IT Management

Berejiklian explores new NSW-UK fintech opportunities

14 August, 2019

Berejiklian and UK financial firms met in London to discuss opportunities afforded by the start of open banking in Australia and the Australia–UK Fintech Bridge.

ACMA seeks feedback on nbn consumer experience rules

13 August, 2019

The ACMA is seeking stakeholder and community feedback to help fine-tune the rules governing nbn migration. Submissions close 5 September 2019.

SBAS could help Australian economy locate $6bn over 30 years

13 August, 2019

A new precise satellite positioning system could deliver more than $6 billion to the Australian economy over the next 30 years, a national trial has shown.

Consumers urged to test their scam knowledge

12 August, 2019

Scams, including the online and social media kinds, are set to cost Australians more than half a billion dollars by the end of 2019, according to the ACCC.

NT to host cybersecurity awareness program

12 August, 2019

A cybersecurity awareness program designed to boost businesses, not-for-profits and seniors' 'cyber smarts' will be held in the NT later this month.

ConX's Annie Slattery nails pitch at women-in-tech event

08 August, 2019

ConX Co-Founder and CEO Annie Slattery has taken out the top prize at this year's Australian Women in Tech Pitch event.

The first are the last — it's tech's turn for digital transformation

08 August, 2019 by Mark P McDonald* | Supplied by: Gartner Australasia Pty Ltd

Technology companies retain much of their pre-digital structure, strategy and operations. They need digital transformation from the inside out.

OAIC holds Facebook to account over Libra project

08 August, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Privacy regulators from Australia, the UK, US, Canada and EU have issued a statement of data protection expectations for Facebook's cryptocurrency project.

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.

Consumer robot shipments to reach 74 million by 2024

07 August, 2019

Over 74 million consumer robots will be shipped in 2024, with domestic aide robots sweeping the market, according to new research.

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.

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