The CSIRO has released a masterplan to improve Australia's record in innovation and help the country respond to global changes and digital disruption.
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Research at MIT has led to a system that distributes data around multicore chips' memory banks, improving execution times by 18% on average while increasing energy efficiency.
Cisco is establishing an Internet of Everything innovation centre in Australia and investing in addressing the IT skills gap by teaching STEM skills to 100,000 Australian students.
Cleverer management of caches could improve computer chips' performance while reducing their energy consumption.
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Commonwealth Bank will provide $5m to the ARC Centre for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology for its efforts to build a silicon-based quantum computer.
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Lockheed Martin Australia has picked Melbourne to be the location of its new Asia-Pacific ICT engineering hub.
Two university research projects are exploring promising ways to overcome the limitations of conventional silicon chips with electronic circuits.
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US government body NIST has kicked off a year-long challenge aimed at helping global communities develop smart city technologies and processes.
Digital creative agency Loud&Clear has made a formal partnership with the Swinburne University of Technology R&D department, following the launch of the university's new software innovation lab.
The newly launched NICTA Swinburne Software Innovation Lab will focus on developing software with the potential to benefit a diverse range of industries.