Convergence

Aussies abandon cash with pandemic spurring digital shift

22 December, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted a digital shift in banking and payments amongst Australians, with 48% of Aussies using mobile phones to make payments.


ACCC sues Facebook for misleading ads on Onavo Protect

18 December, 2020

The ACCC is suing Facebook for misleading consumers with a promise to protect their data, when it allegedly collected and exploited it through Onavo Protect.


Regional Tech Hub launched to boost digital literacy

14 December, 2020

The Australian Government has launched the Regional Tech Hub to help Australians in rural and remote areas solve telecommunications issues.


Poly Sync 20, Sync 40, Sync 60 speakerphones

19 November, 2020 | Supplied by: Poly

The Poly Sync Family of speakerphones feature flexible USB and Bluetooth connectivity solutions and can be connected to Siri or Google's voice assistant.


ACMA supports reform of telco regulatory safeguards

28 October, 2020

The ACMA is backing reform of current regulatory safeguards for telcos, after research showed that telco consumers are battling service outages.


COVID-19 driving surge in online messaging platforms

27 October, 2020

The ACCC has revealed that more Australians are switching to online private messaging services to keep in touch during the COVID-19 pandemic.


WA goes green with grants program to reduce e-waste

26 October, 2020

The New Industries Fund has launched the WasteSorted E-Waste Grants program, to support job creation in the recycling industry and reduce e-waste.


Only 53% of Victorians have COVIDSafe app

08 October, 2020

A Roy Morgan survey has found that only 57% of Melburnians and 53% of Victorians outside Melbourne have the COVIDSafe app on their phones, five months after its launch.


ATEN CL3800 Ultra Short Depth Dual Rail WideScreen LCD Console

01 October, 2020 | Supplied by: ATEN ANZ Pty Ltd

The CL3800 USB HDMI DVI VGA LCD Console is a short depth dual rail LCD KVM console featuring an 18.5″ LED-backlit widescreen LCD monitor with an integrated keyboard and touchpad.


Internationally renowned quantum physicist joins SQC team

01 October, 2020

Quantum physicist John Martinis has joined Silicon Quantum Computing, to help accelerate the development of a silicon-based quantum computer.


How COVID-19 is shifting priorities for tech spend

21 September, 2020

Australian tech companies are reportedly focused on data security, videoconferencing and cloud enterprise solutions to enable remote work during COVID-19.


Bank guarantees digitised through blockchain breakthrough

02 September, 2020

A consortium of major banks has launched a live pilot for Lygon, a blockchain-based bank guarantee platform.


ACMA orders ISPs to block more illegal gambling websites

19 August, 2020

ACMA has announced plans to block eight illegal offshore gambling websites, with customers advised to withdraw money from the sites now.


Poly G10-T, G40-T and G80-T Microsoft Teams Rooms solutions

09 June, 2020 | Supplied by: Poly

The Poly G10-T, G40-T and G80-T room solutions for Microsoft Teams Rooms provide IT managers with a solution for any size of room.


COVID-19 crisis to spark wave of VR, AR innovation

01 April, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The COVID-19 pandemic could prompt a wave of innovation in VR- and AR-based remote collaboration technologies, UniSA Professor Bruce Thomas predicts.


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