Tuesday, October 4, 2022

FPT Software casts semiconductor subsidiary, makes inaugural chips

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FPT Software, an ICT company in Vietnam, has launched a subsidiary, FPT Semiconductor, marking a key milestone for the company as it enters the booming semiconductor industry. FPT Software aims to gain a slice of Asia Pacific’s semiconductor market which accounts for 60% of sales. IDC projects that worldwide semiconductor revenue will reach $661bn in 2022, an increase of 13.7% over 2021. FPT Semiconductor released its first integrated circuits (ICs), which were designed in Vietnam and manufactured in South Korea, in August.

FPT Software ranked best workplace in Asia, welcomes 2000th employee

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The “Best Workplaces in Asia”, ranked by Great Place To Work® extended FPT Software’s long list of achievements in building a successful work environment. The information technology company was recognized for its positive corporate culture, based on authentic care and support for its people, from physical safety to psychological and emotional wellness.

Highgrove Bathrooms’ $140 million turnover bolsters unrivaled expansion

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The retail sector has faced its share of challenges. For national bathroom retailer Highgrove Bathrooms, however, the 2021/22 financial year has been its best year yet in its 18 years. Founded in 2005 by Lindsay Sinclair, the two-generation family-run business quickly made its mark in the bathroom accessories retail landscape, growing from strength to strength year on year with 20 - 40% growth. They have outgrown their headquarters and main warehouse six times before purchasing a 2.5 ha site in Molendinar on the Gold Coast in 2015.

Data cloud firm Snowflake announces annual Data Drivers Awards winners

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Snowflake, the Data Cloud company, announced the winners of the annual Data Drivers Awards for ANZ, the premier data awards that honour Snowflake customers leading their organisations and reimagining what’s possible with the Data Cloud across their industries. Snowflake’s annual Data Drivers Awards winners represent the top individuals and organisations using the Snowflake Data Cloud to innovate, grow, and delight their customers. Winners were honoured during the Data Cloud World Tour in Sydney, 27 September 2022.

Tecnotree is the first non-teleco to be certified for open API implementation

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Tecnotree, a Digital Transformation Partner, is the first non-telco to be certified for open API implementation on the leader board for TM Forum Open API Conformance. The certifications were carried out jointly with MTN in live operations in the MTN environment and showed the successful implementation of Open APIs in commercial products and real-world deployments.

Mimecast ANZ names top channel partners of 2022 at Partner Awards

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Mimecast Limited (Mimecast), an email and collaboration security company, hosted its Channel Partner Awards ceremony in Sydney last night. Presented at Hyatt Regency Hotel, these awards acknowledge partner performance across four categories from ANZ.

SolarWinds announces IT Pro Day 2022 Award winners, survey findings

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SolarWinds, a provider of simple, powerful, and secure IT management software, unveils the results of its new survey examining the state of the technology job market amid industry-wide labour shortages and hiring challenges. Released to coincide with the eighth-annual IT Pro Day holiday, the survey found despite a potential economic downturn, over two-thirds of tech and IT professionals surveyed said they’re completely confident in their career choices.

Boost Design and eo win award for innovative swim wearable device

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Aussie based sports tech startup eo, with Boost Design, have been named the winner of the Australian Good Design Award in the sport and lifestyle section at the 2022 Good Design Australia Awards for eo SwimBETTER. eo SwimBETTER is a wearable tech created to revolutionise swimming and enhance the technique of athletes by giving coaches data.

Experian ranked in the top 10 of top providers of financial technology

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Experian ranked #9 on the 2022 IDC FinTech Ranking, jumping from #11. The FinTech Rankings is an annual ranking highlighting the top 100 providers of financial tech by revenue. The robust data assets of Experian, combined with best-in-class modeling, decisioning, and tech are powering new and innovative solutions. Experian has invested heavily in tech and infrastructure to deliver the freshest insights, at the right time, to make the right decision.

Social media analytics platform HypeAuditor hits record growth

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HypeAuditor, the AI social media analytics platform for brands seeking fair and transparent influencer marketing, announced a record year of growth as the influencer marketing industry continues to soar, turning into a $16.4 billion industry, by the end of the year. HypeAuditor’s annual revenue for 2021 has increased by almost half (49.6%) in comparison to 2020, marking a major milestone for the firm, which was founded less than five years ago in 2018.