An app that provides a “life coach in your pocket” and a virtual reality simulator that gives users an immersive experience of being harassed are among the solutions of seven social entrepreneurs named as finalists in Optus’ Future Makers tech accelerator program.
More than nine in ten Australians surveyed for Gemalto’s Data Security Confidence Index say organisations should be encrypting the data they hold, although fewer than one in 10 say they have a complete understanding of what encryption does.
Australian poker machine manufacturer, Ainsworth Game Technology, is on a mission to “harmonise” global operations and become more in sync with its international counterparts.
AirTrunk – the hyperscale data centre company which opened its flagship 80 megawatt Sydney site in September last year – has appointed its inaugural chief operations officer.
Litigation funder IMF Bentham is preparing to potentially launch an Australian lawsuit against Facebook over its sharing of users' data with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.
The smart city of the future is a much-ballyhooed use case for IoT technology. But a new report from a consortium organized by researchers at Georgia Tech dives deeper into the specifics of business models and use cases for IoT.
Q-Ctrl, Australia’s “first quantum tech start-up”, has secured the backing of three major global venture capital funds to complete its seed round initiated last year.
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Telstra’s group managing director networks, Mike Wright is leaving the company he joined as a graduate in 1980. Brisbane-based Wright will leave the telco in September.
Four senior U.S. House Republicans sent letters on Monday to the chief executives of Apple and Google parent Alphabet asking questions about location data and mobile phone privacy practices and the handling of customer data.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise can boost manufacturing at its facility in Wisconsin if trade tensions with China escalate, CEO Antonio Neri has said.
Founded in 2014 by a group of high-profile technology and manufacturing companies, the Industrial Internet Consortium has since blossomed into a major player in the critically important world of IoT, helping to demonstrate how the new technology can apply to a variety of commercial and industrial fields. Network World talked with the group's president, Bill Hoffman, who discussed the long, strange journey of technology's relationship with industry.
Tennis legend Evonne Goolagong Cawley, academic Dr Jakelin Troy and author Alexis Wright are among the “inspirational indigenous voices” sharing their stories via Google Assistant.
Australian companies can’t simply flip a switch to put their operations on a cloud migration. Leaders need to integrate their new, agile cloud organisation with their legacy business.
Former PepsiCo Australia and New Zealand technology boss, Ursula Phillips, will join The Real Pet Food Company in August as its Sydney-based chief information officer.
The rise and rise of chatbots in Australia has been impressive. But are they any good?
Chinese technology giant, Huawei, has bagged a $136 million contract to build and maintain digital radio systems that deliver voice and data services across Perth’s rail network.
Artificial intelligence can now detect human emotion better than people can. It’s time to get emotional about AI.
To get around language barriers in Russia, World Cup fans have been actively using the Google Translate applications on their mobile phones.
Brian Krzanich was one of the loudest advocates for increasing diversity in tech. Will Intel’s efforts continue now that he’s gone?
BPM software streamlines the backend workings of an organisation to create better employee experiences, laying a foundation for smarter, more responsive customer interactions.
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