The 'startup year', Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese declared, is a program aimed at driving innovation and increasing links between universities and entrepreneurs.
The vehicle led by the Brazilian Development Fund and Qualcomm Ventures is the first of its kind in Latin America
Turning to IBM Garage, Nicco has built a data-collection turned digital wallet solution trialled by the Manly Sea Eagles rugby league club. The success of the product just goes to show how much data Aussies are willing to hand over if it means getting a drink quicker at a sporting event.
The Chicago-based company provided employees with a new social etiquette, but one-third walked in response. The CEO has now apologised.
Quasar plans to develop a solution to allow ground stations to communicate with hundreds of satellites all at once.
City of Melbourne is calling for resident input as to how sensors can be used in the city.
Games hardware maker establishes $50 million "green fund" as part of its 10-year sustainability plan, with the aim to invest in startups focusing on the market such as The Nurturing Co, which produces bamboo toilet paper.
Grants will be offered to help startups pilot their projects and a new zone has been dedicated to testbed drone technologies for maritime applications, as the country aims to be "Silicon Valley of the maritime world".
Southeast Asian mobile platform has inked a merger deal with Altimeter Growth in what is touted to be the biggest US equity offering, at $39.6 billion, and is preparing a public listing on Nasdaq in "coming months".
After running trials in Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur, the carpooling app platform now wants to focus its attention on its domestic Singapore market where it hopes a targeted IPO in 2022 will fund its ambition of growing its user base and product offerings.
Purchase of the marketing automation startup is part of a strategy focused on the business performance segment
The two Australian startups will focus on quantum control engineering to enable new applications in quantum sensing.
Those accredited by the code vow to be transparent and focus on the needs of the customer.
A small company's headphones, said by some to be the best in the world, can trace their roots back to the Soviet era.
2021 is the year Seabin plans to get serious as it turns to artificial intelligence to make better use of the data collected by its devices.
HBO's Silicon Valley paints a very funny picture of the technology industry. How accurate a picture is it, though?
We want more innovation in our mobile phones and want hype turned into reality. Here are my predictions of hot trends for mobiles on their way in 2017.
These images show what a smartphone can achieve as a microscope, using the 1.5mm-thick Blips lenses from Italian startup Smart Micro Optics.
These entrepreneurs bet their future on a TV reality show ... and won big.
From Leo DiCaprio to Magic Johnson, these celebrities know exactly where to put their money.
Double-digit growth does not get you a place at the top table of Central Europe's startups. To get a place on Deloitte's recent Central Europe rankings from its Technology Fast 50 report, which classes startups according to revenue growth between 2011 and 2014, you need triple-digit growth at least.. This year's top 10 features companies from all over the region.
Think unicorn companies are impressive? Take a look at these. That's a lot of zeros, folks.
Having trouble launching in Silicon Valley? Time to whip out your passport
We have rounded up the best successful crowdfunding drone and microcopter campaigns for autonomous and piloted flying using your smartphone.
It is not only the big companies that produce great tech that is worthy of note at CES 2015. Have a look at these cool products that should be at the show this year.
If you are fed up with Facebook and tired of Twitter you might want a change of social scene. Try these up-and-coming social networks that are well worth a look for users and brands.
The Spain Startup South Summit 2014 conference recently took place in Madrid, where fledgling companies from a variety of industries mixed with investment groups and startup accelerators. ZDNet looks at some of the brightest tech startups on show.
I tested the ChargeCard and ChargeKey charging cables from Nomad with the hope of leaving my normal USB charging cable at home. Here is what I found.
We have been keeping a look out for the hottest new start-ups to make the news this quarter. Here are our favourites so far for Q2 2014.
We have a look at six startups that have already caught our eye this year.
With no movement a year after plans were announced, the companies have walked away from the merger and litigation has been dismissed.
The funding will come through the federal government's Budget 2020 and the COVID Response and Recovery Fund.
Singapore-based data security startup Dathena rakes in $12 million in its Series A round, which will be tapped to boost its R&D work and expansion plans in the US market, where it has a sales partnership with Microsoft.
Commonwealth Bank's funding now sees all big four banks have a minority equity stake in Slyp.
Hostplus, Main Sequence Ventures, and former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull are among the contributors.
The global pandemic has hit all aspects of the economy, and early-stage companies might struggle to secure funds.
As of September, a total of 254 companies have accessed the Landing Pad program.
Daphne Leprince-Ringuet explains that while investments in European tech have boomed, women's share of the overall capital has decreased – reflecting a firmly-entrenched gender imbalance in the tech ecosystem. Read more: https://zd.net/2ZXJYeQ
ZDNet's Daphne Leprince-Ringuet says Microsoft, Google, Apple or Facebook have all been showing off their commitment to responsible innovation. But small businesses need to get on board too. Read more: https://zd.net/34PihFB
The UK's capital is one of the most popular cities in the world for deals involving American VC firms, Brexit or no Brexit.
Bulgaria is on its way to becoming a leading fintech technology hub in southeast Europe.
You might think electricity and liquids don't mix, but an immersive-cooling company has other ideas.
Prize-winning LiDAR system can precisely measure how much waste ships bring into ports.
It also wants a dedicated small business support service to be created if the innovative patents system is taken down.