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Australian businesses embrace innovation amid COVID-19

13 January, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Nearly half (45%) of Australian businesses believe that COVID-19 has given them an opportunity to innovate and accelerate their digital transformation.

Cognizant expands Aussie presence with Servian

12 January, 2021

Cognizant is set to bolster its presence in Australia and New Zealand with the acquisition of Servian, a Sydney-based consultancy specialising in data analytics.

PC demand remains high amid pandemic

12 January, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Research firms estimate that continued stay-at-home orders triggered another quarter of strong demand for PCs during 4Q20.

Global use of digital payment tech to grow by 23.7%

07 January, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic will accelerate a global trend towards contactless payments, with the global digital payments market to reach $4.9 trillion.

Study: Aussies suffering from phone separation anxiety

06 January, 2021

Researchers have revealed that 99.2% of Aussies have nomophobia — a fear of being separated from their mobile phones — which could endanger their health.

Season's greetings

23 December, 2020

Technology Decisions is taking a break now until early January, so we'd like to wish you a merry festive season and a safe and prosperous New Year.

NSW named Australia's tech capital in ACS report

18 December, 2020

NSW has been named the premier Australian state for tech, with tech workers comprising 7.2% of the total workforce in 2019.

NSW to develop second Startup Hub in Western Sydney

11 December, 2020

The NSW Government will fund the development of a second Startup Hub in Parramatta, to prioritise technology in the state's COVID-19 economic recovery.

Sydney the new hub for Australian quantum research

10 December, 2020

Sydney is on track to become a hub for quantum technology, with the Sydney Quantum Academy's partnership with four leading universities.

67% of Australian workers concerned about their job security

07 December, 2020

Most Australian workers are alarmed about the financial health and long-term prospects of their employer following the impact of COVID-19.

Report predicts surge in WA ICT jobs market to 2025

04 December, 2020

Western Australia will expand its technology workforce, with 15,000 technology roles to be created by 2025, according to ACS Australia's Digital Pulse Report.

AIIA: Qld Budget overlooked state's ICT sector

02 December, 2020

The AIIA has called out the 2020 Queensland Budget for failing to do more to support the state's ICT sector in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

TOP500 ranks Japan's Fugaku as fastest supercomputer

23 November, 2020

TOP500 has released its latest list of the world's fastest supercomputers, with the Fugaku supercomputer in Japan taking first place for the second time.

APAC will spend US$1.4bn on network security in 2024

18 November, 2020

Network security revenue in the Asia–Pacific region is forecast to reach US$1.4bn in 2024, due to the rising issue of securing enterprise networks from data breaches.

Python, Java most-searched coding languages in Australia

16 November, 2020

Specops Software has investigated which coding language most people want to learn, with Python and Java receiving the most Google and YouTube searches.

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