Stories by Byron Connolly

Maddocks hires machine to do its due diligence

Law firm Maddocks will start using artificial intelligence to streamline its due diligence process thanks to a new deal with Luminance AI.

Written by Byron Connolly24 May 18 15:41

Optus hit with $1.5M fine for misleading NBN customers

The Federal Court has ordered Optus to pay $1.5 million for making misleading representations to customers about their transition from the telco’s HFC network to the NBN.

Written by Byron Connolly23 May 18 09:49

In pictures: CIO Summit Perth

Tech execs gathered at Perth's Crown Convention Centre for the CIO Summit

Written by Byron Connolly22 May 18 15:47

Aussies lost $340M to scams last year

Australians lost $340 million to scammers in 2017, a $40 million increase on the year before, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) said on Monday.

Written by Byron Connolly21 May 18 12:08

Google Duplex should introduce itself as a robot: AI expert

An artificial intelligence expert from the University of New South Wales has highlighted an ethical concern around Google Duplex, arguing that the AI technology should introduce itself as a robot.

Written by Byron Connolly11 May 18 15:27

Visa fix won’t ease tech skills shortage: panel

The government’s 457 visa fix will not help the Australian tech industry effectively address the ongoing skills crisis, according to panelists at a recent CIO Australia breakfast event in Melbourne.

Written by Byron Connolly11 May 18 12:30

NBN revenue hits $1.4B

NBN Co on Thursday reported a doubling of year-on-year revenue to $1.4 billion on the back of ‘solid progress’ on construction and activations during its third quarter ending 31 March.

Written by Byron Connolly10 May 18 10:50

Facebook keeps earning despite data privacy scandal

Facebook has reported first quarter revenue of $11.96 billion, up 49 per cent from last year despite the fallout from a scandal that saw data from 87 million of its users shared with Cambridge Analytica.

Written by Byron Connolly26 April 18 11:58