IT Management

PC market surges 35.2% due to COVID demand

16 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

IDC estimates the Australian PC market grew 35.2% in 2Q20 as consumers and firms sought tools to enable staff to work and study from home.


Optus names five start-ups as 2020 Future Makers

15 September, 2020

Five social start-ups have been selected as finalists for the Optus 2020 Future Makers Program for their innovative technology solutions.


Increased pressure on IT, DevOps during COVID-19

14 September, 2020

A survey has found that 79% of Australian organisations have experienced an increase in pressure on digital services since the start of COVID-19.


IoT is deep in the 'Trough of Disillusionment': Gartner

11 September, 2020

A Gartner report has highlighted markets where interest in the Internet of Things has waned as experiments and implementations fail to deliver.


National Data Advisory Council holds fifth meeting

11 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The National Data Advisory Council discussed progress with the development of the Data Availability and Transparency Bill during its fifth meeting.


ACCC places app stores under the microscope

09 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC will investigate competition issues associated with Google Play and the Apple App Store as part of its digital platforms inquiry.


Telehealth platform developer establishes HQ in Melbourne

08 September, 2020

XRHealth has established its Asia Pacific HQ and Fulfilment Centre in Melbourne, creating employment opportunities for clinicians across Melbourne and Victoria.


Report: AU tech sector salaries growing despite COVID-19

08 September, 2020

A report from the Australian Information Industry Association has found that continued wage rises in the tech sector are unaffected by COVID-19.


ACS welcomes findings of Senate fintech committee

08 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Reforms recommended by the Senate Select Committee on Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology will provide a boost to the fintech sector, the ACS said.


GlobalData: Fintech companies could boost gig economy with AI

07 September, 2020

GlobalData has revealed that fintech start-ups could help boost the gig economy through AI credit scoring models that can quickly interpret alternative data.


COVID-19 drives spending growth for A/NZ security services

07 September, 2020

IDC has forecast long-term growth for managed security services spending in Australia and New Zealand, with security services revenue to grow at a CAGR of 12.3%.


CEOs to be held liable for security breaches

04 September, 2020

Gartner has predicted that CEOs could be personally liable for cyber-physical security incidents involving their companies that endanger human lives.


Report: nbn connectivity could boost value of agriculture sector

03 September, 2020

A research report has estimated that nbn connectivity could add $15.6 billion to the value of Australia's agriculture sector by 2030.


Technology Accelerator Program spurs on WA innovators

03 September, 2020

WA government agency Landgate has launched the SPUR Location Technology Accelerator Program to provide financial grants to property data innovators.


Report: Small increase in consumer complaints about telcos

02 September, 2020

The Complaints in Context report from the Communications Alliance has shown a small rise in the complaints received by the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman.


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