Microsoft's investing arm is back on the market, but will entrepreneurs bite?

After laying dormant for quite some time, Microsoft has announced that it is getting back into directly investing in startups. Microsoft Ventures has been overhauled, though it’s not clear exactly why Microsoft has decided to get back into investing — or if the company is in it for the long haul.

Written by Blair Hanley Frank01 June 16 02:42

Makani's energy kite is a smarter wind turbine

Kites aren’t just for kids anymore. Just ask Makani Power, which is developing a smart energy kite that can generate up to 50% more electricity than a conventional wind turbine.

Written by Magdalena Petrova01 June 16 01:54

CIOs give themselves top marks for innovation in survey

A survey of 160 CIOs and CTOs working in Australia by Robert Half recruitment consultancy, found that nearly a fifth of respondents gave a score of five out of five when assessing their level of innovation within their organisation.

Written by George Nott31 May 16 15:50

VR, AI and IoT top job searches in Australia

Job searches on virtual reality (VR), artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) have tripled as Australians continue to embrace digital technologies in 2016, according to new data released by Indeed.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien31 May 16 14:15

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