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Machine learning
Paytm Labs launches ML-powered fraud risk management platform
This month
Pi was developed from scratch at Paytm's innovation lab, and is designed for fintechs, banks and eCommerce marketplaces with high transaction volumes.
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Microsoft
Volpara, Microsoft project to detect cardiovascular issues
June 2022
Volpara Health Technologies is working with Microsoft on a research and development project to speed up creating a product that detects and quantifies breast arterial calcifications (BACs).
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Wireless technologies
Keysight Technologies and Samsung team up to develop 6G
February 2022
Keysight Technologies has signed a MoU with Samsung Research to advance research and development of 6G technology.
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Distributed Denial of Service
Radware announce major expansion plans in cloud security space
February 2022
Radware has announced the acquisition of business from SecurityDAM, which is its DDoS scrubbing centres provider.
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Cloud
Cohesity hires new R&D vice president tasked with customer-focused innovation
January 2022
Cohesity has announced that Kirk A. Law has joined the company as senior vice president of research and development (R&D).
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Identity and Access Management
Ping Identity announces appointment of new VP of R&D
February 2021
In his new role as head of research and development, Burke will be expected to drive product strategy and development across Ping Identity’s entire suite of solutions.
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Development
Star Scientific wins Emerging Technology of the Year award
December 2020
“We were chosen as finalists from some 300 entries from over 36 countries, acknowledged for ingenuity and commercialisation potential."
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Artificial Intelligence
RMIT researchers create ‘light-powered’ AI chip
November 2020
The nanoscale advance combines the core software needed to drive artificial intelligence with image-capturing hardware in a single electronic device.
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NZTech
UPDATED: Election 2020 - Which parties care about tech's role in New Zealand
October 2020
Technology should be flying high when it comes to government investment and commitment from New Zealand's political parties. But is it?
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Artificial Intelligence
Govt funds research into solar tsunamis, decolonising algorithms and more
September 2020
With $187 million in grants going to research across Aotearoa New Zealand, we look at a few of the tech-related projects that have been given funding.
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High Performance Computing
HPE powers Edinburgh International Data Facility
August 2020
“In the data-centric era deriving insights and value from across multiple datasets will be a key to success for business and government alike. We look forward to boosting the UK’s capacity for data-driven innovation through this initiative.”
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5G
HPE announces worldwide remote access to new 5G lab
July 2020
The goal of the lab is to accelerate adoption of open, multivendor 5G solutions by allowing HPE customers and partners a place to test and develop.
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Cybersecurity
Kaspersky named one of the top 100 global innovators
March 2020
For the second year, it made the Derwent Top 100 Global Innovator list by Clarivate Analytics, which includes giants like Amazon, Facebook and Google.
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Cybersecurity
Official launch of AustCyber’s cybersecurity Innovation Node
February 2020
The node is the latest addition to AustCyber’s national network of cybersecurity Innovation Nodes.
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Cloud
Intel takes next step toward taking quantum commercial
December 2019
The new cryogenic control chip, code-named “Horse Ridge”, will enable control of multiple qubits and set a clear path toward scaling larger systems.
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5G
OPPO outlines $10b vision for smart device innovation
December 2019
Oppo has outlined a $10 billion roadmap to developing an ecosystem of smart devices that will drive 5G, artificial intelligence, big data, and augmented reality technologies.
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Cloud
Calix launches advanced battery reactor in Victoria
November 2019
BATMn is a $2.7m proprietary electric reactor, based on Calix technology, for producing advanced battery materials, part-funded by the Government.
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Calix
Aus battery company awarded $3.5M for projects here and Europe
August 2019
Calix will receive $3 million from the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, plus $0.5 million for CO2 capture from cement production.
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Mergers and Acquisitions
Aussie telco Pivotel acquires two US satellite companies
August 2019
Double US acquisition pivots Aussie telco Pivotel into North America, Latin America and Europe.
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Callaghan Innovation
Call for Kiwi companies to recruit interns into R&D projects
May 2019
‘Hundreds’ of New Zealand companies have the chance to recruit new skills and fresh thinking into their businesses.
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Cybersecurity
NSW to give cybersecurity SMEs R&D gift cards
April 2019
SMEs in NSW can apply for a ‘cyber voucher’ which will connect them with cybersecurity research teams from one seven universities.
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Innovation
Callaghan Innovation board welcomes Frances Valintine & Angela Bull
March 2019
Callaghan Innovation is welcoming property mogul Angela Bull and the reappointment of tech futurist Frances Valintine and to its board this week.
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Government
ICT peak body’s policy focus pre-budget
February 2019
The AIIA highlights the need to boost Digital Skills, Innovation and Government ICT Procurement in Pre-Budget Submission.
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Frost & Sullivan
Taiwan cybersecurity industry empowered by innovation
November 2018
Taiwan’s cybersecurity industry is now worth more than US$1.26 billion, but what’s driving the innovation behind it?