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  • IN PICTURES: SAP Young ICT Explorers hits Townsville (+33 photos)

    The fifth stop on this year’s seven part road show saw the Young ICT Explorers hit Townsville for the first regional stop of the tour, 34 students from eight schools entered 19 projects. Presenting the awards was Digital Careers program director and Young ICT Explorers founder, Dr. Karsten Schultz and SAP director in-memory database platforms & Big Data, ​Ryan Blackwood​. Photos courtesy of Flickr

  • IN PICTURES: SAP Young ICT Explorers Sydney - Winners (+43 photos)

    The SAP Young ICT Explorers event in Sydney showcased the remarkable ingenuity of NSW students in their approach to technology. Winners were awarded in five categories: years 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10 and 11-12. Prizes for first, second and third were given along with merit awards. Presentations were made by SAP A/NZ vice president and general manager of global partner operations, Greg Miller, Digital Careers national program director, Karsten Schulz and NSW MP for the district of Sydney, Alex Greenwich.

  • NICTA launches new Knowledge Hub

    Australia's ICT research centre of excellence, NICTA, has announced a new Knowledge Hub that aims to increase the productivity, efficiency and safety of NSW and Australia’s transport and logistics industry by fostering industry-led collaboration.

  • IN PICTURES: NICTA Techfest 2015 (+26 photos)

    NICTA held its annual technology Techfest 2015, on February 20, at its Waterloo NSW headquarters. NICTA is Australia's Information and Communications Technology Research Centre of Excellence. The evcnt focuses on how NICTA’s cutting-edge research is improving the way we live and work. Communications minister, Malcolm Turnbull, addressed the conference and said Australia needed an innovation "insurgency" with school children as young as five or six learning computer coding alongside mathematics, science and English. Here are some of the highlights. Photos by IAN SHARP.

  • NICTA takes car smarts to US

    The Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) world congress will kick off in the United States in September and NICTA will showcase its research into how its making transport networks safer, more efficient and sustainable.