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Amazon announces $400,000 worth of grant packages for Australian startups and SMBs
Amazon Australia has announced the launch of Amazon Launchpad Innovation Grants, an initiative to recognise innovation by Australian startups, entrepreneurs and SMBs.
Huawei ranks #6 among world’s most innovative companies for 2020
Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, Microsoft and Huawei occupy the top spots, followed by Alibaba, IBM, Sony and Facebook.
Humans VS machines: Focus must be on people - report
The majority of Australian executives believe organisations need to dramatically reengineer the experiences that bring technology and people together in a more human-centric manner.
Hong Kong's Team Hollo takes out 2020 Microsoft Imagine Cup
What is the connection between mental health and machine learning? Those answers and more came to light at this year’s Microsoft Imagine Cup digital event this month.
Alibaba Cloud brings tech innovations to those impacted by COVID-19
“At Alibaba Cloud, we are committed to providing industries that have felt the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic with advanced technological solutions that will offer much needed support and guidance."
Disruption – it's coming, ready or not
Suddenly the ultimate disruption has blindsided us and much of what was purely aspirational has become urgent necessity.
Kaspersky named one of the top 100 global innovators
For the second year, it made the Derwent Top 100 Global Innovator list by Clarivate Analytics, which includes giants like Amazon, Facebook and Google.
Spark rallies Kiwi innovators to share their 5G ideas
Spark is calling on New Zealand’s most innovative businesses to pitch their best ideas about how 5G could benefit the country.
Datrium awarded patents for resiliency and encryption tech
The patents were invented by Datrium’s leaders and engineering team. Many of the same team created the backup deduplication technology at Data Domain.
Report: Budget, staff and cybersecurity a barrier to Australian innovation
Concerns over cybersecurity has been named as one of the main barriers to innovation in Australian companies, according to new research from Ricoh.
Cambridge Quantum Computing teams up with CERN to advance quantum technologies
Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC) is looking to explore and advance the application of quantum technologies to particle physics as part of the QUATERNION project in the CERN openlab.
Australian business leaders need to up their innovation game
Innovation in Australia is falling, however there is still an opportunity for enterprises to take decisive action and improve business and economic outcomes.
Vodafone opens 5G Innovation Lab in Christchurch
The lab, which is located on Tuam Street, is designed to help New Zealand organisations understand how 5G technology can become part of their business.
CompTIA launches tool to measure emerging tech-readiness
CompTIA says the assessment will help to identify what steps are needed to ensure organisations expand their business.
Virgin Galactic relocates SpaceShipTwo, moves closer to commercialisation
“Today marks another step closer: We will have a genuine Space Valley in Southern New Mexico, a hotbed of innovation and achievement and space tourism development."
MuleSoft report encourages API-led approach for success in digital age
“With an API-led approach, CIOs can change the clock speed of their business and emerge as the steward of a composable enterprise to democratise access to existing assets and new capabilities.”
Top 10 digital transformation trends for Australia - IDC
In 2020 the emphasis shifts from DX technologies to underlying organisational structures and innovation ecosystems.
Business enthusiasm for emerging tech clashes with cybersecurity woes - CompTIA
The report also finds spending on hardware, software, services and telecom is projected to reach almost $5.2tn globally.
NZ tech companies forecast for rapid expansion in 2020
“These Kiwi tech businesses are showing the ability and drive to solve problems and make a positive impact on the world."
Tasmania Node launches with a focus on developing cyber security innovation
The Tasmania Node will have a particular focus on driving national strategy in the smart cities, Internet of Things (IoT) and marine technology sectors.
Official launch of AustCyber’s cybersecurity Innovation Node
The node is the latest addition to AustCyber’s national network of cybersecurity Innovation Nodes.
NZ's innovation snagged on 'number 8 wire' - report
New Zealand is ‘sliding’ down the global innovation index, in part due to Kiwis’ number 8 wire approach to fixing existing things, rather than exploring new and imaginative ideas.
Monitoring has a place in your test-and-learn culture
Experimentation in the enterprise is being embraced, but how does one work out what difference it makes?
IFTA FinTech Achievement Awards open for applications
The awards recognise excellence in the global FinTech industry