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US Justice Department makes its largest-ever seizure of cryptocurrency, which once belonged to Silk Road.
in brief Texan outsourcing giant, EDS, today announced it nabbed an AU$372 million 5-year IT-services contract with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), boosting the total value of its CBA contracts to a tidy AU$772 million. Under the new contract, EDS will be responsible for supporting CBA's service desk, including 44,000 desktop devices, 3,300 ATMs, 1,000 facsimile machines, e-mail services and security for mobile information systems.
Border control agency the Australian Customs Service has selected Michael Grantham as its interim CIO to lead its IT department in the wake of the departure of Murray Harrison.
A number of top-ranking federal government chief information officers have broadly declined to comment on any fallout for their departments from the news that the Federal Government will adopt Sir Peter Gershon's recommendations "in full".
Federal Finance Minister Lindsay Tanner today said the government would implement the recommendations of Sir Peter Gershon's ICT Review 'in full', including cutting its IT contractor workforce by half.
Days after announcing 800 staff would go by Christmas, ANZ's chief information officer Peter Dalton has been repositioned beneath the bank's marketing head.
CommBank chief information officer Michael Harte claims that finding skilled staff for the bank's core banking system upgrade is a difficult task despite the recent spate of ICT redundancies.
NSW shadow Health Minister Jillian Skinner this week demanded the NSW Government speed up its response to special commissioner Garling's damning assessment of NSW's Health's technology systems.
CommBank's systems fell over yesterday while Australia's largest bank was preparing its infrastructure for Rudd's $10.4 billion fiscal injection, which is set to hit bank accounts next week.