Australia news stories
Telstra, Google and Accenture launch 5G AR experience for AFL
Telstra, Google and Accenture are developing a new 5G powered augmented reality (AR) experience at Melbourne's Marvel Stadium for the footy season.
New digital traffic light system to tackle construction defects
Smarter Defects Management launches its PaaS digital system and says it will revolutionise managing defects in the construction industry.
Adyen expands partnership with Afterpay as BNPL payments increase
Adyen has expanded its partnership with AfterPay allowing more of Adyen’s merchants in more countries worldwide to use the BNPL provider.
Telstra and Silver Trak Digital delivers 5G to the cinemas
Telstra and Silver Trak Digital say they've launched Australia's fastest and most secure delivery of content over 5G for cinemas.
Preventing downtime costs and damage with Distributed Infrastructure Management
Distributed Infrastructure Management (DIM) can often be a lifeline for many enterprises that work with highly critical ICT infrastructure and power sources.
Wasabi opens new cloud storage in Australia with Equinix
Wasabi Technologies has opened a new hot cloud storage region in Sydney, Australia, using Equinix services. This is the company's 12th global storage region.
ANU and Seeing Machines to use AI to improve driver safety
The Australian National University and Seeing Machines have won a grant to develop AI systems monitor human behaviour while driving.
Telstra’s new subsea cable to connect APAC and the US
Telstra says the first direct subsea cable to connect Australia with the US will offer low latency and a massive 72Tbps of capacity.
Direct routing calling on Microsoft Teams made easier in APAC
Symbio Holdings' Telcoinabox launches Unite Calling, a Microsoft Teams direct routing solution designed to simplify cloud calling for SMEs.
Laybuy launches new AI chatbot Hugo using Ambit tech
Laybuy partners with fellow New Zealand company Ambit to launch conversational AI in a bid to support its international growth.
New precedent for cybersecurity after legal judgement of RI Advice
In an Australian first, the Federal Court has found that RI Advice failed to adequately manage cybersecurity risks.
Cloud company Pax8 comes to Australia and NZ, next Asia
Pax8 is expanding into APAC and looking to modernise how businesses use cloud technology through its own cloud commerce marketplace, and support programs.
Australia’s most downloaded apps revealed in study
Sensor Tower reveals government apps topped the list followed by the usual social media suspects, but local streaming services also made the cut.
Australian and NZ security leaders want better innovation
Vectra research finds most Australian and NZ security leaders are aware their solutions are ineffective, with 58% buying a product that's failed at least once.
Mastercard and Openly partners to boost privacy and security
Mastercard and Australian company Openly have teamed up to provide organisations a complete view of their supply chain privacy and cyber risk posture.
Singapore, Australia and NZ emerge as cloud leaders - report
MIT Technology Review Insights and Infosys finds the three countries take the top spots in APAC, based on their cloud infrastructure, tools, and applications.
An inside look: The State of Australian Payments 2022
Over the last three decades, the manner in which individuals spend and send money has been changing as a direct result of the emergence of new technologies.
Three out of four APAC youth want to work in green economy
Accenture's latest research report finds 77% of APAC youth want a job in the green economy over the next decade.
Australian businesses are prematurely discarding devices
SOTI research finds 72% of IT leaders in Australian corporations think devices are being disposed of unnecessarily, despite many having sustainability targets.
Limepay launches new digital B2B payment system STACK
Limepay says its new solution will help businesses improve cash flow reliability and deliver secure, convenient payment options
Trust over data privacy hits rock bottom in APAC - survey
Imperva finds half of APAC respondents would stop using a company's services following a serious data breach - the highest number globally
Pinterest partners with WooCommerce and launches app
The new app gives businesses of all sizes the power to turn their product catalogues into shoppable product pins on Pinterest
Demand for business financing grows as businesses restock
Australian small businesses, much like businesses everywhere else in the world, have been struggling since the beginning of the pandemic.
VULTR opens cloud data centre in Melbourne, powers DX
The new data centre offers a high-performance, easy-to-use, affordable alternative to Big Tech clouds, VULTR says.