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Doubting Apple's iPhone wisdom

Silicon Valley venture capitalist Guy Kawasaki doesn't rule out a third stint at Apple, but he's not expecting a call from CEO Tim Cook any time soon. "You're either inside the tent or outside, and I'm not inside the tent," the 58-year-old Kawasaki joked on his trip to Sydney this week. "Never say never, but I think the probability of Apple wanting me to come back is roughly equal to me playing in the professional hockey league NHL."

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The end of the CIO?

The days of the organisation's head nerd counting servers are numbered as the business demands innovative products and services from IT....

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Real estate's data evolution

Strong housing headwinds have forced property groups to get smarter when it comes to extracting value from the market....

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Where technology meets potatoes

A start-up that uses technology to optimise potato harvests has won the right to represent Australia and New Zealand in IBM's first SmartCamp in China....

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Are CIOs ready for the carbon tax?

The trading scheme is nearly here but information officers are still ignorant.

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Smarter real estate bets

How Ray White turns a profit from Tableau analytics.

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TECHNOLOGY SPECTATOR: O'Farrell gambles Sydney conventions

The NSW government risks losing major conferences to other capitals as it embarks on a three-year refurbishment of Darling Harbour, including its convention centre. It's a move which the industry says may not pay off....

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by Nate Cochrane. 25 Sep 2012, 11:17 AM. Apple evangelist Guy Kawasaki seems less than impressed by the iPhone 5, but remains confident that the tech ......

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A CeBit conference glitch

The sudden closure of the Sydney Convention Centre is a big opportunity for interstate rivals to grab a piece of the multi-billion dollar IT conference pie....