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Australia to make quantum leap in quantum tech research

26 May, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

Australia's quantum technology sector could create as many as 16,000 jobs and $4 billion in annual revenue by 2040, according to a new report by CSIRO.


UniSA working on COVID-19 detecting drone

27 March, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

University of South Australia researchers and Canada's Draganfly are developing a drone capable of remotely monitoring COVID-19 outbreaks.


Standards Australia publishes AI roadmap

16 March, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Standards Australia has published a new report aimed at encouraging the development of responsible AI standards and policies.


NIST tests efficacy of mobile phone data recovery methods

30 January, 2020

National Institute of Standards and Technology researchers are hacking mobile phones to find out which forensic tools are best for data recovery.


ACS opens AI hub in Melbourne

17 December, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACS has launched a new AI hub at its Docklands premises in Melbourne and has appointed a new Head of AI Community Development.


Survey: APAC digital transformation progress threatened by lack of business alignment

25 November, 2019

Two-thirds of organisations are piloting, scaling or deploying transformation programs, but disconnects in IT culture and delivery speed stand in the way.


Research centre to study ethical autonomous decision-making

11 October, 2019

A new research centre is set to explore the safe and ethical use of autonomous decision-making technologies after receiving $31.8 million in government funding.


Gravity Challenge launches in Adelaide

01 October, 2019

Australian innovators are set to use space data to try to solve some of the world's most pressing issues as part of AWS's and Deloitte's Gravity Challenge.


CSIRO teams with Piotrek on solid-state batteries

12 September, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The CSIRO has signed a five-year partnership with Japan's Piotrek aimed at helping commercialise next-generation solid-state lithium battery technology.


Australians lack awareness around personal data use

12 September, 2019

Australians are least aware of how data collectors use their personal information, compared to those in other countries, according to a study by HERE Technologies.


ACSC calls on SMBs to participate in cybersecurity survey

29 August, 2019

The Australian Cyber Security Centre is calling on SMBs to fill out a survey that explores companies' views on and understanding of cybersecurity.


SBAS could help Australian economy locate $6bn over 30 years

13 August, 2019

A new precise satellite positioning system could deliver more than $6 billion to the Australian economy over the next 30 years, a national trial has shown.


Algorithms to make deliveries quicker, cheaper and greener

25 June, 2019

New algorithms could help make deliveries quicker, cheaper and more environmentally friendly, according to researchers at Swinburne University of Technology.


Smartphone authentication methods differ with age

24 June, 2019

Older smartphone users rely more heavily on their auto lock feature than younger people and prefer to unlock their phone with PINs, a study has shown.


90% of blockchain platforms replaced by 2021

04 June, 2019

According to a new Gartner report, 90% of current enterprise blockchain platform implementations will require replacement by 2021.


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