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A new study from Juniper Research found that digital therapeutics software, clinically proven to treat medical conditions, will be adopted enthusiastically by many healthcare stakeholders. The number of people using digital therapeutics will increase from an estimated 4.5 million in 2018 to 130 million by 2023. The new research, Digital Therapeutics

New research has revealed Australian companies doing business in China that have a detailed ecommerce strategy are 12 per cent more profitable than those without. The research also found that despite a lack of transparency in China’s regulatory environment nearly 80 per cent of businesses are optimistic about their China

Facebook’s advertising revenue jumped 50 percent, year on year, according to financial results released overnight. The social media giant appears to have seen little financial impact from a tumultuous 2018, reporting a net income just under $US 5 billion. The company’s revenue so far in 2018 is $11.97 billion, up

Stone & Chalk, a fintech startup hub, today announced the seven insurtech startups to take place in its inaugural insurtech accelerator, backed by EY, Hall & Wilcox, QBE & TAL. The six-week accelerator has been designed to help startup and scaleup businesses address real business problems identified by program partners

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Over $1 trillion of today’s financial services cost structure could be replaced by machine learning and AI. This would affect 2.5 million employees in the US alone, according to a new study by Autonomous Research The company is a global research firm focused on financial services. It just announced the

SuiteWorld Mark Hurd and Jim McGeever

The shift to the cloud as an “irresistible force” and that will accelerate over the next decade. That’s the view of Oracle CEO Mark Hurd. “Over the next decade the bulk of workloads that are in companies today are going to be in the cloud,” Hurd said during a Q&A

Facebook’s privacy problems suffered a major setback in a US Federal Court this week. Judge James Donato of the Northern District federal court in San Francisco allowed a class action brought by Facebook users in Illinois to go ahead. The case was brought by Nimesh Patel and others representing a class

Jim McGeever, SuiteWorld, NetSuite

From a standing start, China is expected to become NetSuite’s second largest market, behind only the US, by next year. The company is benefiting from the scale-advantages of deeper integration inside Oracle. China is currently NetSuite’s fourth largest market, a remarkable feat considering a few years ago the company didn’t

While many organisations will be anxious about the upcoming GDPR regulations, some are eagerly awaiting them and the prominence they will give to data governance. For the most proactive it’s an opportunity to change the data conversation and develop new capabilities. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Patrick Dewald,

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,