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COMPANY NEWS: Leading managed services provider blueAPACHE today announced it has signed a new strategic, three-year IT managed services agreement with the Brotherhood of St. Laurence (BSL).

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Honda Motor Company plans to launch 30 electric vehicle models by 2030, with more than two million units being produced monthly, the company has announced.

Published in Automotive

Sales of smartphones with an average selling price of more than US$400 (A$533) — a category that has been labelled premium — increased by 24% year-on-year, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says, adding that this outpaced by far the growth for the overall smartphone market last year.

Published in Mobility

The percentage of 5G-capable smartphones sold globally in January was more than half of the total in a single month for the first time, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says.

Published in Mobility

Cybersecurity company Virsec has appointed technology industry veteran Brian Marlier as its Chief Revenue Officer to drive its next stage of growth.

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GUEST RESEARCH: New research commissioned by OpenText reveals that concerns about phishing attacks is significantly increasing among IT and cyber security decision-makers, especially those at larger companies.

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CPaaS revenue generated in North America will triple to more than US$15 billion by 2026, jumping from US$3.7 billion in 2021, according to a study by Juniper Research.

Global PC shipments fell in the third quarter of 2021 after five quarters of double-digit growth, and registered 5% growth year-on-year, the technology analyst firm Canalys says, adding that Japan was the worst affected with a drop of almost 30% in shipments.

Published in Development

Major International Awards to be Presented during the Globalization Partners PANGEO Virtual Conference - October 20th-22nd, 2021

COMPANY NEWS: Globalization Partners which makes it fast and easy for companies to hire anyone, anywhere within minutes, via its global employment platform, has today called for nominations for its annual PANGEO Awards. Created to recognize visionary companies and individuals in their pursuit to expand globally, award winners will be announced during the Globalization Partners PANGEO Virtual Conference, taking place between October 20-22, 2021.

Published in Recruitment

Global smartwatch shipments appear to have recovered from any COVID-19 impact, with figures in the second quarter of 2021 rising by 27% compared to the corresponding quarter in 2020, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says.

Published in Mobility

Australian listed digital advertising business specialising in property REA Group has reported revenue growth of 13% to $928 million across its global markets and a net profit increased to $313million for the 12-months to the end of June 2021.

Published in Listed Tech

8x8 Voice for Microsoft Teams App Adds SMS, MMS and Fax Capabilities to Teams; Provides Teams Users with More Digital Communication Channels for Employee and Customer Engagement.

COMPANY NEWS: Cloud communications platform provider 8X8 has announced that the new 8x8 Voice for Microsoft Teams app has added Short Message Service (SMS), Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) and fax capabilities to further extend the Teams experience for users.

A survey conducted by Juniper Networks reveals that businesses in Asia Pacific feel more confident and trust artificial intelligence (AI) more than in North America or Europe. AI has its own sets of challenges, but Asia Pacific respondents are keen to overcome it.

Published in Business IT

The exit of South Korean smartphone maker LG from the industry on 31 July will benefit at least four other players, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says.

Published in Mobility
Tuesday, 02 March 2021 11:29

Whispir completes $45.3 million capital raise

Communications workflow platform provider and SaaS company Whispir has successfully completed an oversubscribed $45.3 million share placement to new and existing institutional investors at an offer price of $3.75 per share.

Published in Listed Tech

By failing to involve more general staff, company leaders hinder DX progress

GUEST RESEARCH by Pegasystems: While businesses are doubling down on digital transformation (DX), new research from Futurum Research found that organisational leaders are leaving many of their employees behind in the process. The study revealed that 94 per cent of all employees want to be more involved in DX, and almost half (44%) of the general staff say they simply don’t know how to help. This not only disenfranchises some employees, it can also slow the pace of DX success.

Published in Guest Research

Global smartwatch shipments grew 6% year-on-year in the third quarter of the year, with Apple remaining the leader and increasing its share by two percentage points, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says.

Published in Hardware

Oxygen saturation, a key symptom of COVID-19, is now being estimated using a remote camera after researchers at the University of South Australia developed AI health monitoring software that could carry out this function.

Published in Health

Australian business messaging provider MessageMedia has acquired US-based messaging platform SimpleTexting as part of plans to extend its existing presence in the North American market.

Published in Strategy

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