Research and Development stories
Paytm Labs launches ML-powered fraud risk management platform
Pi was developed from scratch at Paytm's innovation lab, and is designed for fintechs, banks and eCommerce marketplaces with high transaction volumes.
Volpara, Microsoft project to detect cardiovascular issues
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).
Keysight Technologies and Samsung team up to develop 6G
Keysight Technologies has signed a MoU with Samsung Research to advance research and development of 6G technology.
Distributed Denial of Service
Radware announce major expansion plans in cloud security space
Radware has announced the acquisition of business from SecurityDAM, which is its DDoS scrubbing centres provider.
Cohesity hires new R&D vice president tasked with customer-focused innovation
Cohesity has announced that Kirk A. Law has joined the company as senior vice president of research and development (R&D).
Identity and Access Management
Ping Identity announces appointment of new VP of R&D
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.
Star Scientific wins Emerging Technology of the Year award
“We were chosen as finalists from some 300 entries from over 36 countries, acknowledged for ingenuity and commercialisation potential."
RMIT researchers create ‘light-powered’ AI chip
The nanoscale advance combines the core software needed to drive artificial intelligence with image-capturing hardware in a single electronic device.
UPDATED: Election 2020 - Which parties care about tech's role in New Zealand
Technology should be flying high when it comes to government investment and commitment from New Zealand's political parties. But is it?
Govt funds research into solar tsunamis, decolonising algorithms and more
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.
High Performance Computing
HPE powers Edinburgh International Data Facility
“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.”
HPE announces worldwide remote access to new 5G lab
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.
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.
Official launch of AustCyber’s cybersecurity Innovation Node
The node is the latest addition to AustCyber’s national network of cybersecurity Innovation Nodes.
Intel takes next step toward taking quantum commercial
The new cryogenic control chip, code-named “Horse Ridge”, will enable control of multiple qubits and set a clear path toward scaling larger systems.
OPPO outlines $10b vision for smart device innovation
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.
Calix launches advanced battery reactor in Victoria
BATMn is a $2.7m proprietary electric reactor, based on Calix technology, for producing advanced battery materials, part-funded by the Government.
Aus battery company awarded $3.5M for projects here and Europe
Calix will receive $3 million from the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, plus $0.5 million for CO2 capture from cement production.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Aussie telco Pivotel acquires two US satellite companies
Double US acquisition pivots Aussie telco Pivotel into North America, Latin America and Europe.
Call for Kiwi companies to recruit interns into R&D projects
‘Hundreds’ of New Zealand companies have the chance to recruit new skills and fresh thinking into their businesses.
NSW to give cybersecurity SMEs R&D gift cards
SMEs in NSW can apply for a ‘cyber voucher’ which will connect them with cybersecurity research teams from one seven universities.
Callaghan Innovation board welcomes Frances Valintine & Angela Bull
Callaghan Innovation is welcoming property mogul Angela Bull and the reappointment of tech futurist Frances Valintine and to its board this week.
ICT peak body’s policy focus pre-budget
The AIIA highlights the need to boost Digital Skills, Innovation and Government ICT Procurement in Pre-Budget Submission.
Frost & Sullivan
Taiwan cybersecurity industry empowered by innovation
Taiwan’s cybersecurity industry is now worth more than US$1.26 billion, but what’s driving the innovation behind it?