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Getac
Getac and Optalert expand partnership to promote industrial safety
Getac’s ZX70 Android tablets will be used to support Optalert’s Eagle Industrial early-warning drowsiness detection system for use in mining and transportation.
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Data solutions
South Australia state satellite makes significant progress
South Australia’s first state satellite has successfully completed the Critical Design Review (CDR), moving it closer to providing tangible data solutions.
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Artificial Intelligence
CFOs using digital workers and AI to prevent unnecessary loss
New technology is now allowing CFOs to use digital workers to automate their accounting processes, making it easier for them to avoid unnecessary losses.
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Review
Hands-on review: MSI MPG Z690 Carbon WIFI motherboard
It’s all change with Intel’s 12th generation CPUs. We have a new chipset in the 600-series, a new socket with the LGA 1700, and new DDR5 memory.
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Digital Transformation
Unlocking the next digital frontier for educational institutions
Understanding where to invest in technology can be challenging for education institutions, especially after the COVID-19 disruptions.
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Artificial Intelligence
Updates from Google Workspace set to ease hybrid working troubles
Google Workspace has announced a variety of new features which will utilise Google AI capabilities to help make hybrid working situations more efficient and effective.
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Corsair
Hands-on review: Corsair 32GB Vengeance 5200MHz DDR5 DRAM kit
Corsair’s Vengeance 5200MHz DDR5 DRAM offers PC users an entry-level upgrade to the new memory standard allowing them to get a little bit more out of their new Alder Lake CPUs.
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Hyperscale
SpaceDC partners with Aofei for data center sales in Asia
SpaceDC has partnered with Aofei Data International to sell Aofei's data centers, CDN and SDN in China.
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Smartphone
HMD Global launches G21 smartphone with Vodafone prepaid handset
HMD Global has launched the Nokia G21 G-series smartphone, along with a prepaid handset on the Vodafone network.
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i-PRO
i-Pro announces newest solutions as rebranded enterprise
i-PRO APAC Oceania has introduced its newest high-resolution mid-range cameras, with combined edge AI analytics and resolutions of up to 4K.
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Excel
Could your Excel practices be harming your business?
While Excel has been the de-facto standard for budgeting, planning, and forecasting, is it alone, enough to support organisations in the global marketplace that’s facing rapid changes due to digital transformation?
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Xero
More solutions updates and developments from Xero announced
Xero has announced a raft of new globally available solutions, features and product updates for the month of May, along with future developments soon to be rolled out.
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Digital Transformation
Undoing the productivity gaps of knowledge work
As Australia accelerates its digital economy and Australians head for the polls, one word is central: productivity.
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Sustainability
Reducing e-waste and promoting sustainability in the PC industry
Australians are lovers of technology - we purchase more than 4 million computers and 3 million TVs every year. As technology advances, the lives of our devices keep getting shorter.
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Payment
An inside look: The State of Australian Payments 2022
Over the last three decades, the manner in which individuals spend and send money has been changing as a direct result of the emergence of new technologies.
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Microsoft
Microsoft Q3 earnings results reveal cloud spending boom
Microsoft Corp. has released its Q3 earnings results, revealing a significant revenue increase attributed to growing demands for cloud services.
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Internet of Things
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - How Thinxtra enables Massive IoT
Today we are joined by Thinxtra CEO Nicholas Lambrou, who shares with us the story behind the company's role in providing effective Massive IoT solutions in a variety of sectors and industries.
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Design
MAXHUB UC-M40 camera receives a Red Dot Design Award
The leading UCC conferencing and collaboration brand is celebrating a product design recognition for its innovative camera technology, which helps enterprises around the world collaborate effectively. 
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NFT
NFTs set to further immerse Australian Cricket fans
Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers' Association have signed a deal with Rario and BlockTrust in an effort to connect over a billion cricket fans globally with NFTs.
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Panasonic
Hands-on review: Panasonic SC-GN01E Wearable Speaker
I thought I had seen it all. That was until I came across the Panasonic SC-GN01E Wearable Speaker also known as “ The SoundSlayer”. 
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Techday
Techday introduces new IT Reports section across all sites
Techday is once again striving to provide the best experience for our clients, and we are pleased to announce a new section dedicated to asset promotion.
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Panasonic
Panasonic i-PRO rebrands in the Oceania region
In a major announcement, i-PRO APAC Oceania has recently announced a separation from Panasonic i-PRO in the Oceania region and will now trade as an independent entity.
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Accessibility
Tennis for everyone: Putting the ‘S’ in ESG through tech-enabled accessibility
Between extinction rebellion and COP26 our environmental concerns as a society - and the role of the private sector in addressing these concerns - has been laid bare.
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10 Minute IT Jams
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from Atturra
Today we are joined by Atturra CEO Stephen Kowal, who shares with us some insight into the current IT services landscape and also some recent Atturra developments and partnerships.