Tess Bennett

Tess Bennett

Tess Bennett is the editor of Which-50 and is responsible for leading the publication’s daily coverage of Australia's digital businesses for C-Suite executives, strategists, founders and directors. At Which-50 Tess reports on a broad range of topics including technology, the industrial internet, analytics and digital marketing.

Australian mobile advertising start-up Unlockd is set for a showdown with Google, after the search giant threatened to ban its apps from the Google Play Store. The adtech company released a statement yesterday confirming that it has applied for an injunction with the UK High Court to prevent Google from

After 16 months of development oOh!Media is ramping up the number internal users on its new trading platform over the next few weeks. The out of home advertising company built the platform in-house to allow its sales staff to sell its digital assets faster and with more flexibility. Ooh!Media now

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Culture,  an often intangible and nebulous construct, is nevertheless the reason why digital transformation projects sink or swim. That’s the view expressed by industry leaders to Which-50 this week in a series of media events and roundtables in Sydney, and interviews with CEOs in the US and Singapore. “Culture is

Australian packaging manufacturer Visy is making big investments in technology to automate its factories, and maintains it will end up employing more people, thanks to its natural growth.  The privately-owned paper, package and recycling company is riding a wave of technological change that’s reshaping the manufacturing and logistics industries.   

“When are you going to launch Prime?” That’s the number one request Amazon has gotten from customers since it launched in Australia five months ago. And the answer — according to Russ Grandinetti Amazon SVP, International Consumer — is soon. “I don’t have any news to report about Prime other

Online dating pioneer eHarmony is betting on machine learning to find long-lasting relationships for swipe-fatigued singles. The fee-based service believes the core premise that the company was built on 17 years ago — to help you find a longterm partner — is still what differentiates it from its app-based competitors

Tradie classifieds site Hipages has left its garage days behind, moving into a newly renovated office space in Sydney’s CBD. The company, which was founded in 2004, has leased two floors in the Hilton Office Tower, following a hiring spree that has doubled the Hipages’ headcount since 2015. The home

The Supreme Court of Victoria has embarked on a digital transformation which has enabled it to digitise its case management system and turn its courtrooms into recording studios. The changes are significant for an institution that hasn’t changed much at all over the last hundred years or so, says Pauline

Facebook says the information of up to 87 million people — including 311,127 Australians — may have been improperly shared with Cambridge Analytica. The new figures are higher than the initial media reports that the Facebook data of 50 million people was harvested and handed over illegitimately to Cambridge Analytica,

Microsoft has today taken two big steps towards providing the infrastructure government needs to accelerate its digital transformation efforts. The IT giant has switched on two new Microsoft Azure cloud regions in Canberra and has been given the green light to store data classified as protected. Microsoft is the first