Joseph Brookes

Joseph Brookes

Joseph Brookes is a writer and content producer for and the Which-50 Digital Intelligence Unit. He has covered the impact of digital transformation on Australian businesses with a particular focus on the media, financial services and governments sectors. Joseph is also responsible for Which-50's multimedia products including the production of video, podcasts and animated graphics.

Facebook will restore access to Australian news content in the coming days, after receiving further concessions from the government to the controversial News Media Bargaining Code. But it has indicated it is ready to remove news content again if it feels its presence on the platform will lead to Facebook

The ABC is reportedly close to signing a deal with Google to have its journalism included in the tech giant’s news platform. But former staff of the public broadcaster say any commercial deals with Google or Facebook creates an “unacceptable risk”. A “lucrative” deal between the ABC and Google is

Bosch and Microsoft are working together to make adding new safety features and digital services to a car as simple as updating a phone.  Under a new partnership, the pair will create a new software platform connecting Microsoft’s Azure cloud with Bosch’s software modules to be used in over the

Guardian Australia signed a multiyear deal with Google over the weekend to include the title’s articles in the tech giant’s News Showcase product.  The 11th-hour deal comes just days before a Senate debate on the News Media Bargaining Code that caused Facebook to pull news content from Australian users. Google

Since committing to a cloud skills program in 2018 National Australia Bank says it has trained 7,000 staff in the technology, including 1,300 to a certification level, marking a stark turnaround for the bank that just a few years ago outsourced almost all its cloud skills. NAB formed a “Cloud

Australia needs 6.5 million extra digital workers by 2025, according to research by Amazon which forecasts the average current will need to develop seven new digital skills in that time to keep pace with technology changes. Without adding millions of newly skilled and reskilled digital workers Australia will miss out

Is Rupert Murdoch the devil. Yes. Definitely

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp today announced a three year global deal with Google for payments for news content, with the publisher thanking the Australian government for its proposed media laws for spurring negotiations. Google will make “significant payments” to News Corp to include the publisher’s article’s in the News Showcase

Facebook today stopped Australian users and publishers from sharing or viewing news content in a stunning response to the Australian government’s attempt to make the tech giant pay publishers for news content. The Facebook pages of Australia’s biggest news publishers are now essentially bare for local users after Facebook stripped

Databricks today announced a partnership with Google Cloud to offer its “data lakehouse” on the tech giant’s public cloud for the first time, meaning Databricks’ data platform is now available across each of the three markets leading clouds. The integration gives Databricks customers more choice on where to run the

Farmers will be able to remotely monitor rain and tank levels without a mobile or GPS connection with two new Internet of Things devices launched today. QLD based farm sensor provider Goanna Ag today launched its Australian designed and manufactured GoRain and GoTank products which use low orbit satellites to