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Wednesday, 29 September 2021 16:02

Airwallex boosts executive ranks with two hires

Melbourne-based fintech unicorn Airwallex has hired Joanne Chin as its senior vice president and global head of people and talent, and David Bicknell as global senior vice president of finance.

Published in People Moves

PostgreSQL joining Cassandra, Kafka, Redis, and other open source data technologies as a fully- and expertly-managed service part of Instaclustr’s growing platform

COMPANY NEWS by InstaclustrInstaclustr, delivering reliability at scale through its fully managed platform for open source data technologies, today announced the addition of PostgreSQL to its Managed Platform, now available in public preview for Instaclustr customers. Managed PostgreSQL offers complete database management and optimization, along with comprehensive support and monitoring backed by Instaclustr’s team of PostgreSQL experts.

Deploys 8x8 SMS API to Ensure Mobile App Security with One-Time Password (OTP) Multi-Factor Authentication

COMPANY NEWS: Cloud communications platform provider 8x8 (NYSE: EGHT) has announced that Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) Indonesia is using the 8x8 CPaaS SMS API to provide distributors and retailers with a secure mobile experience for managing orders and deliveries.

Tuesday, 03 August 2021 11:08

Square to buy Afterpay

Global payments provider Square is set to buy Australia’s buy now pay later platform Afterpay in a deal which values the company at $39 billion.

Published in Market

Although the Olympics in host city Tokyo had no spectators, this did not dampen the mood of the historic event: digital cheers and engagement poured in for athletes around the world were at an all time high, double the number of users during Rio 2016.

Published in Entertainment

Four of the world’s biggest tech platforms have developed a set of commitments that aims to protect women from violence and abuse on their respective platforms. The tech companies also reached out to women who have experienced abuse to take part in developing the policies.

Published in Apps

With Elon Musk able to influence the price of various cryptocurrencies up or down based on what he tweets, concern is growing, for with great power comes great responsibility, and no-one really knows how responsible Musk is, or isn’t.

Published in Business IT

The head of security firm Kaspersky's Global Research and Analysis Team, Costin Raiu, says in 2019 more than 70 security companies were given samples of malware that was created by the CIA.

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

An expert at app design and generating publicity is warning businesses not to rely on Facebook and Google as reliable tools to generate revenue, and to have a contingency plan to continue generating leads if or when big tech pulls the rug out from under businesses again.

Published in Business IT

A French researcher claims to have found a working exploit for the Spectre vulnerability on Linux systems on the VirusTotal database, the first such exploit to come to light since the flaw was made public by Intel back in 2018.

Published in Security

GUEST OPINION by Sam Deckert, Founder and Principal Consultant, Peak Insight: During this current period of disruption and uncertainty, the ways in which customers interact with businesses is changing. Face-to-face dealings are being replaced with phone and online encounters while deliveries are now favoured over in-store transactions.

Published in Guest Opinion

Kate Toon is an award-winning powerhouse of energy, talent, business smarts, excellent advice, great courses and more, and it was a delight to talk to someone so switched on about everything digital!

Published in Guest Interviews

Kate Toon is an award-winning powerhouse of energy, talent, business smarts, excellent advice, great courses and more, and it was a delight to talk to someone so switched on about everything digital!

Published in Home Tech

If the initial reaction to Facebook's sudden decision to cut Australians off from the site on Thursday was idiotic, it became even more ludicrous on Friday, with reactions from politicians and the media competing to be dubbed the silliest of the lot.

Published in Open Sauce

The Facebook pages of the Bureau of Meteorology and numerous government organisations are among those that cannot be viewed after the social media firm instituted a ban on Australian publishers and people from sharing or viewing Australian and international news content.

Published in Technology Regulation
Wednesday, 17 February 2021 04:01

Data breaches lead to loss of trust – and business

Identity provider Okta's research shows a data breach could dislodge nearly half of a company's customer base.

Published in Security

The Federal Government has blown a chance it had to implement a world-leading deal with digital giants Google and Facebook, backing down even before the bill for its so-called News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code was introduced into Parliament. The digital platforms will be breaking out the Dom Pérignon in Silicon Valley over the way they have clinically neutered Treasurer Josh Frydenberg.

Published in Open Sauce

The social media site Twitter has once again shown it has somewhat twisted priorities by taking down the account of Swiss IT consultant and developer Tillie Kottmann who exposed consultancy firm Deloitte's lack of technical nous.

Published in Open Sauce

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