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Qwilr a documented success in 41 countries

8:34PM | Monday, 31 August 2015 | Kye White

Almost all of the tech tools associated with running a modern business can be easily integrated with one another, with the exception of PDFs and text documents.

CryptoPhoto iAward shows how “awesome” it is, co- founder says

8:58PM | Friday, 28 August 2015 | Kye White

For Chris Drake and his startup CryptoPhoto, winning an iAward means credibility and for a startup developing security technology, few things are more important.

Investor speed dating to be part of Future Assembly

8:50PM | Friday, 28 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

A new tech conference focusing on the Internet of Things wants attendees to walk away with practical connections and investment opportunities, not just new knowledge.

Four things you can learn from the innovator who discovered a simple cancer test when he was just 15

8:11PM | Friday, 28 August 2015 | Broede Carmody

If governments want to create the jobs of the future they need to stop talking about science and technology skills and start removing the real barriers that hamper young people from accessing scientific research.

Inventor aims to get thought-controlled wheelchair into production phase

8:37PM | Tuesday, 25 August 2015 | Kye White

It’s difficult to imagine anything more terrifying than blacking out and waking up in a hospital bed, realising you’re unable to do anything but blink.

Watch this space: NASA in talks with Aussie 3D printing startup Aurora Labs

8:54PM | Friday, 21 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

NASA has come knocking on the door of an Australian 3D-printing startup.

Tech pioneer Ron Creevey on whingers and why entrepreneur is “almost a dirty word” in Australia

8:53PM | Thursday, 20 August 2015 | Eloise Keating

Australian entrepreneurs are too quick to “whinge” and lack the courage to have a go says one of the nation’s leading technology pioneers.

Transport's innovation problem: why haven’t flying cars taken off?

8:14PM | Wednesday, 19 August 2015 | John Preston

Flying cars and teleportation may have captured the imagination decades ago, but most current methods of transport have been around a long time.

Collaboration is the way forward for startups: CSIRO scientist

8:23PM | Tuesday, 18 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

Startups need to collaborate more with big businesses and industries to provide testing grounds for new, innovative technologies.

Bright future: Google launches Project Sunroof

8:35AM | Tuesday, 18 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

Google has launched a new service allowing Google Maps users to determine how well solar panels will work on their house.

Startup makes job seekers into video stars

8:44PM | Thursday, 13 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

A new Australian startup is aiming to put the power back into the hands of job seekers with a simple idea: “make a video, get a job”.

Forget the Silicon Valley revolution: the future of transport looks remarkably familiar

8:25PM | Friday, 7 August 2015 | Tim Schwanen

From autonomous vehicles and the rapid rise of Uber to the global diffusion of bike-sharing schemes, transport is changing.

Let's not regulate away the competition fintech can bring

8:25PM | Thursday, 6 August 2015 | Deborah Ralston

Fintech firms are infiltrating all areas of financial services, from payments platforms, lending, capital raising, investment, advice, insurance to capital markets.

Aussie startup a Microsoft Imagine Cup winner

8:36PM | Wednesday, 5 August 2015 | Kye White

A virtual and augmented reality platform that improves outcomes for people living with dementia has won the World Citizenship Category at Microsoft’s Imagine Cup.

Billson says his next job is to “fix innovation”

8:58PM | Tuesday, 4 August 2015 | Eloise Keating

Off the back of a small business-focused budget, Bruce Billson told a round-table of female entrepreneurs and business leaders in Melbourne last night the Prime Minister has a new task for him.

Technolog: If at first you don't succeed, try again: Windows 10 and Google Glass

8:11PM | Monday, 3 August 2015 | David Glance

Last week some old technology reappeared, refreshed for another try at getting it right this time around.

Bitcoin winners starting to break free: CoinJar founder

7:35PM | Friday, 31 July 2015 | Kye White

Winners and losers have been chosen from the first wave of bitcoin startups, according to CoinJar founder Asher Tan.

Energy and natural resources sector ripe for startup innovation

7:13PM | Thursday, 30 July 2015 | Sarah Coleman

When it comes to innovation I often use the quote, sometimes attributed to Einstein, that “the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result”.

The seven innovation megatrends that Australia’s prosperity depends on: CSIRO report

7:50PM | Thursday, 23 July 2015 | StartupSmart

The CSIRO asked more than 7000 creative, customers, experts, and the public to help identify what megatrends should guide Australia’s innovation agenda.

Easy pill to swallow: Aussie biotech startup raises $40 million in funding round

7:58AM | Monday, 20 July 2015 | Kye White

A biotech startup spun out of the University of Queensland has raised $40 million to help develop a drug, which may make some injection-based treatments obsolete.

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