?University of Sydney receives quantum computing grant from US intelligence
The University of Sydney has been awarded a share in a multimillion dollar grant from a United States government agency to pursue quantum computing research.
?Optus announces EPL mobile, broadband data streaming plans
Optus will be streaming the 2016/17 English Premier League season on selected plans starting at AU$15 per month.
?Data61, Treasury to review the future of blockchain technology in Australia
Data61 and the Treasury will undertake a nine-month study to examine the potential benefits and productivity gains, as well as implications blockchain technology could have on the Australian economy.
?Parliamentary committee recommends innovation agenda be reviewed
The final report by an inquiry into Australia's Future in Research and Innovation has called for a three-year review of the federal government's National Innovation and Science Agenda, less than six months after it was announced.
?Dick Smith's online business goes live on Kogan
Dick Smith is back in business, launching online in Australia and New Zealand thanks to Kogan.com.
HP updates Pavilion line-up with convertibles, desktops and all-in-one devices
HP unveils new laptop offerings claiming to provide improved battery life, power and capabilities - along with improved desktop and All-In-One devices
Jolla's $12m lifeline will help push 'secure' Android rival Sailfish OS
Cash-strapped Finnish mobile OS maker Jolla has secured $12m in financing to press ahead with licensing the Linux-based Sailfish OS.
Driverless cars will have fewer accidents, so what does that mean for insurers?
"The advent of autonomous driving represents a revolution for automotive safety," says Volvo president HŚkan Samuelsson.
'Ultra-secure' Turing Phone buyers told: Sorry, new delay now means May or June delivery
Turing Robotics Industries CEO Steve Chao says customers will get their pre-order phones by early June.
Is single sign-on the answer to your cloud computing security worries?
The downside of the cloud is a password and username overload -- but there are technologies available to help.
Budget 2016: Australia outlines options to remove double taxation from digital currencies
A discussion paper released on Tuesday by the Australian Treasury has listed a number of options for removing the GST from digital currencies such as Bitcoin.
Budget 2016: Australian Cyber Strategy implementation broken out
The Australian Federal Budget for 2016-17 has shown the allocation of most of the AU$230 million set aside for the Cyber Security Strategy.
Budget 2016: OAIC walks home with AU$9.3m annually for next four years
After running on the smell of an oily rag and burning its cash stockpile in years past, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has been funded with AU$8.1 million until June 2020.
Budget 2016: NBN planning for debt raising but government on hook if it fails
Should the company responsible for the NBN fail to raise enough debt to complete its rollout, the government has said it would pick up the slack.
Budget 2016: Multinationals in crosshairs as Australia extends to UK-style Google Tax
In one of the revenue increases found in Australia's 2016-17 Budget, multinational tax avoiders are being targeted by a new Diverted Profits Tax slated to raise AU$100 million a year.
Google Android Keyboard 5.0: Now you get one-handed typing, gesture cursor control, swipe delete
New gesture-based cursor controls in Google's Android keyboard bring faster editing to smartphones.
Collaboration will help combat cybersecurity: David Thodey
CSIRO and JobsNSW chair David Thodey has highlighted that cybersecurity is a whole-of-industry problem that needs to be addressed by both enterprises and startups.
AU$6m preschool STEM program tenders open
The Department of Education and Training has kicked off the search for an organisation to implement its AU$6 million Australia-wide early learning science, technology, engineering, and mathematics initiative.
India emerging as fastest-growing market for fintech software products
Indian startups are mostly focusing on payment processing and the trading solutions segments.
Time for Australia to build a cybersecurity industry: Stone & Chalk
Fintech incubator Stone & Chalk believes there is an opportunity for Australia to lead in the cybersecurity space both locally and internationally.