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SurveyMonkey opens Asia-Pacific headquarters in Sydney
6 Apr 2016
The world’s largest survey platform, the US$2 billion tech start-up SurveyMonkey, has opened its Asia-Pacific headquarters in Sydney.
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UK fintech launches point-of-payment rating system in Australia
31 Mar 2016
The UK fintech start-up, truRating – a point-of-payment rating system – has launched in Australia. The award-winning consumer ratings company has secured partnerships with some of Australia’s top-tier ...
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Sydney a hub for the ‘Internet of Everything’
2 Mar 2016
Innovation Central, a new R&D hub dedicated to developing technologies for the ‘Internet of Everything’ (IoE), has been opened at Sydney’s Australian Technology Park.
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A$26 million for development of advanced quantum computing
12 Feb 2016
The Australian Government recently announced an investment of A$26 million over five years to support the development of advanced quantum computing in Australia.
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Canadian oil and gas software maker opens in Australia
5 Feb 2016
Energy Navigator, the Canadian oil and gas software maker, has opened an office in Brisbane to support its clients in Australia and around the Asia-Pacific region.
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A$30 million funding for industry-led Cyber Security Growth Centre
19 Jan 2016
Cyber security is crucial for everyone in today’s digital world. The cyber security market reflects this need: currently worth around US$71 billion worldwide, it is growing at the rate of eight per ce ...
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Australia invests in the future
14 Dec 2015
Australia is investing in the future with a far-reaching A$1.1 billion National Innovation and Science Agenda announced by the Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on 7 December 2015.
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CSIRO opens innovation centre for 3D printing
25 Nov 2015
The Australian Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Christopher Pyne, has officially opened the A$6 million CSIRO Innovation Centre – called Lab 22 – which provides affordable access to meta ...
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IBM opens cognitive computing centre in Melbourne
9 Nov 2015
Global technology giant IBM has opened a Watson Client Experience Centre in Melbourne, the first in Australia. One of six that IBM plans to open around the world, this centre will give businesses and ...
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Australian scientists make major quantum computing breakthrough
19 Oct 2015
Australian scientists at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, have made a major quantum computing breakthrough.
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US cyber threat analysis company invests in Australia
14 Sep 2015
The US cyber threat analysis company, iSIGHT Partners, is investing in Australia with the opening of a threat analysis centre and sales office in Sydney. The new facility will support iSIGHT’s clients ...
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US IoT electronics firm invests in Australia
4 Aug 2015
Crestron Electronics, the New Jersey-based provider of specialist electronic control and automation equipment, is investing in Australia, opening its new Australasian headquarters in Sydney, and suppo ...
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UK cloud-based email security provider opening two data centres in Australia
29 Jun 2015
Mimecast, the UK cloud-based email security provider, has invested in two new identical data centres to be opened in separate locations in New South Wales. The data centres are expected to go live wit ...
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UK cloud integrator invests in Australia
5 Jun 2015
CloudSense, the UK cloud integrator and services provider, has invested in the software and IT sector in Australia, opening its first office in Sydney.
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Square to establish Australian headquarters
2 Jun 2015
Global payments company, Square, is to establish Australian headquarters in Melbourne.
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India’s Max Healthcare partners with Deakin University on big data analytic healthcare research
12 May 2015
India’s Max Healthcare and Australia’s Deakin University are partnering on a ground-breaking project involving the use of ‘Big Data’ analytics for healthcare research and management.
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Australia well positioned for network readiness
1 May 2015
Australia has climbed two places to 16th from a list of 143 countries in the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Network Readiness Index for 2015.
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Oracle expands its Australian workforce
24 Apr 2015
US-based cloud solutions company, Oracle, has announced plans to expand its Australian workforce to meet growing demand for cloud services in the region.
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Cisco sees a bright future for Australia in the ‘Internet of Everything’
27 Mar 2015
US technology company Cisco is establishing its eighth global Internet of Everything (IoE) centre in Australia and investing more than A$21 million in training initiatives over the next five years.
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South Australian precinct connects industry with innovators
18 Mar 2015
A new A$120 million education and research facility in South Australia’s Tonsley industrial district is attracting global and Australian companies and strengthening the precinct’s reputation as a majo ...
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