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RMIT researchers create ‘light-powered’ AI chip
The nanoscale advance combines the core software needed to drive artificial intelligence with image-capturing hardware in a single electronic device.
Govt funds research into solar tsunamis, decolonising algorithms and more
With $187 million in grants going to research across Aotearoa New Zealand, we look at a few of the tech-related projects that have been given funding.
HPE powers Edinburgh International Data Facility
“In the data-centric era deriving insights and value from across multiple datasets will be a key to success for business and government alike. We look forward to boosting the UK’s capacity for data-driven innovation through this initiative.”
HPE announces worldwide remote access to new 5G lab
The goal of the lab is to accelerate adoption of open, multivendor 5G solutions by allowing HPE customers and partners a place to test and develop.
Official launch of AustCyber’s cybersecurity Innovation Node
The node is the latest addition to AustCyber’s national network of cybersecurity Innovation Nodes.
Intel takes next step toward taking quantum commercial
The new cryogenic control chip, code-named “Horse Ridge”, will enable control of multiple qubits and set a clear path toward scaling larger systems.
OPPO outlines $10b vision for smart device innovation
Oppo has outlined a $10 billion roadmap to developing an ecosystem of smart devices that will drive 5G, artificial intelligence, big data, and augmented reality technologies.
Calix launches advanced battery reactor in Victoria
BATMn is a $2.7m proprietary electric reactor, based on Calix technology, for producing advanced battery materials, part-funded by the Government.
Aus battery company awarded $3.5M for projects here and Europe
Calix will receive $3 million from the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, plus $0.5 million for CO2 capture from cement production.
Aussie telco Pivotel acquires two US satellite companies
Double US acquisition pivots Aussie telco Pivotel into North America, Latin America and Europe.
Call for Kiwi companies to recruit interns into R&D projects
‘Hundreds’ of New Zealand companies have the chance to recruit new skills and fresh thinking into their businesses.
NSW to give cybersecurity SMEs R&D gift cards
SMEs in NSW can apply for a ‘cyber voucher’ which will connect them with cybersecurity research teams from one seven universities.
Callaghan Innovation board welcomes Frances Valintine & Angela Bull
Callaghan Innovation is welcoming property mogul Angela Bull and the reappointment of tech futurist Frances Valintine and to its board this week.
ICT peak body’s policy focus pre-budget
The AIIA highlights the need to boost Digital Skills, Innovation and Government ICT Procurement in Pre-Budget Submission.
Taiwan cybersecurity industry empowered by innovation
Taiwan’s cybersecurity industry is now worth more than US$1.26 billion, but what’s driving the innovation behind it?
UC senior lecturer a finalist in Kiwi innovation awards
Dr Deborah Crittenden has been named as a finalist for her efforts in research behind an 'infinitely' rechargeable battery.
e-invoicing, unemployment, foreign trade – Xero comments on Budget 2018
It’s safe to say that in yesterday’s Budget there were very few surprises.
World’s first advanced blockchain identity lab to be built in Edinburgh
The £600,000 lab will explore ways in which blockchain technology can protect personal data from online scammers and cybercriminals.
Huawei Australia appoints new CTO & CEO within a month
Nokia's global head of 5G has been welcomed into the ranks of Huawei Australia as its new CTO to head up its own 5G research and development.
Flexenclosure cashes in on €10m loan for data centre innovation
The loan was granted by the European Investment Bank and backed by the European Fund for Strategic Investments to create opportunities in the region.
Minister welcomes Canberra's new $12m R&D co-working space
“Additionally, one PhD research student at each University will be funded under the agreements."
University of Auckland granted $150,000 for cybersecurity project
"We will contribute to the development of a more secure and resilient New Zealand cyber-infrastructure in the future."
ESET reveals plans to build hub of cybersecurity industry in heart of Europe
The behemoth campus is expected to create 800 new jobs and attract professionals from around the world to come work in the new hub of cybersecurity.
Data61 celebrates momentous year of security, big data and research projects
"The world is drowning in big data, but our expert analysis is turning that commodity into insight, a unique and powerful value."