IT Management

EFA calls for ban on face recognition tech

16 July, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Electronic Frontiers Australia is urging Australians to oppose the use of facial recognition technology by government and law enforcement agencies.

Infratil, Brookfield cleared to buy Vodafone NZ

15 July, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

New Zealand's Commerce Commission and Overseas Investment Office has approved the acquisition of Vodafone NZ by Infratil and Brookfield Asset Management.

Advantech, Pacific Automation partner for Industrial IoT

12 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Advantech Australia Pty Ltd

Advantech has announced a partnership with electrical and electronic solutions provider Pacific Automation, aimed at Industrial IoT markets.

Aussie IT spending to reach $93.8bn this year: Gartner

11 July, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Total Australian technology spending is on track to grow 3.1% in 2019 to $93.8bn, rising to $107bn by 2022, Gartner forecasts.

Telco complaints grew 10.2% in December quarter

10 July, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

ACMA's first Telecommunications Complaints Handling report shows a sequential increase in the proportion of complaints to service providers during Q4 2018.

Adelaide to host MIT's fourth Living Lab

10 July, 2019

The Lab is intended to bring the public, private and research sectors together to analyse data and help SA achieve economic and sustainable population growth.

$8.5 million on offer via the AustCyber Projects Fund

09 July, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Organisations have until 12 July to submit an expression of interest for receiving grant funding through the latest round of the AustCyber Projects Fund.

Google suspends Trends emails in NZ

09 July, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Google has suspended Google Trends emails in New Zealand due to its violation of a suppression order, and is also facing a contempt of court charge in Australia.

SaaS continues to dominate public cloud services market

09 July, 2019

SaaS earned 65.8% of the public cloud services market's $4.01 billion revenue in 2018, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC).

RecordPoint sets up Melbourne AI and engineering hub

08 July, 2019

A global, cloud-based records management company will set up its APAC headquarters in Victoria, providing more jobs in the AI and technology sector.

Developers to design software for specialists

08 July, 2019

The ADHA has commissioned nine Australian software organisations to develop systems that integrate My Health Record with specialists' existing platforms.

ACCC urges Optus customers to check for refunds

05 July, 2019

Optus customers may be entitled to a refund after the company's DCB service charged people for third-party content without their knowledge or consent.

Digitising services could save citizens a day per year

05 July, 2019

Australians are spending up to 14 hours a year standing in line, mailing forms or waiting on hold to access government services, a new study has shown.

More than half of banking customers using fintech services

04 July, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Fintech has emerged as a major disruptive force for the global banking and financial services sector, according to deVere Group.

SAS chief points the way to successful AI implementation

02 July, 2019

Check out some of the key takeaways from SAS COO and CTO Dr Oliver Schabenberger's keynote at SAS's 2019 Road2AI event.

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