Google’s annual developer conference kicked off today and one of the most impressive demos was a new product known as Google Duplex. Part of the Google Assistant features, Duplex leverages years of investment from Google in natural language processing, deep learning and text to speech. The on stage demo of the...
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  • Telstra launch new SMS API preview at APIdays in Sydney

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    Pausefest is Australia’s biggest digital innovation festival which aims to support and showcase the best in creativity and technology from Australia and all over the world. This year, TAC is partnering with Pausefest to run a one-day Hackathon, inviting entrepreneurs, creative and technologists come together to dissect a road safety issue and find...
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    Last month at the Windows 10 event, Microsoft touched very briefly on Windows 10 for IoT and today we get a bit more detail. The Raspberry Pi Foundation have just announced the retail availability of their latest board, the Raspberry Pi 2. The Raspberry Pi 2 is now on...
  • Here are the hacks Melbourne developers are creating at BattleHack 2015

    With just two hours left in PayPal’s BattleHack Melbourne round, the sleep deprived developers are approaching the end. Teams are taking turns to go through presentation rehearsals for their hacks and are receiving feedback to make sure they best explain their idea and how it was built in the...
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