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The short timeline to a hefty 5G boost

5G technology will offer a game changing and sometimes lifesaving boost to everything from healthcare to the fashion industry. In the episode of the Verizon Age of Trust podcast series titled ‘The 5G Boost’ InnovationAus publisher Corrie McLeod talks to Rob Le Busque, Regional Vice President, Asia Pacific at

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ACCC chief seeks tighter Big Tech regulation

Competition tsar Rod Sims has pushed for further regulation of Big Tech, including strengthened merger rules and unfair practices prohibitions. Mr Sims, the chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), addressed the National Press Club on Wednesday outlining the increased importance of tackling market power in the

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Tech adoption not creation: the PM’s digital plan

The federal government’s digital economy push is about tech adoption not tech creation, according to Prime Minister Scott Morrison. During an address to the Australian e-Commerce Virtual Summit, Mr Morrison urged businesses to “keep the foot on the digital accelerator” as he summarised the government’s recent policies around digital

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$540m Business Growth Fund is officially launched

The $540 million Australian Business Growth Fund has been officially launched, despite legislation unlocking $100 million in Commonwealth funding still languishing in Parliament. The seven shareholders have all signed the Shareholders Agreement, bringing to life the Business Growth Fund (BGF), which will invest “patient capital” into established and profitable

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