AI to render many current work practices obsolete: study

Artificial Intelligence is becoming one of the key drivers in changing the face of the workplace by 2025, and many of today’s working practices, productivity tools and physical environments will become obsolete over the next eight years, according to new research commissioned by Fujitsu.

Tech experts propose temporary fix for NBN mess

Two technology experts have proposed a solution to the current NBN mess, whereby customers would pay about the same as they currently do but avoid the congestion and speed issues that have led to a massive rise in the number of complaints.

IBM completes Vivant acquisition

IBM has completed the acquisition of Australian-based innovation consultancy Vivant Digital as it moves to boost its own global digital agency, IBM iX.

Qualcomm sues Apple over alleged software licence breach

Chip maker Qualcomm has filed yet another suit against Apple, this time accusing the latter of breaking a software licence contract in order to benefit Intel in the making of broadband modems.

Victoria likely to bear brunt of NAB job cuts

Victoria is likely to be the state hardest hit by the National Australia Bank’s plans to cut up to 4000 jobs from its operations nationally over the next three years.

Smart Parking, Telstra partner on ‘smart cities’ parking

Telstra has selected Australian-listed parking business Smart Parking as its preferred supplier of parking technology, allowing the telco to offer the parking company’s technology to its "smart cities" customers.

Industry calls on govt to lead planning for ‘digital trading’ future

Industry associations the Export Council of Australia and the Australian Digital Commerce Association, along with professional services firm KPMG, have released a paper calling for the Australian Government and industry to come together to plan for a digitally-enabled trading future in the face of digital planning already underway by Hong Kong and Singapore.

Profits at $5.3b, jobs to be slashed, new tech roles to be created: NAB

The National Australia Bank is shedding 6000 jobs over the next three years despite reporting a massive full year net profit of $5.3 billion for 2017, and putting the decision to slash staff down to the impact of new technology and digital transactions on traditional roles.

Huawei Mate 10 arrives at Vodafone Australia for pre-order

Seeking to checkmate its rivals, those who pre-order Huawei's Mate 10 before 14 November in Australia will also get a bonus 360 Panoramic VR Camera worth $179.

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