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ConnectID & RentBetter partnership enhances Australia's rental industry
Australian Payments Plus' initiative, ConnectID, teams up with property management platform, RentBetter, aiming to boost privacy, and control for rental agents and tenants amid Australia's rental crisis.
Australian AI startup Marqo secures $12.5m in funding
Marqo secures $12.5m in Series A funding to further the adoption of its pioneering vector search platform and accelerate commercial growth.
Qlik achieves Protected level IRAP status for public sector
Qlik attains Protected level assessment from Australia's IRAP, furthering its capability to aid government and regulated sectors in AI-powered DX.
Orro secures Liquid IT in first overseas expansion
Australian digital infrastructure provider Orro makes its first international move by acquiring New Zealand-based Liquid IT.
Craggle introduces AI tool for easier loan refinancing
Craggle launches AI tool revolutionising home loan refinancing, aims to simplify the process and save Aussies millions annually.
Avarni appoints David Payne & Daniel Jarosch in key roles
Avarni, a leading decarbonisation firm, appoints David Payne as its Chief Commercial Officer and Daniel Jarosch as board Chairman, marking a new phase of global growth.
Exclusive: The BlueVoyant philosophy driving success
Exploring the efficacy of BlueVoyant's 'good, accurate and fast' philosophy: rapid growth in Australia and a reliance on AI make the cybersecurity firm a standout in the global industry.
Australian fintech investment plummets by 76% amid global downturn
Australia's fintech deal value sunk by 76% to US$587m in 2023, a six-year low, amid a worldwide investment downturn, reports KPMG's Pulse of Fintech.
Salus Ventures reaches $40m target with QIC investment boost
Salus Ventures, an Australian seed-stage venture capital fund, has surpassed its $40m target, powered by a robust investment from Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC).
DataStax unveils SwiftieGPT, AI chatbot for Taylor Swift's Australian fans
In anticipation of Taylor Swift's Eras Tour, DataStax announces SwiftieGPT, an AI chatbot offering comprehensive knowledge about Taylor Swift to her Australian fans.
Kylie Watson becomes DXC Technology's Head of Security for ANZ
DXC Technology has chosen Kylie Watson, a seasoned cybersecurity specialist, as the Security Head for Australia and New Zealand, poised to empower their clients against intensifying cyber threats.
Australia's digital health sector yields record-breaking economic returns
Australia's digital health investment yields $19.70 in capital, 56 jobs and AUD 4.2m in gross economic value for every AUD $1m invested, according to a landmark report.
Wiise partners with Endeavour & Thyme to bolster NZ market
Cloud ERP platform Wiise partners with New Zealand tech providers Endeavour and Thyme Technologies, aiming to streamline the operations of NZ's SMBs.
LawCPD unveils first AI-powered learning feature for legal studies
LawCPD pioneers the global legal education scene with the introduction of its AI-Powered Learning Feature, the first AI tool revolutionising professional development for lawyers.
Vonage to boost Southern Cross Credit Union's customer support
Southern Cross Credit Union (SCCU) partners with global cloud communications firm, Vonage, enhancing their customer support system in Australia by employing Vonage Fusion's UCaaS and CCaaS solutions.
Rippling's $11.25B bolster for Asia-Pacific with Sydney HQ opening
Rippling, the US-based workforce management giant, has launched in Australia, marking the initiation of a multi-year investment strategy in the ever-growing Asia-Pacific region.
Data Zoo names former London Stock Exchange exec as new CEO
Data Zoo, an award-winning global identity provider, has appointed former London Stock Exchange Group executive, Charlie Minutella, as its new CEO, signalling a major strategic shift.
Secure State joins archTIS program to enhance Aussie cybersecurity
Indigenous cybersecurity firm Secure State has become a Silver Partner in the archTIS Channel Partner Program, enhancing its security solution offerings.
Innovation, AI and Australia and New Zealand’s digital future
Australasian businesses showcase resilience and innovation amid global challenges, bolstered by Oracle's AI-driven digital solutions and extensive cloud-infrastructure investments.
$74 billion loss risk for firms from poor customer service
Australian businesses face an annual financial risk of AU$74bn due to poor customer service, reveals Qualtrics' study.
Visa's AI technology thwarts $714m fraud in Australia
Visa's AI-powered fraud solution has blocked $714m in attempted scams in Australia, over double the previous year's figure.
Equinix expands renewable energy commitment with PPA
Equinix extends its commitment to generating over 1GW of clean energy globally, by executing a new Power Purchase Agreement in Australia.
BlueVoyant report details rising AI-enabled cybercrime trends
New report by cybersecurity firm BlueVoyant identifies worrying advances in cyber threats and urges increased business vigilance. The emerging trends include AI-aided phishing and online ad exploitation.
Amazon & Vena Energy inaugurates Queensland's first solar farm
Amazon and Vena Energy launch a 125MW solar farm in Queensland, the first Amazon renewable energy project in the state.