Archived News for IT Professionals - September, 2013
Citizens of China will be able to leap into the console revolution they had been missing, with the China State Council lifting a ban on video game units.
In extremely small scale technologies for some of the world’s most mind-boggling devices, there are factors at play that can ruin a project from a microscopic scale.
Clandestine negotiations have been going on between Telstra and News Corporation to launch a Foxtel-branded broadband service, but reports say the talks have now hit a snag.
Engineering students from schools around the country will be putting their custom-built robotic companions into battle for the 2013 National Instruments Autonomous Robotics Competition.
Several companies in the telecoms industry are taking the uncertainty over the future of the National Broadband Network as an opportunity to drum up some profits.
The average brain contains about 100 billion neurons, each with one to ten thousand synapses each. A technique has been tested which allows scientists to view the electrical activity of just one synapse at a time amid a torrent of trillions.
Current materials are being pushed to their physical limits in the quest for higher-density switches for computer storage and memory, leading to expanded research into “resistive switching” as the next standard form.
South Australia’s Attorney-General does not believe video game restrictions are being applied strongly enough, and that delicate minds are being exposed to violent and sexual content.
Anyone doubting the legitimacy of video games as an industry or medium has almost nothing left to stand by, with the release of the newest Grand Theft Auto game raking in over a billion dollars in its first three days.
The group that builds virtually everything used in modern combat is looking to pick up some technology companies in Australia, after buying a UK firm.