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Microsoft
Volpara, Microsoft project to detect cardiovascular issues
Volpara Health Technologies is working with Microsoft on a research and development project to speed up creating a product that detects and quantifies breast arterial calcifications (BACs).
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Wireless
Keysight Technologies and Samsung team up to develop 6G
Keysight Technologies has signed a MoU with Samsung Research to advance research and development of 6G technology.
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DDoS
Radware announce major expansion plans in cloud security space
Radware has announced the acquisition of business from SecurityDAM, which is its DDoS scrubbing centres provider.
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Cloud
Cohesity hires new R&D vice president tasked with customer-focused innovation
Cohesity has announced that Kirk A. Law has joined the company as senior vice president of research and development (R&D).
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Development
Star Scientific wins Emerging Technology of the Year award
“We were chosen as finalists from some 300 entries from over 36 countries, acknowledged for ingenuity and commercialisation potential."
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Artificial Intelligence
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.
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Artificial Intelligence
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.
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High Performance Computing
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.”
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5G
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.
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Cybersecurity
Official launch of AustCyber’s cybersecurity Innovation Node
The node is the latest addition to AustCyber’s national network of cybersecurity Innovation Nodes.
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Cloud
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.
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5G
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.
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Cloud
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.
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Calix
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.
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Mergers and Acquisitions
Aussie telco Pivotel acquires two US satellite companies
Double US acquisition pivots Aussie telco Pivotel into North America, Latin America and Europe.
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Callaghan Innovation
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.
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Cybersecurity
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.
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Innovation
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.
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Government
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.
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Frost & Sullivan
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?
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University of Canterbury
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.
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New Zealand business
eInvoicing, unemployment, foreign trade – Xero comments on Budget 2018
It’s safe to say that in yesterday’s Budget there were very few surprises.
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Cybersecurity
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.
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5G
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.