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Australia ranks third in 2018 International Innovation Scorecard
18 Jan 2018
A global ranking by the US-based Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has placed Australia third out of 38 countries in its inaugural 2018 International Innovation Scorecard.
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UK ICT investment into Australia: 2017 highlights
13 Dec 2017
British-Australian collaboration in the ICT sector remains strong, with many UK companies choosing Australia to establish Asia-Pacific regional headquarters due to the availability of highly skilled w ...
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BT Group establishes first global cyber security facility in Australia
2 Nov 2017
British telecommunications provider BT Group is opening a cyber security research and development (R&D) facility in Sydney.
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Indian cloud-consulting company opens Australian office
31 Oct 2017
BlazeClan, an international cloud consulting and managed services company, has opened an office in Sydney to service clients across Australia and New Zealand.
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Irish fintech company enters Australia
25 Sep 2017
Ireland-based company, AutoEntry has opened its first Australian office at a fintech hub in Melbourne’s east. Its app helps accountants and bookkeepers automate processes.
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Leading US data centre provider opens fifth Australian centre
20 Sep 2017
San Francisco-headquartered data centre provider, Digital Realty, announced construction has commenced on its new facility in Western Sydney.
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Microsoft expands its cloud presence in Australia
4 Sep 2017
US-based Microsoft, has announced the creation of two new Azure cloud regions in Canberra, Australia, increasing the number of Azure regions to 42 globally.
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Bosch investment unlocks Australian smartphone key innovation
1 Sep 2017
Bosch Australia’s automotive electronics group has invented a new ‘Perfectly Keyless’ system that transforms smartphones into car keys.
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Microsoft to scale up quantum computing in multi-year deal with the University of Sydney
4 Aug 2017
The University of Sydney and Microsoft have signed a multi-year partnership for quantum research in Australia. As part of the deal, the university will host Station Q Sydney, a laboratory dedicated to ...
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Google cloud lands in Australia
1 Aug 2017
US tech giant Google has expanded its Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to its first site in Australia. The recently opened GCP is located in Sydney, and joins other GCPs in the Asia-Pacific region such as ...
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Procore opens its first international office in Sydney
4 Jul 2017
Procore, a leading US provider of cloud-based applications for the construction industry, has opened an office in Sydney.
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IBM opens fourth data centre in Australia
12 Jun 2017
IBM has opened a fourth data centre in Sydney to meet increased demand for Bluemix, its locally-hosted cloud service, and Watson, its artificially intelligent cognitive computing platform.
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TCS sets up new Innovation Lab in Australia
2 Jun 2017
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a division of India’s Tata Group, will open a TCS Innovation Lab in Australia, creating new jobs for Australians.
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Microsoft creates 120 new jobs at Asia sales centre in Sydney
31 May 2017
Microsoft has selected Sydney as one of four global Inside Sales Centres, creating 120 new digital seller roles.
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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries invests in Adelaide University research partnership
9 May 2017
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), part of Japanese conglomerate Mitsubishi Group, has signed a collaborative research contract with the University of Adelaide.
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Israeli cyber security and defence training company to open Australian HQ
24 Apr 2017
Israeli cyber security company CyberGym is relocating its global headquarters to Melbourne, generating 60 new full-time jobs over the next three years.
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UK autonomous vehicle designer establishes Asia-Pacific HQ in Australia
19 Apr 2017
RDM Group, a designer and manufacturer of autonomous vehicles, is establishing its Asia-Pacific headquarters in Adelaide’s Tonsley innovation district.
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A$447.5 million committed to new agribusiness Cooperative Research Centres
11 Apr 2017
Australia’s universities, public and private sectors have committed to four new Cooperative Research Centres (CRCs) to help agricultural producers with innovation and technology.
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Verizon chooses Australia for its Asia-Pacific cyber security facility
4 Apr 2017
US telecommunications multinational Verizon has strengthened its cyber security capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region by opening a new security operations centre in Canberra.
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US-based cyber security company UpGuard launches Sydney office
21 Mar 2017
UpGuard, an Australian-founded cyber security startup, is opening an Asia-Pacific headquarters in Sydney, five years after moving to Silicon Valley.
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