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Sydney — world's 10th most future-ready city

05 April, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Sydney ranked 10th on a list compiled by Dell and IHS of the 50 cities best positioned to take advantage of innovation and technology to stimulate economic growth.


Pizza droids are coming; FBI warns of car hacks; Govt targets Bitcoin 'double GST'

24 March, 2016 by Andrew Collins

Domino's unveils pizza delivery robot, federal government to tackle 'double GST' on digital currencies, and connected cars becoming increasingly vulnerable.


AI must be kept under control: researchers

16 March, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Two University of Sydney researchers are warning that AI must be kept under human control lest it evolve to become a threat to the species.


Driverless cars being demonstrated in NSW

14 March, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Driverless Vehicle Initiative will show off driverless vehicles to a NSW Government committee investigating the potential of autonomous vehicles to reduce road accidents and injuries.


Digital hub ignites Ipswich innovation boom

09 March, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The City of Ipswich has transformed an old fire station at the heart of the CBD into a digital innovation and start-up hub to help position the city as a leader in the digital economy.


Innovation the key to success

04 March, 2016 by Adrian Turner, CEO, Data61

Australia risks being left behind by digital disruption, as the economy moves beyond products and into data, says Data61's CEO, Adrian Turner.


Victoria to help fund Deakin Uni's ManuFutures

03 March, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Deakin University has secured $3m in state funding towards a $13m project to build a cooperative facility that will work with industry to develop innovations in advanced manufacturing.


Government reviewing Australia's space legislation

25 February, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The government is conducting a review aimed at ensuring Australia's space legislation is up to date and can help stimulate the industry, and has now opened the review up to public consultation.


AIIA taking nominations for 2016 iAwards

17 February, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The AIIA is inviting nominations from across all sectors of Australian innovation for the 2016 iAwards.


CeBIT 2016 conference program announced

11 February, 2016

The conference program is now available for one of the biggest business technology events of the year, returning once again to Sydney from 2–4 May.


NEC opens new Australian HQ and innovation centre

05 February, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NEC Australia's new 6000 m2 Australian HQ and innovation centre in Melbourne's Docklands will employ around 600 staff.


SA releases technical guide for managing IT investments

02 February, 2016

Standards Australia has released a new technical specification to guide governance bodies and executive management with their IT-enabled investments.


Chief Scientist's call to arms for innovation

01 February, 2016

The newly installed Chief Scientist, Professor Alan Finkel, has called on Australian engineers and scientists to continue to solve problems and treat every challenge as an opportunity.


Tech Insights: Interview with Craig Macfarlane, Association & Communications Events

31 January, 2016

In our Tech Insights series, we quiz industry leaders to get their views on what the year ahead holds for the IT world. Today we speak with Craig Macfarlane, CEO of Association & Communication Events.


Tech Insights: Interview with Steve Manley, NetApp

31 January, 2016

In our Tech Insights series, we quiz industry leaders to get their views on what the year ahead holds for the IT world. Today we speak with Steve Manley, NetApp's vice president, ANZ.


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