Research and Development stories
New survey explores short term impact of generative AI
"Generative AI has opened up amazing new possibilities to build companies, to grow companies, and to make companies more efficient and profitable."
SmartSat commits AU$1 million for space mission Waratah Seed
The SmartSat NSW Node and Aurora Space Startups Cluster are funding projects representing a significant portion of the Waratah Seed mission budget.
Snowplow acquires Sydney-based Poplin Data, extends global customer base
Snowplow has announced the acquisition of Poplin Data, Snowplow's exclusive integration and enablement partner in Australia and New Zealand.
New Zealand's tech sector's revenue and exports up 9%
The top 31 companies earned more than NZD$100 million in revenue, with the top four generating more than $1 billion.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.