Tech

Covering the fastest growing technology innovators in the Australian Startup scene, with articles on the hottest technology startups and trends in IoT, Blockchain, Fintech, Robotics, SaaS, and A.I.

  • Myriota and AIMS Partner in tech trial to track Health of Australia’s Tropical Waters

    The Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) has deployed the first marine drifters with Myriota’s satellite connected sensors, to keep a pulse on the health of Australia’s waters by tracking currents, sea surface water temperatures and barometric pressure in real-time. The purpose-built sensors record around 160 bytes of data a day including location, with Myriota… Read more »

  • How the Oil Industry Can Benefit from IoT Technology

    The following is a guest post written by Kelly Potter of Transcendent In 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil tragedy struck and took the nation’s attention for months. Two-hundred million gallons of oil spilt, 16,000 miles is the range it spread across the coastline from Florida to Texas, 8,000 animals were killed, and 11 workers were killed due to… Read more »

  • Amazon accidentally made an A.I Recruitment Tool that Didn’t like Women

    E-commerce giant Amazon reportedly had to scrap an A.I recruitment tool because it was biased against female candidates. According to a report from Reuters, Amazon started building the platform in 2014, to help speed up the recruitment process by making it automated and more efficient. It rated resumes out of five, automatically ranking candidates in terms… Read more »

  • Queensland Spacetech Startup raises $19 million to get Satellites into Space

    Leading Queensland Spacetech startup Gilmour Space Technologies has just raised AUD $19 million to ignite its rocket technology to get satellite into Space by 2020. The series B investment round was led by top venture capital firms in Australia including Main Sequence Ventures and Blackbird Ventures which led the previous AUD $5 million series A… Read more »

  • Australian based venture capital firm Airtree invests 2.5 million in an Internet Startup.

    An Australian venture capital firm Airtree, one of the largest venture capital funds in Australia, has just recently announced their 2.5 million seed round investment in a Singaporean based startup Transcelestial Technologies. Airtree has backed some of the most premium startups in the last decade including market leaders such as Canva, Prospa and 90 Seconds. Founded by… Read more »

  • Everyone hates tech people these days. Why?

    There has been countless of times where tech entrepreneurs have come under the spotlight, all for the wrong reasons. Mark Zuckerberg: complicit in everything from facilitating genocide to death for democracy. Jeff Bezos: exploiting warehouse employees while splashing money on space. Elon Musk: where to even begin? Let’s not kid ourselves: a lot of this… Read more »

  • Fleet unveils first nanosatellite ground station and mission control centre in Adelaide

    Fast-growing Australian Internet of Things (IoT) startup Fleet Space Technologies, has today unveiled Mission Control South Australia, the first major project to be unveiled following the establishment of the Australian Space Agency. The ground station located at Red Banks Reservoir, Pinkerton Plains, complements mission control consoles next to Fleet’s South Australian headquarters in Beverley, in Adelaide’s… Read more »

  • SA startups join forces to safeguard wind farm turbines

    Nanosatellite IoT company Myriota and wind farm listening device startup Ping.services develop unique acoustic surveillance tool The device aims to transform how wind farms are managed and maintained Global leader in nanosatellite Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity, Myriota, has partnered with Ping.services to deliver wind farm monitoring.  It is necessary for wind farm owners to keep a… Read more »

  • Fleet Space Technologies unveils launch partners for first nanosatellite launches ​

    Fast-growing Australian Internet of Things (IoT) startup Fleet Space Technologies has today announced launch plans for the first of two nanosatellites, Centauri I and II, in 2018.  The first of Fleet Space Technologies’ nanosatellites is under contract to launch with Spaceflight aboard an Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) by Antrix/ISRO. Fleet Space Technologies’ second nanosatellite will launch on Spaceflight’s… Read more »

  • New digital bank will provide first genuine alternative to Big Banks

    Australians will soon have a genuine alternative to the Big Four banks, with the launch of 86 400. Worked on under stealth for the past two years and announced publicly for the first time today, 86 400 has been investing heavily in proprietary technology to build a more efficient, digital bank. Among its 60-strong team, it boasts UK… Read more »