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​Blockchain: You'll need to make a decision soon

Distributed ledger technology will reorder the mechanics of financial transactions and businesses need to decide soon if they will participate or invest in its development, according to a new report.

Written by Byron Connolly20 June 16 12:26

Samsung takes on Apple with new mobile payment service

Samsung has thrown its hat in the mobile payment ring with a new contactless offering that lets Citibank and American Express credit card customers pay for products and services in-store with their smartphones.

Written by Byron Connolly15 June 16 14:30

​Labor promises to dump fibre-to-the-node

Labor has promised that it would roll out fibre-to-the-premises to up to two million additional homes and businesses, and phase out the government’s fibre-to-the-node NBN under a broadband policy announced on Monday.

Written by Byron Connolly14 June 16 09:32

​How Google is trying to close the tech gender gap

In 2015, a Deloitte and Australian Computer Society report found that only 28 per cent of IT workers in Australia are women. Like most female senior IT execs, Google for Work’s country manager, Renee Gamble, wants that number to rise.

Written by Byron Connolly08 June 16 15:01

Exclusive: Claudine Ogilvie new Jetstar CIO

Claudine Ogilvie has been appointed as Jetstar’s new CIO, replacing Grainne Kearns who will depart in August after helping restructure the low cost airline’s IT team.

Written by Byron Connolly07 June 16 12:33

​$15M for startups not enough: StartupAUS

Startup advocacy group, StartupAUS, said the Turnbull’s government’s $15 million pledge to boost the sector is far from sufficient.

Written by Byron Connolly01 June 16 11:31

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