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auDA Foundation awards 15 grants for digital inclusion projects
The auDA Foundation issues 15 grants, each worth $40,000, for projects enhancing digital inclusion and innovation targeting various demographics, including rural communities, people with disabilities, and Indigenous Australians.
LawTech Hub by Lander & Rogers opens applications for AI-focused 2024 programme
Australia's first legal tech accelerator, LawTech Hub by Lander and Rogers, opens applications for its AI-focused 2024 cohort.
Aussie IT firm warns of high cybercrime risk during festive season
Aussie IT firm CMTG warns of potential cybercrime increase during Christmas season due to rising online shopping habits.
Monash University and CSIRO create quantum-secure online transaction algorithm
CSIRO, in association with Monash University, creates 'LaV', a quantum-secure algorithm enhancing online transactions.
Fortinet & NAB host Cyber Codefest in Melbourne to bolster cybersecurity skills
Fortinet and NAB host second annual Cyber Codefest in Melbourne, aiming to narrow the cybersecurity skills gap.
Tech investor Alan Jones joins Third Hemisphere as Tech & Investments Director
Alan Jones, renowned tech investor and founder of M8 Ventures, joins Third Hemisphere as Tech and Investments Director to advise a growing list of clients.
Smartphone addiction endangering health - study
Young people aged 18 to 25 had the highest level of nomophobia and males were almost twice as likely to engage in dangerous use than females.
Attempts to block Google's acquisition of Fitbit over health privacy
Monash Business School aims to halt Google's acquisition of Fitbit, claiming it could monetise health data from 28 million users.
Researchers create algorithm to uncover deepfakes
The researchers have trained machine learning algorithms to detect deepfake videos based on the dissimilarity in patterns between the audio and visual cues.
Aussies supportive, but sketchy, about role of AI in society
Australians positive about AI but have doubts about privacy and job security, says study from Monash University.
Monash University and collaborators bring learning analytics to life
Monash Univ. unveils new learning analytics model to refine edtech, fostering self-regulated learning.
Australians uneasy about facial recognition tech - report
Half of Australians believe their privacy is being invaded by the tech, and two-thirds think they should be able to opt out of databases using it.
Global lockdowns put pressure on internet infrastructure
COVID lockdowns test global net; Monash team's 'Pressure Map' reveals strain on infrastructure.
AI tech to bolster suicide prevention efforts in Australia
New project will utilise artificial intelligence to streamline clinical records to better inform responses to suicide prevention.
Monash University brings power to the people through video project
Monash University unveils Indaba, a tool boosting rural voices via video, created with the IFRC.
Monash University to launch centre for blockchain research
From fintech to supply chain management, the MBTC will develop secure foundations for this technology, and demonstrate its usability and practical outcomes.
Melbourne uni researchers at the forefront of forensics technology
Monash Uni innovates bullet tracking tech, aiding forensic probes.
Monash University researchers scour dark web to understand cybercrime
IT researchers at Monash University have exposed activity on the dark web that could spell the end for some cybercriminals.
Minister welcomes Canberra's new $12m R&D co-working space
Leidos Australia opens new co-working facility in Canberra, creating over 20 jobs, with research agreements signed with two universities.
The Amazon effect: Kiwi retailers spooked by commerce giants
Kiwi retailers face stiff challenge as 'Amazon effect' dents business confidence and sparks GST fairness debate.
Australia's largest uni teams up with Red Hat to optimise storage space
Red Hat and Monash University have partnered to implement a large-scale multi-petabyte deployment using Red Hat Ceph Storage.
Monash University targets 100Gb/s OpenStack cloud
Monash University has is aiming for the world's first 100Gb/s end-to-end OpenStack cloud network after a new deal with Mellanox.