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Amazon today announced it will expand its renewable energy push with five new projects in China, the US and Australia to power its infrastructure. The global tech giant will develop a new 105 MW solar project in New South Wales, following a successful investment in a Gunnedah solar farm earlier

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The digital tools NSW Health built out over the last half decade paid dividends when coronavirus hit Australia and created unprecedented challenges, the public health body’s CIO, Dr Zoran Bolevich, said today. Speaking at the Amazon Web Services Australian Summit, Bolevich outlined how telehealth and a SMS bot for coronavirus

Expanding Kmart’s cloud training program to non-technical staff has helped speed up decision making during the coronavirus pandemic, according to the group’s chief technology officer. Last year Kmart committed to training 100 per cent of its IT team and 80 per cent of its non-technical head office employees in Amazon

Deloitte plans to train 4,000 team members across Australia in cloud computing, as part of the Deloitte Cloud Guild, a technology training program with Amazon Web Services (AWS).  Announced today, the Deloitte Cloud Guild will offer a variety of training opportunities, from hackathons and immersion days to highly targeted self-paced

IT services company DXC Technology will rollout a cloud technologies guild training and enablement program to certify its workforce in the ANZ region to capitalise on a what it says is a global skills shortage in cloud technologies. In total, almost 10,000  DXC employees will be trained across multi-cloud platforms

Amazon today reported soaring sales as customers flocked to the ecommerce giant during the COVID-19 pandemic. First quarter results showed a 26 per cent lift in revenue, year-on-year, including US$10 billion from its market leading cloud computing division, AWS. Amazon owner Jeff Bezos pledged to spend all of the company’s

Australian female founders have only attracted $3 million in funding compared to their male counterparts who have raised an excess of $50 million, according to a survey of 63 VC-backed Australian startups. The report, Australian Startup Salary Guide 2019/2020 from startup talent and growth firm Think & Grow and Amazon

The University of Sydney is using cloud computing and data sharing to accelerate genomics research into endangered species, including the Tasmanian Devil.  In a partnership with American public cloud giant Amazon Web Services announced this week, the university is expanding its genome research and making data available through the AWS

This is part two in Which-50’s COVID-19 Disruption Series, which examines how Australia’s digital infrastructure is coping with the society-wide disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Read part one here.   Demand for cloud computing in Australia is at an all time high as organisations move to remote work and learning

Brisbane-based company Bigmate has announced the commercial availability of a technology which enables businesses to pre-screen for higher skin temperatures as workers enter or leave buildings.  The thermal screening tool, known as “Thermy” uses thermal cameras and advanced analytics to analyse skin temperature, automatically sending an alert when it detects