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Australian Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called for the country's schools to introduce IT skills such as coding to students much earlier than they do now, suggesting that children as young as five or six should be introduced to coding.
On the third day into a NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption public inquiry, former IT manager Brett Roberts has admitted to benefiting from falsifying invoices to the University of Newcastle, the University of Sydney, and Macquarie University.
A former friend and work colleague of Brett Roberts, Christopher Killalea has admitted that he was blinded by friendship, which pushed his willingness to assist Roberts in allegedly arranging fake invoices.
The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption has commenced its public inquiry into former university IT manager Brett Roberts for allegedly arranging fake invoices for work on technology projects that were never undertaken.
University of Queensland startup Vaxxas has achieved AU$40 million in total capital raised following an AU$25 million series B funding round, which will go towards its patented Nanopatch technology.
Big Blue's second research centre on the continent, and its thirteenth in the world, will be based in Johannesburg.
University of New South Wales researchers are undertaking a trial using robot technology to help wine growers better predict upcoming grape yields, which could potentially save the local industry millions.
A survey from Babson and Pearson highlights the conundrum that is online distance learning and how disruption will have to wait. A hybrid approach has a shot though.
The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption will commence a public inquiry later this month as part of an investigation into former university IT manager Brett Roberts.
Australian online education startup OpenLearning has secured AU$1.7 million in funding, with the company set to leverage the cash injection to ramp up its engineering team and back its expansion into the Asian market.
Uber and Carnegie Mellon University have signed a partnership to develop vehicle safety and autonomy technology at the soon-to-be-launched Uber Advanced Technologies Center.
The first commercial broadband network in Africa has gone live - and students are the first to use it.
Only four vague points of information are sufficient to identify individuals through credit card metadata, and that doesn't include name, address, or credit card number, a study by MIT has revealed.
A French project to bring mobile libraries and connectivity to people in the aftermath of crises has been given a vote of confidence in a recent 'tech for good' list.
BETT2015 covered the whole range of educational technologies from toys for toddlers to enterprise-class laptops, with a good smattering of tablets and Windows 8.1 convertibles.
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A high-spec laptop for design, a budget laptop for reading or a decent all-rounder -- whatever your student needs going back to school, you can find it here.
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School will soon be in session and a Chromebook may be just what you need for the coming academic year.
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Microsoft's new PowerPoint plug-in and associated cloud service makes it easy to create and distribute compelling educational content.
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Microsoft is not known for educational computing tools, but with Office Mix it's turning PowerPoint into a tool for building online lessons.