Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Social enterprise Just Gold named as finalist for accelerating women

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Just Gold has been named a Victorian finalist in the 2022 Telstra Best of Business Awards. Over 24,000 businesses were nominated, and Just Gold Digital Agency was selected by judges for accelerating women and shaping Australia’s economic, social and cultural prosperity.

Airwallex bolsters North America team with new key leadership hires

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Airwallex, announced the growth of its USA team with two senior hires in its business development, partnerships, legal, and compliance teams as the business accelerates growth.

Nexia welcomes a new era of leadership in Paul Clements and Vito Interlandi

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Nexia Melbourne (Nexia) has successfully continued to build its business and pivot on a range of levels over the past few years against a backdrop of challenging times. This has created a dynamic environment where the firm now has an even clearer focus and an ambitious growth agenda to enhance the business and create even better opportunities.

5G garbage trucks are driving the future of Australian smart cities

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An interconnected network of garbage trucks could be the new frontline in repairing local roads, thanks to a research collaboration between Swinburne University of Technology and Brimbank City Council that utilises the 5G network and the Internet of Things (IoT). They will attach high-resolution cameras and GPS sensors to Brimbank’s waste trucks.

Cyber security expert expounds on the News Corp cyber attack

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The attack on News Corp was done through Business Email Compromise, a common threat vector used by hackers to infiltrate a corporate network to gain access to valuable information.Once hackers have gained access to your email, they can preview your most recent and historical conversations including accessing attachments and links within the email text.

LaunchVic’s $1.8m funding seeks to hatch AgTech’s next big ideas

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Close to 500 innovative farmers and aspiring startups are set to break into the AgTech sector, with three new entrepreneurship programs funded by LaunchVic and Agriculture Victoria. Farmers2Founders, Rocket Seeder and SproutX will each receive $600k to run pre-accelerator programs, which equip aspiring entrepreneurs with the skills to turn ideas into business.

New super computer set to herald next generation of discoveries

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One of Australia’s supercomputers is getting a major upgrade, with Swinburne University of Technology designing and installing a new space-focused machine with the support of $5.2m in funding from the Victorian Government’s Higher Education State Investment Fund. The facility will be the largest supercomputer available to Victorian researchers and will unlock the mysteries of the human brain, the natural world and the universe beyond our planet.

Over half of Australian workers are actively taking steps to change jobs

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Over half of Australian workers (56%) indicated that they had taken steps to change their current employment, according to a new report from RMIT Online and Deloitte. Employees took actions like looking on LinkedIn or Seek for jobs, preparing their CV or Resume, sitting an interview, or reaching out to their network about opportunities.

Tricentis acquires Testim, an AI-based SaaS testing automation platform

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Tricentis, an industry leader in test automation for modern cloud and enterprise applications, announced today the acquisition of Testim, an AI-based SaaS test automation platform. Testim extends Tricentis’ own AI-powered testing platform and will help them to simplify test automation, enabling companies to create resilient end-to-end tests quickly and easily.

Westwater Resources announces new executive management changes

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Westwater Resources, Inc., a battery-grade, natural graphite development company has announced the retirement of Christopher M. Jones, their former President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and member of the Board, effective February 25th, 2022. Chief Operating Officer (COO) Chad M. Potter has been elected Westwater’s new President and CEO and appointed to fill the vacancy on the Board of Directors, effective February 26, 2022.