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Employers prioritise technical skills in hiring for the ‘digital future’

22 November 2019 in Recruitment

A degree may no longer be enough in the eyes of an employer as organisations prioritise technical and soft skills…

Global IT spending forecast to grow by 2%-3% in the year ahead

22 November 2019 in Business Intelligence

Global ratings agency S&P Global Ratings has forecast that IT spending will grow between 2% and 3% in the year…

S&P does not expect 5G threat to NBN in the short to medium term

22 November 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Credit ratings agency S&P Global Ratings has said it does not expect 5G fixed wireless broadband networks to replace the…

Telstra, Belong contacting customers with slow NBN speeds

21 November 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Customers of Telstra and its subsidiary broadband provider, Belong, that upgraded to higher-speed NBN plans will be proactively contacted if…

Aussie kids big owners, users of mobile phones

21 November 2019 in Mobility

Nearly half of Australian kids aged 6-13 years of age own or use a mobile phone, according to new research.

NZ telecom retail service providers attract highest number of consumer complaints

21 November 2019 in Business Telecommunications

New Zealand telecommunications retail service providers generated the highest number of complaints under the Fair Trading Act to the country’s…

Telecoms ombudsman provides help to consumers with bushfire ‘unresolved’ phone, Internet issues

21 November 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Consumers impacted by Australia’s recent bushfires can now receive dedicated assistance with their unresolved phone and Internet issues from the…

Australian companies set sights on investment in artificial intelligence

21 November 2019 in Business Intelligence

The vast majority of Australian companies recently surveyed have their sights set on artificial intelligence investment, with increasing employee productivity…

Spending on digital commerce to reach US18.7 trillion by 2024

21 November 2019 in Market

Global spending on digital commerce will reach US$18.7 trillion by 2024, up from $11.2 trillion in 2019 - an increase…

Australian businesses, public sector ‘beacons’ of innovation, says Microsoft’s Nadella

20 November 2019 in Strategy

Australian businesses and leading public sector organisations – including Qantas, Telstra, Westpac and the CSIRO, NSW Government and NSW Pathology…

Microsoft, CSIRO partner with Kakadu National Park on environmental project

20 November 2019 in Strategy

Microsoft is partnering with Kakadu National Park rangers and Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, in a pioneering program mixing “responsible”…

Global IT industry forecast to grow 3.7% in 2020

20 November 2019 in Market

The global IT industry will grow at a rate of 3.7 percent in 2020, with upside potential in the 5.4…

Spark says it has multi-vendor 5G policy; Huawei, Samsung also on list

20 November 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

New Zealand telco Spark says it has three potential 5G partners in Nokia, Samsung and Huawei, in response to queries…

Assange rape investigation to be closed

20 November 2019 in Security

The prosecutor pursuing the alleged rape investigation against Julian Assange in Sweden says that it will now be halted after…

TechnologyOne boosts profits in year of ‘strong growth'

20 November 2019 in Listed Tech

Australian-listed IT services company TechnologyOne has boosted profits for the year to the end of September on the back of…

Nokia selected by NZ's Spark for 5G delivery

20 November 2019 in Business Telecommunications

Nokia has been selected by New Zealand’s largest telco Spark for its roster of 5G suppliers.

ACCC chief warns digital takeovers of rivals pose threat to consumer choice, privacy

19 November 2019 in Market

The chief of Australia’s competition regulator, the ACCC, Rod Sims has warned that the takeovers of smaller rivals by digital…

NZ regulator proposes new regulatory regime for broadband networks

19 November 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

New Zealand’s competition regulator The Commerce Commission has released a draft decision on a new regulatory regime for the country’s…

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VIDEO Interview: Lana Vickridge-Smith reflects on Day 1 of StartCon 2019

22 November 2019 in Development

StartCon 2019 day one is complete, with Day 2 being Saturday 23 November still to go, with the first day…

VIDEO Interview: Lucy Lin previews her ethical AI talk coming Day 2 of StartCon 2019

22 November 2019 in Development

Artificial intelligence is all around us, but as it is programmed by humans, it can exhibit human bias, while there's…

Tasmanian web developer expands business using NBN enterprise ethernet solution

22 November 2019 in Strategy

Tasmanian web developer MyTyreSite says it is expanding its services nationally and internationally through its adoption of the NBN enterprise…

Australian uni students explore China with Huawei

22 November 2019 in Telecoms & NBN

Twenty four Australian university students will set off for China this weekend to take part in the Huawei Seeds for…

Oracle EBS flaws leave customers open to ERP system hacks

22 November 2019 in Security

Database vendor Oracle's E-Business Suite is at risk due to vulnerabilities discovered in December last year, and which could give…

Pawsey Supercomputing Centre picks Dell to expand cloud

22 November 2019 in Business IT

The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre has chosen Dell Technologies to supply the needed technology for boosting its cloud infrastructure, with the…

Telescopes and satellites integrated for first time to map geological movement

22 November 2019 in Space

New research from Australia’s Curtin University has revealed how pairing satellite images with an existing global network of radio telescopes…

VIDEO Interview: Petra Hofer, former Director of Technology at eBay to speak on Day 2 at StartCon 2019

21 November 2019 in Development

StartCon 2019 has arrived, starting on Friday 22 and ending on Saturday 23 November, with former eBay veteran Petra Hofer…

Qualtrics appoints Archibald as country manager for Australia, NZ

21 November 2019 in People Moves

Customer experience management provider Qualtrics has appointed former Salesforce and American Express senior manager Brigid Archibald as country manager for…

Fossils of ancient legged snakes shows how they lost their legs

21 November 2019 in Biology

Researchers from Flinders University say new fossils of an ancient snake which has legs shed light on how they came…

Samsung to release 'Rise of Skywalker' Galaxy Note 10+ special edition

21 November 2019 in Home Tech

Samsung is set to discover how strong it is with the force, and whether both sides of the force will…

TCL launches new $199 kids smart watch with video calling and GPS tracking

21 November 2019 in Home Tech

Smart watches have come of age, with the latest being a sub-$200 model called the MOVETIME Family Watch, letting parents…

Cyber security competition organised at RMIT along with Kaspersky

21 November 2019 in Security

RMIT University student Tracy Tam won the top prize in the inaugural cyber security competition which the university held in…

Effectiveness of performance management under the microscope

21 November 2019 in Enterprise Staff

Less than one-fifth of human resources (HR) leaders believe that performance management is effective at achieving its primary objective, according…

Data-driven analytics key to maximising fundraising spend on research says the Kids’ Cancer Project

20 November 2019 in Data

Independent national charity, the Kids' Cancer Project, strives for every dollar raised to go directly to research. It turned to…

VIDEO Interview: Extend your reality with Amy Peck, StartCon 2019 keynote speaker

20 November 2019 in Development

Amy Peck is a remarkable pioneer in the virtual (VR), augmented (AR), mixed (MR) and extended reality (XR) spaces, running…

Aussie Broadband technology used to help in fight against NSW bushfires

20 November 2019 in Strategy

Technology from Aussie Broadband is being used to help the broadband provider’s customers affected by the horrendous NSW fires.

Megaport expands services to Japanese market

20 November 2019 in Listed Tech

Australian-listed network as a service (NaaS) provider Megaport has announced the expansion of services to Japan, with cloud connectivity services…

Young Australian travellers like organising their travel the digital way

20 November 2019 in Strategy

Digital experiences are key to winning the attention of tech-savvy younger generations, with young Australian travellers expecting their priorities of…

Gates set for a bonanza, but only if US-China trade war ends

20 November 2019 in Open Sauce

The most prominent person to be affected by US President Donald Trump's trade war with China is rarely mentioned in…

Cyborg ransomware being spread through fake Windows update emails

20 November 2019 in Security

Malicious attackers are using fake emails about Windows updates to trick users into downloading the Cyborg ransomware, the security firm…


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