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  • Should digital businesses pay more tax in Australia?

    Technology businesses that benefit from the value created by Australian users of their platforms may face an increased tax burden, with the government seeking views on whether the current rules are adequate for the digital age.

  • Inside Domain’s technology transformation

    It’s fair to say that rise of digital has taken a toll on many Australian publishers, Fairfax Media among them. But although Fairfax has battled falling revenues as print fades, its multi-platform property business, the Domain Group, has delivered a string of outstanding results for the publisher, particularly in the digital sphere.

  • Small businesses savvy about digital transformation

    A survey of the use of cloud services by Australian and New Zealand businesses undertaken by IDC and commissioned by Oracle has shown a surprising level of maturity in the understanding, and implementation of, digital transformation among smaller Australian businesses.

  • NAB builds new tech platform for life insurance sell-off

    Selling 80 per cent of its life insurance business to Nippon Life will bring in $2.4 billion for NAB, but the bank expects the deal to incur significant separation costs, including the cost of building a new technology platform for the spin-off.

  • Telstra invests $600m in small business

    Telstra (ASX:TLS) has flagged plans to spend $600 million on a five-year plan to further develop its presence in the small business market with the launch of Digital Business.