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 and Science Australia Chair Bill Ferris has called for Australia to create a culture of innovation to remain competitive in an increasingly globalised economy.
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.
A new study indicates that seven out of 10 Australians would like access to self-driving cars.
Samsung Australia, Deakin University and Unisono will jointly explore opportunities for applying technology including IoT, analytics and AI in the assisted living segment.
The head of Innovation and Science Australia has called for greater collaboration between Australian businesses and publicly funded research institutions.
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.
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.
The Obama administration has developed a new policy aimed at promoting the safe commercial introduction of autonomous vehicles in the US.
Twitter has rolled out some key changes to simplify Tweets, enabling users to make the most of their 140-character limit.
LinkedIn has announced its 2016 Power Profiles for Australia — a list of the most viewed professionals on LinkedIn.
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 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.
According to research by Worldpay, a group of Australian shoppers account for 92% of all spending on physical goods purchased online, despite the fact that they represent only 13% of the population.
Australia's ResApp Health and Clevertar, along with New Zealand's oDocs, have all secured awards from Steve Wozniak as part of Talent Unleashed 2016.