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​Australia warns G20 leaders the digital economy is ‘no tax-free club’

The Australian government has used a meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bank governors to highlight its multinational tax avoidance stance, with Treasurer Scott Morrison urging his counterparts to work together to ensure companies like Google and Amazon are properly taxed. In Buenos Aires for the two-day meeting, Morrison said digital taxation — collecting tax from multinationals — will ...

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L-platers are leading the charge towards digital licences in South Australia

The South Australian government in September launched a digital licence platform, allowing holders of state-issued identification to use their smartphone in lieu of a physical card. Speaking at the 4th Australian Government Data Summit in Canberra in Wednesday, Peter Worthington-Eyre, chief data officer at South Australia’s Department of Premier and Cabinet, revealed that not surprisingly it’s the younger drivers who ...

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Yes, DevOps is all about business growth, especially the digital variety

Everyone understands the need for DevOps and agile practices, but making it all work for the enterprise is another story. A survey of 1,300 executives just released by CA Technologies and Freeform Dynamics finds that while 75 percent recognize that these approaches drive significant business success when implemented together, only a relatively small proportion — about one in five — ...

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Singapore to introduce GST on imported digital services

Singapore will implement a new GST (Goods and Services Tax) on imported services, including video and music streaming services, purchased from overseas suppliers that do not have local establishments. The move would ensure the country’s tax system “remains fair and resilient in a digital economy”, said Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat, during his speech detailing the national budget for 2018. ...

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Industrial firms must embrace digital as they evolve from grease to code

Video: Industrial equipment manufacturers reporting difficulties with Meltdown and Spectre patches In volatile market conditions, conservative industrial giants must move faster to survive. This digital transformation of traditional manufacturing firms cannot — and must not — simply be about making existing industrial processes more efficient. They must recognize the opportunity to use digital as a way to create more sustainable ...

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Cognizant aims to retrain its massive employee base for digital transformation, multiple skills

Cognizant has labor on its mind as it aims to retrain its employee base as its business is increasingly driven by digital services. The company’s fourth quarter earnings conference call illustrated how managing its labor resources better–and layering in automation–is key to its goal to improve non-GAAP operating margin to 22 percent in 2019 over time. Cognizant reported a strong ...

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Digital transformation’s elusive ingredient: efficiency

By moving to more digital engagement and infrastructure, everyone expects dramatic boosts in their pace of innovation and product or service delivery. Be it subscribing to new cloud platforms, adopting data-driven analytics for decision-making, implementing robotic process automation, or opening new customer channels, great leaps of progress are anticipated. But a couple of things might get in the way. First, ...

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Multi-cloud is seen as the quickest path to digital nirvana

Information technology professionals have embraced the digital dream, and want to play greater roles in helping their organizations get there. The way they’re going to do it is through the cloud — actually, through multiple clouds. Photo: Joe McKendrick That’s the gist of a recent survey of 3,460 IT managers and professionals, conducted by F5 Networks, which finds high levels ...

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Western Digital beats market expectations for Q2 with record revenue

Western Digital reported its second quarter financial results on Thursday, beating market expectations thanks to a “healthy” demand in enterprise storage and NAND flash. The company reported a net loss of $823 million, or $2.78 a share. Non-GAAP earnings were $3.95 per share on revenue of $5.3 billion, up from $4.9 billion from a year ago. The company said the ...

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What enterprises will focus on for digital transformation in 2018

As technology and business leaders prepare their final tweaks for their digital plans in 2018, there is certainly evident some pace fatigue, combined with a growing sense that digital change is now nearly inevitable and/or omnipresent in both the enterprise and society today. Last year saw what was perhaps the highest water mark for sense of urgency and desire for ...

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