The number of internet-connected devices is expected to grow in Australia from 186 million to 212 million in 2020, with growth in the number of devices predicted to increase by 14% in 2020 and home data consumption set to spike by 70% on Boxing Day, according to a report from NBN Co, the operators of the National Broadband Network.

Online job advertisements published on SEEK fell by 8.4% year-on-year in November, the company says, adding that community services and development was the sector with the highest ad growth, showing an increase of 14.6% year-on-year.

Big four bank Westpac will finally catch up with the rest of the industry, making a commitment on Thursday to deliver Apple Pay for its customers by June next year.

Ninety per cent of parents consider Australia’s education system to be “poor” or having “room for improvement”, with more than one in three admitting they feel ill-equipped to support their child’s learning in the next decade, according to new research.

Wearables have the potential to transform the construction industry through the ability to improve safety and efficiency for workers, according to a new report which forecasts the wearable tech industry will grow to reach US$54 billion by 2023.

During a visit to Australia to present at the Gartner 2019 IT Symposium/Xpo on the Gold Coast, Denodo's SVP and CMO, Ravi Shankar, caught up with iTWire to talk data virtualisation and more.

The Communications Alliance has released its "first expanded Complaints in Context report, showing that for participating service providers in July to September of this year, there were 6.8 complaints received by the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) per 10,000 Services in Operation (SIO)".

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Uber offers year-long program to study AI

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Global ride provider Uber is offering one individual a year-long program to study artificial intelligence either in the US or Canada.

Cloud integration and workflow automation vendor Boomi is acquiring Unifi Sofware in a move it says will expand its integration and data management platform to accelerate successful data-driven insights for customers.

Real-time event and risk detection AI platform Dataminr has opened its ANZ headquarters and operations centre in Melbourne as it begins the process of expanding into the region.

Scientists from the Australian National University, the University of Rostock in Germany, the University of Central Florida in the US and UNSW Canberra have devised a new way to design optical chips so that light can experience multiple dimensions.

Online food delivery service Deliveroo has formed a new dedicated sustainability & social Impact team with plans to expand sustainability and social impact initiatives designed to impact customers, restaurants, its delivery riders and the community into new areas in 2020.

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The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is set to witness strong growth in terms of data centre and hosting services revenue, and estimated to reach around US$32 billion by 2023, behind only to North America, according to a new report.

The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman says effective consumer safeguards are important to ensure timely connection and repairs for telecommunications consumers, as it begins its consideration of the Federal Government’s review of safeguards for teleco services.

More than 60% of all leaked records in 2019 were exposed by financial services organisations, with hacking and malware causing 75% of all data breaches in the financial services industry, according to a new security report.

Coles Group has successfully migrated its legacy core finance system to the SAP S/4HANA platform as the retail giant continues implementation of its ongoing digital transformation strategy.

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