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Fintech Xalts acquires banking platform Contour Network
Thu, 22nd Feb 2024
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blockchain
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fintech
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m&a
Singapore's Xalts acquires Contour Network in a strategic move to augment its trade finance solution ecosystem and digitise the $30tn sector.
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Endava signs multi-year partnership deal with Rio Tinto
Tue, 1st Nov 2022
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big data
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bi
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digital transformation
Digital transformation consultancy Endava has partnered with Rio Tinto to create an in-house, software development team of more than 500.
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UQ collaborates on multi-million-dollar sustainable energy project
Wed, 20th Apr 2022
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funding
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federal government
University of Queensland leads multi-million-dollar project to build Australia's critical mineral supply chain and create 1300 jobs.
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Digital decarbonisation of the mining industry - now or never
Tue, 22nd Mar 2022
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cloud services
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digital technology
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cios
With the rise of conscious consumerism and conscious capitalism, mining enterprises are facing pressure to shift to cleaner and more sustainable operations.
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Syniti hires new exec, grows 800% and strengthens channel play
Mon, 18th Oct 2021
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data management
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cloud migration
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syniti
Syniti has announced an 800% software growth in Australia and New Zealand in the first half of 2021, compared to last year's same period.
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WorkForce Software increases revenue by 300% in APAC region
Mon, 16th Aug 2021
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ex
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covid-19
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workforce technology
WorkForce Software sees 20% YoY revenue growth and gains 232 new or expanded customer relationships in 1H of 2021, with strong growth in Asia Pacific.
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ThousandEyes makes three senior appointments across Aus
Mon, 18th May 2020
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
The cloud intelligence company has added a principal solutions analyst, and two regional sales managers, in Melbourne and Sydney.
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Mining industry looks to technology for longevity
Mon, 16th Sep 2019
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digital transformation
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it automation
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mining
Mining sector eyes tech revolution, says global report, predicting major industry transformation within 15 years.
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How Australia can access the connected supply chain
Tue, 26th Mar 2019
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opinion
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orange business services
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rio tinto
Australia's logistics industry must embrace digitalization to compete globally or risk being left behind, according to experts.
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IBM acquires Oniqua to bolster IoT offering for asset-intensive industries
Mon, 18th Jun 2018
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it in manufacturing
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iot
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data centre maintenance / management
IBM snaps up Oniqua, boosting IoT and asset optimisation.
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Oracle bolsters AI and ML capability with DataScience.com acquisition
Thu, 17th May 2018
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cloud services
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ml
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data science
DataScience.com is a platform that enables data scientists to deliver business-changing insights while leveraging big data and ML.
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Apple's new carbon-free aluminium set to revolutionise manufacturing
Wed, 16th May 2018
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apple
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sustainable it
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it in manufacturing
Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company’s is committed to advancing technologies that are good for the planet and help protect it for generations to come.
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Security, big data, smart machines to shape tech sector in 2016
Wed, 25th Nov 2015
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cloud services
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contact centre
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mobility
It’s a given that technology will be ubiquitous in every aspect of business, but how it will be used and the impact it will have is up for discussion.
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Empired powers up new $12m contract
Wed, 30th Sep 2015
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empired
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rio tinto
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ndi
Empired lands a hefty £12m deal with Western Power, bolstering its position in the utilities sector and marking a watershed year.
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Empired joins Microsoft Dynamics Inner Circle
Thu, 30th Jul 2015
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microsoft
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empired
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microsoft dynamics
Empired has won a place in the prestigious Microsoft Dynamics Inner Circle - an elite group of Dynamics partners.
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Empired ups revenue expectations; full steam ahead for FY16
Wed, 24th Jun 2015
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bi
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big data
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planning
Empired has upgraded its revenue expectations for 2015 and 2016 on the back of contract success and rapid expansion across Australia and New Zealand.
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Empired strikes oil with second oil and gas win this week
Fri, 19th Jun 2015
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it industry
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empired
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contracts
Empired continues winning streak with second oil and gas sector deal this week, this time netting $10 million in a three year contract.
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Empired continues winning streak with $15m InterOil deal
Wed, 17th Jun 2015
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managed services
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it in manufacturing
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partner programmes
Empired makes good on last month's promise of securing more big contracts, winning a $15 million deal with InterOil.
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Empired signs $20 million Rio Tinto deal
Thu, 28th May 2015
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microsoft
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managed services
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partner programmes
Empired has won a $20 million contract with Rio Tinto to provide application managed services across more than 170 applications.
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Meridian's Binns hopeful of keeping smelter contract
Wed, 18th Feb 2015
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meridian energy
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rio tinto
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ndi
Meridian Energy chief executive Mark Binns is hopeful of retaining the Tiwai Point smelter as a customer, but acknowledged there's still some uncer.
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UPDATE: Meridian shares rise after capital return flagged
Wed, 18th Feb 2015
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meridian energy
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rio tinto
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retailers
Shares of Meridian Energy gained after the electricity generator-retailer flagged capital returns for shareholders over the next five years, includ.
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World Week Ahead: Fed-inspired cheer
Mon, 22nd Dec 2014
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us federal reserve
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rio tinto
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industrial
US Federal Reserve policy makers have helped renew optimism in global equities with their promise to be patient on raising interest rates, triggeri.
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“Quiet revolution” underway as cloud-based firm ‘presents’ itself to NZ…
Tue, 19th Aug 2014
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cloud services
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smb
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prezi
Prezi ignites a 'quiet revolution' in NZ, launching its innovative cloud-based platform with over a million users, redefining presentations.
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Should govt listen to the copper tax campaign?
Tue, 17th Sep 2013
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broadband
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government
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chorus
Labour calls for halt on 'copper tax', claiming it unjustly enriches Chorus at Kiwis' expense, raising broadband bills by $150 annually.