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The four social horsepeople of the hackapolypse may not yet be descending upon planet Earth just yet, despite Facebook's various properties going down twice a week, but as I type, LinkedIn is down - UPDATE: Now appears to be back.

Published in Security
Monday, 04 October 2021 23:05

GetCapital joins TCA

Credit and payment platform provider GetCapital has joined the Tech Council of Australia (TCA).

Published in Development
Monday, 04 October 2021 14:14

REA Group joins TCA

REA Group is one of the most recent members of the Tech Council of Australia (TCA).

Published in Development

A researcher at a security firm that disclosed an issue with a protocol in the Microsoft Exchange mail server software has defended not having made contact with the company before releasing his findings, saying the issue had been known for seven years.

Published in Security

German digital transformation vendor Software AG has appointed industry veteran Jing Tian as vice-president in Australia and New Zealand.

Published in People Moves

A campaign targeting security researchers, initially unearthed in January, has set up a new website in March to continue the attempt to target these professionals.

Published in Security

The Federal Government has given a grant of $2.7 million to Skill Finder, the digital micro-skills marketplace developed by the Australian technology industry.

Published in Recruitment
Tuesday, 09 February 2021 15:32

Laufer takes on ANZ for Qualtrics

Customer experience vendor Qualtrics has appointed Jason Laufer to the role of country manager for Australia and New Zealand.

Published in People Moves

The Australian Security Intelligence Organisation — in what has been described as a rare public statement — has warned about foreign intelligence agencies who are using sites like LinkedIn and other social interaction spaces to groom and recruit Australians who have access to cutting-edge technology and sensitive information.

Published in Open Sauce

GUEST OPINION by Paul Leahy Country Manager, ANZ, Qlik: It’s no secret that data has permeated every aspect of our lives; it sits at the centre of global industries and conversations, touching everything from elections to weather. As with most topics, there is debate, dispute and often doubt as to the role data can, should, and will have in our lives… How will data change our world? What will this look like when it comes to school, work and health? Could data improve learning? How can we use it? And, where are the privacy and ethics lines when we do?

Published in Guest Opinion

If Apple had to remove the WeChat app from its app store due to an executive order issued by US President Donald Trump, that would mean a loss of Chinese users who make up nearly a third of iPhone users around the globe, an influential Taiwanese stock analyst has warned.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Enterprise document creation and automation provider Templafy is expanding its presence in the Asia Pacific region, establishing an office in Sydney which it says will allow it to better serve new and existing customers in the APAC market.

Published in Strategy
Monday, 04 November 2019 09:32

RMIT offers SAS Joint Certificate Program

RMIT University has adopted the SAS Joint Certification Program, with the joint certificate recording students’ coursework using SAS software to solve real-world business problems.

Published in Education

Nearly 83% of the population of Australia above the age of 14 — 17.1 million people — uses the social media site Facebook during an average four weeks, the research agency Roy Morgan says, adding that this figure has grown by 4.2 million, or 32.4%, from 2015.

Published in Entertainment

A Russian court fined Facebook 3000 roubles for ignoring local data protection laws – just A$65. However, this may be the start of much bigger problems for Facebook, leading to being banned from Russia.

Published in Technology Regulation
Thursday, 14 March 2019 18:58

Beware the great social media scam

It has often been said that on the Internet content is king. The current batch of parasitic social media monopolists discovered this long ago and, ever since, they have ripped off and exploited unwitting content producers.

Published in Beerfiles
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 18:32

LinkedIn on the road to ruin under Microsoft

I have never been a fan of social networks, but LinkedIn was a notable exception because it was specifically designed for business networking. I say “was” because some buffoon at Microsoft, the company that bought LinkedIn for US$26 billion two years ago, has just removed its most valuable feature!

Published in Beerfiles

More than half (51%) of Australian workers are fearful about losing their jobs due to the impact of technologies like artificial intelligence and automation, according to new research released to coincide with the official opening of Swinburne University of Technology’s new Centre for the New Workforce.

Published in Market

Software giant Microsoft is set to get the approval of the European Union for its US$7.5 billion (A$9.79 billion at the time of the announcement) bid to buy source code repository GitHub, a report claims.

Published in Deals
Tuesday, 18 September 2018 08:04

EU sets 19 Oct for approving Microsoft's GitHub deal

The European Union's anti-trust regulators have set 19 October as the date on which they will approve Microsoft's acquisition of the source code repository GitHub for US$7.5 billion (A$9.79 billion) in Microsoft stock.

Published in Deals

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