Early warning: human detectors, drones and the race to control Australia’s extreme blazes | Australia news

Perched in his fire tower high above the pine trees, Nick Dutton leans back and nods to the cascading hills and mountains behind him. “I love being out here, just away from stuff,” he says. “I mean, you can’t really complain.” Dutton, a fire tower operator, is sitting in his Continue Reading

In reversal, Univ. of Georgia now wants to host early voting- Tempemail

The University of Georgia has reversed itself and now says it wants to host an early voting precinct on campus after widespread pushback. The change in position came after the university had announced it would not allow voting to take place in the typical location in the student center because Continue Reading

ESET SA Adopts LifeQ’s COVID-19 Early Warning and Disease Tracking Solution – Tempemail

Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO of ESET Southern Africa LifeQ, the leading independent provider of wearable derived health information, today announced the South African operations of ESET, a premier global cybersecurity company, to be the first customer for its COVID-19 early warning and disease tracking solution. With the physiologic monitoring via Continue Reading

ATO to match data for early access super scheme, JobKeeper crackdown – Security – Software – Storage- Tempemail

The Australian Taxation Office will match the data of more than 3 million people to crackdown on inappropriate access to the government’s early access superannuation and JobKeeper schemes. The national revenue office issued a notice for the new ‘COVID-19 Economic Response Support 2020’ data matching program on Monday as part Continue Reading

Aeris Joins 5G Open Innovation Lab as a Technology Partner to Help Drive Early Adoption and Innovation of 5G Technology- Tempemail

Read Article Aeris, a technology leader in the Internet of Things (IoT),  announced today that it has joined the newly launched, Seattle-based, 5G Open Innovation Lab, an ecosystem for developers, enterprises, carriers and technology leaders, focused on helping startups utilize 5G to develop new capabilities, use cases and market categories. Continue Reading

How ANZ, Fintel Alliance sniffed out early super access fraud scheme – Finance – Software- Tempemail

The emergence of the first fraud case linked to the early release of superannuation has underscored the need for vigilance against similar schemes targeting COVID-related government assistance programs. That vigilance was on display in an industry event run by financial data and software provider Refinitiv yesterday, where details of the fraud Continue Reading

Home Affairs led early contact tracing app work at DTA’s request – Strategy – Software- Tempemail

Initial development work for the government’s contract tracing app was undertaken by the Department of Home Affairs at the request of the Digital Transformation Agency, a senate inquiry has heard. Home Affairs secretary Mike Pezzullo told the inquiry probing the government’s COVID-19 response that the DTA had asked the department Continue Reading

AI helps spot early signs of glaucoma progression to blindness- Tempemail

Read Article Using Artificial Intelligence (AI), researchers have developed a quick test to identify which people with glaucoma are at risk of rapid progression to blindness. A new test can detect glaucoma progression 18 months earlier than the current gold standard method, said the study published in the journal Expert Continue Reading

Bluetooth phone apps for tracking COVID-19 show modest early results – Networking – Security – Software – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

When Singapore launched the first smartphone app of its kind last month to identify and alert people who had interacted with carriers of the novel coronavirus, the city-state of roughly 5.7 million people had 385 cases of infections. But even as cases in the country – which is in lockdown Continue Reading