Archived News for IT Professionals - November, 2013
An internationally-renowned Australian microphone manufacturer has given itself some future leg-room, moving to a new site and eyeing new manufacturing methods.
A company in the United States has created a small section of human liver, which was alive and able to filter toxins and retain nutrients for 40 days.
Researchers and engineers in the United States have designed a new method for generating electricity, which gathers power from lost energy sources such as microwave signals, sounds or even Wi-Fi.
While many are moving to solid-state hard-drives for increased speed in their personal computing, a new method has squeezed more life out of the traditional spinning disk drive.
The 3D printing revolution has landed for internet communities, artists, designers, and large-scale industry – and the modern futuristic techniques are now working their way into the classroom.
The Federal Communications Minister and Prime Minister are reportedly considering a Labor government model for the National Broadband Network roll-out, based on suggestions from the Tasmanian Premier.
An Australian university-backed start-up has taken home a large portion of the winner’s pie at the Tech23 2013 awards, bagging five of the 34 possible prizes.
The Chinese telecommunications giant accused of secretive tactics by Australian authorities has finally spoken out, albeit through a leaked internal email.
Speculation about two mysterious barges docked in US ports has lit up the tech-world in the last two weeks, but guessing is still all anyone can do as the inexplicable ships give up none of their secrets.
The world’s greatest supercomputers still look like crude counting tools compared to the human brain, but a new chip has pinched a human technique for improving the efficiency of computation.
The Communications Minister has called for negotiations to continue between NBN Co and the companies in charge of the optical roll-out in Tasmania, saying that it takes two to tango over contracts.
Fairly credible reports have surfaced this week saying US phone giant AT&T may consider buying Vodaphone, though there has been no suggestion whether it would mean improved coverage from the notoriously-patchy provider.