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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.

Published in Recruitment

GUEST OPINION by Mark Fazackerley, Regional Vice President, Australia & New Zealand, Talend: During the past 12 months, Australian businesses have been through a period of transformation that was as unexpected as it was intense. Seldom have we had to pivot in such a short time to survive.

Published in Guest Opinion

A newly formed coalition of health and technology experts is calling on the Australian Parliament to force big tech companies to reveal the true extent of COVID-19 “misinformation”.

Published in Health

Given the continuing COVID-19 outbreaks and fluctuating restrictions in Australia, security firm Avast is “urging individuals and businesses to be aware of the cyber threats around QR codes and potential COVID-19 vaccination online scams.”

Published in Security

Global ERP software vendor, Epicor, welcomes the Prime Minister's announcement to bring foward Australia's planned vaccine rollout, but says seamless delivery to the most vulnerable will necessitate the highest quality and priority of logistical support across transportation and storage industries.

Published in Enterprise Solutions

Thirty-five thousand Australian premises are yet to be connected to the national broadband network, but Communications Minister Paul Fletcher has declared that the network is "built and fully operational".

Published in Open Sauce

I don’t think the ACCC has ever taken a technology company to court over “anti-virus” claims, but it has certainly taken activewear company Lorna Jane Pty Ltd for such an “alleged false or misleading claim”.

Published in Technology Regulation

About a third of Australians (33%) say they will shop more online than they used to before the coronavirus pandemic, the Australian Bureau of Statistics says, citing data it collected in November and released on Monday.

Published in Home Tech

Fibre and network solutions provider Vocus has introduced a new service to provided dedicated connectivity to leading collaboration solution providers.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Six Australian intelligence organisations have "incidentally" collected data from the COVIDSafe app, according to a report from the watchdog, the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security, issued on Monday.

Published in Health

It's beginning to look like the Federal Government should avoid anything to do with technology following the revelation on Thursday that $70 million of taxpayers' money was spent on the COVIDSafe app – and only 17 cases were detected through its use.

Published in Open Sauce
Sunday, 25 October 2020 22:58

MSP Connect growth accelerates, says Sophos

Cyber security firm Sophos says there has been significant worldwide growth of MSP Connect, its program for MSPs to expand market opportunities and revenue streams with its portfolio of solutions and services.

Published in Resellers

China has added about 75 million Internet users in the 12 months to July this year, according to the China Internet Report 2020, a yearly compilation that looks at the digital world in the Middle Kingdom.

Published in Market

Embracing solutions which are compatible with the remote working model would boost productivity for accounting and finance departments which have been forced to decentralise

GUEST OPINION by Claudia Pirko, ANZ Regional Vice President, BlackLine:  It’s been a busy few months for Australian finance and accounting leaders.

Published in Guest Opinion

GUEST OPINION by Daniel Harding, Director, MaxContact: Australia’s small and medium business sector is doing it tough and finding practical and affordable ways to connect with customers and prospects is critical to survival, Daniel Harding argues.

Published in Guest Opinion

Australia's national science agency, the CSIRO, has launched the country's first face-mask testing facility.

Published in Health

With Saudi Arabia allowing only a small number of pilgrims to perform the annual Haj pilgrimage this year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, software developers have moved to create a means whereby Muslims can experience the pilgrimage from a safe distance.

Published in Apps

The Queensland Department of Health has indicated that not a single COVID-19 positive individual has been identified as a COVIDSafe user in the state.

Published in Open Sauce

Technology research firm Gartner says a survey of 131 senior business executives indicates that their top concern is a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, even as many regions are still struggling with the first wave.

Published in Security

Australian Labor Party health spokesman Chris Bowen has labelled the COVIDSafe app a $2 million failure, saying that despite all the exhortations to people to download it, it had had no role and had therefore failed.

Published in Health

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