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How to Upgrade a Laptop’s Wi-Fi

Laptops tend to last for years: technology has reached a point where the hardware is reliable enough and also fast enough that there’s no need to buy a new one. Virtually everyone uses their laptop’s Wi-Fi to connect to their router, but Wi-Fi is one area where tech has moved on in the last few years. If you have an 802.11ac router, it makes sense to upgrade your laptop’s Wi-Fi to this standard, especially if it has older 802.11n hardware…

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Volkswagen former CEO indicted over emissions scandal

Volkswagen The former chief executive officer of Volkswagen, Martin Winterkorn, has been indicted by US prosecutors on charges related to the emissions cheating scandal. Winterkorn stepped down from Volkswagen AG in 2015 after it was revealed that the automaker had been cheating emissions tests for years to bypass emissions regulations and limits worldwide. At the time, Winterkorn said he was “stunned that misconduct on such a scale was possible in the Volkswagen Group,” and while the former CEO denied any…

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Jio introduces AI-based brand engagement platform Jio Interact

Mukesh Ambani led telecom Jio, has released an AI-based brand engagement video platform— Jio Interact. It is claimed to be world’s first AI-based service made for brand engagement.  Starting from May 4, the app will allow Jio users to place a live video call to celebrities. To begin with, Jio has roped in veteran Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan, who’ll be interacting with 150 million smartphone users on Jio to promote his upcoming film. The platform allows brands promotors to reach…

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​Turnbull commissions capability review of Australia’s Public Service

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced a review into the Australian Public Service (APS), seeking mainly to understand whether those staffing Australia’s government departments are capable of ushering in the “next wave” of digital. According to Turnbull, new technology and global developments are transforming the Australian economy and society, and as a result he believes it is timely to examine the capability, culture, and operating model of the APS to “ensure it is equipped to engage with the key policy,…

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Celebrate May the Fourth with the best Star Wars deals in Australia

Despite humble beginnings as a bit of a playful nod to the fabled Star Wars quote, May the Fourth has transformed into an international day of celebration of the franchise and its extensive universe. We’ve hunted near and far (far away) to track down some the coolest gadgets and biggest savings on Star Wars movies, games and collectibles. No matter which era of the lengthy saga you’re a fan of, we’ve got Blu-rays just for you, and whether you’re looking…

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ATO ready for Single Touch Payroll delivery in July after ‘extensive’ consultation

The first phase of the Australian Taxation Office’s (ATO) Singe Touch Payroll (STP) system is slated for go live at the start of the 2019 financial year, with businesses boasting 20 or more employees the first to use the system. The STP is a new way for employers to report employees’ payroll information to the ATO. Payments such as salaries and wages, pay-as-you-go (PAYG) withholding, and super information will be delivered to the ATO via the STP system when businesses…

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Oculus Rift 2: release date, news and rumors

Update: Looks like it will be a little while longer before the Oculus Rift 2 is announced.  Facebook’s big F8 2018 developer conference came and went without a mention of the next-gen Oculus Rift headset, though the company did launch the new standalone Oculus Go headset on May 1.  While we didn’t hear so much as a peep about the Oculus Rift 2 during F8, Facebook CTO Mike Schroepfer did tease that we’re in for “exciting updates” related to Project…

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ServiceNow buys AI startup Parlo

ServiceNow said Thursday that it will acquire Parlo, a Silicon Valley-based startup that trains algorithms for conversational machines. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Parlo’s technology aims to bring natural language understanding into enterprise systems, giving machines the ability to understand the nuances of human expression. ServiceNow said it plans to incorporate Parlo’s technology across its entire suite of services in the Now platform. “We are rapidly moving away from structured data such as filling in forms and…

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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2nd Generation release date, news and rumors

In April 2018, AMD launched its line of Ryzen 2nd Generation processors and completely blew the first generation out of the water when it came to performance. But, what about the high-end Ryzen Threadripper CPUs that put Intel on the Core X defensive in 2017?  Well, we’re expecting to see that follow-up in the second half of this year. Similar to the leap from Ryzen to Ryzen 2nd Generation, we’re expecting to see a massive leap in performance with AMD…

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​Google open sources gVisor, a sandboxed container runtime

Video: How Docker brought containers mainstream Thanks to Docker, containers are everywhere now. But, while containers have revolutionized how we develop, package, and deploy applications, we’ve not done a great job of securing them. That’s where Google has a new answer in locking down containers: gVisor. Read also: What is Docker and why is it so darn popular? With gVisor, Google has introduced a new way to sandbox containers. These are containers that provide a secure isolation boundary between the…

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