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Brands failing to engage customers of today, study shows
Australian consumers are turning away from company websites in preference to search engine recommendations, are seeking seamless payment experiences and are choosing brands that create engaging content, a new report shows.
Know your motive: new research considers the next wave of robots
It's becoming crucial to consider that robots should be able to understand the motive of a task in the same way humans do, as this will enable machines to work more quickly and effectively, however this also indicates a significant shift in the world of robotics.
Too quick to click: New Zealanders falling for phishing emails
New insights from CCL reveal that a significant amount of New Zealanders are still falling for phishing email scams, due in part to impulsive email behaviour.
Sony Australia announces first AI-based video solution
The Edge Analytics solution utilises machine learning AI technology to create better video content, according to the company.
Broadcom set to own Symantec’s enterprise security business for $10.7B
"M&A has played a central role in Broadcom's growth strategy and this transaction represents the next logical step in our strategy following our acquisitions of Brocade and CA Technologies," says Broadcom CEO
Northern Melbourne council launches cloud-based solution Nintex
The cloud-based solution will be used to improve customer experience, and to capture and manage processes, according to a statement.
Prudential Corporation Asia launches next generation health app
A new app known as ‘Pulse’ has been launched by Prudential Corporation Asia to provide an AI-powered, 24/7 health partner to users, allowing them to better understand their personal health.
Lenovo targets customers dealing with data-intensive workloads
Lenovo ThinkSystem SR635 and SR655 add to the company’s server portfolio and are powered by the next-generation AMD EPYC 7002 Series processors.
Outsourcing market hits record high, despite sluggish growth in A/NZ
The outsourcing market in Asia Pacific has hit a new record, with the managed services segment experiencing its best quarter in five years.
Cybersecurity companies bring advanced encryption and quantum tech to Aus
“This is an outstanding example of world leading Australian cyber security research and development being commercialised to our domestic market and demonstrating its importance to export markets.”
Fluent Commerce scores $33m in funding round
Fluent Commerce, the Sydney-headquartered order management provider, has raised $33 million in series B funding, led by US growth equity firm Arrowroot Capital
The threat of disaster leaves many companies worried
Only one third (35%) of organisations have confidence in their disaster recovery (DR) plans, according to new research from Databarracks.
New app helps Kiwi investors go global
Tiger Brokers, the fintech Kiwi company, has launched an app designed to help Kiwi investors test global equities markets and build global portfolios.
Aussie company launches new chatbot service for homeless youth
Set to launch in March 2020, the chatbot is currently in design and testing and is the biggest change to the Ask Izzy platform since 2016.
Western Digital capitalises on the data economy with new ActiveScale capabilities
Western Digital has extended the capabilities of ActiveScale storage system portfolio in order to provide more options for exabyte-scale data growth.
MRI Software acquires Rockend, looks to extend reach in A/NZ
According to a statement, the aquisition will help MRI to extend its reach in the A/NZ region and advance plans to add new solutions for the rental and property management space.
IBM develops cloud-native offerings with Red Hat OpenShift
The new cloud-native capabilities will be available as pre-integrated solutions called IBM Cloud Paks.
Alibaba Cloud brings on nine new partners
“The partnership covering all sectors spanning from public to private organisations reflects Alibaba's mission to make it easy to do business anywhere.”
430,000 people hit with financial malware
Financial malware, that is malware that targets finances, cryptocurrencies and web-money services, has increased by 7% from the same period last year, according to new research from Kaspersky.
Generic recognition won’t win over employees, study shows
Receiving praise goes a long way for employee motivation and engagement, and Australian firms are currently lacking in giving effective recognition, a new study shows.
New report considers consumer rights around personal data
“While all companies were compliant with the data access procedures required under the Privacy Act, we found that many companies failed to provide all the user data they were collecting.”
Life changing or frustrating? New research looks into digital lifestyles
The report shows that globally consumers overwhelmingly agree that online digital technology has positively impacted their lives, despite the issues around performance and security.
IDC finds smartphone shipments up 6.5% from previous quarter
“Although the overall market remains in decline, the performance in the second quarter indicates that demand is starting to pick up as the market begins to stabilise again.”
Alibaba Cloud and SACEOS set sights on Singapore’s hospitality industry
At SMF 2019 the pair signed a MOU to promote upskilling and technology collaborations to keep Singapore as top MICE destination in Asia.