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  • Samsung Pay connects Four

    Samsung Pay can now be used by NAB customers, making the smartphone mobile wallet the first to be compatible with all of the Big Four Australian banks.

    Written by George Nott26 March 18 14:42
  • La Trobe rolls out Fitbits for farm animals

    Wearable motion sensors are being attached to sheep and cows on farms across Australia to provide powerful insights into the health and wellbeing of these animals.

    Written by Byron Connolly13 Feb. 18 11:58
  • 5 megatrends for CIOs to watch

    David Gee grabs his crystal ball and predicts the five megatrends you'll need to be aware of between now and 2020.

    Written by David Gee27 Jan. 16 14:51
  • ​Smartwatch sales slow: Telsyte

    Only 205,000 smartwatches were sold in Australia in the first half of 2015, despite heavy promotions around the devices.

    Written by Byron Connolly08 Sept. 15 11:32
  • IT departments lack IoT skills

    Many Australian firms feel that they are ill-equipped to deal with changes in their workforces as devices and robots become more intelligent, according to new research.

    Written by Byron Connolly16 July 15 10:41
  • Despite Apple Watch, Fitbit is still in the race

    Fitbit appears to be holding its own against the Apple Watch and may have even outsold the device in the U.S. in May, according to estimates from one market researcher.

    Written by Fred O'Connor02 July 15 08:15
  • Fitbit IPO pumps up the heart rate of investors

    Fitbit sprinted into Wall Street in its debut as a public company Thursday, as its shares opened 52 percent higher than the price that the wearables company had set for them.

    Written by Fred O'Connor19 June 15 04:20
  • Fitbit looks to raise at least US$358 million in IPO

    Fitbit, whose wearable devices collect data on users' fitness activities and sleeping patterns, plans on pricing its initial public offering at US$14 to $16 a share, raising up to $358 million if its stock sells on the high end of the range.

    Written by Fred O'Connor03 June 15 02:15