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  • A neuroscience approach to innovative thinking and problem solving

    Allocating work time to experiment and cultivating a ‘fail fast’ culture have been hailed by many organisations as ways to foster innovative thinking to solve business problems. But there’s a science behind this that works by training the brain to process and arrange data to help it get to that ‘eureka’ moment.

  • SDN is evolutionary, not revolutionary

    The need to support increasingly complex and virtualised environments with greater agility is driving considerable change in data networking. Read why new software-defined architectures are a key to evolving in the digital world.

  • TeleXHealth wins Australia’s Hack Aging Hackathon

    A solution that let's people manage their health from the surrounds of their own home without the need for trips to the doctor has won the Hack Aging Hackathon.

  • Machine learning not 'death knell of modern workforce': Telstra CEO

    Advancements in machine learning will not be the death knell of the modern workforce but rather provide ample new opportunities for growth, according to Telstra’s new CEO, Andrew Penn.

  • IT firms' Cloud appetite strong as gear sales surge 25 per cent

    In another sign of the movement of more and more data into Cloud services, global first-quarter sales of Cloud-related hardware rose 25.1 per cent year-on-year, to nearly $US6.3 billion, according to an IDC survey.

  • Digital marketers look for behavioral triggers

    If you've spent time Google searching and window shopping online, say, on an outdoor retailer's website, dreaming about a $400 graphite fly fishing rod, maybe even putting the fly rod in a shopping cart to keep the fantasy going only to click away when reality bites, you might see the fly rod following you around the Interwebs, your Facebook feed or a banner ad.

  • Innovation will go offshore with R&D tax incentive cuts: AIIA

    The Australian Information Industry Association claims the government's proposed research and development tax incentive cuts scheme will encourage tech companies to move their R&D activities to countries with more attractive measures in place.

  • The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, June 25

    Snowflake opens cloud data warehouse... Google puts a data center in a coal plant... Facebook opens Messenger to all... and more tech news.

  • IBM, Box partner on cloud analytics technologies

    IBM and online storage firm Box have formed a wide-ranging cloud technologies partnership that will allow Box users to apply Watson Analytics know-how to their content while IBM customers can use Box's content collaboration platform.

  • The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, June 23

    Privacy group demands Uber probe... Europol hunts Isis online... Oracle goes all-in on the cloud... and more tech news.

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