IT Management

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.

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.

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.

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.

Leading women in tech pitch to take their ideas global

26 July, 2019

Eleven top female tech founders are set to pitch their ideas to global industry leaders, partners and investors at the Australian Women in Tech Pitch event.

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.

Australians increasingly worried about surveillance powers

25 July, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

Three-quarters of Australians are worried about laws making it easier for the government agencies to gain access their private data, according to a new poll.

Qld to host Australia's first robotics manufacturing hub

25 July, 2019

Australia's first robotics manufacturing hub is set to be developed in Brisbane, allowing Queensland manufacturers to access cutting-edge technologies. 

Huawei Australia appoints new CSO

24 July, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Huawei Australia has revealed that current CTO David Soldani will take over the role of CSO from the retiring Malcolm Shore.

Tech teams battle data-sharing risks to protect privacy

24 July, 2019

Three teams of data scientists joined the good fight against risks associated with sharing large datasets at last week's Data Sharing Direct Ideation competition in Sydney.

Telco complaints fall a further 12% in June quarter

23 July, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

TIO complaints as a proportion of services in operation fell to 6.6 per 10,000 services during the June quarter, according to the Communications Alliance.

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