Jonathan Cotton

AU govt facial recognition_against human rights

Is it time for human rights to be digitised?

November 7, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
Privacy, transparency, ethics: What protects the population from scary government tech?… read more...
Airtree tech startup funds

Airtree brings superfunds, cash to downunder tech startups

October 31, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
AirTree Ventures has secured $275m to ‘double down’ on early stage Kiwi and Australian technology startups… read more...
Australia digital identity TrustID

The fight for AU’s digital ID

October 30, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
You snooze, you lose: New ID framework looks set to eclipse MyGov… read more...
Adapt Australian Productivity 2019

What’s inhibiting Australia’s global competitiveness?

October 23, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
Australia’s in decline in global economic rankings, so what are we going to do about it?… read more...

Councils under pump to deliver self service. Now.

October 17, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
New studies track a rapidly-changing local government tech landscape… read more...
Everything is a computer_Hypponen’s Law

Is IoT the ‘asbestos of the future’?

October 17, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
Just what is the cost of unfettered connected-device growth?… read more...
Fujitsu Digital transformation centre

Fujitsu launches ‘Digital Transformation Centre’ in Sydney

October 9, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
Tokyo, Osaka, Munich, London, New York and now Sydney. Fujitsu doubles down on its collaboration projects… read more...

New Chrome extension reveals all your compromised passwords

October 9, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
Google aims to plug password leaks with browser-based hacked credential checker… read more...
Hnry co-founders Richard Freestone, Claire Fuller and James Fuller

Kiwi gig-economy fintech raises $2.15m

October 4, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
Hnry finds investor interest in accounting admin platform for gig workers… read more...
The threatening eye of hurricane Dorian

CIOs uneasy about hybrid cloud complexity

October 2, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
Smarter diagnostics needed to unravel root causes across multiple platforms… read more...
PayID breaches

PayID breaches highlight the growing banking tech security challenge

September 26, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
Pay by e-mail (or mobile) provider advises caveat emptor… read more...
Digital lawyer_Immediation

You’ll be hearing from my IT guy

September 25, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
Forget the courtroom, I’ll see you in the cloud… read more...
Australia scraps patent

Australian Govt to scrap innovation patent

September 20, 2019 | Jonathan Cotton
Bill seeks to phase out Australia’s second-tier innovation patent system… read more...
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...

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...

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