TECHNOLOGYONE OUTSTRIPS PROFIT EXPECTATIONS AS R&D SKYROCKETS

TECHNOLOGYONE OUTSTRIPS PROFIT EXPECTATIONS AS R&D SKYROCKETS

TECHNOLOGYONE (ASX: TNE) has surpassed market expectations to achieve a half-year profit after tax of $8.1 million, up 10 per cent on its previous result.

The Brisbane-based enterprise software company also posted an increased revenue of $113.9 million for the period, up 13 per cent on HY16.

Aside from brass tacks profit, TechnologyOne has...

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ONLINE SCAMS TAKE $3.8 MILLION TOLL ON AUSSIE BUSINESSES

ONLINE SCAMS TAKE $3.8 MILLION TOLL ON AUSSIE BUSINESSES

AUSTRALIA's competition watchdog has revealed today that more than 6,000 businesses were attacked by online scams in 2016, as a result losing a combined $3.8 million.

In its Targeting Scams report, The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) found that losses incurred because of online scams increased by almost 31 per cent i...

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THE ADELAIDE COMPANY TAKING AIR CONDITIONING SOFTWARE TO THE WORLD

THE ADELAIDE COMPANY TAKING AIR CONDITIONING SOFTWARE TO THE WORLD

ADELAIDE air-conditioning software company Delft Red Simulation Technology has seen international demand grow over the past year, comprising nearly 10 per cent of the company's sales.

Delft Red's Plandroid air-conditioning installation planning software has grown rapidly since 2010 with its simple software which allows users to drag a...

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MEGAPORT'S GLOBAL EXPANSION CONTINUES WITH ALIBABA CLOUD DEAL IN CHINA

MEGAPORT'S GLOBAL EXPANSION CONTINUES WITH ALIBABA CLOUD DEAL IN CHINA

MEGAPORT Limited (ASX: MP1), a Brisbane-based interconnectivity provider, has entered into a partnership with Chinese tech giant Alibaba which will provide its customers with direct access to Alibaba Cloud.

The deal will connect users of Megaport's platform to Alibaba's Cloud Express Connect, a high speed and secure network connection...

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DOMINO'S DELIVERS THE ROBOTIC GOODS

DOMINO'S DELIVERS THE ROBOTIC GOODS

IN MARCH, Domino's Pizza (ASX: DMP) announced it was on a mission to create a fleet of ground-based robots that would autonomously deliver its pizza's around Europe. This week, the company has announced that these robots, created in partnership with Starship Technologies, have officially taken off in Hamburg, Germany. The new ...

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XPED ACQUIRES ADELAIDE AI TECH COMPANY

XPED ACQUIRES ADELAIDE AI TECH COMPANY

INTERNET of Things company Xped (ASX: XPE) today acquired artificial intelligence company Jemsoft Group for 50 million shares in addition to a $200,000 cash consideration. The transaction will see Adelaide based Xped acquire Jemsoft for $200,000 and 50 million shares. In addition to gaining complete ownership of Jemsoft and its intell...

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MEGAPORT'S 'LA STORY' AS IT CONNECTS WITH THE US ON A NEW INTERNATIONAL ROUTE

MEGAPORT'S 'LA STORY' AS IT CONNECTS WITH THE US ON A NEW INTERNATIONAL ROUTE

Megaport Limited (ASX: MP1), a Brisbane-based interconnectivity provider, has continued its ex-pansion by establishing a Sydney to Los Angeles link which will cater for growing demand for its services.

The company says enabling this route is a milestone for its customers who want to use key cloud nodes outside of its main hubs of Australia an...

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EXECUTIVES AND BOARDS NEED TO STEP UP DEFENCES AGAINST CYBERCRIMINALS, REPORT SAYS

EXECUTIVES AND BOARDS NEED TO STEP UP DEFENCES AGAINST CYBERCRIMINALS, REPORT SAYS

UP to 90 per cent of Australian businesses are experiencing cyber security attacks, sometimes up to hundreds of times a day, and senior executives and boards need to act pre-emptively for their own safety, according to a government report.

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ASCS) published the comprehensive survey which reveals the "u...

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ALIBABA JOINS FORCES WITH BPS TECHNOLOGY

ALIBABA JOINS FORCES WITH BPS TECHNOLOGY

BPS Technology (ASX: BPS) has announced it has teamed up with online retail behemoth Alibaba to tap the revenue potential of 1.4 million Chinese tourists who visit Australia each year by offering their preferred payment method through an app on hand held devices.

The Southport-based FinTech company, which owns Bartercard and the Entertainment...

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AUSSIE SPACE STARTUP LAUNCHES FUNDING ROUND TO LAUNCH 100 NANOSATELLITES $5M

AUSSIE SPACE STARTUP LAUNCHES FUNDING ROUND TO LAUNCH 100 NANOSATELLITES $5M

AUSTRALIAN space startup, Fleet, has announced a $5 million Series A funding round to nanosatellites which aims to connect 75 billion of the world's devices by 2025.

Adelaide-based Fleet is developing nanosatellite technology in partnership with some of the world's leading aerospace engineers, and will launch the first of more than 10...

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MEGAPORT PLUGS CUSTOMERS AND PROVIDERS INTO NEW ONLINE MARKETPLACE

MEGAPORT PLUGS CUSTOMERS AND PROVIDERS INTO NEW ONLINE MARKETPLACE

MEGAPORT Limited (ASX: MP1) has launched a new product called Megaport Exchange, which is an online marketplace hosted on its own portal designed to connect providers to its global network of customers.

According to the company, Megaport Exchange will allow customers to search for services and engage with providers to meet their networking ne...

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THE APP FROM ADELAIDE THAT'S WOWING THE US, BUT WHY CAN'T THEY CRACK AUSTRALIA?

THE APP FROM ADELAIDE THAT'S WOWING THE US, BUT WHY CAN'T THEY CRACK AUSTRALIA?

WHEN Adelaide's Nick Stephenson heard the story of an untrained junior doctor working for 11 years in a New South Wales hospital he decided he wanted to overhaul the medical training system with a clever training app.

His training software, XapiApps, allows medical professionals to learn in the field, record progress, and have senior doct...

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AUSTRALIAN AI BREAKS INTO THE NORTH AMERICAN MARKET

AUSTRALIAN AI BREAKS INTO THE NORTH AMERICAN MARKET

CRE8TEK (ASX: CR8), owner of Artificial Intelligence Company Flamingo Customer Experience Inc. (Flamingo), has announced its successful expansion into the American market.

The company's Flamingo program is being implemented by Nationwide, a Fortune 100 insurance company.

Flamingo's 'ROSIE' program, a virtual sales assistant...

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GETSWIFT PARTNERS WITH COMMBANK TO CHANGE THE FACE OF RETAIL DELIVERY

GETSWIFT PARTNERS WITH COMMBANK TO CHANGE THE FACE OF RETAIL DELIVERY

PUBLICLY listed delivery software company GetSwift (ASX: GSW) has announced its biggest partnership yet; a multi-year agreement with Commonwealth Bank (CBA) to improve systems for CBA's retailers.

GetSwift will ramp up logistics for CBA's Albert POS system, the bank's signature EFTPOS smart-tablet, so that each vendor which uses A...

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CAN GOOGLE RECOVER FROM GLOBAL CONTROVERSY OVER ITS PROGRAMMATIC ADVERTISING SYSTEM?

CAN GOOGLE RECOVER FROM GLOBAL CONTROVERSY OVER ITS PROGRAMMATIC ADVERTISING SYSTEM?

IT'S the story that has rocked the world of advertising. The lucrative Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL) advertising system is under the microscope as blue chip clients in the UK, US and Australia boycott the search engine giant.

The boycott signals a growing backlash against 'programmatic trading', which automates the buying and selling of ...

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BRISBANE VFX PRODUCTION COMPANY CLEANS UP AT MAJOR INTERNATIONAL ADVERTISING AWARDS

BRISBANE VFX PRODUCTION COMPANY CLEANS UP AT MAJOR INTERNATIONAL ADVERTISING AWARDS

AUSTRALIAN production company Alt.vfx has broken records in global advertising, becoming the first business to win a coveted Lotus award at Adfest for five consecutive years. Not only did the visual effects specialist take out four separate Lotus awards in the Film Craft: VFX category at the 2017 Adfest gala held in Thailand, it was also ...

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ADELAIDE DIGITAL MARKETING GURUS CHANGING THE FACE OF ONLINE RETAILING

ADELAIDE DIGITAL MARKETING GURUS CHANGING THE FACE OF ONLINE RETAILING

Frank Grasso, CEO of Adelaide based Dynamic Creative, believes his company's new software will revolutionise Adwords forever.

Google's Adwords has been a staple of online marketing campaigns since it was launched in 2000.

The system, which allows retailers to position their products at the top of Google, has stagnated over the year...

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Q & A WITH FACEBOOK GURU ANDY MCKEON AS HE JOINS AUSTRALIAN SOFTWARE COMPANY LIVETILES

Q & A WITH FACEBOOK GURU ANDY MCKEON AS HE JOINS AUSTRALIAN SOFTWARE COMPANY LIVETILES

HE was creative director at Apple under the legendary Steve Jobs, and is now a senior Facebook executive. In his newest gig, Andy McKeon has joined the board of ASX-listed enterprise software company LiveTiles (ASX:LVT) in a major coup for the company.

Under Steve Jobs, he helped launch the iPhone, iPad, Mac and iOS software.

At Fac...

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CSIRO HELPS DEVELOP AUSTRALIAN PHARMA COMPANY FROM $10 MILLION TO $305 MILLION

CSIRO HELPS DEVELOP AUSTRALIAN PHARMA COMPANY FROM $10 MILLION TO $305 MILLION

GOVERNMENT backed scientists have helped multiply the market value of a previously small Australian pharmaceutical company by 30 in seven years.

Medical Developments International Ltd (ASX: MVP) has increased in worth from less than $10 million dollars in March 2010 to more than $306 million at time of press.

The company makes Penth...

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HOW TO PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS FROM RANSOMWARE

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS FROM RANSOMWARE

BUSINESS owners are being warned to prepare and protect themselves from the type of ransomware attacks which hit Australian SMEs so hard in the past year.

The denial-of-access attacks, which include malicious software that infiltrates and encrypts files on computers, then demands payment for their decryption, are costly, says onPlatinum ...

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