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Capgemini predicts 10% growth for global digital payment transactions

23 September, 2016

Global digital payment volumes are expected to exceed 10% growth for the first time, according to a report by Capgemini.


Technology adoption delayed by small business

20 September, 2016

Commonwealth Bank research shows that the majority of Australian small businesses prefer to postpone the adoption of new technology into everyday operations because the benefits are not immediately visible.


Wavelink launches health practice

20 September, 2016 by Jonathan Nally

Enterprise mobility and unified communications specialist Wavelink has appointed Paul Craven to head a new Health Practice.


PC vendors must overhaul business or exit market

16 September, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Faced with the ongoing decline of the traditional PC market, vendors will need to consider overhauling their product lines and/or business models to stay afloat or exiting the market completely, according to Gartner.


Apple's $19bn tax bill; ATM theft malware; Twitter-controlled Android botnet

01 September, 2016 by Andrew Collins

Apple ordered to pay Ireland $19bn that it doesn't want, malware strikes ATMs in Asia, and ESET spots malware that's remotely commanded via Twitter.


Digital transformation and IT investment

10 August, 2016 by Guy Cranswick

Advocates of digital transformation say it will unlock innovation and a new route to productivity. However, a review of the data shows that it is not that simple.


Yahoo to be sold for just $6.45bn

26 July, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Yahoo has agreed to a deal to sell its core operations to US telecoms operator Verizon for US$4.83bn ($6.45bn), a far cry from the company's peak valuation of US$125bn during the dotcom boom.


Seagate to axe 6500 jobs; Avast to buy AVG; Diagnosing eye disease with AI

14 July, 2016 by Andrew Collins

Seagate will slash 6500 jobs in a restructure, Avast plans to spend US$1.3bn on AVG, and Google's DeepMind AI to be used to diagnose eye disease.


Tech policy should promote use, not just creation

01 July, 2016 by Rob Stummer, Managing Director, IFS Australia & New Zealand

The major political parties are focused more on what we have seen in the past, rather than the sort of business disruption we are seeing at present.


Australian SVOD subscriber base swells to 2.7m

27 June, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Subscription video on demand (SVOD) is rapidly catching up to pay TV as Australia's top source of paid video content and is on track to take the lead by June 2019, according to Telsyte.


What Fintech will mean for your company

20 June, 2016 by Saranga Sudarshan, Research Analyst, ICT Practice, Frost & Sullivan Australia & New Zealand

It's time to consider what Fintech will mean for your business, and why you should start preparing for the opportunities it presents.


5G networks critical for big business

16 June, 2016 by Laura Valic

Leaders from some of the world's biggest companies say that mobile and wireless are critical to the way they do business, but they worry that their needs are outpacing existing access networks.


Microsoft to slash up to 1850 mobile jobs

26 May, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Microsoft will cut up to 1850 jobs from its smartphone hardware business as part of the streamlining of its mobile operations.


Is Chrome now the most popular browser everywhere?

17 May, 2016

According to Adobe, Chrome is becoming the go-to web browser on any and all platforms.


#TechDiversity initiative calls for change

10 May, 2016

The #TechDiversity initiative is calling for change — more women and minorities are needed to diversify the technology industry.


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