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Dedicated online platforms for job seekers could help address skills shortage: recruiter

26 August 2019 in Recruitment

Implementing online platforms where job seekers can input their experience and allow tracking of former projects through specialised systems could…

9Spokes inks agreement with Bank of America

26 August 2019 in Deals

Australian-listed New Zealand company 9 Spokes has entered into a formal contract with Bank of America to provide the US…

Satellite positioning tech could be worth $6 billion-plus to economy

26 August 2019 in Space

Trials of ‘world first’ satellite positioning technology have proven more than $6 billion could be delivered to the Australian economy…

Electric vehicle adoption gets $15 million funding boost from ARENA

26 August 2019 in Energy

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has given a boost to the adoption of electric vehicles by providing $15 million…

Governments back Netflix Clickbait mini-series production in Melbourne

26 August 2019 in Strategy

The Federal Government is providing $4.9 million to jointly fund with the Victorian Government the production of the Netflix mini-series…

Splunk says US$1.05b deal to buy SignalFx will give it leadership of monitoring market

26 August 2019 in Deals

Big data analytics company Splunk’s agreement to acquire SaaS real-time monitoring and metrics for cloud infrastructure vendor SignalFx puts the…

Warning on emergence of new SMS phishing scam

25 August 2019 in Security

Security firm Proofpoint says that retailer Kmart’s recent warning of a new attack by a sophisticated SMS scam means that…

Spacetalk sales soar as MGM hits record high, tackles UK, European markets

25 August 2019 in Listed Tech

MGM Wireless, the makers of the SPACETALK all-in-one  children’s smartphone, watch and GPS device, have grown total revenue by 161%…

INVITATION: Celebrate 30 years of the Internet in Australia with a special Gala Dinner on October 31 in Sydney

25 August 2019 in Development

On 31 October, over 400 industry leaders, pioneers, technologists, entrepreneurs, decision makers, executives and policy makers will gather to remember…

Global 5G network infrastructure forecast to reach US$4.2 billion in 2020

23 August 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Worldwide 5G wireless network infrastructure revenue will reach US$4.2 billion in 2020 - an 89% increase from 2019 revenue of…

Macquarie Telecom to deploy Apple devices to Australian mid-market

23 August 2019 in Business Telecommunications

Telecommunications and data centre provider Macquarie Telecom is set to deploy mobility solutions for Apple devices to mid-market enterprises in…

Unfair contract terms in small business sector under scrutiny by ACCC

22 August 2019 in Strategy

Australia’s competition regulator the ACCC says unfair contract terms are a big focus as it takes action and moves to…

NextDC’s M2 Melbourne data centre gains Uptime gold certification for sustainability

22 August 2019 in Data Centres

Data centre operator NextDC’s M2 Melbourne data centre has achieved Uptime Institute’s Tier IV Gold Certification for Operational Sustainability.

Deliveroo appoints new CEO for Australia

22 August 2019 in People Moves

Online food delivery service Deliveroo has appointed current CEO at Meridian Energy and Powershop Australia, Ed McManus, as CEO of…

Experian acquires Australian fintech startup Look Who’s Charging

22 August 2019 in Deals

The Australian and New Zealand arm of global credit bureau services provider Experian has acquired Australian fintech startup Look Who’s…

Blue Prism, Wipro partner to launch Melbourne Automation Lab

22 August 2019 in Strategy

UK-headquartered robotic process automation software company Blue Prism has partnered with India's second largest outsourcing company, Wipro, to launch the…

NetApp taps Rohatgi for regional role

22 August 2019 in People Moves

Hybrid cloud vendor NetApp has appointed Sanjay Rohatgi as senior vice president and general manager for Asia Pacific.

Commonwealth Bank, BioDiversity Solutions collaborate to develop Blockchain ‘BioTokens’

22 August 2019 in Development

A new blockchain prototype has the potential to boost sustainable development while enabling investment opportunities for landowners, environmental groups, developers…

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Deliveroo claims rapid growth of restaurant partner network

26 August 2019 in Market

Online food delivery service Deliveroo says it now has more than 1,000 partner restaurants through its Marketplace+ service that allows…

Nokia appoints Styf Sjöman as chief strategy officer

26 August 2019 in People Moves

Finnish telecommunications equipment vendor Nokia has appointed ‘former Telia Company executive Gabriela Styf Sjöman as chief strategy officer and a…

Nokia will roll out Android 10 'starting Q4 2019'

24 August 2019 in Phones

Starting in Q4 2019, Nokia smartphone fans can get their hands on the Android 10 software upgrade and start enjoying…

Quantify, 8Digital deal on Queensland distribution

23 August 2019 in Market

Perth-based home automation company, Quantify Technology has sealed a distribution agreement with 8Digital for the distribution of its products in…

Kleos raises $3 million in extra funds for second cluster of satellites

22 August 2019 in Space

Space technology operator Kleos Space has secured $3 million in funding for its second cluster of satellites.

Hitachi Vantara hires Johnson as ANZ leader

22 August 2019 in People Moves

Data specialist Hitachi Vantara has appointed Adrian Johnson as vice president and managing director for Australia and New Zealand.

Hear, hear: Deaf Australia sees true value in Huawei StorySign AI app

21 August 2019 in Apps

In an address to the National Press Club in Australia, Deaf Australia CEO Kyle Miers hailed the success of the…

MYOB scores Bunnings exclusive, launches rewards program

21 August 2019 in Accounting Software

Accounting software provider MYOB has announced a deal with Bunnings that will simplify bill processing for their mutual customers, plus…

VIDEO Interview: James Robinson of HMD Global Australia talks upgradeable tech as Nokia launches 2.2 model with removable battery

21 August 2019 in Phones

HMD Global is the home of Android-powered Nokias, and I spoke to A/NZ Country Manager James Robinson about consumers investing…

Westpac opens $50,000 innovation challenge

21 August 2019 in Strategy

Fifty thousand dollars is on offer in the 2019 Westpac Innovation Challenge which gives start-ups, scale-ups and entrepreneurs the chance…

Book Review: "We the People" by Peter S. Temes and Florin Rotar

21 August 2019 in Books

Big Data can tease out all manner of analyses and conclusions from our very digital world, but how can it…

CBL Markets, Xpansiv complete merger

21 August 2019 in Strategy

CBL Markets (CBL) and Xpansiv have completed a merger to form Xpansiv CBL Holding Group (XCHG), a “first-of-its-kind platform” that…

Synacor expands with Zimbra deals in Q2

21 August 2019 in Deals

Global US-based technology and services company Synacor has announced its Zimbra email and collaboration platform added more than 100 new…

Booming North American wearables market hits US$2 billion for quarter

21 August 2019 in Market

The value of the North American wearables market reached US2.0 billion in Q2 2019, with shipments up 38% at 7.7…

Siyata Mobile gets US400k purchase order to equip first responders with Push-to-Talk devices

21 August 2019 in Mobility

Canadian global cellular communications systems provider Siyata Mobile has received a US$400,000 purchase order to equip first responders in the…

Sahakian leads channel for Snowflake

20 August 2019 in People Moves

Cloud data warehouse vendor Snowflake has appointed Alana Sahakian as channel and alliances manager for Australia and New Zealand.

Study finds inadequate education, leadership, funding major barriers to Australia’s cyber security preparedness

20 August 2019 in Security

The success of an organisation’s cybersecurity investment lies in more than buying technology, with corporate culture, employee education and path-to-purchase…

NextDC opens Perth microsite

20 August 2019 in Data Centres

Data centre operator NextDC has launched its first micro data centre, located in Perth's CBD.

SUSE appoints tech industry veteran Yates to head Australia, NZ business

20 August 2019 in People Moves

Germany-based open source company SUSE has appointed 15 year ICT industry veteran Charlie Yates as country director for the Australia…

Drayton to lead Intuit in Australia

20 August 2019 in People Moves

Intuit, the company behind the well-known QuickBooks cloud accounting system, has appointed Natira Drayton as its country manager and vice…

eBay Plus members get another shot at 2nd-gen AirPods for $169

20 August 2019 in iPhone

The retail e-tail wars show no signs of abating as gargantuan Goliaths of online shopping continue tempting Aussies with dashing…

 

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