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Standards Australia published their new guide to “Fraud and Corruption Control” (Australian Standard AS8001:2021) in June, their first significant update in the area since 2008. The Standard is intended to apply to all organisations operating in Australia, both for-profit and not-for-profit. The new standard is critical to boards looking to assess their

Gartner forecasts Australian spending on public cloud services will reach AU$13.8 billion in 2021 and grow 23.4 per cent to A$16.7 billion in 2022. By comparison, worldwide spending on public cloud services is forecast to reach US$396 billion (AU$537.5 billion) in 2021 and grow 21.7 per cent to reach US$482

Supply chain worries will see Google shift away from Qualcomm processors to a new in-house solution for the rollout of the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro phones. Qualcomm has been the processor supplier of choice for Google’s Android devices for more than 15 years. The new sensor will be

Square Inc will buy Afterpay Ltd for approximately $29 billion (AUD 39 billion) in an all-stock deal.  Afterpay shareholders will get 0.375 shares of Square class A stock for every share they own, implying a price of about A$126.21 per share based on Square’s Friday close, the companies said.  The

Did WTC create the O.G. NFT? A one-of-a-kind album by the hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan, which was once owned by notorious “pharma bro” Martin Shkreli was finally sold Tuesday by the U.S. government, more than three years after Shkreli forfeited the album as part of his conviction for securities fraud.

With many organisations now having completed their move to cloud, some may be wondering what’s next for digital transformation. Successfully migrating some or all workloads to the cloud doesn’t mean an organisation’s digital transformation is complete. It’s essential for organisations to continue down the path of adaptation to ensure agility

Compliance, regulation

InPayTech (ASX: IP1) says its wholly-owned subsidiary Comply Path Pty Ltd has signed a software licence and service contract with PrecisionAdministration Services Pty Ltd (Precision).  Precision is the issuer and provider of clearinghouse and single touch payroll products and services under its ‘Beam’ brand. Precision will licence InPayTech’s platform through Comply

China’s CSI 300 Index (Reuters: .CSI300) is down nearly 10 per cent year to date. Tech darling Tencent plunged over 9 per cent yesterday and is down over 20 per cent this year.  So what’s happening to Chinese capital markets? China’s crackdown comes from the top Firstly, China’s Ministry of Industry

Apple, Google and Microsoft all reported quarterly earnings yesterday, and several stories emerged about the state of business and consumer demand for hardware and software. Rather than cover all the numbers, Which-50 has focused on the three themes that most interest our readers. Supply Chain Bottleneck – The Cost And

Bitcoin surged more than 11% from Friday’s Asian close on the back of a bullish news cycle that culminated in rumours that Amazon would start taking the cryptocurrency.   London’s City AM got things rolling on Friday when it reported that sources close to Amazon were considering adopting Bitcoin for payments on