SWIFT has joined forces with a group of Swift gpi banks from Australia, China, Singapore and Thailand to develop a unique cross-border real-time payments service in the Asia Pacific region. Swift has held exploratory talks with banks from the Asia Pacific region, including ANZ, Bangkok Bank, Bank of China, China Construction
Telstra Ventures has invested in GitLab and will leverage its application to support innovation and optimise collaborative workflows. GitLab lets companies develop new solutions and capabilities more quickly by providing an end-to-end DevOps solution in a single application, while also providing the flexibility to plug into many developer tools such
The University of Technology Sydney is the first academic institution to work with SAS – the leader in analytics – and Cisco in a global Internet of Things (IoT) partnership, creating a new research and teaching facility, the UTS-SAS-Cisco IoT Innovation Lab. The UTS-SAS-Cisco IoT Innovation Lab will create a
Australian packaging manufacturer Visy is making big investments in technology to automate its factories, and maintains it will end up employing more people, thanks to its natural growth. The privately-owned paper, package and recycling company is riding a wave of technological change that’s reshaping the manufacturing and logistics industries.
Brisbane-based Movus, has secured $4.8 million in Series A funding, led by Blackbird Ventures, as well as Telstra Ventures and Skip Capital (Atlassian co-founder Scott Farquhar’s private investment fund). Movus is the developer of Industrial IoT (Internet of Things) sensor and machine monitoring solution called FitMachine, which has been dubbed ‘the
The global energy industry is facing major challenges from the ongoing environmental issues, changing regulations, low oil prices, and high capital and operating costs. Those factors are forcing energy firms, which are traditionally considered conservative, to embrace a great deal of innovation and adopt disruptive technologies, according to leading data
Telstra’s VC arm has invested in Cape, a US-based startup that builds software for drones. The cash will be used to expand R&D and to develop Cape’s go-to-market teams including the establishing Cape in Australia. Telstra Ventures participated in Cape’s series A funding, along with Google’s Gradient Ventures, Mitsui &
2018 marks 10 years since Rio Tinto began using autonomous mining trucks. The trucks are part of what Rio Tinto calls “the mine of the future” – a concept around innovation and reinvention to ensure the company survives and thrives in periods of change. Former Rio Tinto CEO, Sam Walsh,
Logistics company Linfox has tasked Telstra with rolling out IoT technology across its truck fleet which will capture transport and logistics data. Telstra and its subsidary MTData will implement an advanced telematics and management solution into Linfox’s Australian truck fleet aimed at enhancing public and driver safety on Australian roads.
Connected Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) technology company Cohda Wireless has opened an office in Shanghai to supply China’s rapidly developing markets for smart cities and autonomous cars. China is a global leader in developing smart city technology as its national government aims to encourage information-rich connected systems to improve the liveability