Digital Economy stories
Australian fintech sector shows success but start-ups face steep entry barriers
Australia's fintech sector thrives, yet emerging start-ups battle daunting entry barriers, according to EY FinTech Australia Census report.
New govt briefed on NZ's digital identity landscape
DINZ highlights potential of digital identity to boost New Zealand's productivity, advising ministers on improved laws and implementation.
OpenUK report examines state of open source skills in the UK
OpenUK's 'Skills or Bust' report highlights potential for economic growth through open source skills in the UK.
Mapping the future of UK's digital economy at Parliament
UK industry leaders gathered at Parliament to strategise on the future of the digital economy, covering digital skills, diversity, and sustainability.
Data centres could use 20% of global power by 2025
Data centres could account for a fifth of the world's power consumption by 2025, underlining a pressing need for sector sustainability, says Wisetek.
Quadrent Green Lease bridges the digital gap in New Zealand
The Quadrent Green Lease programme champions digital inclusion and e-waste reduction in New Zealand's underprivileged communities.
ST Engineering plans to enhance digital transformations in financial services
ST Engineering will enhance digital transformation in finance by expanding cybersecurity solutions, in partnership with the non-profit Elevandi.
Actian revamps Data Platform with advanced integration capabilities
Actian revamps its Data Platform, formerly known as Avalanche, enhancing it with advanced data integration capabilities.
atNorth joins Finnish Data Center Association to boost expansion
Nordic player atNorth has joined the Finnish Data Center Association, bolstering the growth of Finland's data centre industry.
STT GDC & Basis Bay to develop green data centres in Malaysia
STT GDC and Basis Bay partner to construct eco-friendly data centres in Malaysia to meet surging digital demand.
Microsoft spending record A$5 billion on Australia's digital future
Microsoft pledges a record A$5bn investment in Australia's digital future, aiming to boost AI, create jobs, and enhance cybersecurity.
Avanade launches AI-ready platform to aid enterprises in cloud journey
Avanade has launched Avanade Cloud Impact, a platform that helps businesses establish an AI-ready digital core and save on cloud spend.
TDCX Foundation aids youth digital literacy for its first anniversary
TDCX Foundation celebrates first anniversary with projects enhancing digital literacy for Southeast Asian youth. #socialimpact.
Gartner predicts 1,000% rise in unionisation due to GenAI by 2028
GenAI is set to transform the workforce, with a 1,000% increase in unionisation among knowledge workers predicted by 2028, according to Gartner.
NP Digital Bolsters Asia Pacific Operations with Senior appointments
NP Digital enhances Asia Pacific operations, appointing Gary Cheung as GM for Hong Kong and Taiwan, and Melissa Cheng as Country Manager for Malaysia.
Salesforce partners to uplift Filipino women with digital skills
Salesforce partners with Ayala Foundation to empower 185 Filipino women in the digital economy, promoting gender inclusivity and closing the digital divide.
Google Cloud forms strategic partnerships with Vietnam's top game devs
Google Cloud partners with top Vietnamese game developers VNGGames, Amanotes and Wolffun Game to enhance gaming services.
Mastercard tests tokenization of CBDCs on blockchains
Mastercard is testing the tokenisation of Central Bank Digital Currencies on various blockchains, enabling secure transactions between different blockchains.
Global Payments and Visa launch mobile tap in Singapore
Visa and Global Payments have partnered to introduce 'Mobile Tap' in Singapore, which allows SMEs to accept digital payments.
How universities can compete in the future digital economy
Universities are increasingly deploying digital technologies to transform their business operations and deliver an enhanced multi-modal student experience.
Building an economy of the future with radical digital transformation
The rise of generative AI is having a profound impact on business and society, leaving governments scrambling to catch up.
UK AI economy projected to reach £2.4 trillion by 2027: AiiA
The mapping released by AI Industry Analytics profiled 8,900 companies, 70 public corporations, 300 AI Hubs, 4,100 investors, and 280 government projects.
Atturra to acquire managed IT services provider Sabervox
Headquartered in Newcastle, Sabervox specialises in providing managed IT services and cloud subscriptions to mid-sized customers in regional NSW and beyond.
Three reasons why Asia-Pacific is winning the crypto race
As we traverse into the next chapter of the crypto narrative, the APAC region emerges prominently as a crucible of innovation, adaptation, and forward momentum.