Stories by George Nott

Cryptocurrency prices are all in the mind

​The volatility of cryptocurrencies has become something of a joke. The fact its value bounces around like a kangaroo in a clown car has given rise to countless memes about the emotional toll of being an investor.

Written by George Nott23 May 18 09:00

Jack Dorsey’s Square opens engineering hub in Melbourne

​Merchant services, point-of-sale and mobile payments firm Square is expanding its Australian operation, by launching the company’s first engineering hub outside of North America in Melbourne.

Written by George Nott22 May 18 13:11

Transport for NSW launches start-up accelerator with industry

​Transport for New South Wales today launched its ‘Future Transport Digital Accelerator’ in Sydney to help start-ups collaborate with the agency and industry to “solve real customer needs”.

Written by George Nott22 May 18 11:44

Government backs ACOLA risk-benefit reports on AI and IoT

​The Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) has been awarded $417,941 in government funding to research and report on the benefits and risks of the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence.

Written by George Nott21 May 18 17:16

CSG CEO charged in Ultranet corruption probe

​Victoria's anti-corruption Commission, IBAC, has charged three people in relation to the Ultranet fiasco, a failed online teaching system for Victorian Government schools which cost taxpayers an estimated $240 million.

Written by George Nott21 May 18 15:46

IT pro? Some bad news (perhaps) for your pay packet

​More than half (52 per cent) of employers in the Australian IT and telecommunications sectors will be giving their staff a pay rise of less than three per cent in their next review, according to recruitment firm Hays.

Written by George Nott16 May 18 11:20