Innovation

  • NSW Gov hosts World Forum, 400 global leaders tour Sydney Innovation and Technology Precinct

    Today, and for the next 2 days, Sydney is playing host to more than 400 global business leaders and senior officials from 36 countries. The 2019 World Forum for Foreign Direct Investment is an effort, funded by the NSW Government and provides a great platform for the world to...
  • Treadmills just got an upgrade with SKILLRUN

    If you’re a fitness enthusiast who loves a challenge, then listen up. Technogym have announced SKILLRUN, the first treadmill to combine cardio and power training in a single solution, designed to meet the training requirements of elite athletes as well as fitness enthusiasts. The SKILLRUN uses a unique Multidrive technology...
  • Meet your new minister for Industry, Innovation and Science

    The Government has announced their new ministerial lineup under Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was returned to office after Australia’s federal election. Greg Hunt (@GregHuntMP) is now Australia’s minister for as minister for Industry, Innovation and Science. Previously the minister for the environment, there are opportunities for his old portfolio...
  • Can Australia innovate its way out of debt ?

    Yesterday Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, with Industry, Innovation and Science Minister, Christopher Pyne, announced his innovation agenda for Australia’s future. This package of strategies are designed to stimulate the #IdeasBoom, unlocking the creativity and innovative thinking that lives inside many Australians and turn that into jobs. Startups are risky ventures...
  • Uber offering free rides to new customers, extends middle finger to Taxis

    Today in Melbourne and soon around the country, Taxi drivers are striking against Uber. They’ll tell you the service is illegal and unfair because they don’t pay a ridiculous $30-$40K price tag for a plate. In reality, technology and a better service has arrived and their protests are little...
  • Telstra launches Innovation Hub in Melbourne to solve the big problems

    Today in Melbourne, Telstra opened their new Gurrowa Innovation Lab. This lab features a mixture of new spaces that look very start-up with vertical gardens, exposed air-conditioning ducts, and some killer technology. The new Lab is located on the second floor of 242 Exhibition Street, but sadly isn’t open...
  • What to expect from CES Asia

    CES Asia is in Shanghai, China this week. On the back of another successful CES in Las Vegas in January, CES is now heading to the other side of the world to exhibit the best technology has to offer and it’s going to be massive. Featuring nearly 100 industry...
  • Hankook’s wild vision for the future, wheels that morph

    Hankook has a wild vision for the future of wheels and when we consider we’ve been using wheels and tyres the same way for decades, it’s probably overdue. There’s certainly been evolutions in tread patterns to increase the dispersion of water and avoid traction loss or aquaplaning, but nothing...
  • Why aren’t Traffic Lights with progress bars everywhere?

    During a recent, thought-provoking TED Talk from Rory Sutherland, he discusses perspective and expectations. One of the examples he references, is a Korean trial of Red Traffic Lights, which includes a countdown timer aka progress bar. Brilliant idea! The credit for this 2009 concept goes to Damjan Stanković. The...