Stories by George Nott

DHS suffers four day system outage, union claims

​As the Department of Human Services’ acting CIO Charles McHardie sat before a Senate committee last week defending his department’s botched Child Support system overhaul, staff at the Child Support agency were forced to revert to pen and paper as the platform suffered a major outage, it is claimed.

Written by George Nott28 March 18 16:50

University of Sydney partners with Asia's AI powerhouse

​The University of Sydney has announced a research partnership with Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University and hinted that the institutions are seeking to develop a wall-climbing welding robot.

Written by George Nott28 March 18 15:36

Optus seeking tech start-ups with social impact

Optus has opened applications to its four-month tech accelerator program – Future Makers – to start-ups, social entrepreneurs and charities.

Written by George Nott27 March 18 12:14

Samsung Pay connects Four

Samsung Pay can now be used by NAB customers, making the smartphone mobile wallet the first to be compatible with all of the Big Four Australian banks.

Written by George Nott26 March 18 14:42

Click Me Maybe: Inside eHarmony's matchmaking machine

​When a user signs up to eHarmony they fill out a lengthy questionnaire about the type of person they are, their likes and dislikes, beliefs, values and preferences in potential partners.

Written by George Nott21 March 18 15:08

Aussie devs world’s oldest. At 29

Developers in Australia have the highest average age in the world – at 29 – according to a survey from Stack Overflow.

Written by George Nott20 March 18 12:13

QBE CIO takes redundancy in restructure

QBE Insurance ANZ CIO Tony Forward has accepted redundancy, the result of a restructure of the company’s executive.

Written by George Nott19 March 18 14:44