Athina Mallis

Athina Mallis

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

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Australian companies are either embracing intelligent machines within the workplace or are ready to embrace them, according to a new survey by professional service company Cognizant. 68 per cent of executives expect their workforce to be prepared to work with intelligent machines in the next five years as the technology

Cloud-powered people management platform Employment Hero has launched its new suite of employee focused features, WorkLife. Employment Hero claimed this new suite has been designed to “combat many of the common pain points faced by Australian employees”. The company says these new features will help employees better access, manage and

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The emergence of 5G doesn’t spell the end of 4G. The rise of the next generation mobile network dominated the discussion during Telstra Vantage conference in Melbourne this week, but industry leaders also assured attendees that 4G wasn’t going anywhere. During the ‘networks for the future – 5G innovation and

5G will enable increased productivity, workforce participation and new business operations that will contribute between $32 billion and $50 billion to Australia’s GDP by 2030, according to a new study from Deloitte. Commissioned by Telstra, the research “5G Mobile technology: Are businesses ready to seize the opportunity?” was released yesterday

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Microsoft has unveiled the first cohort of Australian startups that are participating in its Sydney ScaleUp program. Unveiled in February, the 13 local startups will join what Microsoft describes as a “global initiative with a mission to empower entrepreneurs to build better companies”. The Australian companies participating in the program

It seems more consumers are reaching for their phone at the checkout with new data from CBA showing mobile payments are up 35 per cent in the past six months. From five million CBA app customers, 16.8 million tap and pay transactions were made via smartphones and smartwatches during the

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Online retailer Catch is tapping into current consumer trends, launching a live trivia show that gives participants the chance to win discount codes for popular products like Apple AirPods.  Think of it as a flash sale crossed with a live streamed quiz. Ryan Gracie, CMO at Catch Group said Catch

Microsoft and Vision Australia have launched Soundscape, an app to help those who are blind or with low vision navigate their community through a 3D audio experience. This partnership is a part of Microsoft’s five year $25 million accessibility and AI program called AI For Accessibility. The product development group

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Since the Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal occurred earlier this year, more customers are becoming conscious of their data and how it is being used. In a new Salesforce report, 59 per cent of customers believe their personal data is vulnerable and 54 per cent question whether businesses’ intended use of

Online graphic design company Canva has taken out the top spot in LinkedIn’s inaugural list of the top 25 Australian startups to work for.  The list is comprised of companies from different backgrounds such as retail, financial services, food production and furniture. This is the first time the professional social