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Lidar tech envisions future of smart cities, self-driving cars at CES

Lidar tech envisions future of smart cities, self-driving cars at CES

Seoul Robotics and Intel’s Mobileye among firms at CES 2021 with new 3D technology to support autonomous cars and smarter big cities.

  • by Dalvin Brown

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Virgin Orbit reaches space eight months after first flight
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Virgin Orbit reaches space eight months after first flight

Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit has carried out a successful test flight.

ACCC considers legal action after Google completes $2.7 billion Fitbit deal

ACCC considers legal action after Google completes $2.7 billion Fitbit deal

Australia's competition watchdog is continuing its investigation into Google's acquisition of fitness tracking pioneer Fitbit despite the sale completing on Friday.

  • by Cara Waters
Next gen gaming is not about raw power this time

Next gen gaming is not about raw power this time

Playing on the new consoles is a noticeably nicer experience, but not because of the extra brawn.

  • by Krishan Sharma
'What they did was justified': Amazon's local customers back move to boot Parler

'What they did was justified': Amazon's local customers back move to boot Parler

Australian customers of web hosting giant Amazon have backed its decision to kick controversial social networking platform Parler off its servers.

  • by Cara Waters
Listen up, iPhone’s hearing accessibility tools can really help

Listen up, iPhone’s hearing accessibility tools can really help

Most people think of adaptive headphones as something for older people, but it’s a rare person over the age of 25 who doesn’t have some degree of hearing loss.

  • by Alice Clarke
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Folding screens may yet revive stagnant smartphone market
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Folding screens may yet revive stagnant smartphone market

Despite some glaring pitfalls, 2021 will be a year of experimental smartphone forms as phone makers seek new inspiration.

  • by James Cook
Twitter suspends Trump amid Capitol violence

Twitter suspends Trump amid Capitol violence

The social media site has warned that future violations by Trump would result in a permanent suspension.

  • by Barbara Ortutay and David Klepper
Why I’ll never go back to a flat non-folding phone
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Why I’ll never go back to a flat non-folding phone

Foldable devices are still new, but they've fundamentally changed the way I use my phone.

  • by Krishan Sharma
Digital TV, 20 years on, may never end up fulfilling its potential

Digital TV, 20 years on, may never end up fulfilling its potential

After squandering new technology on shopping and Gilligans Island multiple times since 2001, Aussie broadcasters may be embracing virtues of digital too late.

  • by Adam Turner
'I feel naked without it': 99 per cent of smartphone users experience 'nomophobia'
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'I feel naked without it': 99 per cent of smartphone users experience 'nomophobia'

New research suggests nearly all Australian smartphone users experience fear being without their mobile phones and more than one in eight have severe symptoms associated with illegal or dangerous behaviour.

  • by Caitlin Fitzsimmons