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  • CSIRO says hello to new CISO

    The CSIRO has appointed Jayne Leighton as chief information security officer.

    Written by George Nott22 Aug. 17 16:54
  • CSIRO doubles compute power with $4m HPC

    ​CSIRO has begun using its new $4m Dell EMC supercomputer, which will soon help to bring vision to the blind through the use of multi-layered neural networks.

    Written by George Nott18 July 17 12:40
  • Online storage supports ASKAP, MWA projects

    The Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) and Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) projects underway in Western Australia to map the universe are forecast to generate data amounts in the region of eight petabytes each year.

    Written by Hamish Barwick01 May 13 11:52
  • NEHTA licenses CSIRO software for e-health rollout

    The National E-Health Transition Authority (NEHTA) has licensed software from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) to aid the move to a standardised dictionary of clinical terms as part of the Federal Government’s PCEHR project.

    Written by Chloe Herrick28 Nov. 11 15:31
  • CSIRO eyes petascale supercomputer for Pawsey Centre

    The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is on the hunt for the petascale supercomputer that will underpin its Pawsey Centre, scheduled to be in place by 2014.

    Written by Chloe Herrick21 Nov. 11 11:48
  • BUDGET 2011: Global telescope bid receives $40m

    The Federal Government has invested $40.2 million over four years to continue Australia and New Zealand’s joint bid to host the global Square Kilometre Array project.

    Written by James Hutchinson10 May 11 20:52
  • Tasmanian ICT centre gains $50 million funding

    The Federal Government has committed $20 million to the Tasmanian ICT Centre, forming part of a $50 commitment that will ensure the centre’s survival for five years and introduce further research into broadband-based applications.

    Written by Computerworld Staff02 May 11 08:40
  • CSIRO pushes digital dividend in face of NBN spectrum buyout

    CSIRO’s hopes of commercialising its Ngara fixed wireless broadband technology for use in the National Broadband Network (NBN) may be hampered by radio spectrum recently purchased by the network wholesaler, researchers have warned.

    Written by James Hutchinson21 March 11 11:26