Buffy Montauben

Buffy Montauben

Buffy Montauban is Which-50's international gadabout and occasional contributor, as well as our only tenuous link to the vagaries of Digital Native culture

Epic Games, maker of Fortnite and Gears of War, has granted $US100,000 to EmergiSim, a partnership between TacMed Australia and Spectre Studios, enabling it to further expand its platform, invest in the development of new scenarios, and employ more staff. Traditionally, preparing first responders for a Mass Casualty Incident would

Zeller, an integrated payments and financial services solution founded by former Square executives Ben Pfisterer and Dom Yap, revealed today that it closed A$25 million in Series A funding round last year to accelerates product development and hiring ahead of what it describes as its imminent launch. The company also

Eighty percent of Australian consumers watch an over-the-top (OTT) streaming service at least once a week, making the country one of the biggest users of such channels in the region. Only Singapore (91 per cent) and Indonesia (76 per cent) are Netflix and chilling more frequently. Digital video advertising platform

Memberships of loyalty programmes with a digital element will increase from 37 billion in 2020 to 48 billion in 2023 globally. The figures are contained in a new study by Juniper Research. The whole loyalty market in Australia is under scrutiny at the moment with the ACCC suggesting late last

TikTok, the latest app-based social media fad beloved by digital natives and incompetent middle-aged dancers has opened an Australian office and announced several key executives hires. While its star is rising rapidly, the Chinese based company’s history is not without controversy.  According to Wikipedia, “In December 2019, the United States

Which-50 won the coveted Best Title award (also known colloquially as a Gold Lizzie*) at the 2018 ACS IT Journalism Awards held in Sydney last week. The final award of the evening, the accolade recognises the publication with the best overall result across the categories. The earlier awards are scored

Jack Birmingham’s first job doesn’t involve flipping burgers at McDonald’s or throwing newspapers out of a basket onto his neighbours’ front lawns. Not for him, the drudgery of minimal wage slavery, or even getting out of bed before 9 am on a Saturday morning. Instead, each night, he sits encased

Five of Europe’s biggest insurers have come together to determine how blockchain can be deployed to deliver faster, more convenient and secure services. The parties, Aegon, Allianz, Munich Re, Swiss Re and Zurich have launched what they are calling B3i  (which stands for the Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative). Download the CMO

Oh great. The world’s internet security professionals are increasingly worried about what they are calling the Internet of Evil Things. These concerns stem from the risks posed by connected Internet of Things (IoT) devices — a problem which is set to grow, even as resources and visibility into such connected

Girls love curls … and boy bands. That’s good news for Twitter, as the boy bands and other pretty people dominated a very busy Retweet Report — which saw activity spike to 4.4 million retweets instead of the usual 3.3 million. And buried under the avalanche of pre-pubescent meanderings there were