Google faces $400m fine over Fitbit takeover if it doesn’t wait for competition watchdog’s approval | Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)

Google faces a fine of up to $400m if it takes over Fitbit before the Australian competition regulator completes an investigation into the transaction. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) on Tuesday rejected an offer from Google to enter into a court-enforceable undertaking limiting the way it would use Continue Reading

How an SMS bot helped NSW Health cut COVID-19 test result wait times – Strategy – Projects – Cloud – Software- Tempemail

NSW Health has drastically reduced the amount of time taken to return negative COVID-19 pathology results to patients using a SMS text bot engine that automates the contact process. eHealth NSW chief information officer Zoran Bolevich told the AWS Summit in Sydney that the “really clever work” had “cut down Continue Reading

The beat goes on for Defected’s virtual festival post-lockdown, but sponsors can wait- Tempemail

Every Friday since lockdown was imposed in the UK, indie dance label Defected Records has been delivering relief from isolation in the form of banging beats. On 20 March, it aired the inaugural Defected Virtual Festival on YouTube and Facebook Live, inspired by similar live-streams it had undertaken in London Continue Reading

Gaming hardware, software spending falls again as consumers wait for next-gen consoles

In a nutshell: It’s been another depressing month for the video games industry, with spending across hardware, software, and accessories all down by double digits compared to the same period one year ago. As has been the case for a while, consumers are holding back their spending in anticipation of Continue Reading

Westpac customers forced to wait another 6 months for Apple Pay – Finance – Strategy – Software- Tempemail

Westpac has ended its most miserable year in decades with the revelation that customers for its main bank brand will need to wait another six months to get Apple Pay after it finally turned the payment platform on at subsidiaries St George, Bank of Melbourne and Bank SA. Australia’s second Continue Reading

Westpac customers forced to wait another 6 months of Apple Pay – Finance – Strategy – Software- Tempemail

Westpac has ended its most miserable year in decades with the revelation that customers for its main bank brand will need to wait another six months to get Apple Pay after it finally turned the payment platform on at subsidiaries St George, Bank of Melbourne and Bank SA. Australia’s second Continue Reading