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AirPods Studio: Apple’s $500 over-ear headphones enter mass production in time for WWDC 2020 unveiling

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Concept Image Curtesy by MacRumours This year will be the first time we experience a full virtual WWDC event. Word on the street that Apple AirPods Studio may have already entered mass production, well ahead of the WWDC event. Expected to be announced at this WWDC 2020 this month, the US$349 (~AUD$515) over-ear headphones will compete with the likes of the Bose 700, the upcoming Sony WH-1000XM4 and the Surface […]

No, NASA didn’t find a parallel universe where time is running backwards

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Social media is great at spreading rumours, but usually, it’s because most things are open to interpretation… or lazy reading by some journalist. With that we bring some unfortunate news, scientists haven’t actually discovered a parallel universe. But you might think they have based on multiple reports from across the web. After an experiment in Antarctica by ANITA, which involves an array of radio antennas attached to a helium balloon […]

Quibi: game-changer. Big names, short-form content

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You’ve got Netflix, Disney+, Apple TV+, Stan, and.. whatever else is on your app list. But let me introduce you to Quibi, it is something very different, and only recently launched. While Australia has not been through an ‘official’ launch phase, Aussies can still access Quibi legally and easily via their app. Have you noticed that your attention span is fairly short now? Maybe you’re someone who prefers to watch […]

Australia creates world’s fastest internet speed from a single optical chip

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Researchers from Monash, Swinburne and RMIT universities have successfully tested and recorded Australia’s fastest internet data speed, and that of the world, from a single optical chip – capable of downloading 1000 high definition movies in a split second. This is expected not only to fast-track the next 25 years of Australia’s telecommunications capacity, but also the possibility for this home-grown technology to be rolled out across the world. In […]

EA Goes Open-Source with Command & Conquer Remastered Collection

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Today, Command & Conquer Remastered Collection lead producer Jim Vessella posted a community update outlining the game’s commitment to the modding scene. EA will be releasing the TiberianDawn.dll and RedAlert.dll – some dynamic libraries for developers to work with – and their corresponding source code under the GPL version 3.0 license. This license allows EA to let others view and use the source, but still have ownership. This makes Command & Conquer one of […]

Microsoft Sued for Trademark Infringement by Azure Knowledge Corporation

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Microsoft has been sued for trademark infringement and for passing off for the trademark ‘Azure’ by Azure Knowledge Corporation, or “Azure,” a leading IT Company who has worked with companies such as Bloomberg, Vodaphone, and Deutsche Bank. Azure Knowledge Corporation a leading market research solutions and global data collection provider, is headquartered in New Jersey USA, but the infringement is being filed in India. Azure Knowledge Corporation has stated that Microsoft deliberately used […]

8 Effective Ways to Optimise Your Business Website to Get More Sales

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All businesses need to make efforts to generate more sales. It is a method to create awareness with your target audience through content and attracting them with an offer they will be interested in. But it is not as simple as to put a “click here” or “book now” sign on your home page. By only putting buttons, leads will not pour in. Businesses need to design a practical and […]

Netflix just dropped their HUGE June lineup!

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Monthly Netflix lets us know whats coming for the month ahead. Heres whats coming. In total there are 55 new additions coming. This includes 21 original series, a new weekly special, 10 new Netflix Films, 3 Original Comedy Specials, 7 Original Documentaries, 4 for the kids, 3 anime films, and 7 licensed blockbusters. This feels like the refresh we’ve needed for a while. Highlights: the blockbusters Blinky Bill: The MovieDr. […]

Apple and Google release update with COVID-19 Exposure API for contact tracing

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Governments and health authorities across the world are working together to create and implement viable solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic. During April we saw Apple and Google join forces to develop a solution using Bluetooth to help governments and health authorities implement useful contact tracing, with user privacy and security at the centre of the design. Today, Apple and Google have released the first version of their Exposure API which […]

Highest-performing quantum simulator IN THE WORLD delivered to Japan

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Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, introduced the world’s first commercially available quantum simulator capable of simulating up to 40 quantum bits, or “Qubits”, which translates to very fucking fast. The simulator, named ‘Atos Quantum Learning Machine’, is powered by an ultra-compact supercomputer and a universal programming language. Quantum computing is a key priority for Japan. It launched a dedicated ten-year, 30 billion yen (.. aka US$280 million / […]

The 10-million-dollar Epidemic Preparedness project: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation invest

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KT and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have entered into an agreement to fund KT’s pandemic response solutions based on AI and Big Data to prepare for pandemics such as COVID-19. South Korea’s largest telecommunications company, KT Corp, announced a three-year research study today funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for ICT-based global epidemic response using artificial intelligence and Big Data analysis. The 10-million-dollar project stems from the recognition of South Korea’s advanced […]

Australia wins first “AI Eurovision Song Contest” by sampling Koala, Kookaburras, and Tasmanian Devils

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The Australian team named Uncanny Valley has won the, very unique, AI Eurovision Song Contest with a track entitled Beautiful the World. Beautiful the World is largely written using artificial intelligence. The team trained their machine with audio samples of koalas, kookaburras and Tasmanian devils, giving the song a unique Australian twist. It also carries a positive social message: after the huge forest fires that ravaged the country over  the past year […]

Epic Games reveals Unreal Engine 5 running on PlayStation 5

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Dang! Unreal Engine 5 has just been unveiled Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney, the original creator of Unreal Engine in 1995. Heres what we know. Audio System The Audio System in Unreal Engine has been giving a lot of love. Using Convolution Revere to measure reverberation characteristics of real spaces (they used real caves) and reproduced them in virtual environments. From this we’re getting incredible sound that we’ve never heard […]

Australia To Become 5G World Leader

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A Parliament-first inquiry into 5G mobile technology in Australia tabled its report in the House yesterday. Committee Chair Dr David Gillespie says the inquiry saw the need for 5G to connect Australia and allow for a wave of innovation and opportunities not seen before “The Committee heard that Australia has the opportunity to be a 5G world leader. “ How Australia will get there The committee has agreed that the following recommendations have […]

REVIVED: Tony Hawk’s™ Pro Skater™ 1 and 2 is back!

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Get excited old fans, and new fans, because the first two games in the critically acclaimed Tony Hawk™ Pro Skater™ franchise – TonyHawk’s™ Pro Skater™ and Tony Hawk’s™ Pro Skater™ 2 – are returning fully remastered and in one awesome package. Ready to jump back to when life was easier? The games will be back and will blend original levels, classic pro skaters, old-school tricks, iconic songs from the original […]

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