The Australian Digital Health Agency has reported a 140% growth of healthcare providers sharing and collaborating on patient information following the upgrading of the My Health Record system announced in September.

The chief of the Australian Informational Industry Association (AIIA) Ron Gauci expects IT to become the second biggest ASX sector when a new S&P All Technology Index - S&P AllTech - launches in February next year.

ANZ Banking Group customers are the target of the most recent email phishing scam being blocked by security vendor MailGuard team.

Global sales of electric passenger vehicles fell by 8% year-on-year during the third quarter of 2019, the technology research firm Counterpoint Research says.

A veritable tsunami of ransomware attacks hit Windows systems in the US public sector in 2019, with at least 948 government agencies, healthcare providers and educational establishments being affected at a cost estimated to be about US$7.5 billion, the security firm Emsisoft says in a report.

Branchless digital bank Volt Bank says it has started “onboarding” a selection of early-adopter customers from its 40,000 waitlist, while announcing a ‘no catches’ ongoing base interest rate of 2.15 per cent on savings, ahead of a public launch planned for early 2020.

Enterprise identity governance company SailPoint has announced the appointment of 20-year IT sales and distribution veteran Craig Morrison as channel director Australia and New Zealand.

The Federal Government has announced a sum of $9 million to build public confidence in the safety of telecommunications networks, presumably in reaction to the large number of submissions to a 5G inquiry that expressed fears about the alleged health hazards of 5G networks.

US communications provider CenturyLink says it has strengthened its content delivery network (CDN) service capabilities in 11 cities across Asia Pacific (APAC) to cater to growing demands from global broadcasters, over the top (OTT) video streaming platforms and gaming companies.

Former UBank executive responsible for the growth and expansion of the bank’s online products and services, Lee Hatton, has been appointed chief executive officer of the banking & wealth division of Queensland finance, insurance and banking corporation Suncorp.

Australian carbon capture and storage research organisation CO2CRC has delivered the first major component of a hydrogen refining plant to AGL’s Loy Yang facility in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley.

There has been a major rise in zero day malware detections, increasing use of Microsoft Office exploits and legitimate penetration testing tools in the third quarter of 2019, according to a new Internet security report.

Friday, 13 December 2019 14:05

Epicon acquires Service Potential

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Australian enterprise IT management provider Epicon has acquired ServiceNow partner Service Potential as it moves to expand services across the country.

Rapid advances in technology are changing the way companies in Australia and worldwide do business and to remain competitive globally leaders should continue to employ a flexible staffing strategy that combines permanent and contract employees, according to recruitment firm Robert Half.

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has slammed the chief executives of Facebook and Apple, Mark Zuckerberg and Tim Cook respectively, accusing them of being "morally bankrupt on the issue of encryption and protecting children".

Chinese-based global payment terminals giant PAX Technology is launching its Android products into the Australian market next year.

Chinese smartphone maker OPPO will launch its latest flagship device, Find X2, in the first quarter of 2020.

Brisbane-based bid management solutions provider Bidhive says it has tapped into the increasing global competition for tenders, securing several contracts with some of the largest public goods and services companies in the world.

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