Westpac finally gets Apple Pay, includes eftpos – Finance – Hardware – Software- Tempemail

It’s been a long time coming, but Westpac has finally switched on Apple Pay for its customers and will also include eftpos functionality from the outset. Australia’s oldest bank on Tuesday revealed it had turned functionality for the new service on immediately, falling in behind its big four rivals the Continue Reading

Covidsafe app: how to download Australia’s coronavirus contact tracing app and how it works | Australia news

The Australian government has launched Covidsafe, an app that traces every person running the app who has been in contact with someone else using the app who has tested positive for coronavirus in the previous few weeks, in a bid to automate coronavirus contact tracing, and allow the easing of Continue Reading

Apple to delay mass production of 2020 flagship iPhones – WSJ – Hardware – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

Apple Inc is delaying the production ramp-up of its flagship iPhones coming later this year by about a month as the coronavirus pandemic has weakened global consumer demand and disrupted manufacturing across Asia, the Wall Street Journal reported citing people familiar with the matter. Apple is forging ahead with plans Continue Reading

Microsoft wins five-year deal with Coca-Cola to supply business software – Cloud – Software- Tempemail

Microsoft Corp on Monday said it had won a five-year deal with Coca-Cola Co to supply business software, including its Teams chat app and tools for customer service agents. The companies did not disclose the size of the deal but said it will include Dynamics 365, a suite of Microsoft Continue Reading

Companies bet on AI cameras to track social distancing, limit liability – Hardware – Security – Software- Tempemail

Stores and workplaces eager to avoid spreading the novel coronavirus are equipping existing security cameras with artificial intelligence software that can track compliance with health guidelines including social distancing and mask-wearing. Several companies told Reuters the software will be crucial to staying open as concerns about COVID-19, the respiratory illness Continue Reading

NAB outages average one “critical” incident a month – Finance – Cloud – Hardware – Software- Tempemail

It’s the chart some executives at the Tempemail Australia Bank (NAB) now probably wish they had never included in its financial results slide deck: outages. Despite a box and dice effort to replace legacy mainframe infrastructure with contemporary and public cloud – or perhaps because of it – the number Continue Reading

Booming population prompts Victorian council to go digital-first – Projects – Cloud – Software- Tempemail

Efforts at Victoria’s Moorabool Shire to prepare for doubling of its population in coming years have resulted in digital transformation that serendipitously helped the local council cope with the COVID-19 outbreak with relatively little stress. The council’s ICT manager, Lalitha Koya, said the region between Ballarat and Melbourne is fast Continue Reading

How Rajasthan is using technology to fight COVID-19- Tempemail

Read Article Express Computer is doing comprehensive coverage of how state Governments and smart cities are tackling the COVID-19 pandemic by using digital tools and other technologies. In today’s edition, we cover Rajasthan Rajasthan’s anti-COVID-19 strategy is entirely focused around technology. The state has launched Rajasthan Social Media Platform (RSMP) Continue Reading

The latest on the Covidsafe app

Josh Taylor examines the Covidsafe app released on Sunday and updates us on whether the government has addressed the community concern over privacy To find out more, read Josh Taylor’s article on what we know about Australia’s coronavirus contact tracing app. You can also listen to our original Full Story Continue Reading

Meet the former journalist marketing the Faroe Islands on a shoestring- Tempemail

Somewhere on a rocky archipelago in the North Atlantic Ocean, someone is taking a walk around her island home. She abides by social distancing laws, although that’s hardly difficult in a territory with a population of 52,000. The difference between the walker and the rest of the isolating world is Continue Reading