Cisco and a large group of partners have launched Innovation Central, an effort to develop start-ups based on connected devices.
A USD $36.5 million investment in Sunverge Energy’s world-leading technology is set to advance the uptake of residential energy storage in Australia.
Nano Dimension’s DragonFly 2020 is among a group of possibly game-changing industrial-level 3D printers set to become available this year. Brent Balinski spoke to company co-founder Simon Fried about what it offers.
Technology is “the raw future” before design gets to it and makes it useful, reckons Yves Behar.
A program to teach young people about microchip applications and computer programming is helping underprivileged children in India find a pathway to a better life.
NANOTECHNOLOGY and optoelectronics researcher Professor Chennupati Jagadish has been awarded Australia’s highest honour for his service to physics and engineering.
Apple has issued a voluntary recall on AC wall plug adapters designed for use in a number of countries, including Australia.
EFFICIENCY issues in LEDs, particularly green LEDs, are squarely in the cross hair, as Plessey, Anvil Semiconductors and the University of Cambridge work to fabricate high efficiency LEDs in cubic GaN.
A team of 31 scientists around 14 countries are set to release evidence to categorise long-term heavy cell phone usage as “possibly carcinogenic to humans”.
US Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump has said he’d make Apple bring all its manufacturing back to its home country.
Australian company The IoT Group will soon join the fast-growing list of businesses offering “selfie drones”.
ELECTRIC self-driving cars were a major trend at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016, reports TrendForce.
Chinese telecoms giant Huawei posted an eye-popping 70% growth in 2015. It is now beating HTC and Sony when it comes to market share in Europe and is third only to Apple and Samsung when it comes to global smartphone sales.
AUSTRALIAN researchers are using Molecular Beam Epitaxy, normally used to manufacture semiconductor materials, to build up materials layer by atomic layer, in order to better explore quantum effects.
A Swiss team has developed a way of additively manufacturing “nanowall” electrodes, which a spinoff company will attempt to scale up, and which may have potential for use in touchscreen electronics.
Production of the current iPhone models is predicted to be cut by 30 per cent in the January – March quarter.
Apple has reportedly opened a “secret” laboratory to develop lighter, thinner screens in northern Taiwan.
CSR Bradford will begin supplying and installing Tesla Powerwall batteries in the Australian market, starting early next year.
A RESEARCHER from RMIT University has been named one of the top 10 innovators aged under 35 in the Asia Pacific, thanks to her work in transforming flexible electronics into transparent stretchable devices.
Award-winning expat Chris Boshuizen, co-founder of earth observation company Planet Labs, is about to tackle his next challenge. Brent Balinski spoke to Boshuizen about the excitement around space start-ups, the agile aerospace approach to satellite manufacturing, and whether or not Australia needs a space agency.