Digital transformation a key focus at CeBIT 2018

Global digital trends and industry developments will take centre stage at CeBIT 2018 Australia to be staged in Sydney over three days in May.

IMAGR Founder William Chomley with Foodstuffs North Island CIO Peter Muggleston at Four Square Ellerslie.

New Zealand computer vision and artificial intelligence solutions provider IMAGR is claiming a world first trial of new artificial intelligence technology that “brings the checkout to the trolley” at an Auckland Foodstuffs store.

Callan Sexton, Thrive Alliance

Australasian training programmes provider Thrive Alliance has started the deployment of Promapp’s cloud-based business process management software designed to support its strategy for continuous improvement and ongoing growth.

NSW Premier, Gladys Berejiklian, launches Microsoft Sydney ScaleUp program

Microsoft has launched its ScaleUp program for technology startups in Sydney, the eight location in the world to join the likes of Seattle, Beijing, Berlin and London.

Salon turns to cryptocurrency mining to make up for lost ad revenue

American news and opinion website Salon is resorting to using its readers' PCs to mine cryptocurrency in order to make up for the loss of revenue due to ad blockers.

Assange fails in bid to get arrest warrant dropped

A British court has refused to withdraw an arrest warrant against WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange for not showing up for a bail hearing on 29 June 2012, meaning he will have to continue residing in the Ecuadorian embassy in London or risk arrest by leaving.

'Confused' NBN Co thinking of bypassing copper with 5G: ALP

The Australian Labor Party claims the rollout of the Coalition Government's multi-technology mix national broadband network has reached "new depths of confusion", with NBN Co chief executive Bill Morrow saying he is thinking of building a 5G wireless network to bypass parts of the copper NBN that are unreliable or corroding.

Brennan IT seals new WAN deal with Endeavour Foundation

Brisbane-based IT services company Brennan IT has inked a partnership agreement with not-for-profit charity organisation, Endeavour Foundation, to provide WAN and co-location services.

New Australian payments platform launched

A new payments platform, which will be used by about 60 financial institutions, credit unions and building societies to effect financial transactions across Australia, has been launched.

CommBank launches platform for easy payments

The Commonwealth Bank is the first to begin offering the New Payments Platform, through which customers can register a PayID using the bank's app and avoid having to provide their BSB and account number to transfer funds from participating financial institutions.

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