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  • Intel release Neural Compute Stick 2, up to 8x the performance

    Back in April of2015, Intel released their first Compute Stick. What is essentially a computerin a USB drive, Intel has now released the Neural Compute Stick 2, designed totake on your latest AI and IoT challenges at the edge. The hardware development platform, allows developers to prototype, tune, and...
  • The next Halo will be in 4K and run 60FPS, yes please!

    Halo developers 343 Industries have announced they’re hiring. Normally a game development studio hire wouldn’t be important news, as it happens everyday, but this position is special. The new career opportunity as a Lead Graphics Developer at 343i, lists under the description, that the successful candidate would be pushing...
  • Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ on sale for US$35

    Raspberry Pi is a fantastic low-cost hardware platform that enables hackers and developers to create IoT solutions. Just over two years ago, the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B was released. Now comes the Model B+ with extra features like upgraded processor, power-over-ethernet, 802.11AC and Bluetooth 4.2 to name a few. The first...
  • Twilio adds support for RCS, SMS, MMS, Facebook Messenger and more using one API

    Twilio have announced the addition of RCS to Twilio. Adding RCS enables developers to integrate rich, interactive messages into their messaging applications. RCS enables consumers to view hi-resolution photos and videos, add appointments to their calendar, receive directions to a business location, initiate a support call and even share their...
  • Interview: Twilio’s programmable comms, making a big play for Australia

    Communication platforms are an intensely competitive market, with the fight for market share powered by a want to deliver the infrastructure to support human communication across the globe. Twilio is a service that has been internationally successful with clients like Uber, Airbnb, Airtasker, but is now turning their attention to...
  • Sydney Uni to double INCUBATE startup accelerator, 30 startups per year by 2018

    When it comes to assisting the smartest and most creative minds in the country, the University of Sydney is doing a pretty fantastic job. It’s entrepreneur program called INCUBATE has been successful in surfacing some of the most innovative ideas in the country. That program has just received a...
  • How to stream to Facebook Live from your PC or drone

      During Facebook’s F8 developer conference keynote, Founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg announced a Facebook Live API. This API will allow developers to build apps that allow you to stream live from any camera, not just the one in your mobile phone. After opening Facebook Live to iOS and...
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    Battlehack World Finals: Watch Australian hackers compete with the world

    This weekend, 14 teams of hackers from around the world are at PayPal Headquarters in Silicon Valley, California for the final showdown. Required to create and execute on an idea in just 24 hours, they’re competing for a prize of $100,000 USD, a glittering gold battle-axe, and the coveted...
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    Facebook just did something awesome for you and your kids

    The jobs of the future won’t be in manufacturing, they’ll be in writing the software that drives the robots in the factories. Programming is such a fundamental skill that all kids should have exposure to it, even if they’re don’t end up going into a computer-related industry, every industry...