Last month I travelled to SamsungForum 2019 for Asia Pacific, held in lovely Singapore. During the event, Samsung demonstrated its latest products, due for release this year. Across the electronics portfolio, Samsung has new products in a long list of categories like Washing Machines, Fridges, Vaccum Cleaners, Soundbars and more, but...
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    During Google’s Stadia announcement at the 2019 Game Developer’s conference, CEO Sundar Pichai was discussing their progress in AI. Pichai explained how games are helping to tackle real-world challenges. Pichai went on to explain that Alphabet-owned Waymo uses AI to run simulations in gaming-like environments. These simulations are being...
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  • Reflections on the Tesla Model Y announcement

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    Ikea is one of those companies that is going all-in on electric vehicles. The Swedish-based company has a goal of have all its products delivered using electric trucks by 2025 and has announced they will only sign new delivery contracts with companies that transport their using electric vehicles. That’s...
  • Nintendo Labo’s 4th pack is a VR kit for the Switch

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  • Australia’s largest solar programs

    The journey to transition Australia’s energy production to renewable sources, it’s impressive just how much work is being done, specifically in the solar farm space. There are some massive investments being made in capturing the energy from the sun to power our homes and businesses and the location, size,...
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  • Streaming service KAYO races to stream Supercars with new features

    It’s almost time for motorsport season to fire up and that means Supercars are back. While the go to has been Foxtel, there’s a new option in town for streaming sports in 2019 and that’s Kayo. Today Kayo has officially launched its comprehensive Supercars coverage beginning with this week’s...
  • Zoho launches in Australia

    Zoho are continuing their international expansion, announcing today its launch in Australia. Zoho’s technology stack is used by over 45 million users in 180+ countries, with more than 300,000 companies around the world, including Tesla, Netflix, Nike, Amazon, major financial institutions and airlines. Zoho, which comprises three technology businesses,...
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    The NBN reached another milestone yesterday, with the network now available to three out of four Australian homes and businesses. The project is due for completion next year, so this milestone is important to reach in early 2019, if the 100% is to be achieved in 2020. nbn confirmed...

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