Document design and automation tool provider Qwilr has appointed Ben Mackie as head of engineering.
Australia has an opportunity to carve an important niche in the global machine learning field, according to a report into the sector’s patent filings launched by the Minister for Science, Karen Andrews on the Gold Coast on Monday.
Cyber security provider Wontok has appointed former Atlassian manager and industry veteran Bruce Carney as its head of product.
Venture capital invested in Australian startups hit a record US$1.23 billion in the 2018/19 financial year, with the potential of start-ups to change the shape of Australia’s future economy, according to a new global report.
Digital design platform InVision has appointed former vice-president at US software firm Acquia, Tom Richardson, as its first Asia-Pacific managing director.
Australians may not have learnt much from the on-again, off-again election campaign that began on 11 April, but one thing has been made abundantly clear: the technology sector in this country is made up of wimps who are afraid to make anything, even an encryption law which they claim could destroy their industry, into an election issue.
The Australian Labor Party has pledged to hold an inquiry that looks into the economic impacts of the Federal Government's encryption law after the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security completes its ongoing review and submits a report on 3 April.
Collaboration and productivity vendor Atlassian has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Texas-based enterprise agile planning software provider AgileCraft.
A number of Australian technology companies, led by the charity StartupAUS, have called on the Federal Government to make four changes in the encryption law that was passed last year.
An Australian software engineer, who works at a health tech start-up that uses encryption to protect patient data, has suggested several changes to the Federal Government's encryption legislation which was passed in December.
Australia’s ANZ Bank has formed a partnership with team collaboration and productivity software provider Atlassian to drive the bank's agile-based transformation.
Silicon Valley autonomous analytics company Anodot has opened its Asia Pacific and Japan headquarters in Sydney as part of a broad global strategic push and business expansion.
Workplace safety solutions company SafetyCulture has secured A$60 million in new funding to "accelerate expansion and improve safety", raising the largest amount by an Australian company thus far in 2018 and valuing it at $440 million.
Brisbane-headquartered Internet of Things vendor MOVUS has secured $4.8 million in Series A funding to be used for growing its business in international markets.
Technology companies normally occupy the top ranks in many areas of business, including dodging taxes, but this time they appear to have been beaten by the oil company ExxonMobil.
Australia’s start-ups have had a record year in the 2017 financial year, with the industry raising a record $1.32 billion in venture capital and predicted to have the potential to contribute as much as $170 million to the economy by 2020.
Software lifecycle application provider Atlassian is releasing its own team collaboration, messaging and online meeting app, Stride, putting group chat to work.
In IT, we well know what gets measured gets improved, but our own teams may still be operating on best intentions. Data-driven DevOps matters, says Andi Mann, chief technology advocate at Splunk, and you can have it in your business.
Software company Qualtrics has raised US$180 million in a new funding round which values the US-based business at US$2.5 billion.
Australian space start-up Fleet has raised $5 million in a Series funding round as it prepares to build and launch a constellation of nanosatellites which it says will ultimately connect the world’s 75 billion devices by 2025 for free.
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