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Australian fintech investment plummets by 76% amid global downturn
Australia's fintech deal value sunk by 76% to US$587m in 2023, a six-year low, amid a worldwide investment downturn, reports KPMG's Pulse of Fintech.
Salus Ventures reaches $40m target with QIC investment boost
Salus Ventures, an Australian seed-stage venture capital fund, has surpassed its $40m target, powered by a robust investment from Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC).
DataStax unveils SwiftieGPT, AI chatbot for Taylor Swift's Australian fans
In anticipation of Taylor Swift's Eras Tour, DataStax announces SwiftieGPT, an AI chatbot offering comprehensive knowledge about Taylor Swift to her Australian fans.
Kylie Watson becomes DXC Technology's Head of Security for ANZ
DXC Technology has chosen Kylie Watson, a seasoned cybersecurity specialist, as the Security Head for Australia and New Zealand, poised to empower their clients against intensifying cyber threats.
Australia's digital health sector yields record-breaking economic returns
Australia's digital health investment yields $19.70 in capital, 56 jobs and AUD 4.2m in gross economic value for every AUD $1m invested, according to a landmark report.
Wiise partners with Endeavour & Thyme to bolster NZ market
Cloud ERP platform Wiise partners with New Zealand tech providers Endeavour and Thyme Technologies, aiming to streamline the operations of NZ's SMBs.
LawCPD unveils first AI-powered learning feature for legal studies
LawCPD pioneers the global legal education scene with the introduction of its AI-Powered Learning Feature, the first AI tool revolutionising professional development for lawyers.
Vonage to boost Southern Cross Credit Union's customer support
Southern Cross Credit Union (SCCU) partners with global cloud communications firm, Vonage, enhancing their customer support system in Australia by employing Vonage Fusion's UCaaS and CCaaS solutions.
Rippling's $11.25B bolster for Asia-Pacific with Sydney HQ opening
Rippling, the US-based workforce management giant, has launched in Australia, marking the initiation of a multi-year investment strategy in the ever-growing Asia-Pacific region.
Data Zoo names former London Stock Exchange exec as new CEO
Data Zoo, an award-winning global identity provider, has appointed former London Stock Exchange Group executive, Charlie Minutella, as its new CEO, signalling a major strategic shift.
Secure State joins archTIS program to enhance Aussie cybersecurity
Indigenous cybersecurity firm Secure State has become a Silver Partner in the archTIS Channel Partner Program, enhancing its security solution offerings.
Innovation, AI and Australia and New Zealand’s digital future
Australasian businesses showcase resilience and innovation amid global challenges, bolstered by Oracle's AI-driven digital solutions and extensive cloud-infrastructure investments.
$74 billion loss risk for firms from poor customer service
Australian businesses face an annual financial risk of AU$74bn due to poor customer service, reveals Qualtrics' study.
Visa's AI technology thwarts $714m fraud in Australia
Visa's AI-powered fraud solution has blocked $714m in attempted scams in Australia, over double the previous year's figure.
Equinix expands renewable energy commitment with PPA
Equinix extends its commitment to generating over 1GW of clean energy globally, by executing a new Power Purchase Agreement in Australia.
BlueVoyant report details rising AI-enabled cybercrime trends
New report by cybersecurity firm BlueVoyant identifies worrying advances in cyber threats and urges increased business vigilance. The emerging trends include AI-aided phishing and online ad exploitation.
Amazon & Vena Energy inaugurates Queensland's first solar farm
Amazon and Vena Energy launch a 125MW solar farm in Queensland, the first Amazon renewable energy project in the state.
Simply Nootropics recruits renowned neuroscientist Dr. Brian Ramos
Renowned neuroscientist Dr. Brian P. Ramos joins Simply Nootropics as in-house expert, bringing over 20 years of expertise to drive innovation and progress for the NZ and AU-based company.
Exclusive: Claroty's cybersecurity evolution in ANZ digital shift
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.
eCommerce expert Lisa Powell joins Deliver In Person's advisory board
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.
Cybermindz launches CISOSupport for mental health of cybersecurity chiefs
Cybermindz.org has unveiled CISOSupport, an innovative initiative aimed at tackling the high rate of job burnout among cybersecurity leaders by providing tailored mental health support.
Equinix signs first Asian Pacific renewable energy deal with TagEnergy
Equinix signs its first-ever Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) in the Asia-Pacific region with TagEnergy, marking a crucial step in expanding renewable energy.
'ResumeLooters' cyber-attack disrupts 65 companies across Asia-Pacific
'ResumeLooters' cybercrime campaign compromises 65 businesses in Asia-Pacific, exploiting weaknesses in job search and retail sites to steal and sell personal data of over 2 million individuals.
HCLTech bags Top Employer title in 26 countries for 2024
Global tech firm HCLTech secures Top Employer status in 26 countries for 2024, lauded for outstanding HR practices.