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Facebook has again exposed its users’ data, according to security researchers which say they found 540 million users’ details including passwords available on public storage servers. Facebook is yet to respond to the claims. Security firm UpGuard claims two third-party developed Facebook apps collected and posted the information on publicly

The best place to work in Australia is a bank, according to LinkedIn’s annual list of the top companies to work for, which has the big four atop its latest leaderboard. According to LinkedIn, Westpac is the top company to work for in Australia, followed by NAB, ANZ and CBA.

The graveyard of business past is haunted by the ghosts of companies that were eaten alive by digital competitors. That’s a key message delivered to delegates to Blue Prism World by Blue Prism CEO Alastair Bathgate. The event, in London’s Dockland, is billed as the world’s largest Robot Process Automation

Australia’s cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) is on a growth trajectory with new research predicting market spend to reach $1.2 billion by 2022. It also shows three quarters of medium and large Australian organisations are already taking a multi cloud approach, which is presenting some complexity challenges. The research, Telsyte Australian Cloud

Oracle says it will continue to make significant investments in NetSuite to take advantage of more businesses running their back office operations on cloud-based software. The software giant acquired NetSuite for $US9.3 billion in 2016 and has left the company to operate as a separate business unit which is able

Tech companies and the Law Council of Australia have pushed back on Scott Morrison’s new social media laws, saying they are being rushed through Parliament without proper consultation or consideration of consequences. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Scott Morrison proposed the new laws in the wake of the

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Amazon Web Services has today announced some of the results of its local education technology startup program, AWS EdStart, sharing details on the progress of two startups; School Bytes and Saasyan. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter School Bytes is a cloud based school management platform for education staff.

It seems likely that regulators will come for the tech giants. The Australian Taxation Office has already wrestled Apple, Google, Microsoft and Facebook to the mat, forcing them to stop offshoring their profits while hitting up local taxpayers to cover all of their expenses. Paying your tax like some poor

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More than half of Australian organisations have started to adopt artificial intelligence, but strategies and capabilities remain immature and Australia is beginning to lag its regional neighbours, according to new research from Microsoft. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Along with IDC Asia/Pacific, Microsoft interviewed with more than 1,600

Ride sharing company Lyft has had it value soar on its first day on the Nasdaq with the company’s shares up 8.7 per cent at US$78.29 with a valuation of US$26.5 billion. Lyft debuted on the Nasdaq with a price of US$72 last Thursday. On Friday, its shares opened at