Saturday, December 3, 2022

HireVue hits 1 millionth interview milestone in Australia as demand for AI and virtual...

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HireVue, the global video interviewing, assessments, and text-enabled recruiting tools firm announced a number of growth related milestones in Australia including hitting over 1 million  job seeker interviews. In today's tech-driven world, candidates have increasing expectations for better communication, faster hiring, flexible options, and easy recruitment processes.

Cloud protection firm CrowdStrike wins 2022 CRN Tech Innovator Award

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CrowdStrike, a cloud-delivered protection of endpoints, cloud workloads, identity and data, announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has chosen CrowdStrike as a Winner for the 2022 CRN Tech Innovator Awards. CrowdStrike is hailed for cloud security with CrowdStrike Cloud Security, its Cloud Native Application Protection Platform (CNAPP).

Cross-border payments firm Alipay+ reveals a surge in merchant coverage

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Alipay+, provider of cross-border digital payment and marketing solutions, announced its merchant coverage has more than doubled to 2.5 million, as it works on connecting businesses to multiple digital payment methods by collaborating with acquirer partners. The payment methods merchants can adopt through one-time integration has reached 15, so that they can tap over 1 billion e-wallet users and unlock the consumption potential of the mobile-savvy consumer. Angel Zhao, President of International Business, Ant Group, shared the vision of Alipay+ and its latest developments at the Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF).

CDR provider Biza.io delivers the first Open Energy data transfer with Fiskil

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Biza.io, the Consumer Data Right (CDR) solutions provider, announced the first transfer of open energy data via the Consumer Data Right. The milestone transfer was made in partnership with Fiskil, a real-time Open Data platform and Accredited Data Recipient (ADR). Fiskil’s soon-to-launche platform will allow users to securely link their energy accounts and data to service providers and comparison sites in order to verify identity and account information, validate account balances, access usage data and access detailed billing data. 

Aussie equipment hire firm Coates wins APIC Partner of the Year Award

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Coates, equipment hire and solutions provider, has been honoured for its practise, leadership and innovation with First Nations people winning the APIC Partner of the Year award at the NSW Indigenous Chamber of Commerce (NSWICC) Infrastructure and Construction Awards. Held at the Crowne Plaza in the Hunter Valley, the company was awarded the NSWICC APIC (Aboriginal Participation in Construction Policy) Partner of the Year Award, and was runner up for the Outstanding Organisational Contribution to Indigenous Advocacy & Capability Award, while Alana McCarthy (a second-year apprentice with Coates at its Beresfield branch) was a finalist in the Indigenous Apprentice / Trainee of the Year Award.

Board customer KPMG wins Ventana Research Digital Leadership Award

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Board, the global provider of Intelligent Planning Solutions which help firms plan smarter, announced that its customer KPMG has won the 2022 Ventana Research Digital Leadership Award for the Office of Revenue category using Board’s Intelligent Planning for Finance. The Ventana Research Digital Leadership awards recognize organizations and individuals who utilize technology to advance business and IT. The 15th Annual Digital Leadership Awards showcase the leadership and use of business applications or technology that contribute significantly to the improved efficiency, productivity, and performance of the organization.

Sydney’s Quay Quarter Tower wins prestigious international design award

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Sydney’s Quay Quarter Tower (QQT) has been awarded the prestigious International High-Rise Award (IHA) in Frankfurt, Germany from a field of 34 projects representing 13 countries. The award, initiated in 2003 by the City of Frankfurt, Deutsches Architekturmuseum and DekaBank and awarded every two years, recognises development excellence in aesthetics, design, integration into its urban context, sustainability, cost-effectiveness and innovative technology. A €50,000 prize for the developer to donate to a charitable cause was awarded.

FS-ISAC and Cyberbit announce winner of the first Cyber League

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FS-ISAC, the member-driven, not-for-profit organization that advances cybersecurity and resilience in the financial system, and Cyberbit, provider of cybersecurity skill development and readiness platform, announced that team “IsNotTheEDR” from Banco de Crédito Cooperativo (BCC) is the winner of the first International Cyber League (ICL) Financial Cup, 2022 – the first hyper-realistic cybersecurity tournament for the financial industry.

Samsung hits top speeds over 10km distance for 5G mmWave in Australia

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Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. hit new milestones in Australia, achieving 10km (6.2 miles) long-range transmission over 5G mmWave in a recent field trial conducted with NBN Co. As the farthest 28GHz 5G mmWave Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) connection recorded by Samsung, this milestone shows the expanded reach possible with this powerful spectrum, and its ability to efficiently deliver widespread broadband coverage across the country.

Virtual fashion try-on Zyler named winner of Grosvenor’s tech search

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Virtual clothing try-on technology, Zyler, announced their success after applying for the Grosvenor Social Shopping Experience Challenge. International retail development and investment company, Grosvenor, launched a search for new tech that champion innovation and build a social customer experience. A major aim of the challenge was to drive retail recovery in a post-pandemic world where bricks and mortar stores saw footfall slump.