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Government must hold technology companies to account on e-waste

MPs urge UK government and global technology companies to deal with ‘tsunami of electronic waste’, which is throwing away valuable resources vital for building a sustainable future By Sebastian Klovig Skelton , Reporter Published: 26 Nov 2020 16:00 Government action is needed to ensure multinational technology companies such as Amazon and Apple take more responsibility…

Government releases funding for green technology businesses

New funding will support UK entrepreneurs and startups in scaling up their eco-friendly innovations By Sebastian Klovig Skelton , Reporter Published: 04 Nov 2020 13:27 More than 1,000 of the UK’s greenest businesses will share £134m government funding to drive up their productivity, create new jobs and develop new technologies for tackling climate change. The…

Tasmanian government begins finance system shift to the cloud

Image: Tasmanian government The Tasmanian government is undertaking a state-wide digital industry and service transformation after it published a strategy in March that focuses on the community, the economy, and the government. The objectives under the government header were to implement securely-managed government information and technology systems that are able to support efficient, joined-up public services;…

Trust in government technology is key to adoption

Panellists at GovTech Summit 2020 speak about the need to build trust in government digital services, as the pandemic has created room for increased use of technology in the public sector By Sebastian Klovig Skelton , Reporter Published: 01 Oct 2020 9:57 The deployment of government technology (GovTech) has been massively accelerated by the Covid-19…
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Tech Decision Making: The Rise of the Developer

Developers and technologists are increasingly being given a "seat at the table" and forming peer relationships with executives regarding enterprise technology investments. Image: monsitj - stock.adobe.com Legendary former NFL coach and general manager Bill Parcells once famously stated: “If they want you to cook the dinner, at least they ought to let you shop for…
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Google Maps 18 AU/NZ Shopping Centres with Street View

Posted by Jason Cartwright on November 27, 2020 Most of us have used Street View to virtually walk down the streets of destinations we plan on visiting, or relocating to, but have you ever considered virtually walking around shopping centres? This week Google released the first 18 locations across Australia and New Zealand that have…

Review: Unistellar eVscope reveals the excitement of astronomy with iPhone and Apple TV

Astronomy is a field that is often complex for the casual observer. In combination with the iPhone and Apple TV, the Unistellar Enhanced Vision telescope demystifies the complexities and provides an approachable viewing experience. Read more to see our experience. What is an eVscope? Technically, the eVscope is a telescope, but on the inside, it…

Black Friday Android app deals: Lumino City, Iron Marines, Pocket City, Kingdom Rush, more

Black Friday 2020 is here and the Google Play app store has now exploded with even more top-notch Android app deals. We have been seeing major price drops on the best titles for Android over the last couple days, with just about everything else going on sale this afternoon. Highlights of today’s collection include Lumino…

Review: Mecool’s KM3 Android TV box is only for the power user on a budget

Media platforms have existed for your TV for years, but Android TV is perhaps one of the most powerful. It has more potential you can unlock compared to a Roku or an Apple TV, but a lot of that depends on the hardware available. “Power users” demand a lot of ports and capable specs, and…