Joseph Brookes

Joseph Brookes

Joseph Brookes is a writer and content producer for Which-50.com 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.

Australian agtech The Yield has received another $11 million in funding from Japanese and German tech giants which will help it expand its product development and expand into international markets. The investment was led by Yamaha Motor Ventures, the Silicon Valley-based investment arm of Yamaha Motor Co, while The Bosch

Global food supply chains are being disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic and its subsequent lockdown affects. The crisis highlights the importance of accurate crop forecasts and an efficient supply chain, according to Ros Harvey, founder and managing director of  The Yield, a local agtech which uses IoT and AI to

Uber will offer fee relief to Australian restaurants by permanently reducing the standard commission it takes on deliveries from 35 per cent of order value to 30 per cent. The ride sharing and food delivery giant has also given a breakdown of its delivery commission model in response to criticism

Frollo, a financial management software company, is the first fintech and second company overall to receive accreditation as a data recipient in Australia’s upcoming Consumer Data Right system. On Friday the ACCC announced Frollo will join Regional Australia Bank as accredited data recipients in the data portability scheme set to

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia today announced it will provide customers with itemised digital receipts within its app for certain transactions through a partnership and investment in local fintech Slyp. All of the big four banks now have a stake in Slyp which will continue to operate independently. NAB has

A strong resources sector, challenging geography, and high internet penetration in the consumer market mean Australia is becoming a hotbed for the Internet of Things. But new questions about the regulatory and legal frameworks join long-standing privacy, security and complexity concerns as potential blockers to the emerging technology. One of

Australia’s competition and privacy regulators today released their compliance and enforcement policy for the upcoming Consumer Data Right, opting for a “strategic risk-based” approach that will be updated regularly. In a joint announcement, the ACCC and the Office of The Australian Information Commissioner revealed it will have the right to

Australia’s national privacy regulator has said the conditions forced by the current pandemic have highlighted the value of online privacy. The watchdog also shared early findings from a major survey of Australian citizens’ attitude to privacy and revealed digital platforms will be under renewed scrutiny for their privacy practices in

Kmart Group has appointed a former Amazon VP to oversee its online retailer Catch, which the retail giant says is outperforming its expectations since acquiring it last year. Former Amazon Vice President Pete Sauerborn will next week begin as Catch managing director. Sauerborn has spent the last decade at the

The explosion in remote work because of social distancing restrictions has accelerated Australia’s move out of offices by a decade and brought into sharp focus the value of digital experiences, according to Australian technology leaders. Didier Elzinga, co-founder and CEO of local tech unicorn Culture Amp today said the COVID-19