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Microsoft opened its newest Technology Centre in Sydney today, offering the company’s local customers and partners a hub to develop digital technology and strategies. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter During the launch the technology giant also announced a new partnership with the NSW Government’s Department of Finance, Services

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The growth in smartphone prices is causing a drop in sales, according to research from Telsyte which showed sales decreased 3 per cent in 2018 compared to the year prior. The research, Telsyte Australian Smartphone & Wearable Devices Market Study 2019, said 4.6 million smartphones were sold in the second

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Nicole Fishers, Deputy Chief Information Officer at Flinders University, and Dell’s Chief Privacy Officer, Sooji Seo, were among the speakers on the Future of the Connected Workforce panel at Boomi World, discussing the favourable impact a robust application and data integration solution has on customer and employee experience. Flinders University

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Google (Alphabet) Google’s parent company Alphabet beat revenue and earnings per share expectations however increased costs pushed shares down. Full year revenue up 23 per cent year-on-year to $136.8 billion, while Q4 revenue jumped 22 per cent to $39.3 billion. Advertising revenue for the three months ended December 31 were

As another Super Bowl — the most watched event on American television — concludes with the New England Patriots, led by Tom Brady, lifting the Lombardi trophy for a record-equalling sixth time, many viewers were also tuned in for the ads. This year’s host network, CBS, was charging advertisers a record $US5.25

Despite the march toward digital, 59 per cent of small Australian businesses still do not have a professional website, according to new research conducted by domain registrar GoDaddy. The primary reasons holding small businesses back from building a company website is the sense that the business is too small (44

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Only 25 per cent of Australian organisations have innovation as a core value according to a new workplace innovation index. The index, commissioned on behalf of Ricoh StollzNow Research studied the challenges Australian organisations face through driving innovation and adapting to change. From that survey, 40 per cent of businesses

With a federal election looming, concerns have been raised that the foreign influence exerted on democratic processes during the 2016 US presidential election and Brexit campaigns could occur in Australia. Experts Which-50 spoke with suggested attempts by foreign governments to sow discord are likely here, as the political and civil

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The window of opportunity in the US for mobile payment providers like Apple Pay and Google Pay is closing fast, according to new research. Despite high levels of support from retailers, only 14 per cent of US respondents currently use OEM-Pay (payment services provided by smartphone vendors) for instore purchases,

A new study from Juniper Research forecasts that VR (Virtual Reality) headset shipments will reach 54 million by 2023, up from an estimated 21 million this year. This is a growth rate of 160 per cent, as demand increases following an underwhelming year for VR in 2018. Sign up for Which-50’s