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By 2050 Microsoft will have removed its entire historical carbon footprint by negating all the carbon it has produced since it was founded in 1975, the company announced today, describing its plan as a “moonshot”.  Download: Which-50’s Simple Fast Easy magazine – Six great digital experience case studies By 2030 Microsoft

IBM inventors received a record 9,262 U.S. patents in 2019, a 2 per cent increase from 2018, making it the company to secure the most patents annually for the 27th consecutive year, according to the 2019 IFI Top 50. Australian IBM inventors received 167 patents and almost half of the

Newcastle-based company Pegasus has secured AU$28 million from the Silicon Valley technology investment firm Accel-KKR to grow the business globally. Established in 1998, Pegasus’ software manages the safety of three million workers across 80,000 companies, primarily based in Australia. The funding will be directed towards product development, recruiting more employees

The CEO of P&N Bank has issued an apology over a data breach involving the West Australian bank’s customer relationship system which exposed personal identifying information of customers, including names, addresses, age, and account balances. The bank today revealed “criminal activity took place around 12 December 2019” during a server

Wisr, an ASX listed marketplace lender this week announced a $33.5 million raise through a share placement. The company says the funds will be used to accelerate growth and the continued roll out of its products. Download: Which-50’s Simple Fast Easy magazine – Six great digital experience case studies Wisr is

The start of Australia’s open banking regime has been pushed from February to July – giving the banks extra time to get ready for the data sharing scheme. In episode one of Which-50’s Minicast series Joseph Brookes explains why ACCC has extended the deadlines – and why it was predictable.

The total number of 5G connections will reach 1.5 billion globally by 2025, rising from only 5 million in 2019. This is an annual average growth of 150 per cent over the next six years. The predictions are contained in a new report from Juniper Research. The new research, 5G Market Strategies:

RMIT today launched an industry-designed online short course for DevOps to help meet the increasing demand in the local sector. The course provides students with the fundamentals of the practice in an Australian context. Download: Which-50’s Simple Fast Easy magazine – Six great digital experience case studies According to the Melbourne

In the first week of 2020, hashtag #ArsonEmergency became the focal point of a new online narrative surrounding the bushfire crisis. The message: the cause is arson, not climate change. Police and bushfire services (and some journalists) have contradicted this claim. We studied about 300 Twitter accounts driving the #ArsonEmergency

Sydney-based startup Practifi has raised AU$24 million in series B funding to expand its business management platform for financial advisors and superannuation fund companies.  Led by US tech equity firm Updata Partners with participation from existing Series A investors Equity Venture Partners, the new funding will be used to scale