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Latest news: Technology

ANU makes tech policy research centre permanent

The Tech Policy Design Centre (TPDC), launched as a pilot in 2022, has been made permanent, to respond to rapidly evolving technology.

ANU expands atlas of global tech policy

The ANU has expanded its Tech Policy Atlas of global tech regulation, covering every leading tech power and every country in the Indo-Pacific.

New technology hub opens in Canberra

The $2.3 million Open Source Institute (OpenSI), an institute for open source research, opened at the University of Canberra today.

Dancers and drones connect on stage at Canberra Theatre

The beauty of human movement and the elegance of technology come together in Lucie In the Sky at Canberra Theatre Centre on 14-15 July.

Canberra region author tells of robots and AI in new kids’ book

Gaz Anson explores the world of AI and how it could be misused in his new fun fast paced children’s book, Stop! Robot!

Australia ‘open’ to NZ AUKUS tech participation

Deputy Prime Minister Richard Marles says Australia is open to expanding the technology phase of the AUKUS security deal to New Zealand.

3D printing company at ANU is one of world’s top 10 startups to watch

Syenta, an ANU-based startup company, could put Canberra on the map for 3D printing and electronics manufacturing.

Tech giant Atlassian headhunting for Canberra’s ‘best and brightest’

Billionaire CEO and co-founder of the Australian global technology giant Atlassian, Scott Farquhar was flanked by Chief Minister Andrew Barr at ANU today to announce he has 1,032 jobs up for grabs.

How the technology upgrade fund supports vulnerable Canberrans

The ACT Government created the inaugural Technology Upgrade Fund to grant local community organisations the funding to give Canberrans in need access to digital connections.

Three ways corporate is changing and how to keep up – with Alicia Lillington

Canberra-based change management mentor, Alicia Lillington, aims to change the world “one conversation at a time”. Across the ACT’s repertoire of high-profile organisations, Alicia has trained over 27,000 workers on how to keep...

UC hire Craig Mutton as first Chief Digital Officer

The University of Canberra has hired Craig Mutton as Chief Digital Officer, a new position focused on the student digital experience.

New DNA testing technology helps AFP predict criminal profiles

A new technology that opens a new world of forensic DNA testing for criminal investigation is being used by the Australian Federal Police (AFP).

Government to use artificial intelligence for road repairs

As the ACT Government embarks on its annual road resurfacing program, it will trial an artificial intelligence system to identify road defects.

US states suing Google over Play Store

Thirty-seven US state and district attorneys general are suing Alphabet Inc's Google, alleging that it bought off competitors and used restrictive contracts to unlawfully maintain a monopoly for its app store on Android phones.

ANU-led night-vision breakthrough makes the invisible visible

The new prototype tech, based on nanoscale crystals, could be used for defence as well as day-to-day uses, making it safer to drive or walk home after dark.

$30 million deal will see tiny med tech made in Australia

The ANU is one of four partners in a new $30 million deal that will see WearOptimo’s potentially life-saving Microwearable sensor technology be made in Australia.