Facebook has admitted hundreds of millions of its users’ passwords were stored in plain text and able to be accessed by its employees. In a blog post, Pedro Canahuati, VP Engineering, Security and Privacy at Facebook said the company has fixed the issues and will be notifying those users whose
Data and analytics are becoming increasingly critical for Formula One racing teams. But for the underlying data storage systems, reliability and simplicity is king for current champions Mercedes. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Yesterday Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas won the Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne and
So, marketing leaders, you have a new data scientist on your team? First of all, congratulations! Data scientists are rare and expensive, which means hiring one is a true feat for most marketing leaders. Not to mention, you’ve unlocked a host of new possibilities. Leveraging predictive? Making use of AI?
Businesses remain under severe pressure to evolve IT to support digital transformation programs. Agility, responsiveness and cost-effectiveness are essential to stay relevant to employees, customers, partners and other stakeholders. To meet these challenges, businesses are turning in increasing numbers to the cloud and Software as a Service applications. Learn more
Global investments in fintech ventures doubled last year to US$55.3 billion due to a surge in funding in China and gains in other markets according to a new Accenture report. In Australia, fintech startups raised US$756.7 million last year, doubling the amount of $322.3 million in 2017. Accenture said this
A new study from Juniper Research found that operator revenues from international mobile roaming are expected to recover slightly, following a decline in 2017 after the introduction of RLAH (Roam Like at Home) in Europe and other markets. Overall roaming revenues, however, are expected to stay flat over the next
Between the scheme’s inception in February and December 2018, 812 data breaches were reported to Australia’s privacy watchdog under the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) rules. Angelene Falk, Australian Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner, said the growing number of data breaches reported to the office is consistent with trends experienced by
The edge will be an important data processing role, with IDC predicting more data will increasingly be processed through the edge rather than at the endpoint or core. The endpoint refers to devices like mobiles and PCs while the core is large data centres, including cloud. The IDC white paper
The growth in mobile internet users with a voracious appetite for online entertainment is accelerating the amount of data produced across Asia Pacific region. According to IDC, Asia Pacific and Japan is one of the fastest growing data regions, and by 2025 it will be the third largest datasphere globally.
Only 28 per cent of Australian enterprises have a company-wide strategy for sharing data which is hindering their ability to successfully orchestrate customer experience (CX) projects, according a a new study. Furthermore, 37 per cent of Australian organisations said that between 20-40 per cent or more of their CX projects