Windows 10: Movie-grade, real-time 3D graphics near with DirectX Raytracing API

Microsoft preps Windows 10 for a new paradigm of 3D graphics with its new API for GPU-based 3D rendering. Microsoft is making Windows 10 friendlier to gaming developers like Valve and Steam, after its Windows 8 “catastrophe” left the gaming world in the lurch. The Redmond company has announced a new DirectX Windows application programming interface (API) that brings GPU-accelerated […]


​What is Hyperloop? Everything you need to know about the future of transport

Hyperloop technologies could revolutionise travel: here’s everything you need to know about the technology and the companies involved. What is Hyperloop? Hyperloop is a new form of ground transport currently in development by a number of companies, which could see passengers travelling at 700 miles an hour in floating pods within low-pressure tubes. What makes Hyperloop different? […]

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Government’s dumb data disasters demonstrate decaying diligence

The Australian government’s habit of losing filing cabinets full of confidential documents is merely a symptom of much deeper problems, in both policy development and implementation. As Oscar Wilde might have put it: “To lose one filing cabinet full of government documents may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose two looks like carelessness.” Carelessness […]

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Sydney Airport processing passengers after ‘technical issue’

Both the international terminal and one of Sydney’s domestic terminals were affected by Friday morning’s outage. Sydney Airport has begun processing passengers after it came to a standstill on Friday morning following “technical issues” that affected two of its terminals. Outbound passengers at Sydney’s T1 International and T2 Domestic terminals were prevented from checking in […]