IT Management

ACCC launches ad tech review

18 February, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC has been tasked with undertaking an 18-month inquiry into competition and other issues in Australia's digital advertising market.

AI expected to destroy more finance jobs than it creates

18 February, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

More than half of respondents of a global survey expect AI to eliminate more finance jobs than it creates over the next decade, with manufacturing also to suffer.

$8.5m awarded to 17 companies in AustCyber Projects Fund

17 February, 2020

Seventeen industry-led cybersecurity projects have collectively received almost $8.5 million in round two of AustCyber's Projects Fund.

Scholarships available to women in ICT

14 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

Partial scholarships of $2000 to $5000 are being offered to women working in STEM, as an initiative of Women & Leadership Australia.

Cisco cancels Melbourne event over coronavirus concerns

14 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally | Supplied by: Cisco

Cisco has cancelled its Cisco Live Melbourne event, which had been scheduled for 3–6 March, due to "ongoing concerns" about the coronavirus outbreak.

IDC predicts top Australian DX trends for 2020 and beyond

13 February, 2020

Digital transformation budgets and value are set to come under scrutiny as investments start to eclipse traditional IT, according to IDC.

Victorian grants to boost e-waste infrastructure

13 February, 2020

Victorian industry and local councils could get a share of $2 million in government grants to help improve the state's e-waste infrastructure.

Block on TPG-VHA merger overturned

13 February, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Federal Court has overturned the ACCC's decision to block TPG Telecom and Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) from merging.

Telco complaints fall 12% in Q2

13 February, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman from residential and small business customers fell during 2Q20 for the fourth straight quarter.

Expressions of interest open for $100K grant: ACCAN

13 February, 2020

Businesses, researchers and individuals looking to tackle "telecommunications consumer issues" could be up for an ACCAN grant capped at $100,000.

Will semiconductors be taking a hit from the coronavirus?

11 February, 2020 by Bill Ray | Supplied by: Gartner Australasia Pty Ltd

Coronavirus has already had a huge impact on people worldwide. Here, Gartner Senior Director Analyst Bill Ray explores its impact on businesses.

Digital Rights Watch "outraged" at data retention abuse

11 February, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Digital Rights Watch has repeated its call for the mandatory telecom metadata retention scheme to be scrapped after accusations the scheme is being abused.

Romance scams expand to new platforms, costing victims $28m

11 February, 2020

Romance scammers are moving beyond online dating and social media to platforms like Google Hangouts and Words with Friends, snaring over $28m from victims.

Australia to capitalise on blockchain with new roadmap

10 February, 2020

The roadmap discusses how industry, government and researchers can work together to seize blockchain-derived economic opportunities.

ACCC finalises Consumer Data Right rules

06 February, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC has formally adopted the new Consumer Data Right rules, introducing mandatory obligations for banks to share data with accredited recipients.

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