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Artificial intelligence expert selects Sydney for Asia-Pacific launch pad

27 Mar 2019

New York-based artificial intelligence (AI) specialist, Dataiku, is expanding in the Asia-Pacific region with a major new office in Sydney. The company will be hiring dozens of local employees, from c ...

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Californian startup swells Australia’s $4.6bn cloud revolution

8 Mar 2019

Cloud data-warehousing pioneer, Snowflake, is ramping up its Australian business just one year after opening its first office in Sydney.

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India’s HCL Technologies opens Adelaide office

12 Dec 2018

Global technology company HCL Technologies has opened a delivery centre and office in Adelaide to service Elders, a leading Australian agribusiness company.

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Hitachi signs ‘social innovation’ MoU with CSIRO

7 Dec 2018

Japanese technology multinational Hitachi has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Australia’s national science agency, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSI ...

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Japanese tech titan Hitachi joins Western Sydney precinct project

3 Dec 2018

Japanese technology conglomerate Hitachi has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the NSW Government to collaborate on the development of the Western Parkland City and Western Sydney Aerotr ...

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Global tech consultancy Infosys to create 1,200 jobs in Australia

30 Nov 2018

Infosys, an India-founded technology consultancy, has announced it is creating 1,200 IT jobs and opening three Innovation Hubs in Australia by 2020.

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Australia holds world record for longest period of growth among developed economies

28 Nov 2018

Australia's economy grew by a stronger-than-expected 0.9% in seasonally adjusted terms over the June quarter 2018, according to the latest National Accounts figures recently released by the Australian ...

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Ericsson partners with Telstra to launch pioneering 5G network

9 Nov 2018

Swedish technology giant Ericsson has joined forces with Telstra to roll out what they claim will be the largest and fastest mobile network across Australia.

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Nokia launches 5G skills accelerator at the University of Technology, Sydney

22 Oct 2018

Finnish IT and telecommunications multinational Nokia has opened a telecommunications training facility at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS).

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Machine learning links Adelaide University with Lockheed Martin

19 Oct 2018

US defence contractor Lockheed Martin Australia has become the first foundation partner for the University of Adelaide’s new Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML).

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Lockheed Martin and Deakin University join forces to boost capacity of robotic exoskeleton

9 Oct 2018

US-based Lockheed Martin has partnered with Deakin University’s Institute for Intelligent Systems Research (IISRI) to work on improving the aerospace manufacturer’s FORTIS Exoskeleton

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Australian Space Agency seals deal with Airbus to foster innovation and skills

8 Oct 2018

The Australian Space Agency (ASA) and Airbus have signed a statement of intent that will see the European aerospace corporation provide support for space discovery, technology development and connecti ...

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UK fintech ‘unicorn’ establishes Australian office to access Asian markets

17 Sep 2018

Ebury, a billion-dollar British fintech company specialising in international payments, foreign exchange and import lending facilities, has opened an office in Sydney to expand into Asian markets.

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General Motors Holden invests A$28 million in Australian engineering talent

30 Aug 2018

General Motors Holden will invest an extra A$28 million in Australian operations, creating 150 new engineering jobs in a bid to fast track the onset of autonomous vehicles, electric cars and widesprea ...

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Accenture opens Canberra innovation hub for defence and national security

20 Aug 2018

US consultancy firm Accenture has opened an innovation hub for defence and national security in Canberra.

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Australia tops international tech-readiness ranking

20 Aug 2018

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has ranked Australia, Singapore and Sweden as the economies most prepared for technological change, and the most attractive places for tech companies to invest in ...

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ActiveCampaign chooses Australia for its first international office

16 Aug 2018

US marketing automation tech startup ActiveCampaign has opened its first international office in Sydney

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France’s EasyMile autonomous vehicle technology steers into Australia

8 Aug 2018

Autonomous vehicle technology company EasyMile, Transit Australia Group (TAG) and the South Australian Government have joined forces to create an autonomous vehicle hub in Adelaide.

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Silicon Valley fintech company Nomis Solutions chooses Australia for Asia Pacific HQ

13 Jul 2018

Nomis Solutions has opened an Asia Pacific headquarters in Melbourne to service the Asia Pacific region, creating up to 50 jobs over five years.

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Global satellite company SITAEL sets up Australian headquarters in Adelaide

5 Jul 2018

Italy’s largest privately owned space company, SITAEL, is opening an Australian office to design, develop and manufacture small satellite platforms and payloads.

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