IT Management

Face recognition getting better at recognising masked faces

02 December, 2020

A study has revealed that facial recognition algorithms have gotten better at recognising masked faces since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Victoria commits $626m for digital infrastructure overhaul

26 November, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Victorian Government will spend $626m for projects aimed at enhancing the state's broadband, mobile and other digital infrastructure.

UK tech company BJSS establishes APAC HQ in Melbourne

24 November, 2020

British technology and engineering consultancy BJSS will establish its APAC headquarters in Melbourne, thereby creating 150 new jobs for IT professionals.

Using AI to tackle climate change

23 November, 2020

AI-powered use cases for climate action could help organisations meet up to 45% of their Economic Emission Intensity targets of the Paris Agreement.

TOP500 ranks Japan's Fugaku as fastest supercomputer

23 November, 2020

TOP500 has released its latest list of the world's fastest supercomputers, with the Fugaku supercomputer in Japan taking first place for the second time.

AIIA announces recipients of National iAwards

20 November, 2020

The AIIA has announced the eight winners of the 2020 National iAwards in a range of categories, from Government and Education to Start-up and Tech Platform.

Government charges ahead with EV infrastructure for consumers

20 November, 2020

The government is supporting a trial of electric vehicle charging technologies on 300 users across NSW, Queensland, Victoria and South Australia.

APAC will spend US$1.4bn on network security in 2024

18 November, 2020

Network security revenue in the Asia–Pacific region is forecast to reach US$1.4bn in 2024, due to the rising issue of securing enterprise networks from data breaches.

Python, Java most-searched coding languages in Australia

16 November, 2020

Specops Software has investigated which coding language most people want to learn, with Python and Java receiving the most Google and YouTube searches.

Ethernet Alliance launches Gen 2 PoE Certification Program

12 November, 2020

Following rising industry demand for seamless interoperating PoE products and solutions, the Ethernet Alliance has launched its Gen 2 PoE Certification Program.

ACMA calls for compliance after Telstra overcharges customers

12 November, 2020

The ACMA has directed Telstra to comply with the Telecommunications Consumer Protections Code, after the telco overcharged customers a total of $2.4 million.

Crypto winter, COVID-19 cost blockchain market $2.8 billion

10 November, 2020

The blockchain market has lost US$2.8 billion over the last two years, with the 2018 crypto winter and the COVID-19 pandemic affecting industry growth.

IDC: Digitalisation of APAC GDP to reach $1.2 trillion by 2022

10 November, 2020

IDC research has predicted that 65% of the APAC GDP will be digitised, with spending to reach US$1.2 trillion between 2020 and 2023.

Definium Technologies CEO named Entrepreneur of the Year

10 November, 2020

The CEO of Launceston-based Definium Technologies, Mike Cruse, has been named the 2020 Tasmanian Pearcey Entrepreneur of the Year by the Pearcey Foundation.

2020 Women in Digital awards names Founder of the Year

09 November, 2020

CEO and co-founder of Australian telehealth software company Coviu, Dr Silvia Pfeiffer, has been named Founder of the Year at the 2020 Women in Digital Awards.

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