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Oracle will buy UK based brand safety platform Grapeshot to boost its data cloud. Grapeshot offers pre-bid contextual solutions to brands. The deal complements Oracle’s earlier acquisition of Moat. The terms of the deal remain undisclosed whoever the latest evaluation of the companies assessment – by pitchbook in May 2017

SWIFT has joined forces with a group of Swift gpi banks from Australia, China, Singapore and Thailand to develop a unique cross-border real-time payments service in the Asia Pacific region. Swift has held exploratory talks with banks from the Asia Pacific region, including ANZ, Bangkok Bank, Bank of China, China Construction

A new report from Accenture has found that many banks have not invested in the capabilities to verify the validity and accuracy of their data. (A cursory review of the Royal Commission into banking malpractice underway in Australia will validate that observation.) According to the report, Banking Technology Vision 2018,

Adtech company, AppNexus, has announced results of its partnership with Microsoft to monetise the company’s video inventory using the AppNexus SSP. According to AppNexus, in the first quarter of 2018, Microsoft increased its video revenue on instream video inventory from AppNexus by 201 per cent and experienced a 29 per

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Australian businesses are sold on the idea of big data but many are still struggling with the privacy implications and the ethical use of data. That’s the key takeaway from the 2018 Telsyte Big Data and Analytics Study 2018. The study found 80 per cent of organisations in Australia with

Out-of-home advertising company JCDecaux has announced a partnership with Seedooh, an independent technology platform providing complete and standardised reporting in the out-of-home industry, to deliver advertisers with campaign reporting and greater transparency. Under the agreement, Seedooh’s reporting and verification platform will be integrated into JCDecaux’s system to create an independent

Ros Harvey, CEO, The Yield

Costa Group managing director and CEO, Harry Debney,  is the new board chair of Australian agtechcompany, The Yield. Debney brings the experience of a long and successful career growing commercial companies on a global scale, and with it a decade of industry-leading expertise in food and agriculture. Sign up for

Telstra Ventures has invested in GitLab and will leverage its application to support innovation and optimise collaborative workflows. GitLab lets companies develop new solutions and capabilities more quickly by providing an end-to-end DevOps solution in a single application, while also providing the flexibility to plug into many developer tools such

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Simple will use infrastructure and platform technologies from Microsoft to further develop its Marketing Resource Management software. The Australian company has announced it will build its marketing ops tools atop the Microsoft Business Applications Platform. Simple’s Intelligent Marketing Platform will combine the functionality of PowerApps, Dynamics 365 for Marketing and

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Susan Anderson has been appointed as General Manager for Uber, Australia and New Zealand. She takes over from David Rohrsheim who launched Uber in Australia and New Zealand and has lead the ride sharing business locally for the last five years. Rohrsheim is taking paternity leave and will return to