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Drones
DJI requires drone users to register their machines before flying
"If this activation process is not performed, the aircraft will not have access to the correct geospatial information and flight functions..."
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Cybersecurity
Kiwi code-cracker heads to Oxford to hone her craft
She possesses a rare mind hard-wired to navigate complex algorithms in a way that even the most mathematically savvy out there would find difficult.
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Cloud
Apple takes shots at Google in new ad campaign - smartphone showdown
The copy states that "life is easier on iPhone," and they didn’t waste the opportunity to poke fun at Google’s poor track record of security.
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Future
Elon Musk: Tesla's market cap higher than they deserve
"In my experience, in over 10 years covering stocks and clean energy, I've never heard another CEO say that."
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Cybersecurity
Hackers run circles around Samsung's iris scanner security
It wasn’t exactly the kind of hacking you see in the Fast and the Furious franchise.
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Chorus
Orcon says average monthly data usage (currently 150MB) soon to hit 1TB
Data. You can almost never get enough, which has made it both the bane and blessing of modern life - Orcon says usage is about to skyrocket.
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Pimp my PC
Make it rain in VR with Symphony of the Machine
Australian outfit Stirfire Studios invite VR gamers on journey of music, puzzles and weather manipulation.
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Network Infrastructure
WiFi can create holograms of objects, even through walls
"But you could make out the shape of a person, or a dog on a couch. Really any object that's more than four centimeters in size."
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Robotics
Real life Robocop patrols the streets of Dubai
Criminals in Dubai, you are officially on notice: The world’s first ‘robocop’ is set to begin roaming the streets of Dubai.
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Simon Bridges
Government targets 100% internet connectivity by 2025
It’s reviewing the proposals received in the tender process for the next phase of the Rural Broadband Initiative and the Mobile Black Spot Fund.
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Apple
iPhone 8 images leaked, potential design exposed
New images have surfaced of the design molds used for upcoming iPhone models.
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Internet
3 Facts About Naked Broadband You've Probably Been Wondering About
Here are a few facts about naked broadband you may have either pondered on in the past or forgot to ask about in the first place.
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Gaming
Asus - The most recognisable and popular gaming brand
13 International Media have awarded ASUS as ‘No. 1 Gaming Brand’ from 12 different countries in Asia Pacific alone.
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Gaming
New Corsair gaming chairs built for speed AND comfort
“Inspired by racing, crafted for comfort and built to last.”
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Data
Hewlett Packard unveils ridiculous memory-driven computer
By building around memory rather than the CPU, they can eliminate the relatively clunky and inefficient manner that the computers process data today.
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Ransomware
Pirates of the Caribbean film held ransom by, well.. pirates
The hackers have demanded an enormous undisclosed amount of money be paid in Bitcoin. Disney apparently refuses to pay, and is working with the FBI.
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Wi-fi
Elon Musk's SpaceX to bring internet to far corners of the Earth
Half the world doesn’t have the luxury of being able to connect to the internet at their leisure, even though internet access is basic human right.
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Gaming
FutureFive's Five for now: Gaming Mice
PC gaming begins with your mouse; Aiming, directing, shooting, interacting - you need every advantage you can get.
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PC Hardware
Logitech's simple approach to beautiful peripherals
Logitech is not only showing how silly some other brands look when it comes to peripherals, but they’ve also shown an improvement in their own house.
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Gaming
Nvidia announces new powerhouse graphics card feat. new tech
This heavyweight GPU will be more targeted at data centre usage and high-performance computing, as opposed to consumer level computing.
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Gaming
Synchronized Lighting Effects - The Next Big Thing in PC Gaming?
The PC gaming industry has evolved dramatically in the last decade, and no doubt eclipsing the console gameplay experience by far.