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A new global study has revealed IT leaders have increasing impact on employee experience and business resilience, because by empowering, inspiring, and enabling employees to work flexibly and remotely, they will improve resilience, competitive sdvantage, and scale in times of disruption. 

Published in Business IT

Uswitch is a UK-based comparison and switching service, like Finder is in Australia, and it has published research on where in the world people are most curious about the dark web, based on Google Keyword Planner data.

Published in Guest Research

Google has launched its News Showcase in Australia, a product that was announced in October 2020, but not introduced Down Under till now due to the company's stoush with the government over the news media code.

Published in Technology Regulation

Google has very cleverly got its way as far as the news media code is concerned, leading Australian politicians on and ensnaring them in a very neat trap. And the company has ensured that nobody will lose face as a result of all the threats.

Published in Open Sauce

Search behemoth Google, which is trying to muscle the Australian Government into accepting a news media code devised by itself, has contradicted its own threat to pull out of the market by slyly approaching smaller news organisations and trying to cut deals on its (Google's) terms.

Published in Open Sauce

With 2020 a year we'll never forget, what were the top searches by Aussies during the year on Google, as reported by Google? There's also a great three minute film that wraps up the year and shows that we all searched "why" more than ever.

Published in Home Tech

Google claims that a bug in its Chrome browser is the reason why deleting cookies from the application does not get rid of cookies from its own sites such as Search and YouTube after the browser is closed and restarted.

Published in Apps

The US has filed a civil anti-trust suit against search firm Google, saying it was aimed at stopping the company, which dominates the sector, "from unlawfully maintaining monopolies through anti-competitive and exclusionary practices in the search and search advertising markets and to remedy the competitive harms".

Published in Technology Regulation

Search company Google has reiterated its objection to the proposed Australian mandatory news media code, repeating that it would put on hold any plans to implement its so-called news showcase in Australia until the matter of the code is resolved.

Published in Technology Regulation

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has released a Find Apps search widget for its users in Australia, describing it as an open gateway to a million apps.

Published in Mobility
Tuesday, 12 May 2020 16:27

Amazon Kendra goes GA

AWS has made its new Amazon Kendra search service generally available to customers.

Published in Data

Search giant Google, one of the companies that will be affected by a government-mandated code that will set a fee it will have to pay news publishers when it brings up their content in search results, is now saying it is doing these companies a favour by featuring their content in the results.

Published in Open Sauce

Elastic, the search and data analysis company behind the Elastic Stack, held a sold-out event at the Grand Ballroom of Sydney’s Hyatt Regency last week. Speakers from the company presented on topics such as Enterprise Search, SIEM and capturing unstructured data.

The US Justice Department is considering whether to investigate Google for alleged anti-trust violations, a report in The New York Times claims.

Published in Technology Regulation

After a week of hard labour, the obvious instinct of a worker is to look for some light relief. Thankfully, one need not look very far this week, for Google chief executive Pichai Sundararajan — who now goes by the Westernised name Sundar Pichai — has been waxing voluble on privacy, a topic which provides much comedic relief when tackled by Google executives.

Published in Open Sauce

The Australian Taxation Office plans to use data matching to crack down on Australians trading in cryptocurrencies and not paying the correct amount of tax.

Published in Technology Regulation

The European Union is likely to announce a third fine on Google this week, this one for alleged abuse of its AdSense advertising service, a fine that had been expected as far back as November 2017.

Published in Technology Regulation

Publishing behemoth News Corp Australia has called on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to consider the break-up of Google's local business, in order to "correct the market structure" as part of solving the issues faced by local publishers in competing in the online space.

Published in Technology Regulation

Cloud storage provider Dropbox has announced its new full-text search engine, Nautilus, which will provide personalised search across the massive scale of its operations.

Ben Gomes, Google's vice-president of "Search, News, and Assistant" has issued a blog post not only celebrating the last 20 years of Google's search success, but looking ahead to see how search will evolve and improve over the next 20.

Published in Development

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