Stories by George Nott

ACS launches Melbourne hub

​The Australian Computer Society has opened a ‘technology and innovation hub’ in Melbourne’s Docklands.

RMIT-fabricated chip mimics brain’s memory making

​Researchers from RMIT, ANU, QUT and Colorado State University have demonstrated an ultra-thin electronic chip which they say can mimic the way neurons work to store and delete information in the brain.

5G regulators, researchers working to bust risk myths

​The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) and the Australian Centre for Electromagnetic Bioeffects Research (ACEBR) are redoubling efforts to bust myths about the negative health effects of 5G in the face of a small but growing ‘Stop 5G’ movement.

Near to go far with funding boost

​A Telstra backed platform which claims to hold “the largest data-set of people’s behaviour in the real-world” has raised $143M in a Series D funding round.

CBA warns customers of systems upgrade

​Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s online banking and CommBank app will be unavailable, or suffer limited functionality, from midnight tonight until 9am tomorrow due to a planned systems upgrade.

eSafety launches 'Safety by Design' principles

The Office of the eSafety Commissioner – the federal government agency tasked with promoting online safety – has published a set of principles to help online and digital service providers embed user safety into their products.