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Driverless cars will be the majority in near future

02 November, 2016

A new study suggests that, by 2038, the majority of vehicles on Queensland roads will be autonomous.

Young entrepreneur sells Fonebox to start VC company

24 October, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Young Queensland entrepreneur Jonathan Grives has sold the B2B communications company he founded when he was just 18 for a sum that sources indicate is around $30m.

Innovation prize awarded for stock market tech

20 October, 2016

The Prime Minister's Prize for Innovation 2016 has been awarded to Professor Michael Aitken AM, for his work in developing stock market analysing technology.

Innovation key to Australia's future prosperity

20 October, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Innovation and Science Australia Chair Bill Ferris has called for Australia to create a culture of innovation to remain competitive in an increasingly globalised economy.

UNSW to hire up to 1000 new researchers

12 October, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The University of New South Wales plans to hire up to 1000 new researchers and PhD scholars in fields including AI, telecommunications and data security.

Autonomous cars prove popular with Australians

11 October, 2016

A new study indicates that seven out of 10 Australians would like access to self-driving cars.

Samsung, Deakin, Unisono sign smart health agreement

07 October, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Samsung Australia, Deakin University and Unisono will jointly explore opportunities for applying technology including IoT, analytics and AI in the assisted living segment.

Ferris calls for more collaboration, commercialisation

05 October, 2016

The head of Innovation and Science Australia has called for greater collaboration between Australian businesses and publicly funded research institutions.

Microsoft forms major AI research group

04 October, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Microsoft has brought together more than 5000 computer scientists and engineers to form an AI research group dedicated to furthering the company's goal of democratising the technology.

Autonomous tractors could save the farm

04 October, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Autonomous farm vehicles could help create skilled jobs in the agriculture sector and help Australian farmers overcome labour shortages costing the industry over $150m per year.

US launches autonomous vehicle policy

21 September, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Obama administration has developed a new policy aimed at promoting the safe commercial introduction of autonomous vehicles in the US.

Twitter users now say more than before

20 September, 2016

Twitter has rolled out some key changes to simplify Tweets, enabling users to make the most of their 140-character limit.

LinkedIn unveils Australian Power Profiles

19 September, 2016

LinkedIn has announced its 2016 Power Profiles for Australia — a list of the most viewed professionals on LinkedIn.

Dimension Data and Deakin join cyber fight

02 September, 2016

Dimension Data and Deakin University will open a cybersecurity incubator at the university's Waurn Ponds campus in order to accelerate the development of unique cybersecurity solutions and intellectual property.

Victoria awards $6.5m to support local start-ups

30 August, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Victoria has allocated $6.5m to 18 projects designed to stimulate the state's start-up ecosystem, as the first round of funding for the $60m LaunchVic initiative.

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