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How to get the job when you're overqualified

The idea of being ignored for a job because you’re overqualified may seem counterintuitive, but there are a number of reasons a company might overlook your resume for that exact reason.

MANAGEMENT CENTRE

CAREERS

Exclusive: Proposed UK immigration policies will hurt tech sector

The Migration Advisory Committee is conducting a review into the minimum salary thresholds for the Tier 2 visa route - something which is likely to deprive the UK's tech-driven organisations of vital talent at a time when homegrown training initiatives are falling short.

IT GOVERNANCE

HealthXL and IBM team up for health hackathon

HealthXL and IBM are teaming up to host a health hackathon to help tackle some of the biggest challenges for Australia’s aged population.

LEADERSHIP AND MGMT

Digital Pacific ramps up Web hosting might with Crucial buy

Sydney-based Web hosting provider, Digital Pacific has acquired fellow Web hosting outfit, Crucial.

LEGAL

Uber throws in the towel in battle with French taxi drivers

Uber Technologies is suspending its UberPop service in France, after a bitter fight with taxi drivers who say the service breaks the law.

OUTSOURCING

Exclusive: Proposed UK immigration policies will hurt tech sector

The Migration Advisory Committee is conducting a review into the minimum salary thresholds for the Tier 2 visa route - something which is likely to deprive the UK's tech-driven organisations of vital talent at a time when homegrown training initiatives are falling short.

PROJECT MGMT

HealthXL and IBM team up for health hackathon

HealthXL and IBM are teaming up to host a health hackathon to help tackle some of the biggest challenges for Australia’s aged population.

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RESOURCE CENTRE

APPLICATIONS

Ad fraud Trojan updates Flash Player so that other malware can't get in

Someone call the malware antitrust commission: Recent versions of the Kovter ad fraud Trojan, which infects computers through Web-based exploits, close the door after themselves by updating Flash Player to the latest version.

CLOUD COMPUTING

Severn Trent Water taps SAP benefits as HANA begins to flow

Midlands based utility business Severn Trent Water has adopted the cloud based in-memory analytics tool SAP HANA as the latest iteration of the extensive use of SAP at the FTSE listed organisation.

DATA CENTER

Malaysian businesses face urgent challenge with end of Windows Server support: Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric's Serge Noraz said companies need to check their supporting physical infrastructure including the UPS, rack and power management.

IMAGING AND PRINTING

Epson Malaysia shows off tech in award-winning theatre projector

The KL International AV Show 2015 includes a display of some of Epson's enhancement technologies.

INDUSTRIES

Optus discounts unlimited Internet bundles, available from $95 a month

Competition from broadband newcomer Foxtel has prompted Optus to discount its unlimited Internet bundles.

INTERNET

Cisco launches Internet of Everything Innovation Centre in WA

Cisco's Internet of Everything (IoE) Centre in Western Australia is open for business, or rather, research and development.

MOBILE AND WIRELESS

Android phone vendors should improve update policies, consumer organization says

Too many Android phones are running old software with security flaws, according to Dutch consumer association Consumentenbond, which wants manufacturers to update their phones' software more often, and for longer.

NETWORKING

Chinese companies will benefit from network innovation, says Brocade Malaysia

Brocade's Sean Ong said a new partnership with China's Sugon addresses a growing demand for software networking solutions.

OPERATING SYSTEMS

Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition beta is coming to the Windows Store on July 29

Remember when creator Markus "Notch" Persson famously said he'd rather not have Minecraft on the PC at all than have it in the Windows Store, since he (like many other game developers) considered the Windows Store to be Microsoft's attempt to lock down the open PC platform?

SECURITY

SMEs in Malaysia and Singapore urged to use cloud to protect data: Acronis, Iconz-Webvisions

Many SMEs may not yet have realised the advantages of Cloud backup, says Acronis's Jan-Jaap Jager.

STORAGE

IT firms' cloud appetite strong as gear sales surge 25 percent

Revenue related to infrastructure for private cloud services was up 24.4 percent to US$2.4 billion while that for public cloud services increased 25.5 percent to US$3.9 billion.

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BLOGS

A trusted partner

The primary focus for SAS is to build strong and long-lasting relationships with its customers; and its key strategy is proactive and consistent engagement across all customer touch points.

What ICT professionals want

When asking ICT professionals what they’re looking for in their next role, the answer may just surprise.

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