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  • CSIRO to replace Altix supercomputer

    CSIRO’s Advanced Scientific Computing (ASC) division is to replace its SGI Altix supercomputer in an effort to increase the software compatibility of its high performance computing.

    Written by Tim Lohman16 Feb. 11 09:30
  • Cloud essential to R&D in Australia: NICTA

    Australia’s research and development industry must look to Cloud computing technology in the future in order to successfully handle the “explosion” of data and the need for computation.

    Written by Chloe Herrick10 Dec. 10 16:37
  • CSIRO experiments with 'no email' day

    The CSIRO is undertaking an experiment few commercial organisations would dare to consider — switching off email for an entire day.

    Written by Tim Lohman25 Nov. 10 16:47
  • CSIRO's supercomputer Australia's "greenest"

    The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation’s (CSIRO) graphics processing unit (GPU) has been recognised internationally as Australia’s “greenest” supercomputer.

    Written by Chloe Herrick19 Nov. 10 15:48
  • DataDot launches $4.5m SPP

    Microdot technology company DataDot (ASX:SPP) has dispatched the offer terms for a share purchase plan that could raise up to $4.5m

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling12 Nov. 10 18:13
  • Revamped SKAMP boosts Australia’s chances of hosting the SKA

    The revitalisation of the Square Kilometre Array Molonglo Prototype (SKAMP), a joint effort between the University of Sydney and Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), is expected to help further Australia’s bid to host the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope over rival South Africa.

    Written by Diana Nguyen08 Nov. 10 11:42
  • CSIRO wireless broadband over TV becoming a reality

    The CSIRO is moving to attract millions of dollars worth of commercial investment from networking vendors ahead of the first field trial of its in-house broadband wireless over analogue television spectrum technology.

    Written by Tim Lohman03 Nov. 10 13:05
  • CSIRO, QUT partner to develop flight testing technology

    Brisbane will become home to the Australian Research Centre for Aerospace Automation (ARCAA) after a joint project was today announced between Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and the CSIRO.

    Written by Lisa Banks02 Nov. 10 15:39
  • DataDot buys CSIRO's stake in subsidiary

    Microdot technology developer DataDot (ASX:DDT) will buy the 50% stake in subsidiary DataTrace DNA held by the CSIRO for $1.4m in stock

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling14 Oct. 10 17:56
  • GE, CSIRO to collaborate on Australian R&D

    The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has extended its working relationship with General Electric (GE) through a $20 million agreement which will result in a number of new research and development (R&D) projects carried out in Australia during the next five years.

    Written by Chloe Herrick01 Oct. 10 12:37
  • Australia's CSIRO hits U.S. carriers on WLAN patents

    The Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) is suing three of the largest U.S. mobile operators, charging they infringed a patent by selling wireless LAN products.

    Written by Stephen Lawson28 May 10 07:10
  • Australian SKA telescope to get broadband blackspot fibre

    Australia's bid to host the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) over competitor South Africa will rely on the Federal Government's Regional Backbone Blackspots Program announced last year.

    Written by James Hutchinson27 April 10 15:14
  • Bid for square km array beefs up in Perth

    The Western Australia-based research centre, designed to help Australia snare the $2.5 billion Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project, has opened in Perth.

    Written by Kathryn Edwards02 Sept. 09 15:11