Australian IT spending forecasts for 2016 have been revised upwards from $79.9 billion to $83.3 billion by analyst firm Gartner due to currency fluctuations, demonstrating the strength of growth in the market compared to the continuing flat spending forecast globally.
Australian data services start-up, Skyfii, has launched operations in the United Kingdom to meet what it says is strong market demand for data-driven analytics from bricks-and-mortar venues and businesses.
Australian-based call recording service Dubber has launched in the North American market on the back of winning its first US client with the signing of Broadsoft service provider Blulp to an initial 12-month contract.
Management consultancy KPMG and Advance, an Australian global innovation network, have launched the 2016 elevate accelerator program which focuses on helping Australian startups tackle the US market.
Atlassian, the Australian software company set to list in the US for US$3 billion before the end of this year, is now splitting its flagship product into three separate products.
Global mobile satellite communications company Inmarsat has appointed a new chief of its airline market business with responsibility for expanding its airline customer base and revenues in the strategically important North America market.
US-based email marketing software and service provider, Emma, has established its first office outside the United States, opening an office in Melbourne to push growth of its business in the Asia Pacific region.
Australian intelligent business solutions provider UXC Eclipse says its expansion into the US market has brought “unprecedented” growth, with revenues in North America now sitting at $68 million on the back of new contract wins.
Verizon has certified the NetComm Wireless WiFi M2M Router (NTC-140W-01) for deployment in the US market.
Ruckus Wireless and Brocade have deployed a joint Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi wireless and Brocade wired network infrastructure solution for two school districts in the US to support 21st century digital learning techniques.
Scientists say they have taken away valuable lessons from the latest trial of the joint Australia-US Hypersonic International Flight Research Experimentation (HIFiRE) program conducted recently at the Andøya Rocket Range in Norway.
Cloud accounting software provider Reckon is on a steep growth path across all of its business, doubling revenue over the six months to the end of July as it holds its own in the highly competitive Australian-New Zealand market and continues to pursue expansion opportunities internationally.
The United States Government has been called on to do more to stamp out ‘Revenge Porn’ – the practice of nonconsensual distribution of sexually implicit images.
Australian receipt scanning technology company, Shoeboxed, has split from its US parent, Shoeboxed Inc, citing a divergence of the US and Australian markets as a reason for the separation.
The New Zealand founded inventory management Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) developer, Unleashed Software, has completed a $4.5 million capital raising, with the money to be used to strengthen the company’s trans-Tasman operations and to fund further expansion in the US market.
This is the era of the smartphone ‘supercomputer’ with growing functionality in a pocket-sized package, and Australia has embraced the smartphone more than any other country in the world, except for Singapore.
Facebook’s newly launched hosted news publishing platform, Instant Articles, is a first step to a new business model to deliver news, and signifies a significant “shift of power” between the news publishers and social networks, according to a US analytics firm.
PayPal has extended its instant checkout service One Touch to merchants using the Bigcommerce e commerce platform.
Square, the California-based payments technology company started by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, has opened in Australia with the launch of its Melbourne headquarters.
Google heads three technology companies in Australia in the top 10 list of most in demand employers, according to a new survey from professional network LinkedIn. Mining and resources are also hot workplace destinations but there is no telco in sight.
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