Athina Mallis

Athina Mallis

Athina Mallis is the editor of the Which-50 Digital Intelligence Unit and a writer for Which-50.com

The ACCC has granted interim authorisation allowing the NBN, Telstra, Optus, Vodafone, TPG and Vocus to collaborate to keep telecommunications and networks operating effectively during the current COVID-19 pandemic.  At the request of Mitch Fifield, minister for communications these six organisations have formed a group to share information, coordinate strategies

Online login and checkout company Fast has raised $30 million in a Series A funding round led by Stripe, with additional participation from Index Ventures and Susa Ventures.  Founded in 2019 by Australian entrepreneur Domm Holland, Fast will use the investment to accelerate the global rollout of Fast Checkout, its

Geo-specific weather data and artificial intelligence from IBM and The Weather Company are helping solar inverter manufacturer Selectronic efficiently store energy in solar batteries, increasing the value of the expensive renewable energy storage devices.  Since the early 80s, Selectronic has been designing and manufacturing solar inverters. In this case, the

Capgemini is buying independent MuleSoft full-service constancy, WhiteSky labs to help support the digital transformation of public and private sector organisations.  According to the company, 150 people from WhiteSky lab will join the Capgemini team. The transaction is due to close, subject to usual conditions, in the coming weeks. Olaf

Deloitte has acquired analytics and financial performance management business, Bistech. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.  Founded in 2000, Bistech helps clients to better understand and harness their business-critical data, leveraging cloud technologies and modern analytics solutions to make informed business decisions and achieve enhanced performance. Bistech co-owners, Shane

We’ve all seen the pictures: the giant island of rubbish in the ocean, marine animals with plastic around their necks and streetways blanketed in single-use bags, showing the villainous role plastic has on the world’s habitats.   Hoping to shed this “enemy number one” title, the plastics industry is making strides

For adtech and martech to work together, the core focus needs to be the consumer, says Adele Wieser, Regional Managing Director, APAC at Index Exchange.  During a LiveRamp panel discussion entitled Online Identity in a Cookieless World, Wieser posed the question, “How do we make a very consumer-centric approach to

The first round of applications for grants provided by the government’s Boosting Female Founders Initiative is now open. The Australian government has announced a total of $18 million will be spent to help female entrepreneurs overcome the disadvantages they face in getting access to finance and support to grow their

Loadsmile, an Australian-based technology start up is aiming to make the freight industry more sustainable by reducing waste and the amount of unused space in trucks.  Geoffroy Henry, CEO and co-founder of the company said 30 per cent of trucks in Australia are on the roads with empty loads and,

As the COVID-19 forces companies to halt trade shows, gatherings and events globally, digital content has become essential in driving business opportunities, marketing education and customer engagement , according to a new report from the CMO Council. The report, Making Content Marketing Convert noted marketing organisations lack the necessary capabilities