Secure systems and sizeable savings

In 2018, Fix & Fasten was scaling at speed Distributing specialist fasteners and associated products to an ever-growing list of customers in such industries as manufacturing, engineering and construction, the Victorian-based company’s future looked bright. Fix & fasten was so focused on enabling this growth that it overlooked other concerns…

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Are you ready for Australian domain name changes?

These shorter simpler domain names will end in simply ‘.au’ Anyone with an Australian presence (including businesses, organisations, and individuals) can now register a new category of domain name, known as .au direct. These shorter simpler domain names will end in simply ‘.au’ (e.g., mybusiness.au) and will complement existing namespaces such as ‘com.au’,…

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Advancing ESG to establish a sustainable digital economy

Following the news that healthcare IT supplier Advanced has suffered a ransomware attack There is increasing regulatory and stakeholder demand for businesses to disclose non-financial metrics of the environmental and social impact of their operations. Organisations are now urged to better manage these risks, progressing in a way that delivers…

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Google LLC to pay $US60 million for misleading representations

Google took remedial steps and had addressed all the contravening conduct The Federal Court has ordered Google LLC to pay $60 million in penalties for making misleading representations to consumers about the collection and use of their personal location data on Android phones between January 2017 and December 2018, following…

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Manufacturing industrial IoT spending to reach $US89 billion

China is placing a large bet on the Industrial Internet of Things Discrete manufacturers all over the world are actively investigating how to leverage the Internet of Things (IoT) to link their supply chains, equipment, and products better. In a recent IDC report titled, Upcoming Trends in Internet of Things Retrofitting…

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Building a safer Smart Nation

President of the Law Society of Singapore, Adrian Tan discusses the risks that come with digitising a nation In its aspirations to become a Smart Nation, Singapore wants to better harness technology for growth, prosperity, and human flourishing. However, greater digitalisation also comes with greater risks. Two recent incidents underscore…

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Singapore strengthens its role as a 5G regional innovation hub

More businesses to innovate and commercialise 5G solutions 5G enables technologies such as AI, Digital Twin, augmented and extended reality (XR) to seamlessly work together, key for businesses at the forefront of digital transformation and providing consumers with a better-quality experience. In advancing Singapore’s 5G ecosystem, the Infocomm Media Development…

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New era of digital productivity

As organizations reap the benefits of digital transformation, new challenges arise While digital transformation has meant the increasing prominence of digital technologies in traditional industries, there will be decreasing prominence of digital technologies in the next era, according to the Gartner Research Board. However, this isn’t a sign of the…

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Emerging technologies expanding immersive experience

Supporting accelerated AI model creation and deployment The 25 emerging technologies to watch on the Gartner, Inc. Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2022 are enabling the evolution and expansion of immersive experiences, accelerating artificial intelligence (AI) automation, and optimizing technologist delivery. “Emerging technologies offer transformational potential for businesses, but CIOs and technology…

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