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Telstra
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.
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Testing
Google and CSIRO use AI to help protect the Great Barrier Reef
Google has partnered with CSIRO in Australia to implement AI solutions that help protect the Great Barrier Reef.
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Artificial Intelligence
Google to enter the smartwatch market with the Google Pixel Watch
Google has provided a first look at its new Google Pixel Watch, which is set to make an entry into the competitive smartwatch market.
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Phishing
Google reveals new safety and security measures for users
Google's new measures include automatic two step verification, virtual cards and making it easier to remove contact information on Google Search results.
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Training
HubSpot launches 'The Great Upskill' week to inspire learning
Brands across APAC including Google ANZ, MessageMedia, Meltwater, Seismic and Aircall, will give their employees a full workday to dedicate to upskilling.
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Microsoft
Apple, Google and Microsoft expands plans to get rid of passwords
FIDO Alliance says the world is closer to not relying on passwords after Apple, Google and Microsoft expands their support for a passwordless sign-in standard.
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Mitiga
Mitiga discovers potential hidden dangers in Google Cloud Platform’s (GCP) cloud control plane
The company also says that there is significant risk in cloud development caused by not recognising the differences between cloud and traditional definitions of common architecture terms.
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Microsoft
LinkedIn most imitated in global phishing attacks - report
Cybersecurity company Check Point Software says phishing attacks targeted towards LinkedIn jumped by 44% in 2022 Q1
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Google
SnapLogic achieves Google Cloud Ready - BigQuery designation
Google Cloud Ready - BigQuery is a partner integration validation program that aims to increase customer confidence in partner integrations into BigQuery.
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Google
Talend expands Google Cloud partnership with BigQuery Designation
Data integration and data governance firm Talend has announced it has successfully achieved the Google Cloud Ready - BigQuery Designation. 
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Cloud
Four major announcements from Google's Data Cloud Summit
Multiple data cloud innovations have been unveiled at the Google Cloud summit, allowing customers to work with unlimited data across all workloads.
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Audio
Google Workspace announces extensive updates for Meet, Chat and Voice
Google Workspace has announced updates across Google Meet, Chat, and Voice, with the aim of helping provide better hybrid work solutions.
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Microsoft
IBM leads in machine learning research with 5400 patents
The company registered 5400 different machine learning patents between 2017 and 2021, beating Microsoft and Google for the top spot.
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Surveillance
Hands-on review: Google Nest camera with floodlights
When planning the house move, security was one of my biggest worries. One of the measures I took was to install a Google Nest camera with floodlights. 
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Google
Google introduces Privacy Sandbox on Android to limit data sharing
The solutions will limit sharing of user data with third parties and operate without cross-app identifiers, including advertising ID.
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Digital Marketing
Megaphone Marketing named 2022 Google Premier Partner
Google has announced Melbourne-based digital agency Megaphone Marketing as one of its 2022 Google Premier Partners.
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Customer experience
NICE expands its strategic partnership with Google
NICE  has announced the expansion of its partnership with Google and the optimisation of CXone, its cloud native customer experience platform, for Chrome OS. 
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Google
New research reveals concerns on Metaverse and NFTs
It's been hard to escape NFTs and the Metaverse over the past year. But does the public really trust these new virtual innovations?
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Cloud
ZoomInfo partners with Google Cloud to provide access to reliable data
"By combining ZoomInfo's actionable data and insights with Google Cloud, were delivering the performance and scale to fit our customers go-to-market data needs."
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LastPass
LastPass announces integration with Google Workspace
"Between this new integration with Google Workspace, and the combination of zero-knowledge infrastructure and multi-key approach, this security model is unique to LastPass."
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Netsafe
Netsafe welcomes public feedback on draft of Code of Practice for Online Safety and Harms
The code aims to establish a self-regulatory framework to protect New Zealanders from online harm and harmful content.
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Artificial Intelligence
NICE integrates cloud-based, AI-powered CXone into Google Cloud
Integration of NICE’s AI-powered CXone with Google Cloud’s CCAI applications to make human agents, voice bots, and chatbots more effective.
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Google
Hands-on review: Google Nest Cam (Battery) and Nest Cam Stand
Almost eight years ago, Google purchased Nest Labs for a tidy sum of USD $3.2 billion who, at the time, specialised in smart thermostats and smoke detectors.
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SMS
Global SMS scam uncovered on Google Play Store, promoted on Tik Tok and Instagram
More than 150 premium SMS scam applications have been discovered as part of a campaign dubbed “UltimaSMS” using Instagram and Tik Tok.