Monash University and the Algorand Foundation are calling for global blockchain developers—from IT professionals and high school students—to compete in a three-day hackathon. Winners will receive a $6,000 worth of Algo cryptocurrency as part of the prize.
Retail travel agency Flight Centre has been found to have interfered with the privacy of about 7000 of its customers by disclosing their personal information to third parties, without asking for consent.
The Australian Computer Society has called for “daring and innovative ideas” for its online 'Flatten the Curve' hackathon taking place over 48 hours from next Thursday 9 April, as part of the society’s response to the COVID-19.
The Girl Geek Academy’s flagship program #SheHacks, which launched as a global first in 2014, is now running statewide across Victoria in 2020 from February to April.
Australia's 29th Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, will speak on "innovation and opportunity in an environment of rising authoritarian populism, anti-global and protectionist agendas", after which he'll have a one-on-one with Freelancer CEO and founder, Matt Barrie.
Participants in a national Missing Persons Hackathon have generated 3,912 leads for 12 national missing person cases for Australian police.
Three RMIT students who launched an ‘Up-Cycle’ marketplace app dominated the recent RMIT Vonex Hackathon – with their innovation setting sights on tackling non-recyclable waste and “taking over” from Facebook marketplace and Gumtree why they say are not doing enough to tackle the waste problem.
Dubbed the southern hemisphere’s biggest hackathon, GovHack will run across Australia and New Zealand from 6 to 8 September, with teams from both countries competing in the 10th year of the event.
Australian project SmartPress has won "top prize with an application that allows users to build and deploy smart contracts without writing code" as a $1 million seed funding initiative has been launched.
Online automotive classified advertising company carsales.com has just staged its latest hackathon focusing on Artificial Intelligence technologies and their applications.
A Swinburne Uni student developer team has scored the $25,000 prize at the 2018 Motorola Solutions hackathon in Australia, with an extreme weather reporting app, marking the first time uni students have won the competition.
The Motorola Solutions hackathon will be staged for the third year in Melbourne this month, with public safety organisations including Victoria Police, Victoria State Emergency Service, Ambulance Victoria and Crime Stoppers Tasmania collaborating with developer teams on real world challenges they face in their daily work.
Darwin-based business systems developer Radical Systems has won the 2017 Motorola Solutions public safety hackathon.
Coffee and tech industry leaders will focus their minds on solving challenges in the coffee industry during the first ever Griffiths Bros #hackoffeethon2017 in Melbourne in October.
ServiceNow is hosting a unique event at the Technology in Government conference in Canberra, August 1-2, open to anyone keen to collaborate, compete and create innovative IT solutions for the public sector. You don’t have to be a ServiceNow user or have experience using the ServiceNow platform – there will be experts in attendance to help along the way.
The Australian Payments Council has announced it will hold a data-sharing hackathon, Improve the Lives of Australians, from 11 to 13 August in Sydney and Melbourne.
"Smart e-Vac", a smart emergency evacuation system developed by Conext, has won the inaugural University of Technology Sydney Faculty of Engineering and IT (FEIT) and Ericsson Smart Cities Hackathon 2017.
Team Aviato from Singapore was on Sunday adjudged winner of the AirVolution 2017 hackathon organised by the low-cost airline AirAsia in Kuala Lumpur on the weekend.
The five-member Melbourne team taking part in a hackathon in Kuala Lumpur today says they do it mostly for the fun of it.
AirAsia Group chief executive Tony Fernandes says he has just one criterion by which to measure the success or otherwise of the hackathon that his company is hosting in Kuala Lumpur today: whether it yields ideas that lead to a boost in revenue or efficiency.
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