Almost half the leaders surveyed believe these deployments are “greatly outpacing” the accuracy and productivity of humans doing the same task, with 69 percent in turn stating their workers are concerned AI will replace them.
Queensland agriculture supply chain tracking startup BlockGrain has raised $1 million, or 800,000 XEMs, through the global NEM blockchain investment fund.
GetSwift has suspended trading as it prepares responses to an AFR report that questioned details around contracts and revenue figures.
AgriFutures Australia has launched an education program aimed at helping schoolchildren in rural and regional Australia learn about innovation and entrepreneurship in relation to the problems facing the agricultural sector.
It was in 2016 that Chinese gaming company Kunlun Group first purchased a stake in gay dating app Grindr for US$93 million.
Billing itself as “Classpass for haircuts”, subscription service Trim allows users to get haircuts from hairdressers and barbers for an annual fee.
Tyro has announced Robbie Cooke, the former managing director and CEO of Tatts Group, will take on the role of CEO at the end of March.
Insurtech Australia has partnered with a number of international counterparts to launch the Global InsurTech Alliance (GITA), an international network looking to facilitate global collaboration and connectivity in the insurance technology space.
Divvito is aiming to make co-parenting communication easier by, as Wendy explained, “bringing the benefits of email to instant messaging”.
Too long have women contributing great ideas remained silent whilst male colleagues have presented them as their own.
Melbourne’s Blockchain Centre, a hub for blockchain tech and cryptocurrency startups, has launched incubator program Block Engine.
Coworking community Fishburners has announced Pandora Shelley as its next chief executive officer, taking over from Annie Parker, who will step down from the position of interim CEO at the end of February.
Looking to address both the stigma around mental health and the dearth of mental health professionals outside the major cities, Lysn is a telehealth service connecting patients to vetted psychologists.
A survey of Australian game developers found the industry generated $118.5 million in the 2016-17 financial year, up from $114.9 million the previous year, with 75 percent of studios surveyed projecting future growth.
Data registries and analytics business Illion, formerly Dun & Bradstreet, has acquired Adelaide fintech startup Proviso as it gears up for the arrival of Australia’s open banking regime.