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DXC Technology predicts 5 ways the metaverse will reshape how we live and work in the next 5 years

- December 29, 2022 2 MIN READ

NSYE-listed DXC Technology has identified five ways it predicts the metaverse will impact life and business in the next 5 years. Here’s what they think. Workplace collaboration will never be the same again Around the world, the metaverse will become part of daily work for an increasing number of employees. Instead of staring at a… Read more »

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Australia’s gaming sector just had a cracking year, adding nearly 800 jobs

- December 22, 2022 3 MIN READ

The Australian game development sector is enjoying rapid growth on the back of unprecedented government support, with almost 800 new jobs created in the last year alone. The Interactive Games and Entertainment Association (IGEA) released its sixth annual Australian Game Development Survey this week, revealing that the sector has more than doubled in size over the last… Read more »

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Husic gets cracking on the government’s new $15 billion ‘reconstruction’ fund for renewables, fintech, AI, robotics and quantum

- December 1, 2022 3 MIN READ

The federal government has begun the formation of its flagship $15 billion manufacturing fund, with legislation introduced to Parliament and discussions with industry to kick off next week. The National Reconstruction Fund, a key election pledge from Labor, will provide funding to tech areas including medical science, renewables and low-emission technologies, and critical technologies such… Read more »

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3 Gold Coast startups looking to change the world for the better

- November 22, 2022 4 MIN READ

From unscrambling overwhelming life admin to unearthing untapped talent to ease the chronic labour shortages, a new generation of Gold Coast tech start-ups is solving close-to-home commercial dilemmas to go global. Combining an international mindset with the post-pandemic priority of local lifestyle, the Gold Coast is fast becoming home to a rapidly developing roll call… Read more »

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The NSW government is hoping tech will solve one of Sydney’s biggest nightmares – trying to decipher the parking rules

- October 31, 2022 < 1 MIN READ

Trying to figure out how to park legally on Sydney streets is a nightmare for many motorists, with multiple signs requiring MENSA membership to decipher. So the NSW government is going digital with parking signs in the hope it will clear up the confusion. The Smart Signage trial will begin in Sydney’s CBD next month… Read more »

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The $3 billion Tech Central towers plan next to Atlassian’s HQ just got approved

- October 25, 2022 2 MIN READ

A $3 billion plan to build twin office towers at Sydney’s Tech Central, next to the Atlassian tower currently under construction, has been approved by the City of Sydney. Central Place Sydney, a joint project between Dexus and Frasers Property Group, is adjacent to Central Station at the southern end of Henry Deane Plaza, sits beside Atlassian’s 40-story… Read more »

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Tesla’s Optimus robot is pretty meh, but Elon Musk’s knack for publicity does advance the promise of bigger and better things

- October 4, 2022 3 MIN READ

In August 2021, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced the electric car manufacturer was planning to get into the robot business. In a presentation accompanied by a human dressed as a robot, Musk said work was beginning on a “friendly” humanoid robot to “navigate through a world built for humans and eliminate dangerous, repetitive and boring… Read more »

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Stroke detection medtech Nuroflux wins Fishburners Tech for Good awards

- September 16, 2022 3 MIN READ

Medtech startup Nuroflux, which has developed a device to monitor brain activity and blood flow following a stroke, was chosen as the best of seven category winners the inaugural Fishburners Tech for Good Awards. The awards, held at the Fishburners Sydney startup hub, celebrated startups harnessing technology to help solve the world’s most pressing environmental,… Read more »

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The ingredients in fake meat aren’t always as good as you think – here’s an explainer of whether it’s actually better for you or the planet

- August 17, 2022 3 MIN READ

The popularity of plant-based proteins, or “fake meat”, has increased in recent years as consumers look to eat fewer animal products. In fact, plant-based protein is projected to be a A$3 billion opportunity for Australia by 2030. Many consumers believe these fake meats are better for their health, as well as better for the environment,… Read more »