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Technology incubator, Stone & Chalk, is buying Ribit, a digital student job and internship matching platform that was set up by CSIRO’s Data61.  Ribit was launched by CSIRO in 2016 with funding support from the federal government. The platform connects STEM and digital students with Australian businesses to build the

You would thinking flying in a plane would be more dangerous than driving a car. In reality it’s much safer, partly because the aviation industry is heavily regulated. Airlines must stick to strict standards for safety, testing, training, policies and procedures, auditing and oversight. And when things do go wrong,

Australia’s energy sector is set to be shaken up by the same data portability regime currently disrupting the country’s banking industry. Built to empower consumers through access to their data, Australia’s Consumer Data Right brings with it new challenges and opportunities to a sector already in flux. Currently, a mix

Australia has lost its “cutting edge” in digital technology and innovation and is consequently missing out on hundreds of billions of dollars of economic growth and 200,000 jobs, according to the CSIRO.  The national science agency says to reclaim it the country needs to nearly double the digital innovation industries’

The CSIRO’s data and digital arm, Data61, today announced a research partnership with Australian cyber security company Penten to use artificial intelligence to create “cyber traps” and “decoys” as a cyber defence mechanism. Penten, a Canberra based company, will gain access to Data61’s AI expertise and begin researching “active defence”

The CSIRO’s specialist data and digital arm, Data61, will today launch its Mixed Reality Lab in Melbourne. The lab will allow the creation of “digital twins”, the virtual replicas of real life physical objects and systems used for improved production and innovation. Data61’s new Melbourne lab uses a system of

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Data61, the data science research arm of the CSIRO, has begun a global search for its next CEO to replace inaugural chief Adrian Turner who is stepping down from the role in September. Turner has led Data61 since it formed in 2016 and is expected to continue working with the

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Half of popular websites are at risk of malicious activity as they depend on a chain of other third parties to import external resources such as such as ad providers, tracking and analytics services and content distribution networks — which are often required to properly load content according to new

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For every blockchain developer in Australia there are 14 vacant positions, according to a new Australian Computing Society (ACS) and Data61 report into the technology. The talent gap is emblematic of Australia’s broader digital skills shortage, according to Labor MP Ed Husic, who says opportunities continue to be missed. Nominate

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