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The total number of 5G connections will reach 1.5 billion globally by 2025, rising from only 5 million in 2019. This is an annual average growth of 150 per cent over the next 6 years. The figures are contained in a new report from Juniper Research. The new research, 5G

Changing social norms and attitudes towards electric cars are a key avenue to encourage greater take-up of environmentally-friendly vehicles, according to new research from Deakin University. The research – led by James Davidson as part of his recently completed PhD in the Deakin Business School – explores the drivers behind

The primary, world-changing product of the steel industry is not steel. It’s bushfires, famine and dead koalas. For every tonne of heavy metal rolling out of the steel mills of China’s Liaoning province, or India’s sponge iron foundries, nearly two tonnes of carbon vomits into the atmosphere. Steel-making is one, a Sydney-based healthcare artificial intelligence company, announced it has completed its first capital raise of A$29 million. Founded by brothers – Aengus Tran, a clinician and world-ranked AI engineer and Dimitry Tran, a healthcare technologist, the company has been bootstrapped since inception in 2018 and has a vision to

Telstra has retrofitted 300 NSW NRMA vehicles with Mobileye advanced driver technology which uses an artificial vision sensor to monitor the road for pedestrians, cyclists, and other vehicles.  The device consists of a single camera and a dashboard alert unit to give the driver visual and audible warnings. Mobileye, owned

Blockchain and IoT technology will enable $31 billion in food fraud savings globally by 2024 by immutably tracking food across the supply chain, according to research from Juniper, which identifies IBM, SAP and Oracle as leaders in the area. Substantial savings in food fraud will be realised from 2021 and

Australian food producers are trialling a new blockchain platform from KPMG to help keep track of their products across the globe.   KPMG in Australia, China and Japan today launched KPMG Origins, a blockchain-based ‘track and trace’ platform to support industries including agriculture, resources, manufacturing and financial services. Sign up for

Australian organisations are invited to enter an international competition designed to disrupt the infrastructure industry through new digitally-driven solutions. The InfraChallenge is looking for big ideas that will drive digital transformation in a sector that has not been widely disrupted by digitisation. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The

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Rio Tinto will invest A$10 million in a four-year national programme, targeted at school-age learners, that aims to fast-track the development of skills needed for the digital future, including critical thinking, problem-solving, automation, systems design, and data analytics. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Launched this week at the

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Australian robotics and AI sensor company, Advanced Navigation, has raised $20 million in a Series A round aiding the company’s global expansion and R&D for new robotics, navigation and sensor technologies.  The funding was led by Main Sequence Ventures’ CSIRO Innovation Fund, alongside US venture firms Brick and Mortar Ventures