand and The Philippines. "We're not going to speculate what's going to happen in the future," he said. He assured Australian customers that ANZ's call centre headquarters would remain in Melbourne.
From Companies 4:16 am
HTC finally reaffirms Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for their flagship smartphone HTC One. This means that the handset will receive the latest Android features such as Actionable Notifications and Quick Settings.
From Economy 3:41 am
IBM Australia is looking to let go of 1,500 jobs in a move to send jobs offshore to New Zealand and Asia. Local jobs held by around 1,200 to 1,500 Australians are affected as their jobs have been found to be redundant. The figures are comparable with Ford's plans to cut 1,200 jobs when the company leaves Australia in 2016.
From Economy 3:22 am
ANZ Bank considers cutting 600 jobs and plans to send head office jobs to New Zealand or the Philippines as part of its cost-cutting measures.
From Companies 3:08 am
Nexus 5 is now linked to the Sony i1 Honami as the device goes live revealing specifications. Ever since LG announced that no Nexus is being manufactured from their houses, spectators are now searching which company is going to make the upcoming Nexus 5.
From Companies 2:15 am
Motorola handset XT1055 has been spotted paying a visit to FCC requesting compatibility with LTE networks of AT&T, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular and Verizon which indicates that Moto X Phone will become available to most U.S. network carriers.
From Companies 1:52 am
FCC listings indicated that Asus is reportedly working on a mysterious tablet that can potentially or directly go against the line of Google’s Nexus. With the pending release of the Google Nexus 7.2 and increasing hype, Asus is testing the waters to penetrate the same market.
From Companies 1:39 am
The Australian Dollar has fallen to its lowest level this morning but analysts say that this was offset by commodity price falls
From Economy 1:22 am
All eyes are on the forthcoming baby of Prince William and Kate Middleton even as the royal couple prefers not to know in advance through technology the gender of their baby. However, there are speculations the baby would be a girl based on an alleged slip on the part of the mother.
From Companies 8:29 pm
Blackstone has hired former Nato Commander Wesley Clark as their new deal adviser.