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Future perfect: How Thailand, Melbourne and Singapore are creating the cities of tomorrow

Shaun Ryan 24 Jul 2018 7 minutes

More than just technology, smart cities need intelligent strategy, led by governments, with a focus on outcomes that allow their citizens to thrive. Here are three examples of how embracing innovation and imagination can pave the way to the future.

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Infographic: 5G - the next generation of awesome
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Infographic: 5G – the next generation of awesome

Matthew Benwell Mohammad Chowdhury 12 Jul 2018 4 minutes

5G promises data transfers a hundred times faster than 4G and lets us customise the network to the individual needs of thousands of customers. It’s hard to comprehend how big a deal that is, but trust us, this is a game changer for society and business.

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Opening up to new ways of banking

Kate Bennett Eriksson 03 Jul 2018 9 minutes

Banks are facing upheaval in the way they compete with the introduction of Open Banking. Rather than a catastrophe, it’s an opportunity for financial institutions to embrace new products, services and business.

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Digital Pulse: How asteroid prospecting can advance Space 2.0
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How asteroid prospecting could advance Space 2.0

Dan Hodgson 14 Jun 2018 7 minutes

For space exploration to truly advance the human race, the mining of celestial bodies must unlock the limitless resources beyond Earth. With its satellite and research capabilities, Australia is in a strong position to help push the industry forward.

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Digital Pulse: Why the lucky country must become a digital one
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Why the lucky country must become a digital one

Suji Kanagalingam Gulandam Khan 13 Jun 2018 9 minutes

Far from being just another business buzzword, the digital economy is transforming the way business and society interact. It promises much needed fuel for Australia’s future prosperity, but will the country be ready in time?

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Open Banking and the currency of consumer trust

Kate Bennett Eriksson 05 Jun 2018 8 minutes

With the announcement of the Customer Data Right, Open Banking in Australia is on its way. But what is it, and how can banks prepare? We look at the challenges and opportunities in opening up.

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Digital Pulse: Viva la health revolution! How blockchain and wearables will make us healthy
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Viva la health revolution! How blockchain and wearables will make us healthy

04 Jun 2018 6 minutes

Could society revolutionise the healthcare industry through wearables? The potential for addressing illness and extending quality of life is huge, but it needs technology like blockchain to make it secure.

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Infographic: Teleported sushi and other digital food innovations
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Infographic: Teleported sushi and other digital food innovations

24 May 2018 2 minutes

Organic food might seem like the last thing that could undergo a digital transformation, but everything from its delivery, consumption and creation is currently up for reinvention. Come and grab a byte!

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Digital Pulse - Driving dollars by enhancing reality
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Infographic: Driving dollars by enhancing reality

17 May 2018 2 minutes

You may not want a pair of augmented reality glasses (yet), but there are plenty of other value-adding uses for enhancing life through AR. We look at how the technology is expanding possibilities in a range of industries.

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