For those companies that have successfully worked with startups in developing their innovations, they could be up for a new award in 2016.
Stories by Rebecca Merrett
Data is not only the key to smart urban planning and development; it can help solve social issues in cities, too. A team of researchers at Data61, in collaboration with Harvard University, are using data for just that – to get to the root cause of crime in cities.
The Australian Tax Office has come out with data summarising the tax income and tax payable of more than 1,500 companies.
The International Telecommunication Union is further developing standards for the Internet of Things by signing a memorandum of understanding with Georgia Institute of Technology, one of the world’s leading tech universities.
The Victorian Department of Education and Training will face public hearings next year by the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC) over allegations of unfair influence in the procurement process of Ultranet.
Next time you are asked to deliver what seems like the impossible, give a thought to the technology and engineering team that landed the Mars Curiosity Rover.
Google has announced it will release Android Pay in Australia during the first half of 2016, allowing users to make mobile payments by tapping their Android smartphones on terminals.
Deakin University will launch an Interactive Digital Centre Hub in Melbourne CBD in the first half of 2016, which will allow industry partners to access the latest virtual and augmented reality technology.
Smarter mobile apps, intelligent digital assistants and democratisation of artificial intelligence are what we can expect next year when it comes to machine learning, according to analysts.
eHealth Queensland has found itself a new CIO and chief executive – Colin McCririck, who was CTO at Queensland Health for about a year.
From enabling the Internet of Things, to managing the use of digital content and improving the efficiency of global payments, there’s more to blockchain technology than just Bitcoin.
If we are to encourage more people to study technology, then breaking down time and money barriers to get accredited, formal education is key to making this happen, according to Peter Argent, academic director of Coder Factory Academy.
A machine doesn’t have to be that advanced in its artificial intelligence capabilities to be dangerous, it just needs to have a high level of autonomy, according to Toby Walsh, AI researcher at Data61 (formerly NICTA).
Companies doing data analytics next year will focus on refining data, move away from filling huge data warehouses, and start using external sources to gain richer insights, according to analysts.
The Singularity – it's a nightmare scenario that plays in the minds of most of us whenever we see some freaky smart tech. But should we really be concerned about machine intelligence getting out of control or is it just science fiction?