How a group of UNSW entrepreneurs 3D printed a wheelchair to get a crippled cat back on all its feet

1:17PM | Friday, 8 January 2016 | Denham Sadler

The story starts with a cat named Mozart and the latest Star Wars film.


Silicon Valley-style coding boot camps taking off in Australia

1:20AM | Tuesday, 5 January 2016 | Dinushi Dias

Australian uni graduates will be linked with a wide range of industry networks as part of a newly launched coding academy.

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Android Pay to launch in Australia with backing of the big banks and startups

12:01PM | Wednesday, 16 December 2015 | Denham Sadler

In the second half of next year, Australia will become the second country to get Android Pay.

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Tech giants combine to fund responsible open AI research

12:53AM | Monday, 14 December 2015 | Mark Kearney

The goal is to create a machine capable of performing any intellectual task that a human being can.

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Have journalists found the inventor of Bitcoin or simply been duped?

12:57AM | Thursday, 10 December 2015 | David Glance

The quest to unmask the enigmatic creator of Bitcoin has led the press to a range of suspects.

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Leaving Charlie was more than a pet peeve, it was a trust issue this founder needed to resolve

11:27PM | Friday, 27 November 2015 | Denham Sadler

Unable to find an online platform where she trusted enough to use for Charlie, Deb Morrison decided to create her own.

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Buzz kill: One of the first tech crowdfunding successes is in big trouble with no robot dragonfly

11:13PM | Monday, 9 November 2015 | Denham Sadler

Three years on, one of the first tech products to raise over $US1 million through crowdfunding is yet to produce what it has promised.

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Read my lips: truly empathic robots will be a long time coming

11:16PM | Monday, 2 November 2015 | Skye McDonald

The Japanese robot Pepper, made by Aldebaran Robotics, has sparked interest regarding the potential of robots to become companions.

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App technology can fix the e-healthsystem if done right

10:34AM | Friday, 30 October 2015 | David Glance

On Wednesday, federal Health Minister Sussan Ley announced two new trials of the so-far-unsuccessful, personally controlled electronic health record – rebadged as “My Health Record”.

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Labor has $4.5 million to put into code of equality

10:29PM | Wednesday, 28 October 2015 | Denham Sadler

Labor wants to encourage young Aussies, especially young women, to learn the “language of the future”, announcing it will give $4.5 million in grants for coding programs if elected.

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Clipchamp’s speedy video upload is no joke

10:10PM | Tuesday, 20 October 2015 | Denham Sadler

Brisbane-based startup Clipchamp is tackling the same problem as a big venture capital-backed American startup that thankfully is a fictional one.

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McFly spray: Imposter hoverboards finally banned

10:03PM | Tuesday, 13 October 2015 | Denham Sadler

Back to the Future day is almost upon us, and so are the inevitable complaints that we don’t yet have the hoverboard promised by Marty McFly

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What’s shakin?: US authorities using Twitter to track earthquakes

10:56PM | Thursday, 8 October 2015 | Kye White

The US department tasked with monitoring earthquakes is now using Twitter to track them, because it offers faster and more complete coverage than its current network of sensors.

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Squerb gives a graphic insight into political downfall

10:15PM | Friday, 2 October 2015 | Denham Sadler

A US startup thinks it may have found a way to predict what is becoming an increasingly common occurrence in Australia: leadership spills.

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At any rate you can be a Peeple person

10:31AM | Friday, 2 October 2015 | Denham Sadler

A new startup has launched in the United States, promising to be ‘Yelp for people’.

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Sports oriented: PLYR to open up a new field of communications

10:39PM | Thursday, 1 October 2015 | Denham Sadler

A Melbourne entrepreneur wants to create a ‘Slack for sports teams’ communication platform, catering to the needs of athletes.

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Kickstarter not just in it for the money

9:25AM | Tuesday, 22 September 2015 | Denham Sadler

While most startups set their sights on large investment rounds or ambitious public listings, Kickstarter has decided to do things a bit differently.

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Reef protector: QUT develops starfish-killing robot

9:43PM | Friday, 4 September 2015 | Denham Sadler

An underwater robot will soon be deployed to save the Great Barrier Reef by hunting down an invasive starfish species and injecting it with poison.

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Facebook’s M ready to help out

8:21AM | Thursday, 27 August 2015 | Kye White

Facebook has launched M, a virtual assistant found in its messenger app, that will help users complete tasks, like making bookings, finding gifts or completing purchases.

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Google’s new Wi-Fi router to be out and proud

8:36AM | Wednesday, 19 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

Wi-Fi routers are often found under a pile of assorted goods and regularly abused when Netflix stops working, but that might soon change.

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