Rio Tinto’s fully autonomous train has completed its first delivery of iron ore between the miner’s Mount Tom Price mine and the port of Cape Lambert, the organisation announced today.
Stories by George Nott
Researchers from the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) have this week returned from a 10 day mission on the Research Vessel Cape Ferguson during which they trialed the use of underwater and aerial drones to run automated surveys of the Great Barrier Reef.
Back in the ’70s, researchers in the US Defence Department’s internetworking program needed to decide how much address space computers on “this Internet thing” were going to need.
A ‘no-strings’ grant program targeting developers of quantum computing software has been launched with the aim of filling the gaps in the nascent field.
Suncorp has ended its agreement with 9 Spokes, provider of the business insights platform behind its Suncorp Business Toolbox product.
Microsoft is adding an end-to-end encryption option, powered by Signal, to Skype.
The number of academic papers containing the phrase ‘artificial intelligence’ has increased nine-fold since 1996, while the number of active (US-based) start-ups developing AI systems has increased by 14 times since the turn of the millennium, according to Stanford University’s inaugural AI Index.
Having travelled halfway round the world down underwater fibre optic cable in an instant, by the time data in light form reaches your computer, it has to be slowed down to be processed.
Can a friendly humanoid robot help take some of the stress out of air travel? That’s the question being posed by researchers from Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s innovation lab this week in a series of experiments at Sydney International Airport.
As a money-making exercise – the sole motivation behind most ransomware – Petya was a flop.
Regulation as a platform: How Data61 is turning text into APIs to serve the burgeoning RegTech industry
As one Australian Securities and Investments Commission employee put it at a RegTech event in Sydney earlier this week: “If fintech start-ups are tech rich and the banks are data rich then I think it’s fair to say that ASIC is text rich. Our regulatory guidance is all text based.”
It’s a point of view that has brought astronauts to tears. Earth seen from far above is a perspective that gives things real perspective.
At a demonstration of Amazon Web Services new artificial intelligence image recognition tool last week, the deep learning analysis calculated with near certainty that a photo of speaker Glenn Gore depicted a potted plant.
ANZ’s core banking system is “not a hindrance” and the bank is not considering an overhaul like its rivals, says CIO Scott Collary.
One in two Australian Internet users in Australia use Dropbox. Worldwide, more than 1.2 billion files are saved to the cloud storage service every 24 hours. And until recently, all those files were sitting in Amazon Web Services’ public cloud.