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Bank of Queensland squares away payment deal

Bank of Queensland (BOQ) has struck a deal with Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey’s Square to market contactless and chip card payments to small businesses.

Written by Byron Connolly17 July 18 12:30

Trio completes first 5G data call

Ericsson, Telstra and Intel on Monday said they had completed the first 5G non-standalone 3GPP data call on a commercial mobile network.

Written by Byron Connolly16 July 18 16:48

New blockchain targeting sustainable development economy

Ian Jones describes corporate social responsibility funding as a ‘grudging obligation’ that, as it currently stands, achieves very little apart from being an exercise in good PR.

Written by Byron Connolly16 July 18 12:14

Mike Wright leaving Telstra after 38 years

Telstra’s group managing director networks, Mike Wright is leaving the company he joined as a graduate in 1980. Brisbane-based Wright will leave the telco in September.

Written by Byron Connolly10 July 18 10:39

Ursula Phillips joins The Real Pet Food Company

Former PepsiCo Australia and New Zealand technology boss, Ursula Phillips, will join The Real Pet Food Company in August as its Sydney-based chief information officer.

Written by Byron Connolly09 July 18 15:05

Huawei claims $136M WA railway deal

Chinese technology giant, Huawei, has bagged a $136 million contract to build and maintain digital radio systems that deliver voice and data services across Perth’s rail network.

Written by Byron Connolly09 July 18 09:39

UNSW student designs system to improve IVF success rates

A final year medicine student at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) has designed an artificial intelligence (AI) system that's helping women become pregnant using IVF techniques.

Written by Byron Connolly05 July 18 10:34

CA staff get three months parental leave

CA Technologies is dishing out three months paid leave to men and women during the first 12 months following the birth or adoption of their child.

Written by Byron Connolly04 July 18 15:16

CEFC pumps $35M into smart meters

The Clean Energy Finance Group (CEFC) has pumped $35 million in debt funding into smart meter technology provider intelliHUB.

Written by Byron Connolly04 July 18 11:30