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Student entrepreneurial challenge champion announced

The pre-Christmas chaos may have meant you missed the announcement of the overall winner of the 2009 John Heine Entrepreneurial Challenge (JHEC) in Melbourne. The award was granted to the Double Tamper Guard team from Swinburne University of Technology.

Bionic Eye within sight for Monash following Federal grant

Just prior to Christmas, Senator Kim Carr, Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, announced that Monash V1sion had been awarded grant assistance from the Australian Research Council to develop the Bionic Eye.

New Fax-to-Twitter service proves there’s a Twitter app for everybody

It's hard to not watch this clip with mixed feelings. I'm so happy that Dorothy Miller, an 80-year-old grandmother, has found an easy way to avoid actual conversations with her yappy daughter. But using a fax to tweet... C'mon!

New Fax-to-Twitter service proves there's a Twitter app for everybody

It's hard to not watch this clip with mixed feelings. I'm so happy that Dorothy Miller, an 80-year-old grandmother, has found an easy way to avoid actual conversations with her yappy daughter. But using a fax to tweet... C'mon!

5 key web analytics predictions for 2010

Web analytics company Webtrends has forecast what it sees as the five key trends in the web analytics industry for 2010.

Wales offers free 12 months office and support packages for Australian tech companies expanding...

Promising Australian technology companies seeking lower-risk entry to UK and European markets are being offered up to 12 months free accommodation in Welsh innovation centres in a new 'try before you buy' initiative.

Aussie entrepreneur meets Richard Branson with eye on Virgin Galactic space trip

Ruslan Kogan, 27-year-old founder and CEO of Kogan Technologies, along with other members of the world's first team of Virgin Galactic space tourists yesterday joined Sir Richard Branson in the Mojave Desert for the unveiling of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo.

Nine promising projects secure over $630k in federal COMET funding

Senator Kim Carr, Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, has announced the latest round of COMET funding, with 14 projects sharing $630,600.

Federal Government COMET grants to end on 1 Jan, 2010

The launch of Commercialisation Australia will coincide with the closure on 1 January 2010 of the Commercialising Emerging Technologies (COMET) program to new applications. Prior applications and ongoing COMET grants will continue to be serviced.

Gartner predicts top 10 consumer mobile applications for 2012

Gartner Inc., the information technology research and advisory company, recently forecast its top 10 consumer mobile applications for 2012. The applications are judged on their impact on consumers and industry players, considering revenue, loyalty, business model, consumer value and estimated market penetration.

Deloitte Technology Fast 50 winners 2009

In case you missed it, last week Deloitte named cloud computing internet service provider Emantra as overall winner of its Technology Fast 50 for 2009.

Calacanis was right. Murdoch and Microsoft in talks to freeze out Google

Well whaddya know. Two weeks after we wrote about Mahalo founder Jason Calacanis's suggestion that Microsoft and News Corporation should do a search deal that freezes out Google (Murdoch and Calacanis hatch separate plans to shut out Google)... it's been revealed that Microsoft and Murdoch's News Corporation are in talks about just such a deal.

Sorting the wheat from the chaff: Australian business owners/leaders reveal their highest priorities

What are the most pressing issues facing Australian business owners and CEOs? To find out, The CEO Institute polled its members on a range of questions during the month of October. Here are the issues that business owners and leaders deemed most important:

Australia's latest supercomputer project launched at ANU

Senator Kim Carr, Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, today officially launched a new research supercomputer facility, located at the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra.

Australia’s latest supercomputer project launched at ANU

Senator Kim Carr, Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, today officially launched a new research supercomputer facility, located at the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra.

2009 Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year announced

Georgina Rinehart, Chairman of Hancock Prospecting, was named the 2009 Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year at an awards ceremony held in Melbourne on Thursday night.

Carsales.com founder named E&Y 2009 Entrepreneur Of The Year

Greg Roebuck, founder and CEO of online automotive classified advertising platform carsales.com, was last night named the Ernst & Young 2009 Australian Entrepreneur Of The Year at an awards ceremony held in Sydney.

Carsales.com founder named E&Y 2009 Entrepreneur Of The Year

Greg Roebuck, founder and CEO of online automotive classified advertising platform carsales.com, was last night named the Ernst & Young 2009 Australian Entrepreneur Of The Year at an awards ceremony held in Sydney.

Aconex releases API for integration and mobile app development

Aconex, the Australian-based online information management and collaboration platform for the construction and engineering sectors, has just released its software API (Application Programming Interface), meaning that it can now be integrated with other client software programs and third-party developers can build apps for desktops or mobile devices such as the iPhone.

Wanted: Australia's greatest innovators

Sydney University’s Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering is on the hunt again for Australia’s greatest innovators. Nominations are being sort for the Innovation Heroes Award, which the Warren Centre bestows each year on innovators who have created successful products or services from brilliant engineering ideas or inventions.

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