Matt Johnston

Matt Johnston is a recent journalism graduate from the University of Newcastle.

With experience as a journalist for Newcastle’s 2NURFM News, and an ABC Heywire award for non-fiction storytelling under his belt, Matt has relocated to Sydney to learn the ropes of technology journalism at iTnews.

Recent articles by Matt Johnston

Feds splash $34.9m on 'meta-optics' research at ANU

Feds splash $34.9m on 'meta-optics' research at ANU

For li-fi, holograms and sensing systems.
Oct 14 2019 7:00AM
Blackmores' two-year cloud transformation starts bearing fruit

Blackmores' two-year cloud transformation starts bearing fruit

After booting Oracle for Microsoft.
Oct 11 2019 1:00PM
Monash Uni names inaugural CISO

Monash Uni names inaugural CISO

Joins from RACV.
Oct 11 2019 7:07AM
RMIT to host new $71.1m centre for automated decision making

RMIT to host new $71.1m centre for automated decision making

Investigating ethical algorithms.
Oct 9 2019 5:47PM
Spirit of Tasmania brings satellite internet to Bass Strait

Spirit of Tasmania brings satellite internet to Bass Strait

For crew and passengers.
Oct 9 2019 7:06AM
La Trobe Uni ditches anatomy textbooks for VR

La Trobe Uni ditches anatomy textbooks for VR

Adds AR app for 24/7 access.
Oct 8 2019 1:15PM
UNSW partners with govt, industry for AI land valuation

UNSW partners with govt, industry for AI land valuation

Increasing efficiency and accuracy.
Oct 4 2019 12:52PM
13cabs launches new 'quick ride' feature with Apple Pay

13cabs launches new 'quick ride' feature with Apple Pay

Hailing a ride without setting up an account.
Oct 3 2019 5:02PM
Defence taps TechOne for new student management system

Defence taps TechOne for new student management system

For "more efficient" approach.
Oct 3 2019 11:22AM
Victoria signs onto Microsoft Traineeship Program

Victoria signs onto Microsoft Traineeship Program

Coles, Data#3 among first to request trainees.
Oct 3 2019 6:50AM
Data61 gamifies psychiatry to reduce misdiagnosis

Data61 gamifies psychiatry to reduce misdiagnosis

Detecting bipolar and complex disorders faster.
Oct 2 2019 9:31AM
GPU-guided ultrasound targets Alzheimer's

GPU-guided ultrasound targets Alzheimer's

UQ tries out revamped HPC cluster.
Oct 2 2019 7:01AM
Flinders Uni builds real-time data system on three-cloud solution

Flinders Uni builds real-time data system on three-cloud solution

Improves security posture.
Oct 1 2019 10:25AM
French industrial giants target Adelaide Uni for marine industries digital transformation

French industrial giants target Adelaide Uni for marine industries digital transformation

Partners with Capgemini, Dassault Systèmes.
Sep 30 2019 12:52PM
Vic forensics institute taps Monash Uni for ML ballistics

Vic forensics institute taps Monash Uni for ML ballistics

For less invasive investigations.
Sep 27 2019 12:40PM
How James Cook Uni handled its 'data explosion'

How James Cook Uni handled its 'data explosion'

Ensuring 100 percent uptime for staff and students.
Sep 27 2019 6:59AM
IBM gets hammered: Inside Big Blue's huge clearance auction

IBM gets hammered: Inside Big Blue's huge clearance auction

The third tranche of IBM's massive corporate garage sale is about to go under the hammer. There's vintage computers, memorabilia and Thomas Watson posing with a S360 in the lots. And art. Lots of art.
Sep 27 2019 12:15AM
Ruralco plugs CSIRO-backed venture into property team

Ruralco plugs CSIRO-backed venture into property team

DAS delivers rural property hub.
Sep 26 2019 1:32PM
Cenitex taps Zscaler for secure services on 39k devices

Cenitex taps Zscaler for secure services on 39k devices

As part of cloud overhaul.
Sep 26 2019 6:57AM
Defence fund boosts autonomous vehicle research

Defence fund boosts autonomous vehicle research

For biomimicry-powered navigation.
Sep 25 2019 7:10AM

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