Melbourne

  • 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...
  • Registrations now open for Monash’s UNIHACK 2015

    If you’re a student in Victoria and love to hack on code, hardware or just problems in general, you should know UNIHACK is back for 2015. The student hackathon, is coming back this August, with registrations open now. For the very first time, all university and TAFE students from...
  • Telstra launches new 100Gbps optical link from Sydney to Perth

    Australia is a massive continent and running infrastructure from one side to the other, is no small feat. Telstra has just announced, they are launching a new a 100Gbps, low latency optical link from Sydney to Perth. These two locations represent the two key entry and exit points of...
  • Tesla adds first Superchargers in Melbourne, opens in June

    When Tesla launched in Australia at the end of 2014, Sydney got its first Supercharger. Now almost 6 months on, Melbourne now has its first. The first Victorian Service Center for Tesla will open at the end of next week, located at 650 Church Street, Building 5, Richmond VIC...
  • Red Bull Racing add #RBWall to the garage for the Melbourne F1 GP

    Social Media has impacted a lot of industries, but this weekend’s Melbourne Formula 1 is showing sport is changing dramatically. Social Media like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram are being used to fundamentally change the relationship between teams, drivers and fans. This weekend, Red Bull Racing are introducing a Red...
  • Arrive at the F1 Melbourne Grand Prix in style, take a Tesla Model S

    The start of the 2015 Formula One season is just a few weeks away and this year, the Melbourne GP will be very special. Tesla Motors is providing attendees of the Grand Prix and those interested in the Tesla Model S (who isn’t?) the chance to arrive in style....
  • Uber plans to create 20,000 jobs in Australia this year

    It’s no secret that any company that disrupts the long established and powerful taxi industry will feel some heat. Since launching in Australia, Uber has been signing up drivers in Melbourne and Sydney and expanding rapidly. The Victorian and New South Wales governments have both issued fines to Uber...
  • Here are the hacks Melbourne developers are creating at BattleHack 2015

    With just two hours left in PayPal’s BattleHack Melbourne round, the sleep deprived developers are approaching the end. Teams are taking turns to go through presentation rehearsals for their hacks and are receiving feedback to make sure they best explain their idea and how it was built in the...
  • The full story on the Tesla Model S in Australia, now at Chadstone

    Tesla Motors recently launched in Australia and now has a very prominent display in the middle of Melbourne’s Chadstone Shopping Centre. This display features the Models S in it’s showcase red, examples of a supercharger and regular wall charger, as well as the innovative chassis. There’s also a 4-bay...
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