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Ransomware attacks are more common than ever and cyber security is becoming a key focus for many firms across APAC. As the Head of Security, APJ Commercial at Amazon Web Services, Phil Rodrigues knows full well both the importance of good cyber security and the challenges local firms face. That’s

r/SocialMediaBrandsInAU just gained a new member. Social news aggregation site Reddit has announced today it will set up shop locally, with a dedicated Australian based office. Led by David Ray, the current General Manager for Digital Platforms at WooliesX, the local arm will be a wholly owned and operated team

Earlier this week, New Zealand media start up Spalk announced it had raised US$3m of capital in a round led by prominent sporting identities such as the Greg Norman Company, New Zealand born NBA star Steven Adams and Formula E driver Mitch Evans. The round also included traditional investment houses

Versace show, Runway, Fall Winter 2020, Milan Fashion Week, Italy - 21 Feb 2020

Move over NFTs, there’s a new way for cashed up kids to spend their hard earned. Luxury handbags are a status symbol recognised the world over. Now, they’re getting the digital treatment. Global fashion powerhouse Gucci made headlines recently with a transaction for one of its popular Dionysus bags, usually

Brands around the world understand the power of automation. While it can be immensely powerful in changing the landscape of a business, getting the implementation right to ensure maximum efficiency is a key consideration for today’s corporate leaders. We recently spoke with Heather Cook, Vice President for Asia Pacific at

Instagram will no longer be a platform for sharing photos, according to the head of the company. Adam Mosseri, Head of Instagram at Instagram shared the insights in a series of social media posts outlining a shift away by the business from their original core function and instead see the

Last week the mobile first trading platform Robinhood agreed to pay a record US$69.6m in fines and customer reimbursement to settle an investigation by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) for “systemic supervisory failures and significant harm suffered by millions of its customers.” The sanctions represent the largest financial penalty

The reverberations of the pandemic continue to be felt across our lives, from our wallets to our workplace. In a recent consumer survey by customer engagement software firm Freshworks of more than 10,500 customers from 10 countries, their research uncovered some favourable trends for Aussies when compared to their global

The bots are coming.. For middle management? This week, BloombergQuint reported on the systems within Amazon where the company is ceding more of its corporate functions, such as its human-resources operation to machines, using software not only to manage workers in its warehouses but to oversee contract drivers, independent delivery

Automation is seen as the Holy Grail of business evolution. Who wouldn’t want to remove all the mundane tasks from their operation and focus on higher levels of strategic thinking? Heather Cook has recently taken over the reins as Vice President for APAC at Seismic and has lead digital transformations