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Blockchain and IoT technology will enable $31 billion in food fraud savings globally by 2024 by immutably tracking food across the supply chain, according to research from Juniper, which identifies IBM, SAP and Oracle as leaders in the area. Substantial savings in food fraud will be realised from 2021 and

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In a year which included a Royal Commission and the beginning of Open Banking, the biggest disruptive threat to Australia’s banks remained cybercrime, according to Monica Hovsepian, global industry strategist, financial services at OpenText, an enterprise information management software company. “Cybercrime is currently rife in the industry,” Hovsepian told Which-50,

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The government agency implementing My Health Record failed to appropriately manage cybersecurity risks or complete any of its four planned privacy assessments, according to a performance review by the Australian National Audit Office, which also found emergency access to patient records was routinely misused.  While the implementation has been “largely

An Australian startup backed by the CSIRO which makes plant-based “meat” today announced it has raised $35 million in series A funding. The startup, v2food, will use the capital for more research and development, and to build a new production facility in regional Australia. The company launched last month promising

Uber is facing an uncertain future in London after the ride-sharing company’s licence was revoked overnight for a series of failures which risked passenger safety.  UK regulators determined Uber was not fit to hold a private hire operator licence due to “a pattern of failures” which included 14,000 trips conducted

NAB Ventures and Larsen Ventures have invested in Edstart’s Series A funding round.  Founded in 2016, Edstart offers funding packages for school fees through a platform that provides parents with the option to spread their payments over a plan through two core products, Edstart Pay and Edstart Extend.  Listen Now:

Australia’s energy sector is set to be shaken up by the same data portability regime currently disrupting the country’s banking industry. Built to empower consumers through access to their data, Australia’s Consumer Data Right brings with it new challenges and opportunities to a sector already in flux. Currently, a mix

Reception staff at Waterman Business Centres can now onboard a new co-working tenant and configure and provision every service they need in 15 minutes – a process which typically would have required a two to three week lead time.  Previously each step in the onboarding process was completed manually, undertaken

Australia’s growing cohort of neobanks still face a persistent challenge around awareness and trust, despite millions of consumers being unhappy with major financial institutions, according to new research from Nielsen. But Nielsen’s data, based survey of consumers over the last three financial years, suggests one in two consumers are open

Fears of geopolitical instability may impact the global offshore services market, as sourcing, procurement and vendor management executives review their options to mitigate risk, according to Gartner. According to the report “Mitigate Offshore and Nearshore Service Delivery Location Risks Created by Geopolitical Instability” the offshore outsourcing market has been relatively