Opinion

Digital ethics is one of the biggest issues facing AI – and most business execs admit they’re not ready to tackle it

- May 23, 2019 2 MIN READ

Business leaders are ignoring the ethical challenges of emerging technologies according to the latest Trendlines report. In doing so, they risk losing the trust of both their customers and employees.  The survey conducted by Avanade canvassed 1,200 C-suite, senior-level IT and business decision makers in 12 countries to reveal that while most respondents (82%) agreed digital… Read more »

News & Analysis

An Australian university is using big data and Amazon Web Services to create an innovation centre for social good

- May 7, 2019 2 MIN READ

Centre will pursue solutions for real world challenges Students to work with industry leaders to achieve social impact Intelligent data-driven health systems to improve support for patients Swinburne University of Technology has announced the launch of the Data for Social Good Cloud Innovation Centre (CIC), powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS). The Centre will leverage… Read more »

Profiles

Throwing a Gronade at the fear of AI

- April 26, 2019 4 MIN READ

While millions of people the world over are fearing the disruption of the fourth industrial revolution, one Harbour City Labs’ startup, Gronade, is touting its benefits for all to hear.

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Cruiser Interactive takes collaboration to the next level at Harbour City Labs

- April 18, 2019 4 MIN READ

It’s been four years since Dr Anthony Collins launched Cruiser Interactive, a spinoff of a technology research project developed at the University of Sydney. Cruiser Interactive delivers innovative solutions for meeting spaces, operations centres and cultural spaces offering organisations the ability to connect and collaborate at scale in real time. Collins tells Startup Daily the… Read more »

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YBF Ventures and Linfox calling on startups to solve fuel consumption challenges at FuelHack

- April 11, 2019 2 MIN READ

Melbourne tech and innovation hub, YBF Ventures has joined forces with Australian logistics company Linfox to launch FuelHack. With FuelHack the dynamic duo are calling for innovators to take up the challenge to unlock new and innovative ways to further reduce environmental emissions by optimising fuel consumption Kicking off on Thursday 9 May 2019, FuelHack… Read more »

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School Bytes is taking the pain out of office admin

- April 10, 2019 2 MIN READ

Young entrepreneur Blake Garrett has set about eliminating a pain point that will be dear to the heart of many a school principal. Garrett is the founder of School Bytes, a comprehensive cloud-based school management platform which allows a school’s front office staff to streamline their admin and operational processes. They say necessity is the… Read more »

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Sydney Landing Pad welcomes first participants

- April 7, 2019 2 MIN READ

Haymarket HQ, Australia’s only Asia innovation hub, is set to welcome eight high-growth technology companies from across Asia-Pacific as the first cohort of the City of Sydney’s new global landing pad program. The companies have a combined value north of $130 million and hail from countries including Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, India and New Zealand. … Read more »

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Aussie FinTechs wanted for Accenture FinTech Innovation Lab 2019

- April 6, 2019 3 MIN READ

Applications are now being accepted for Accenture’s annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific, a 12-week program that helps early- and growth-stage fintech companies accelerate product and business development through mentorship with executives from top financial institutions. The sixth year of the Lab comes after global fintech investments more than doubled in 2018, to US$55.3 billion, led by a… Read more »