IT Management

Tablet and smartphone shipments fell in the year to 2Q19

07 August, 2019

Global tablet and smartphone shipments fell in the year to quarter two 2019 (2Q19), according to the International Data Corporation's latest reports.

Lack of standards hinders consumer data access: report

07 August, 2019

A lack of standards is preventing consumers from accessing personal data collected by social media, online searches, telcos and fitness trackers.

Fintech investment expected to grow despite lull in H1 2019

06 August, 2019

KPMG believes multibillion-dollar deals are set to close and if the deal value pace is held, 2019 will be the second-most investment-rich year of the decade.

Canberra opens consultation on Digital Platforms Review

05 August, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Treasury and the Department of Communications have launched a consultation to inform the government's response to the ACCC's Digital Platforms Review.

Data61 announces departure of CEO

05 August, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The CSIRO's data science arm Data61 is on the hunt for a new CEO after current chief Adrian Turner revealed plans to leave the agency next month.

Experts meet to discuss ethical military use of AI

05 August, 2019

Global experts met in Canberra last week to discuss ethics around military use of AI-based weapons systems, business management and decision support tools.

Telemarketers pressuring consumers to sign up to nbn

01 August, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The TIO has released a report into the high-pressure and misleading sales tactics some telemarketers are using to sell nbn services.

Blockchain: what you should know before getting on board

01 August, 2019 by Karen Astley, Vice President, APAC, Appian | Supplied by: Appian Software Australia Pty Limited

It's critical enterprises understand their regulatory obligations and what they can do to simplify blockchain before implementing it.

How voice search is changing search engine marketing

31 July, 2019

Marketers now have to figure out how to pander to voice assistants' algorithms as well as consumers, according to KPMG Senior Advisor Andrew Baxter. 

Gartner reports 31.3% global IaaS market growth in 2018

30 July, 2019

Amazon, Microsoft, Alibaba, Google and IBM dominate the market, earning 77% of the total revenue and experiencing 39% aggregate growth in 2018.

5G core and RAN can be separated: Ovum

30 July, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A new report from telecoms research firm Ovum contradicts the government's justification for banning Huawei equipment from Australian 5G rollouts.

OAIC welcomes ACCC's proposed privacy reforms

29 July, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has endorsed the recommendations for privacy reforms included in the ACCC's Digital Platforms Inquiry.

IBM A/NZ appoints first female managing director

29 July, 2019

The company's newest managing director, Katrina Troughton, won the role following her 28-year career at IBM in local, regional and global positions.

New report reveals '100 jobs of the future'

26 July, 2019 by Natasha Doyle

Cyborg psychologist, robot mechanic, algorithm interpreter, shadowtech manager – they sound like something out of science fiction, but according to a new report, these are the jobs of the future.

ACCC calls for holistic digital platform reform

26 July, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Widespread, holistic regulatory reforms are needed to tackle the market dominance of major digital platforms such as Google and Facebook, the ACCC has warned.

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