Friday, October 7, 2022

Workplace pre-announces WhatsApp alliance as Great Resignation looms

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Workplace from Meta released Deskless not Voiceless: The 2021 Frontline Barometer --revealing almost half (43%) of Australian frontline workers are planning to find roles with better perks and growth in 2022 or move out of the frontline workforce entirely (46%).

Yokogawa Survey reveals significant impacts of industrial autonomy

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Yokogawa Electric Corporation reveals the results of its latest survey to gain further insights into the current and future state of industrial autonomy in process manufacturing. The survey highlights that the number of manufacturers moving forward with industrial autonomy is clearly increasing, and that there is a high awareness of the expected benefits on environmental sustainability.

Taking a hands-off approach to Zoom calls is the way of the future

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Brand-new technology means we could soon be making hands-free Zoom calls via a pair of glasses – allowing callers to see exactly what we’re seeing. Australian-based technology and autonomous robotics firm Chironix says the release of their Metix 3.0 technology will be a game changing development as more industries move towards a hybrid remote working model.

Hikvision Digital Technology’s top trends for the security industry in 2022

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The world continues to endure the pandemic but the security industry has, no doubt, continued to shift, adapt, and develop in spite of things. Several trends have even accelerated. Beyond traditional "physical security," a host of frontiers like AI, cloud computing, IoT, and cybersecurity are being rapidly pioneered by entities big and small in our industry.

1Question selected to compete for $1m in prizes at ASU+GSV Summit

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1Question, the world’s first mobile app that requires children to earn their screen time by correctly answering curriculum aligned questions, has been selected to The Elite 200. 1Question will now compete for up to $1m in cash and prizes in San Diego in April at the ASU+GSV Summit, an education tech event by Arizona State University and GSV Ventures.

Quantum computing in silicon hits 99% accuracy and smashes barrier

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A Sydney UNSW-led team have smashed a quantum computing barrier, creating a silicon-based device with better than 99% accuracy. The research was published in Nature. They proved that near error-free quantum computing is possible, paving the way to build silicon quantum devices compatible with current semiconductor manufacturing technology.

Personetics secures over $160m and accelerates their global expansion

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Personetics, the leading global provider of financial-data-driven personalisation and customer engagement solutions for banks and financial services providers, announced it has raised $85m in growth funding from Thoma Bravo, a leading software investment firm. Personetics doubled its valuation and secured funding of over $160m in 2021, backed by Viola Ventures, Lightspeed Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Nyca Partners and Warburg Pincus PE.

Australia still reaping benefits from 1992 “Yes To Competition” decision

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Australians continue to benefit from lower prices, better service and more innovation with the introduction of Optus as a telecommunication competitor, according to research from Venture Insights in its white paper to commemorate the 30th birthday of Australia’s challenger telecom.

Monrol signs agreement to license its production technology to Curium

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Eczacıbaşı-Monrol Nuclear Products Co. (Monrol) has today announced it has signed an agreement with Curium Netherlands B.V (Curium) to license its GMP grade medical radioisotope, no-carrier-added 177Lu (n.c.a. 177Lu) cutting-edge production technology LuMagic®. This agreement will enable transfer of relevant equipment and supply from Monrol to Curium.

KLDiscovery Introduces Nebula Singularity™ Subscription Service

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KLDiscovery Inc. a leading provider of global electronic discovery, information governance and data recovery technology solutions launched Nebula Singularity, its premier subscription service that was designed to benefit corporations seeking to globalize and standardize their eDiscovery processes. Nebula Singularity is a simple, one-touch licensing option that provides customers with the power of Nebula’s flexible deployment models and workflow accelerators, anywhere they need it.