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Amazon Web Services (AWS) is launching a free Machine Learning (ML) course for business leaders. The course, entitled Machine Learning Essentials for Business and Technical Decision Makers, is made up of three 30-minute digital training courses delivering foundational ML knowledge to business leaders. AWS claims that the course will empower

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) this week announced a partnership with digital workflow company ServiceNow, allowing customers to access Oracle Cloud resources through the ServiceNow portal.  With this integration, ServiceNow users will be able to manage their cloud strategies, including Oracle and other cloud provider resources, on a single dashboard, using

Point of sale payments business Square announced this week the Australian launch of its small business lending program, Square Loans. The company claims that its lending program offers Australian businesses access to funds using historical transaction data, without the red tape and paperwork required by traditional forms of funding. According

Microsoft Corp bought Nuance Communications yesterday for $US19.7 Billion , in a move that accelerates the company’s cloud strategy for healthcare and increases its total addressable market in the sector to $500 million.  The deal is the result of several years of close cooperation where the companies have worked together

The future of the customer experience centre is already here. It means that experiences — both customer and employee — matter more than anything else. When you have engaged, empowered employees in your contact centre, it has a direct and positive impact on customer experience. With Gartner naming Total Experience

The number of users of software-based facial recognition to secure payments will exceed 1.4 billion globally by 2025, from just 671 million in 2020. The figures are contained in a new report from Juniper Research. This rapid growth of 120 per cent demonstrates how widespread facial recognition has become; fuelled

Australian Buy Now Pay Later company Zip has seen strong growth across all metrics — revenues, transaction volume, customers and merchants — compared to this time last year, bolstered by its expansion into global markets as well as strong growth in the BNPL sector. Last August, the company acquired US

One year after the first COVID lockdown, research from HireVue suggests that Australian HR leaders are prioritising diversity and inclusion, as well as automating the hiring process.  The HireVue Global Hiring Landscape surveyed 1100 hiring leaders in Australia, the US and the UK to better understand how the hiring process

Booktopia, Australia’s largest online book seller, has announced a strategic partnership with Zookal, one of the leading educational technology platforms in the Asia-Pacific region. The deal will see Booktopia become Zookal’s fulfilment partner for physical books, from a catalogue of over 185,000 titles.  This will strengthen Booktopia’s already significant reach

Research by Gartner shows that global PC shipments have increased this year, as a result of overcoming the 2020 supply chain disruption and the demand from remote workforces. With global PC shipments increasing by 32 per cent from Q1 of 2020, the market has recorded its fastest year-over-year growth in at