Reasons Australian businesses miss out on tech innovation

CSIRO report finds there are still fundamental barriers to innovation adoption. Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO latest report finds has identified five key barriers to realising value from innovation as well as suggesting several solutions. The findings are based on interviews with private and public sector leaders and extensive analysis…

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Former IT contractor sentenced to jail for cryptocurrency mining

Australian used Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation’s servers and supercomputers. A 34-year-old man from Sydney Australia, has been sentenced for using the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation’s (CSIRO) servers and supercomputers to carry out cryptocurrency mining. The Australian Federal Police (AFP) Cybercrime Operations launched an investigation after CSIRO…

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Australia’s national science centre processes one trillion data points

AI-based platform used to help pinpoint the location of diseases causing genes. Researchers from CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, has processed one trillion points of genomic data through VariantSpark, an artificial intelligence-based platform, which can help pinpoint the location of specific disease-causing genes in the human genome. The human genome…

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AI and digital tech to transform CSIRO’s digital landscape

Microsoft set to boost Australia’s national science agency with more tech. Artificial intelligence (AI) and other digital technologies will be harnessed to tackle global challenges including illegal fishing and plastic waste, and to boost farming as part of a partnership between Australia’s national science agency — CSIRO, and Microsoft. The…

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