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Technology / Post - 3 months ago

Aussies would punish firms over data breaches

Australians are ready and willing to punish companies that fail to protect their personal data, according to a survey from data management provider Veritas Technologies. A survey of consumers across 14 countries including Australia, conducted by 3GE...

Technology / Post - 3 months ago

Govt takes to the clouds

The federal government’s cloud policy has been successful in transforming attitudes to the use of cloud in government operations, but more challenges still need to be addressed, according to a study from Ovum. A survey of 45 senior ICT executives fr...

Technology / Post - 3 months ago

Data61 opens Immersive Environments Lab

The CSIRO’s Data61 has opened a purpose-built laboratory for research into augmented reality, virtual reality and 3D web technologies. The Immersive Environments Lab is part of the CSIRO’s new $100 million research facility in Canberra. It will all...

Technology / Post - 3 months ago

Kiwis prefer biometrics for payment authentication

Nearly nine in 10 (88%) New Zealanders would prefer to use biometric authentication to authorise payments, research commissioned by Visa indicates. A survey conducted by market research company AYTM uncovered strong support for the use of biometrics...

Technology / Post - 3 months ago

Australian IoT at home market grew 55% in 2017

The Australian Internet of Things at Home market grew 55% in 2017 to $583 million, partly as a result of rapid uptake in smart home speakers such as Google Home, according to research from Telsyte. The research firm estimates that adoption of smart...

Technology / Post - 3 months ago

Consumers receive higher nbn speeds

nbn users are now receiving higher-speed plans, with the 50 Mbps option now comprising 26% of all plans. This is an increase from just 4.6% in December 2017. The ACCC’s ninth quarterly Wholesale Market Indicators Report found the number of 50 Mbps...

Technology / Post - 3 months ago

Sydney sneaks into top 20 cities for start-ups

The 20 best cities for young entrepreneurs have been named in a new study. San Francisco in the USA was considered the best, with a thriving start-up scene and low unemployment. Meanwhile, Sydney snuck in at number 20 on the list for best business...

Technology / Post - 3 months ago

Apple named Australia's most attractive employer

Apple has been named Australia’s most attractive employer, and technology has been named the most attractive sector, in Randstad’s 2018 Employer Brand Research. The survey revealed that Apple is lauded for its innovation focus, financial stability a...

Technology / Post - 3 months ago

Stop the Reply All and get your Team Collaborating

Email conversations or email collaboration, its taking place in your organisation right now- 100% it is. No matter whether it is discussing a project or new client, one thing is for sure, there is a lot of CC'ing or Replying All happening all day, ev...

Technology / Post - 3 months ago

Leading global tech thinkers land in Brisbane

The chartered Myriad Air flight from Silicon Valley to Brisbane has now landed ahead of the Myriad Festival. Some of the world’s most acclaimed innovators, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, who were on the plane, will be participating in the ev...

Technology / Post - 3 months ago

Govt not effectively mitigating insider threats

The Australian Government Security Vetting Agency (AGSVA) is not effectively mitigating the government's exposure to insider threats, a new audit has found. An audit of the personnel security component of the government's Protective Security Policy...

Technology / Post - 3 months ago

Guide for EV charging now available

Australia’s first guide for electric vehicles has now been released, with instructions for installing EV chargers in Queensland. Electric vehicle ownership is gaining momentum, and residential and commercial buildings, as well as public infrastructu...

Technology / Post - 3 months ago

R&D tax incentive "crackdown" could harm innovation

While the 2018 federal Budget was generally welcomed by representatives of Australia’s technology industry, planned reforms to the government’s R&D tax incentive scheme have been less warmly received. The Australian Information Industry Associat...