20 hot jobs ambitious IT pros should shoot for

4M ‘well-paying’ IT jobs over the next decade will require practitioners certified in IoT, converged infrastructure, cloud and more, IDC/Cisco study says

Written by Michael Cooney25 May 18 02:02

Data center management: What does DMaaS deliver that DCIM doesn’t?

Datacenter management as a service, or DMaaS, is a cloud-based remote monitoring service that aggregates and analyzes large sets of anonymized customer data to help companies better anticipate equipment failures or capacity shortfalls and detect inefficiencies.

Written by Ann Bednarz24 May 18 20:00

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

US government won't block AI development

​The Trump administration will not stand in the way of the development of artificial intelligence in the United States, a top official said on Thursday, while acknowledging that the burgeoning technology will displace some jobs.

Written by Reuters24 May 18 09:32

Federal government launches AI and IoT projects

The federal government has hatched two new research projects - investigating artificial intelligence (AI) and the internet of things (IoT) technologies - in a bid to advance Australia’s knowledge and expertise in these emerging areas.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien24 May 18 09:09

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

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

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

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

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
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