Gartner expects the rise of artificial intelligence, machine learning, a diverse and growing range of connected devices and other technology advances to shape the main tech trends for 2016 and beyond.
Toshiba announces loss due to profit-padding scandal, hacker breaches Bugzilla and goes on Firefox attack, and Blackberry buys Good Technology.
Google restructures and forms Alphabet parent, ICANN admits hackers stole private data, and Microsoft doubles reward for vulnerability discoveries.
There are now more than 3 million .au domain names under management, making Australia one of the top 10 countries in the world by domain name volumes.
Gartner expects Australian BPM revenues to increase 2.4% this year, below the global average. The firm is meanwhile predicting solid growth in sales of non-smartphone connected devices.
Nearly half of online shoppers in A/NZ have abandoned a purchase due to website frustrations and 29% have purchased the product in a physical store instead.
Organisations across Australia’s major industry sectors continue to be plagued by inefficient work processes due to an over-reliance on manual or paper-based processes.
Technologies in the workplace are evolving: they change to respond to the growing need for increased flexibility and efficiency.
The digital economy contributed 5.1% to Australia's GDP in FY14, and this is on pace to rise to 7.3% by 2020, Deloitte estimates.
The global contraction in the PC market may be worse than expected in 2015 as device substitution and lower subsidies for Windows 8.1 devices constrict demand, according to IDC.
The Australian online search ad market is continuing to grow strongly but showing signs of slowing down, and stalling in the case of the online directories segment, Frost & Sullivan estimates.
Melbourne's award-winning Papercut Software company has launched a technology hub in Hawthorn, while the UK CRM and technology company Hart Square has established an APAC headquarters in Melbourne.
Stock photo company Getty Images has sued Microsoft for unspecified damages, alleging the software vendor's new Bing Image Widget tool could cause 'incalculable' injury to Getty.
A cost benefit analysis says Australia would be $16 billion better off under the Coalition's NBN; and the US state of Oregon sues Oracle for more than US$200 million.
Microsoft has sued Samsung Electronics, claiming the South Korean electronics manufacturer has been dodging its obligations under a patent agreement between the two companies.