Stories by George Nott

How machine data helps Shazam remain 'app store royalty'

​Shazam is one of the most popular mobile apps in the world. The company earlier this month announced it had reached a billion downloads – half of which came in the last two years –​ and, for the first time, turned a profit. And it's the data that did it.

Senator Stephen Conroy resigns

​Senator Stephen Conroy has announced his resignation from parliament in a speech tabled last night that named the NBN has his ‘greatest contribution’.

NSW GovDC Marketplace mastermind to depart

​Before the arrival of Dr Pedro Harris to the NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation, the state government’s data centre landscape was fragmented and unwieldy.

Government sees potential ‘quantum ecosystem’ in Australia

Industry, innovation and science minister Greg Hunt says that the government’s support for quantum computing research will not only maintain Australia’s competitive edge in the “global race to build a quantum computer”, but also help grow a local “quantum ecosystem” and industry.