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Australias digital future

Australia’s digital future has scientists worried

September 12, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
Urgency needed to improve synergy between innovators, universities and the market… read more...
IoT_LED_streetlights

Smart cities and agribusiness driving IoT uptake downunder

September 12, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
Big IoT spend is on track for farming and ultra-connected cities… read more...
uber driver stress_algorithms

Gig economy study: People hate being managed by algorithms

September 4, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
A study of Uber drivers in New York and London finds worker resentment and frustration with the company’s management-by-app approach to HR… read more...
Digital imagery_Soar blockchain

Just like Google Earth…only better?

September 4, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
Using satellites, crowdsourced drone imagery and the blockchain, a new startup is looking to offer a high-res Google Earth alternative… read more...
Email engagement surges_IBM Acoustic

Email engagement surges…thanks to the GDPR?

August 28, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
IBM spinoff Acoustic says email engagement is on the rise, with email opens and CTRs increasing everywhere… read more...
LinkedIn scandals

LinkedIn avoids social media scandal

August 28, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
With well over half a billion users and nine billion content impressions every month, LinkedIn has certainly got the footprint. So where’s the drama?… read more...
IBM Watson predicts employee departure

How to predict who’s going to quit

August 21, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
It’s the next step in digital HR management – AI-powered employee flight-risk prediction. And yes, it’s available to regular schmoes too… read more...
Digital banking_fintech

Digital banking set to transform market downunder

August 15, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
Fintech alternatives are set to leave a mark locally – whether traditional banks transform or not… read more...
Phishing_email scams

The great email scam renaissance

August 14, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
Email scams, ransomware and extortion – and enterprise is a prime target. What’s behind the resurgence of the internet’s most dangerous annoyance?… read more...
ehealth digital hospital programs

Is medicine finally getting smart?

August 8, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
eHealth holds great potential – and there’s more to it than glorified teleconferencing… read more...
Artificial Intelligence regulation

Do we need a national AI strategy?

August 6, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
Academics say we need a government-level plan to cope with the ramifications of AI. But are we at risk of stifling innovation?… read more...
Robotic automation_Juniper report

Lower costs and happier customers? Can RPA live up to its promise?

July 31, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
A new report on robotic process automation looks at the opportunities and shortcomings of the emerging tech… read more...
ACCC digital platform inquiry

Sweeping reform recommended to reign in social giants

July 31, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
ACCC digital platforms inquiry report makes plenty of suggestions, but what does the Govt intend to do about them? read more...
Global privacy_Forrester

Global privacy regulation juggernaut rolls on

July 24, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
It’s an increasingly complex regulatory environment but there’s more to come, says Forrester… read more...
USA cities_payout ransomware price

Paying the ransomware price

July 24, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
As some public sector victims give in to hackers’ demands, organisations downunder should take note… read more...
Customer trust in digital services

The perilous state of customer trust in digital services

July 17, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
Customers aren’t trusting business to protect their data – and they’re prepared to punish companies for failing to do so… read more...
Edge computing

Edge computing: IT’s next big thing

July 10, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
Is this the final piece of the IoT/cloud tech puzzle?… read more...
Airwallex foreign money exchange

Aussie forex disruptor one to watch

July 3, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
The Melbourne-founded fintech has big expansion plans following its US$1b valuation… read more...
Facebook independent board

Facebook’s new ‘independent’ oversight board

July 2, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
Why is content moderation being driven by Facebook? (Where’s the UN, the G20?)… read more...
Afterpay_Austrac_AML_retail

AfterPay faces AU watchdogs and NZ regulators

June 26, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
Buy now, pay later company’s dramas reveals an industry in upheaval… read more...

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