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Australian finance leaders struggle to adopt AI due to skill gap
Australian finance leaders acknowledge the crucial role of AI in business resilience, but struggle due to skill shortages.
Digital skills deficit hampers Australia's construction sector progress
Australia's construction sector struggles with digital skill gaps, causing inefficiencies, delays, and increased project costs.
UK businesses top in Europe for enterprise-wide IT automation adoption
UK firms lead the way in Europe for applying IT automation throughout their businesses, with 27% achieving this, says a Red Hat report. .
Australian businesses keen on passwordless technology's future
Almost all Australian IT leaders anticipate a shift to passwordless technology, expecting passwords to be limited to under 25% of logins.
Gartner recognises Antavo as a top loyalty programme vendor
Antavo, the loyalty platform, has been recognised in the Gartner Market Guide for Loyalty programme Vendors for 2023.
35% growth in multi-camera conferencing demand amid remote work
Boom Collaboration saw a 35% increase in demand for multi-camera conferencing due to remote meeting enhancements.
Global payments launches revolutionary omnichannel solution
Global Payments Oceania debuts an omnichannel solution to enhance customer-business interaction across Australia.
How Web 2.5 is leading companies into the next era
The emergence of Web 2.5, powered by blockchain technology, is changing the way we interact and creating new opportunities for companies and investors.
Gaming tech to serve as biggest driving force for metaverse
A new S&P Global Market Intelligence report has found that gaming technology will be the biggest contributor to aiding the metaverse’s evolution.
LG to demonstrate new ways of using flexible OLED displays
LG will demonstrate its new flexible OLED technology at CES 2022, showing how it can create new and different experiences in the home.
CompTIA launches tool to measure emerging tech-readiness
CompTIA says the assessment will help to identify what steps are needed to ensure organisations expand their business.
Blockchain could boost transparency in fashion industry
Malaysia's IWFCIWM and Infinity Blockchain Ventures explore blockchain's role in ethical fashion sourcing.
AU study looks at agritech challenges ahead
Barriers to adoption include infrastructure challenges such as a lack of connectivity, and the lack of strong value propositions.
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Local start-up aims to redefine who can create VR
The company is called Augment Space, and they say their platform can be used by anyone to create and upload interactive VR experiences.
The new sensor device that allows the visually impaired to detect objects from over three metres away
The device designed to help individuals overcome the limitations of the traditional cane.
China's green vision: More electric cars!
General Motors plans to launch 10 electric and hybrid vehicles in China by 2020, under pressure from Beijing. #ElectricVehicles #China.
Vodafone brings kiwi ideas to life with xone programme
Xone is a start-up accelerator and innovation lab, where Vodafone partners with start-ups at all stages to find new and exciting technologies.
NZ power companies ignoring Solar tech, consumers pay the price
Emerging technologies in the electricity and transport sectors are being stifled by outdated policies and signals from power companies, says SEANZ.
Fully electric, highly sought after: Tesla Model 3 comes to NZ
The Tesla Model 3 is set to hit the roads of New Zealand, joining Mighty River Power's fleet of EV models.
Tech issues are part of privacy law review
The Law Commission wants the public’s views on how technology has affected privacy, as it prepares a major review of the Privacy Act.