Displaying items by tag: Digital Economy

Debit card system provider eftpos has collaborated with FinTech Australia, to propose a report recommending how Australian fintechs can best leverage the eftpos digital roadmap and API programs - and work in partnership for the betterment of Australia’s digital economy.

Published in Strategy

Debit card provider eftpos has rebranded its business, unveiling a new-look logo and brand refresh to better reflect what it says is its digital transformation.

Published in Market
Thursday, 04 March 2021 01:08

Sensis sold to Thryv for $250 million

Digital marketing and directory services provider Sensis has been sold to client experience and small business software provider Thryv.

Tasmanian communications provider TasmaNet has completed the rollout of dedicated NBN fibre connections to 59 public schools around the State.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Information Industry Association, the AIIA, has congratulated the QLD Labor Party and Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk on their election victory, but says innovation and digital tech jobs are needed to move the QLD economy forward.

Published in Government Tech Policy

IBM is partnering with the NSW Department of Education’s STEM Industry School Partnerships Program and the NSW Cyber Security Innovation Node in an initiative designed to bolster school students and teachers’ cybersecurity and cloud computing knowledge.

Published in Education

Technology consultancy Cevo has opened a new office in Canberra to service its public sector clients and appointed former Hewlett-Packard and Telstra Purple senior technology executive David Cooper as general manager of the office.

Published in People Moves

The Federal Government's commitment of $800 million in the budget to advance Australia's digital economy has been welcomed by cyber security firm Tenable's ANZ country manager Scott McKinnel.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Australia’s peak industry representative body for innovation technology, the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA), has welcomed the Federal Government’s Budget as an important milestone to "achieve a globally competitive and leading digital economy".

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Government is investing $1.67 billion in its 2020 cyber security strategy which it says will protect and strengthen the security and resilience of Australia’s critical infrastructure, and ensure law enforcement agencies have the powers and technical capabilities to detect, target, investigate and disrupt cyber crime – including on the dark Web.

Published in Security

The Australian Government has established an Australian Broadband Advisory Council to provide it with advice on maximising the “economic upside” of increased digital connectivity for Australian businesses and consumers.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Tasmanian communications provider TasmaNet CEO Elizabeth Aris says Australia’s $51 billion investment in the National Broadband Network has never looked so good, but suggests that as the National Cabinet “plots the nation’s return to economic growth”, a wholehearted cross-sector embrace of the NBN’s full potential is essential.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

A new alliance led by global networking company Cisco and telco Optus in partnership with La Trobe and Curtin Universities has been formed to accelerate innovation, aimed at improving Australia’s long-term digital economic resilience and transformation.

Published in Market

As many as three in five businesses in the Asia Pacific region have put off digitalisation plans out of fear of cyberattacks, according to a new report which says that the growing speed and scope of digital transformation, along with the increasing number of targetable devices, are creating a “perfect storm” for cyberattacks.

Published in Security

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.

Published in Strategy

Telstra is partnering with the Queensland Government, the Torres Strait Regional Authority and the Commonwealth Department of Agriculture to deliver high-speed internet access for mobile device users across the Torres Strait islands by 2021.

Data centre operator NextDC has been named an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Service Delivery Partner for AWS Direct Connect in Australia.

Published in Deals

Cisco has partnered with the International Telecommunications Union ITU) to launch Digital Transformation Centers, an initiative to equip people with the skills needed to effectively participate in today's digital society and economy.

Published in Strategy

Singapore telco Singtel is investing S$45 million over three years in a professional development program designed to boost the digital skills of its 12,600 employees.

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