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Thirty-six percent of Australians – equivalent to almost 7 million people – are looking to buy a new mobile in 2022, with the Apple iPhone at the top of Australians’ shopping list, according to a survey by comparison website Finder.

Implementing online platforms where job seekers can input their experience and allow tracking of former projects through specialised systems could be one of many measures taken to address Australia’s skills shortage, according to one recruitment firm.

Published in Recruitment

Australians have spent $1.4 billion in international roaming fees, prompting a call from one of the country’s larger telcos for travellers to review their phone plans ahead of the businest period for overseas travel, and to take steps to help avoid roaming charges.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Ageing Australian baby boomers and seniors are embracing digital technology such as wearables, mobile apps and online health management tools, according to a newly released research report.

Published in Health

Aussie shoppers are expected to splurge $11 billion on Christmas spending this year — with shopping online proving more popular than last year — and with Saturday, 16 December, likely to see six million Australians do most of their shopping, according to a new report.

Published in Strategy

A third (35%) of Aussies have used Internet and online dating apps, with the number using the apps rising to half among millennials.

Published in Apps

Seniors and baby boomers have joined the younger, healthy set in using fitness tracking devices, according to new research which shows that the older brigade in Australia are emerging as a major market for fitness tracking devices as they take up health technology and devices as rapidly as young people.

Published in Market

The number of business owners dissatisfied with the level of support they receive from government is now out-numbering those who are satisfied, with the level of dissatisfaction increasing over the last six months leading up to this weekend's election.

Published in Accounting Software

A survey of 4000 adults in the UK and the US has found that older people, the so-called baby boomers, are more inclined to use stronger passwords that cannot be cracked easily.

Published in Home Tech

Australia faces a skills gap when the baby boomer generation – those born between 1946 and 1964 – retire, according to new research which also shows that businesses are doing whatever they can to attract and retain baby boomers with enhanced workplace benefits.

Published in Recruitment

As we look ahead at what the year might hold for engineers and IT staff working in the process industries, one thing is clear. The industry challenges that afflicted companies in 2013 look set to remain in 2014 - a rising cost of doing business, continued market volatility and a chronic shortage of skilled talent to meet ongoing production demands in Australia.

Published in Industrial IT
Thursday, 18 July 2013 11:57

New app turns phones into lifesavers

A new medical app has the ability to transform mobile phones into potentially life-saving devices by showing a user’s critical medical details on the locked screen.

Published in Mobility




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