IT Management

Social media sites urged to flag coronavirus misinformation

05 February, 2020

Responsible Technology Australia is calling on social media platforms to flag coronavirus misinformation as it continues to spread on their sites.

Blockchain conference to feature latest tech developments

05 February, 2020

Australia's blockchain community is gearing up to share ideas and insights at this year's APAC Blockchain Conference on 28–30 April.

Apple tops smartphone shipments in 4Q19

04 February, 2020

Apple has come back from a half-year slump to top smartphone shipments for 4Q19 and claim 20% of the market, according to IDC.

Digital Tech Hub to improve access to telecomms support

03 February, 2020

Regional, rural and remote businesses could soon have better access to telecommunications support via a new 'Digital Technology Hub'.

Optus fined $504K for spamming consumers

03 February, 2020

Singtel Optus has been fined $504,000 after an ACMA investigation uncovered a number of 'significant' spam law breaches.

NIST tests efficacy of mobile phone data recovery methods

30 January, 2020

National Institute of Standards and Technology researchers are hacking mobile phones to find out which forensic tools are best for data recovery.

Tasmanian Cyber Security Innovation Node launched

30 January, 2020

Tasmania is set to drive national smart city, Internet of Things and marine technology strategies with the launch of its new Cyber Security Innovation Node.

ASD to hire two senior executives

29 January, 2020

The ASD is seeking two senior executives to head its signals intelligence and network operations and the ACSC.

E-commerce negotiations progress ahead of WTO conference

29 January, 2020

Australia, Japan and Singapore are continuing to drive global e-commerce negotiations in a bid to promote fair and trustworthy digital trade.

Cyber 2020 Forum to help shape new cybersecurity strategy

28 January, 2020

Cybersecurity leaders are set to visit ECU on 29 January to discuss high-level strategies for keeping the government, businesses and families safe online.

AI to take over 69% of managers' roles by 2024

28 January, 2020

Almost 69% of managers' workloads could be automated by 2024, thanks to technologies such as AI, personal assistants and chatbots, according to Gartner.

Australia facing "massive" IT skills gap in 1H20

28 January, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Hays' latest Job Report shows that Australian employers are grappling with a major IT and digital technology skills gap.

Treasury reviewing expanding CDR regime

28 January, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Treasury has commissioned a review into how the Consumer Data Right regime can be expanded to encourage innovation and competition.

Downloads soar as voice call minutes fall, ACCC reports

23 January, 2020

Australian downloads soared last year as people flocked to use streaming services while mobile phone call minutes fell, according to the ACCC's new report.

PC, tablet and mobile sales to grow 0.9% in 2020

23 January, 2020

Up to 2.16 billion PCs, tablets and mobile phones are expected to ship this year, in what Gartner is calling a "slight market recovery".

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