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David Glance

Associate Professor David Glance is the Director of the UWA Centre for Software Practice, a UWA research and development centre.

Originally a physiologist working in the area of vascular control mechanisms in pregnancy, Professor Glance subsequently worked in the software industry for over 20 years before spending the last 10 years at UWA. The UWA CSP has developed the eHealth platform MMEx which has been used to provide electronic patient management in WA and other parts of Australia. Professor Glance's research interests are in health informatics, public health and software engineering.

As your car becomes more like an iPhone, get ready to update its software regularly

Sep 11, 2017 14:28 pm UTC| Technology

In response to millions of people fleeing Florida in the face of Hurricane Irma, Tesla has flipped a switch in some of its cars to temporarily extend their range. Tesla is able to do this because its cars receive...

Australia's planned decryption law would weaken cybersecurity

Jul 14, 2017 13:16 pm UTC| Insights & Views Law Technology

The Australian government plans to introduce new laws forcing companies such as Google and Facebook to de-crypt messages in the name of fighting terrorism and other crimes. But the move will have serious implications for...

Politicians jeopardise the safety of whistleblowers with bad technology

Jul 12, 2017 19:04 pm UTC| Insights & Views Politics

The Western Australian Liberal Party has created a website, www.wawhistleblowers.com, encouraging whistleblowers to report on WA public officers, government ministers and members of parliament. The site has already been...

Google's defence for breaking EU law? Our users wanted us to do it

Jun 28, 2017 16:33 pm UTC| Technology Law

The European Commission has fined Google Euro 2.42 billion for what it claims is an abuse of its dominance as a search engine. The case, dating back to 2010, centres on Googles shopping service that prominently displays...

Uber's problems highlight silicon valley's faltering vision for the future

Jun 23, 2017 18:34 pm UTC| Insights & Views Technology

It would be nice to think that Ubers problems are going to be fixed with the resignation of its CEO Travis Kalanick. Of course, the shareholders who instigated the demand for his resignation were not necessarily expressing...

Why you should care about the world's largest video games expo E3

Jun 13, 2017 15:35 pm UTC| Insights & Views Technology

The Electronic Entertainment Expo, commonly referred to as E3, is the worlds largest meeting of everyone connected to the video game industry. Held in Los Angeles, it officially starts on Tuesday but there have already...

Shadow Brokers promise release of more NSA hacks to be used against the world

May 16, 2017 15:37 pm UTC| Technology

As if dealing with the continuing drama of the WannaCry global ransomware attack was not enough, the original group behind the leak of the US National Security Agency (NSAs), hacking tools has announced it is going to...

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Economy

Crypto market loses 9% in value amid global market meltdown

Crypto assets have dropped between 7-15 percent in value over the last 24 hours causing the market valuation of all 10,000+ crypto-assets in existence to drop below the $2 trillion, losing over 9 percent in...

Crypto investor sues Apple for offering malicious app tat led to cryptocurrency theft

A crypto investor has sued Apple Inc. for offering a malicious application dubbed Toast Plus in its App Store that led to the theft of her 474 XRP cryptocurrencies. Maryland resident Hadona Diep, a full-time...

Honda president justifies F1 racing exit as they prepare to run in decarbonization race

Hondas decision to stop selling vehicles that emit carbon dioxide by 2040 prompted it to pull out of F1 racing at the end of this season and compete in a decarbonization race from now on, according to company president...

Samuel Adams releases new beer but was banned in 15 US states, here’s why

Samuel Adams, the flagship brand of the Boston Beer Company, is releasing a limited edition alcoholic beverage. However, it may not reach some locations in the United States because it was banned in at least 15...

Puma unveils Nintendo’s ‘Animal Crossing’ sneakers and clothing collection

Puma, the German company that designs and manufactures athletic and casual footwear, apparel, and accessories, just launched its new collection that includes hoodies, sneakers, and more. The main point of these items is...

Politics

Joe Biden urged to pressure Joe Manchin to support voting rights

With an evenly divided Senate between the two major political parties, two Democratic Senators stand in the way of bringing forward US President Joe Bidens agenda. An op-ed piece on the New York Times shared that Biden...

Capitol insurrection: ABC reporter says ex-POTUS Donald Trump enjoyed Jan. 6

Disgraced former President Donald Trump was impeached for the second time by the House for his incitement of the insurrection last January 6 that led to five people dead and dozens of police officers being injured. ABC...

Capitol riots: Democratic Rep. compares 'Justice for J6' attendees to detained Jan. 6 insurrectionists

Over the weekend was the so-called Justice for J6 rally as the mob of supporters of disgraced former President Donald Trump looked to paint the insurrectionists last January 6 as political prisoners. Democratic Congressman...

Kamala Harris may meet with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi this week ahead of meeting with Joe Biden

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to visit the US this week for the upcoming Quad alliance summit with the other countries involved. Before his meeting with US President Joe Biden, Modi may be meeting with Vice...

Science

S. Korea's POSCO, Hyundai to use oyster shell waste for steelmaking

S. Korean steelmakers POSCO and Hyundai Steel Co. will start using oyster shells as a secondary base material for producing steel. Both firms have been developing a recycling technology with a local oyster shell...

S. Korea to develop solar-powered drone that could carry 20 kg to stratosphere

South Korea will invest 37.47 billion won in developing a solar-powered drone that could carry over 20 kilograms in the stratosphere and with natural disaster monitoring capability by 2025. The drone will serve as an...

S. Korean scientists develop 3D printing ink from sunflower pollen

A group of South Korean scientists from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore managed to develop 3D printing ink material from sunflower pollen. The research team led by professor Cho Nam-joon first incubated...

Kumho Petrochemical to produce eco-friendly rubber compound out of rice bran

Kumho Petrochemical Co. will produce an eco-friendly synthetic rubber compound made of rice bran-based bio-silica. Silica improves fuel efficiency, braking power, and wear resistance of synthetic rubber for...

From CRISPR to glowing proteins to optogenetics – scientists' most powerful technologies have been borrowed from nature

Watson and Crick, Schrdinger and Einstein all made theoretical breakthroughs that have changed the worlds understanding of science. Today big, game-changing ideas are less common. New and improved techniques are the...

Technology

‘Outcast 2: A New Beginning’ is ‘coming soon’ after a 20-year delay

Belgium-based video game studio Appeal is finally close to launching Outcast 2 more than two decades since its development was first announced. It was confirmed during THQ Nordics 10th-anniversary celebrations as one of...

Activision extends ‘Call of Duty: Vanguard’ open beta for two days

The Call of Duty: Vanguard open beta for all platforms was initially planned to run until Monday. The good news to gamers who have yet to try it or have just started playing is that Activision added a couple of extra days...

Google Pixel 6 Pro could feature up to 33W charging speed

The Pixel 6 series is expected to launch with a number of upgrades, so it is expected to include the most powerful phones from Google. The latest leak offers more details on battery-related enhancements, suggesting that...

Microsoft Surface Pro 8 specs might include dual Thunderbolt ports

Microsoft is expected to unveil a slate of new Surface products this week, and the Surface Pro 8 is likely one of them. A leak published just a few days before the launch event has suggested that the upcoming 2-in-1 tablet...

Display analyst says Huawei Mate 50 Pro could launch in late 2021

Slammed with trade bans, Huawei has had a very different year in 2021 that led to the delayed launch of the P50 series and the rumored absence of the Mate 50 line. However, a new report has suggested that the latter could...
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