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Internet and social media patterns tracked worldwide

02 February, 2017

Half of the world is now connected to the internet, a new report has found.

SMEs pessimistic about outlook for 2017

31 January, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Despite high dissatisfaction with the government's economic management and a weak economic outlook, many SMEs believe that technology is the key to renewed business confidence.

CompTIA IT releases 2017 projections

19 January, 2017

CompTIA has released its industry outlook for 2017, which suggests that the future is positive.

Australian IT spending set to grow 2.7% in 2017

13 January, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Gartner expects total Australian IT spending to grow at a steady 2.7% in 2017, but potential growth both at home and internationally has been hampered by geopolitical uncertainty.

Tech Insight: Steve Manley, NetApp

11 January, 2017

In our Tech Insights series, we ask ICT leaders what the year ahead holds. Today we talk digital economy with NetApp's Steve Manley.

Chrome tops list for over half of web users

09 January, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Google's Chrome grew from being just the second most popular web browser behind Internet Explorer to capturing more than half of the total market by usage share, NetApplications data indicates.

Google releases top internet searches for the year

15 December, 2016

Some of the most highly ranked internet searches for Australia in 2016 include 'how to play Pokemon Go', 'where is New South Wales', and 'why is my poop green'.

ANZ companies embracing subscription model

14 December, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

More than 70% of ANZ companies in industries such as media, health care, software and the IoT surveyed by Ovum for Zuora are looking to shift to a subscription model.

Australian FinTech summit this week

31 October, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

FinTech Australia's first Collab/Collide summit will explore new regulatory and technology developments in the FinTech sector and what they mean for Australia's FinTech ecosystem.

CGI survey highlights consumer digital preferences

27 October, 2016

The CGI 2016 consumer survey has revealed that consumers want digital financial services from their financial institution.

Australian IT spending to grow 2.8% in 2017

25 October, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

As organisations invest in developing a digital platform strategy, Gartner expects Australian IT spending to grow 2.8% next year to $85 billion.

Gartner predicts rise of "intelligent digital mesh"

19 October, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The top 10 strategic technology trends for 2017 will all focus on laying the groundwork for what Gartner calls an "intelligent digital mesh" of interconnected technologies, platforms and services, the research firm said.

78% of Aussies are cross-border online shoppers

13 October, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australians are among the world's most prolific cross-border online shoppers, according to a survey by e-commerce solutions company Pitney Bowes.

88% of Aussie firms feel threatened by start-ups

06 October, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The majority of Australian business leaders have already experienced digital disruption, and 88% fear disruption from digital start-ups.

Australians favour overseas brands, report reveals

28 September, 2016

Instagram is the most popular brand in Australia, according to the NetBase Top 50 Brand Love List, while Telstra is the first home-grown brand to make the list at only number 11.

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