Saturday, September 30, 2023
Nicholas Lambrou, Chief Executive Officer at Thinxtra

Aussie Massive IoT specialist Thinxtra rebrands to improve revenue streams and business operations for...

Australian Massive IoT firm Thinxtra has completed a rebrand as part of its investment into end-to-end, high-accessibility IoT solutions to create additional revenue streams, improve operations and drive sustainability for clients in Australia, N. Zealand, Hong Kong and Macau. The announcement further reflects the evolution of Thinxtra’s strategy to target emerging opportunities focused on applications including operational sustainability, energy conservation and smart utilities, supply chain resilience, large-scale facilities management, indoor air quality (IAQ) monitoring, and ESG reporting. Additionally, Thinxtra is leveraging capital from its recent $5 million raise to accelerate product development and the launch of new capabilities.

Australian consumers to spend $4.8 billion on online marketplaces this holiday season, ShipStation reveals

Australian consumers are set to spend $4.8 billion this year on online marketplaces this Black Friday and Christmas as they look to get the most value from their baskets, new research from ecommerce delivery leader, ShipStation suggests. The research was commissioned by its operating company, Auctane, in partnership with retail consultancy, Retail Economics.

World Heart Day: Bupa announces its groundbreaking AI-powered solution to help detect underlying heart...

With 2023 research revealing 66% of people susceptible to heart disease are unaware they are at risk, new optometry tech is breaking ground in the detection of potential heart issues using AI. As a means of bridging the gap between eye care and general health care, Bupa Optical’s Microvascular Health Assessment uses AI to detect underlying health problems and help clients better understand whether they're at risk of developing cardiovascular disease.

Australian workplaces go digital to meet new demands, ISG reveals

Australian enterprises are turning to flexible digital workplace services as they reconfigure workplace environments to increase agility and productivity, according to a report published by Information Services Group (ISG), a global technology research and advisory firm. The 2023 ISG Provider Lens™ Future of Work (Workplace) – Services report for Australia finds that a significant percentage of Australian organizations are implementing hybrid work models in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. To achieve an ideal balance of in-office, at-home and hybrid work, they are seeking tools and services that simplify collaboration and communication across distributed teams for the best possible employee experience (EX).

Gen AI a robust catalyst for software development but responsible usage is required, Thoughtworks...

Thoughtworks, a tech consultancy that integrates strategy, design and engineering, released Volume 29 of the Technology Radar, a biannual report informed by the firm's observations, conversations and frontline experiences solving the most complex business challenges. While generative AI is often posited as a useful tool to make developers more productive, a major theme in the report is what developer productivity means and how it can be measured.
Chris Hewish, Chief Executive Officer at Xsolla

Xsolla and Curine partner to launch academy in Kuala Lumpur to foster the growth...

Xsolla, a global video game commerce company with a robust and powerful set of tools and services designed specifically for the video game industry, announced at MYDCF organized by MDEC that it is launching Xsolla Curine Academy in collaboration with Curine Ventures. The Xsolla Curine Academy is an initiative dedicated to nurturing and empowering local talent within the video game industry. Its mission behind the academy is to offer game developers with a comprehensive, industry-leading program designed to equip them with the skills and knowledge necessary for a successful career in the industry. This program aligns with industry needs and adheres to the highest standards created in collaboration with global experts.

AI and cloud-enabled Aussie MSMEs tackling social challenges to unlock AU$9.3 billion by 2030,...

AWS, an Amazon company, released its report revealing that micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) that embrace cloud-enabled tech in Australia are expected to unlock up to AU$9.3bn in annual productivity gains and support 1.4 million jobs across the healthcare, education, and agriculture sectors by 2030, representing 10% of all jobs in Australia.
Brad Barth, Chief Product Officer at InEight

InEight announces groundbreaking innovations to aid collaborative issue management for project success

InEight, a construction capital project management firm, announced new innovations to help resolve design issues early on to avoid re-work, and embed quality control in construction activities to enable progressive review and turnover of complex, multi-discipline projects. The Integrated Quality Management feature will help contractors close the gaps between quality requirements and daily work and mitigate risks that can de-rail successful project delivery. The feature will integrate Inspection Test Plans and checklists with construction work plans, field progress and project documentation, enabling contractors to secure rapid ongoing approval of project turnover requirements while avoiding quality issues or project delays.
Will Ahmed, Founder and Chief Executive Officer at WHOOP

WHOOP unveils wearable powered by OpenAI to deliver individualized performance coaching on demand

WHOOP, the human performance company, has announced the launch of WHOOP Coach – an advanced generative AI feature – that promises to revolutionize the wearables market. WHOOP Coach takes an in-depth knowledge of a WHOOP member’s goals, their unique biometric data, and the latest performance science and generates highly individualized, conversational responses to their health and fitness questions – all within seconds.

MCi launches new solution optimized with real-time insights to help clients better manage their...

Management Controls Inc. (MCi), the provider of contractor data management software, launched myTrack®, the next-generation of its TRACK® Platform. Reimagined to exceed the needs of today’s owner-contractor relationship, myTrack offers an easy-to-use and personalized interface, direct access to data analytics, and leading-edge mobile capabilities.