Westpac lastest bank to be accredited under CDR

Receives ACCC approval. Westpac Bank ACCC has approved Westpac as an Accredited Data Recipient under the Consumer Data Right. The Australian Government introduced Consumer Data Right (CDR) in Australia. CDR will give consumers greater access to and control over their data and will improve consumers’ ability to compare and switch between…

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Social media outage caused global disruption

Facebook disruption hurt Instagram and WhatsApp business users. Facebook has issued an apology for a global outage on the 4th of October 2021, that caused disruption to all the people and businesses around the world who depend on the social media site.  Santosh Janardhan VP Infrastructure at Facebook issued the statement offering apologies for “the…

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Malicious cyber actors are actively targeting Australians

Key cyber threats affecting Australia and provides vital advice on to protect businesses online. The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has released its  Annual Cyber Threat Report 2020–21, highlighting the key cyber threats affecting Australian systems and networks, and uses strategic assessments, statistics, trends analysis, and case studies to describe…

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Equinix completes acquisition of two data centres in India

India is anticipated to become a $US2 trillion digital economy by 2030. Equinix’s expansion into India will unlock opportunities for Indian businesses expanding internationally and for multinational corporations pursuing growth and innovation in the Indian market. With the upcoming 5G rollout in the country, companies can get ahead in the digital era…

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Sun Life transforms its digital services 

Strengthens its digital leadership team in Asia. Sun Life became the first company in Canada to launch an immersive cloud skills training program, which is now available to Sun Life employees. Dubbed “Catalysts for Cloud” and using the AWS Skills Guild, a comprehensive skills enablement program to build cloud fluency,…

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Malaysia growth in digital technology generates huge demand for talent

Opportunity to be a regional digital hub leading the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Despite job market uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hays, a in specialist recruitment, reported that businesses in Malaysia expect business activity to increase by 54 per cent this year in their 2021 Hays Asia Salary Guide. Forming…

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Tech trends in India

PC sales continue to remain robust, while smartphones sales remain stable. The India traditional PC market (inclusive of desktops, notebooks, and workstations) continued to be robust as the shipments grew by 50.5 per cent year-over-year (YoY) in 2Q21 (Apr-Jun), according to new data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly…

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