The Australian consumer watchdog has taken Facebook parent Meta to the Federal Court, accusing the company of placing false, misleading or deceptive ads for cryptocurrencies featuring Australian celebrities.
Boost Mobile has shared details of several important ways it is supporting its Australian customers, from those affected by the floods in Southern Queensland and Northern New South Wales to those customers concerned for the welfare of family and friends in Ukraine.
The New South Wales Public Safety Network has been expanded with the completion of new sites at Liverpool (south-western Sydney), Mt Mackenzie (New England) and Port Kembla (Illawarra).
With so many people hit hard by the ongoing adverse weather events across NSW and QLD, Optus says its focus is on "the safety and peace of mind of our customers and our people, including keeping our network resilient for those affected and providing tailored solutions to help those in most need."
Online jobs advertisement portal SEEK says October saw the highest number of ads posted in a month during its 23 years of operation.
A partner of a venture capital firm set up by the CSIRO to help build deep tech start-ups says one of the main factors that is holding Australia back from building up a semiconductor sector is visa and travel restrictions.
Middle aged and older Australians suffered the brunt of scams in September with those aged 45 to 54 the hardest hit financially during the month and the aged 65 and over reporting the highest number of scams at 5,642.
COMPANY NEWS: Employee well-being services and platform provider Direct Health Solutions collaborates with healthcare company Roche Diagnostics Australia to scale rapid antigen testing via digital-first testing solution.
Australia's biggest state, New South Wales, has outlined its strategy to support the development of a commercial hydrogen industry.
Online job advertisements posted on the portal SEEK increased by 6% month-on-month in September, the first such increase since April this year, the site says in its monthly report on online employment opportunities in Australia.
Job advertisements on the online portal SEEK in August were down by 5.3% month-on-month but up 55.9% year-on-year, the company says.
Australian electric vehicle sales have picked up in 2021 compared to the previous year, with 8688 vehicles sold in the six months to June, compared to 6900 for the whole of calendar 2020.
New South Wales residents were the most financially impacted by scams in July, accounting for 37% of the total amount lost in the month.
Online job advertisements on the website SEEK fell by 4.1% month-on-month in July, but were up by 67.9% year-on-year, the company says.
The IT sector in Victoria is forecast to grow by 5.8% per annum over the next five years, above the national average (5.4%) and second only to Queensland (5.9%), a survey predicts.
Queensland-based customer-owned bank Heritage Bank plans to open two new branches in New South Wales this year – one at Macquarie Park in north-west Sydney, and one at Tweed Heads.
Online job advertisements on the site SEEK in March showed a rise of 75% year-on-year, the company says, offering a reminder that March 2020 was the month when the pandemic first had an effect on the job market.
Australian lithium-ion battery manufacturer Energy Renaissance has announced that it will develop a defence-grade cybersecure Battery Management System (BMS) for its superStorage family of batteries that are to be manufactured in Tomago, NSW.
Optus has announced it will offer a range of support measures for customers impacted by severe weather events across NSW.
The Australian Information Industry Association AIIA) says Western Australia has the capacity to move up the rankings in the country’s digital inclusion index and move ahead of third placed NSW in the next 12 months.
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