If the ongoing bushfire crisis has taught Australians one thing, it is that the use of petrol and diesel vehicles will have to be minimised in the future in order to avoid pumping more carbon into the atmosphere and making the problem worse.

The merging of the ZFS filesystem into the Linux kernel codebase in the near future appears to be unlikely, after Linux creator Linus Torvalds said he would not merge the filesystem until he was assured that the owner, Oracle, would not sue.

Officeworks is selling a range of highly affordable Tenda networking products exclusively via its online store, for home and office delivery, or to Click and Collect at its stores.

If poor Wi-Fi coverage in your home has left your connectivity in a not so beautiful mess, then Tenda's beautiful mesh network Wi-Fi system provides a surprisingly affordable and extremely easy to set-up answer. 

Hitachi Vantara, and Hitachi Consulting have joined forces to form one company to create what they say is a “new digital infrastructure and solutions” powerhouse.

Security risks posed by emerging technologies remain as pervasive and serious as ever, according to a new report that warns that organisations need to be aware of where the security threats could come from in 2020 and beyond, and take steps to protect themselves.

Small South Melbourne-based NBN provider, Tangerine Telecom, has opened 2020 with a new offering for telecommunications consumers, delivering what it claims is Australia’s most competitively priced 25/5 unlimited NBN plan costing $49.90 per month - but just for the first six months of the plan.

US telco Sprint is getting set to launch its Curiosity IoT platform in the Australian market through a new relationship with Telstra.

Consumer electronics company Withings has launched what it says is the first hybrid smartwatch combine medical grade electrocardiogram and sleep apnea detection as part of treatment for cardiovascular and sleep issues.

Australia's debit card system, eftpos, has announced it is tripling employee donations to approved bushfire charities this month in response to the devastating bushfires and the efforts of communities, firefighters and volunteers.

Management consulting and professional services firm Accenture is set to acquire Symantec’s Cyber Security Services business from its enterprise division Broadcom.

More than five years after the Debian GNU/Linux project voted to make systemd the default init system for its distribution, it has now decided, again by a vote, to also care about alternatives to the default init system.

Another confrontation may be brewing between the FBI and Apple, after the US domestic intelligence agency asked the company to help decrypt data on two iPhones which belong to a man named Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani who is suspected of carrying out a shooting that killed three people at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida last month.

Global network protection vendor Claroty has appointed 20 year marketing and communications industry veteran Jennifer Leggio as chief marketing officer.

Wednesday, 08 January 2020 15:01

The rise of the ‘hybrid job’

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SPONSORED NEWS: The most in demand and highest paying jobs of the future will likely be hybridised, requiring those that fill them to possess skills across multiple disciplines, according to recent research by Burning Glass Technologies (Burning Glass).

Global mobile operator voice revenue will drop to US$208 billion by 2024 from US$381 billion in 2019, as users continue to prefer more flexible and free OTT (Over-the-Top) services, according to a new report.

Global enterprise software vendor Commvault has appointed former VMware senior executive Callum Eade as vice president of APJ as part of a move it says is aimed at reinvigorating its strategic vision for innovation and global growth.

Technologies such as cloud computing, artificial intelligence, blockchain, and data intelligence are expected to accelerate the pace of the digital economy,” according to predictions for the 2020s from Chinese tech giant Alibaba Group.

University students are being offered special pricing from Apple on Macs and iPads, with the added bonus of Beats Studio3 Wireless headphones, a free year of Apple TV+, as well as special pricing on various apps and Apple Music. 

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