We are in the early stages of an important technological revolution, so there are lessons to be learned from previous revolutions, MIT Sloan School of Management professor Erik Brynjolfsson suggested during last week's Dell Technologies World conference in the US.

Food delivery company Deliveroo has joined forces with UK fintech company, Portify, to launch a digital tool designed to offer users support with skills development, online support with personal budgeting and access to a range of perks and rewards.

The growth of digital transformation in Australia will drive the need for 35,000 new IT jobs, with almost one in five Australian organisations creating new internal roles to meet the growing demand, it is claimed.

Eleven telcos have been warned by the communications regulator, the Australian Communications and Media Authority, for failing to tell potential new customers that they do not provide priority assistance services, or failing to name a telco that does.

Most NBN users experience less than one outage of 30 seconds or more a day, but Optus customers on average had to suffer through more than 1.5 outages each day, according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's fifth report on NBN speeds.

The NBN Co has quietly released its third-quarter results for the 2018-19 financial year, showing a growth of 45% in revenue to $2.0 billion year-on-year, but still continuing to bleed red ink with a loss of $2.7 billion for the financial year so far. This takes the accumulated losses to $20.7 billion over the lifespan of the company.

Hobart-based digital services provider TasmaNet has partnered with Catholic Education Tasmania to provide Internet connectivity across 27 Catholic schools and all Catholic education offices in the state.

Both TPG Telecom and Vodafone Hutchison Australia will make sufficient concessions to the ACCC that would see TPG remaining in the market as a price-fighter brand, well-known telecommunications analyst Paul Budde says, three days ahead of the date on which a final decision on the proposed merger between the two companies is due to be handed down.

Australians have spent $1.4 billion in international roaming fees, prompting a call from one of the country’s larger telcos for travellers to review their phone plans ahead of the businest period for overseas travel, and to take steps to help avoid roaming charges.

Westpac and National Australia Bank customers will have to wait awhile to use Apple Pay, with both banks unwilling to give any indication when they would provide the digital payment option.

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