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Rise in poly-employment among shift workers hits 25-year high
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australian bureau of statistics
Australian shift workers are increasingly taking on multiple jobs, a trend called 'poly-employment', which has reached a 25-year high.
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New Notitia branch amid rising demand for tech services
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Australian tech firm Notitia is to open a third office in Canberra, driven by rising demand for data and tech consulting.
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BigCommerce unveils Catalyst, next-gen storefront technology
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BigCommerce unveils Catalyst, a next-generation storefront technology set to transform the way brands and retailers operate headless storefronts.
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Prospa offers interest-free loans to New Zealand SMEs for EOFY
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nz
Prospa, a fintech firm, unveils special EOFY offer providing business loans with no interest or repayments for four weeks, aimed at offering much-needed relief to SMEs facing ongoing supply chain and labour cost issues.
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Exclusive: Claroty's cybersecurity evolution in ANZ digital shift
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digital transformation
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physical security
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ai security
Claroty's ANZ Regional Director, Leon Poggioli, details the firm's pioneering role in the defence of cyber-physical systems amid accelerating digitalisation in ANZ.
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AI threatens SaaS platforms in Aotearoa retail sector
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ai
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retail
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automation
In the face of rising AI presence, consumers' hunger for speed and unique shopping experiences may leave most retail SaaS platforms obsolete by 2024.
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eCommerce expert Lisa Powell joins Deliver In Person's advisory board
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retail
eCommerce veteran Lisa Powell joins personalised last-mile delivery service Deliver In Person's Advisory Board, aiming to enhance customer experience in Australia's luxury market.
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Dotz Nano secures $12 million for carbon capture tech
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technology funding
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retail
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funding
Dotz Nano secures up to A$12m aimed at further developing and commercialising their innovative carbon capture technology, DOTZearth.
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Online privacy changes may hike Australian eCommerce prices
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bi
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big data
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cdp
Impending alterations to online privacy practices could inflate Australian e-commerce prices by up to 25 per cent.
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Amazon overtakes eBay as Australia's top marketplace
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Amazon supersedes eBay as Australia's top marketplace, with 94% of Australians planning to continue online shopping in 2024.
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Aussie consumers embrace instore tech but fret over data security
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digital transformation
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data protection
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Amidst pressures for digital integration in stores, 93% of Aussie consumers use in-store tech but 80% worry about data security, whilst 44% encounter technical issues, reveals a SOTI report.
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PMT Communications welcomes industry veterans as part of expansion
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wifi
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retail
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telecommunications
PMT Communications, a subsidiary of PMT Security, enlists seasoned industrial veterans for its key executive roles, signalling its strategy towards comprehensive expansion.
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Airtime Rewards & O2 launch exclusive cashback campaign in February
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retail
Airtime Rewards and O2 give an economic boost through an exclusive cashback initiative in February, allowing O2 customers to offset phone bills with purchases from over 180 retail partners.
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UK's Tablerone among top 10 for tretton37's 'Startup Boost' programme
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app development
UK's startup, Tablerone, selected among top 10 globally for tretton37's 'Startup Boost' programme aimed at supporting socially impactful ventures.
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Wex Photo Video opens fourteenth UK store in Putney
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creative technologies
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customer service
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retail
Award-winning retailer Wex Photo Video amplifies its UK footprint with a new flagship store in Putney, marking a key move in their ambitious expansion strategy.
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Bitera data centre in Jakarta declares operational readiness
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colocation
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availability
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structure research
Jakarta's high-tier data centre, Bitera, begins services following successful Level 5 commissioning tests, promising premium reliability, security, and eco-friendly practices.
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Tricentis sees record success in SAP testing partnership
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testing
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partner programmes
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retail
Tricentis, a global specialist in testing and quality engineering, reports record growth in its application testing partnership with SAP, with a 46% YoY revenue surge and a 40% rise in new customers in 2023.
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Unison Group sells fibre subsidiary to Tuatahi First Fibre
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network management
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connectivity
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fibre
Unison Group has sold its fibre subsidiary, Unison Fibre, to Tuatahi First Fibre, expanding the provider's network across the North Island and promising enhanced services for its customers.
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Cevo & AWS launch strategic collaboration for innovation
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cloud services
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digital transformation
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public cloud
Cevo has entered into a three-year strategic collaboration agreement with AWS, aiming to expedite innovation and meet industry demands.
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ASD updates Essential Eight, strengthens phishing-resistant MFA requirements
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testing
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martech
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commerce systems
The Australian Signals Directorate has revised the Essential Eight Maturity Model, lowering the bar for organisations and amplifying phishing-resistant multi-factor authentication requirements to fortify cyber breach prevention.
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Carl Eschenbach becomes sole CEO of Workday from 2024
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payroll systems
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workday
Carl Eschenbach steps into the solitary CEO role at enterprise cloud applications leader, Workday, taking over from co-CEO, Aneel Bhusri.
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Biometric-enabled POS transactions set to surge, says Juniper Research
Thu, 1st Feb 2024
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juniper research
Juniper Research predicts a 138% jump in transactions via biometric-enabled Point of Sale (POS) terminals, climbing from 19.5 billion in 2023 to 46 billion by 2028.
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David Jones boosts staff training with YOOBIC app deployment
Thu, 1st Feb 2024
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digital transformation
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martech
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omnichannel
Australian luxury department store David Jones has implemented the YOOBIC digital workplace app among its employees, receiving the Retail Technology Innovation Hubs 2023 Digital Transformation Project of the Year Award.
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Cognizant pioneers Amazon's Just Walk Out tech in Australian institute
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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Cognizant pioneers Amazon's Just Walk Out technology at Canberra Institute of Technology's store, marking the tech's first educational application in the Southern Hemisphere.