Displaying items by tag: Coronavirus pandemic

A strong showing by Victoria has helped boost online job ads for October, the recruitment firm SEEK says, adding that though ads were up by 8.5% month-on-month, there was a 11.7% fall year-on-year, the lowest year-on-year drop since the beginning of the pandemic. Last month, the month-on-month growth was higher, at 9.25%.

Published in Recruitment

The third quarter of 2020 was a good one for the global tablet market, with growth of 24.9% year-on-year taking shipments to 47.6 million units, the analyst firm IDC says, adding that the pandemic was a major driver in boosting the market.

Published in Hardware

Macquarie Data Centres, part of the Macquarie Telecom Group, has completed the topping out — the structural build — of its Intellicentre 3 East data centre in Sydney's Macquarie Park.

Published in Data Centres

Analysts at tech research form Counterpoint Research expect Apple's iPhone sell-in volumes to grow 4% year-on-year in 2020, even though the global smartphone market is seen contracting by 10% for the year.

Published in Mobility

Online jobs on the SEEK employment marketplace fell across the nation by 2.0% in August month-on-month, figures released on Thursday show, with the year-on-year drop a much bigger 29.1%. However, the year-on-year difference was the smallest since the beginning of the cornonavirus pandemic.

Published in Recruitment

A survey of 250 Australian chief information officers, chief technology officers and chief information security officers has found that both cyber attacks and breaches had risen during the last 12 months, prompting increased expenditure on cyber defences.

Published in Security

A new video service, that lets people create their own CVs in order to search for jobs, says it will be offering free service to those who have lost their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic.

Published in Recruitment

Close on the heels of technology analyst firms IDC and Gartner releasing figures on the global shipments of traditional PCs in the second quarter of 2020, analyst firm Canalys has published its figures, which closely approximate the numbers published by the other two companies.

Published in Development

The traditional PC market fared well in the second quarter of 2020 despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, with two analyst firms reporting increases year on year based on preliminary figures.

Published in Development

Networking provider D-Link has decided to extend the free period for use of its managed service provider-specific Nuclias Cloud Managed Network Solution, which it offered on trial earlier this year.

Published in Cloud

One in three smartphone users will cut their spending on their next device by a fifth or more, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says, adding that this was due to the reduction in economic activity across the globe due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in Mobility

The total number of open banking users who share data via open banking APIs to aggregate their bank accounts and access new services, is forecast to double by 2021, according to a new global research report.

Published in Market

Australians looking for a cuddly puppy to provide them with some solace during the enforced lockdown cause by the coronavirus pandemic have been scammed to the tune of about $300,000, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has warned.

Published in Security

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