Aussie company Webjet have launched the first working blockchain initiative in the hotel distribution industry. While most people’s minds immediately turn to cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology has far greater uses and this implementation by Webjet aims to resolve disputes over expenses and reductions in labor costs. Webjet’s been in the game for...
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    LG loves robots and at this year’s CES, they’re bringing a new idea, unveiling of three more work robots. These new concept robots are specifically developed for commercial use (sorry no home butler just yet) at hotels, airports and supermarkets. All part of LG’s new CLOi (pronounced KLOH-ee) robot...
  • NiceHash is addicted to screwing over their users

    NiceHash is/was one of the most popular mining services available, thanks to its technology that automatically switches to mine the most profitable cryptocurrency. After a quick client install and dropping in your Bitcoin address, you’re away and mining, trading PC cycles (and power) for alt coin mining returns, paid...
  • ABC Radio now including Bitcoin price in news bulletins

    This morning I was driving and had the radio tuned to 100.90, our local ABC Radio station when something fairly noteworthy happened. As the presenter read out the currency values and exchange rates for AUD to US dollarrs, the price of gold, S&P changes, it was the final data...
  • Deal: Get up to 81% on Oculus titles (today only)

    Over the Christmas break, Oculus have had some pretty great deals on VR titles and today, those sales end. If you have an Oculus Rift and have been looking at buying titles like The Climb or Superhot VR, then you want to take a look as there are some...
  • Happy New Year (in VR)

    Its the end of another year and this year I made something different to mark the occasion. In the year I bought an Oculus Rift, it seemed appropriate I make an end of year creation using VR. The following creation was made using the Oculus Rift with touch controllers,...
  • The city of Shenzhen now has 100% electric buses in public transport system

    One of China’s largest cities, Shenzhen is the first city to electrify its fleet of buses. The city, home to more than 12 million people, requires a well functioning public transport system to move people around the city. Given the volume of people in China and notorious air quality...
  • Victoria is getting a major wind farm + battery storage, construction to start in 2018

    Stawell in Western Victoria is getting a wind farm and battery storage as part of a project confirmed by Lily D’Ambrosio, State Member for Mill Park. Minister for Energy, Environment & Climate Change. Minister for Suburban Development. Back in June of 2017, the Victorian Government signed an Memorandum of Understanding on...
  • NBN Co fixing CVC by forcing RSPs to buy bandwidth with every new user

    NBN Co have announced dramatic changes to the way the NBN is charged at the wholesale level. These changes are a firm smack down for the RSPs that have oversold their networks which unsurprisingly has created end-user dramas across the country. These new changes will see, for the first time,...
  • Watch Big Bang Theory try to explain Bitcoin

    The Big Bang Theory is one of the most popular sitcoms in the US, and around the world. When we heard a future episode would include content around cryptocurrency Bitcoin, it got us exciting and concerned about them doing justice in explaining the fairly complicated subject to a mass...
  • Hands-on with Rift Core 2.0, Oculus biggest update since launch

    At Facebook’s developer conference, Oculus Connect 4 this year, the Facebook-owned company announced they’d be delivering a substantial update to the Oculus Rift experience and today, we, Oculus-owners got that update. The immediate update is to the Oculus software that runs on your desktop, but after entering VR, you...

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