At Computex Asus grab attention with Zenbo home robot and Transformer 3 Surface Pro clone. MSI and HP hype backpack computers for Virtual Reality. Also Robots take 60,000 Jobs, Micro bee Drones, prosthetic limbs to sense touch and more Cyber Security news.
Highlights from Google IO incl the marriage of Chrome OS and Android, Allo, Duo, Wear 2 and Google Home. Also, Joseph Parker’s fight streamed via Facebook Video, Run the Empire game, an Alcohol monitoring wearable, NZ Hi-Tech Awards, Lumia 650, Huawei P9.
YouTube pranksters get jailed, Apple’s $1B Chinese ride sharing investment, Oracle vs Google, Govt’s $15m tech startup investment, Mamaroo baby tech, European Union could take Google for €3B, Hyperloop trial, driverless car congestion.
This week we discuss Figure.NZ, StretchSenses power by walking, Cyber Security Summit, SpaceX and Blue Origin rocket landings, design space suits, VoLTE, Spark Arena, Netflix gets into Reality TVand first hands on with Huawei P9.
This week we discuss Electronic voting, the $80 Child GPS tracker, Telsta’s network fail, Windows 95 on an Apple Watch, Eye tracking, 2degrees funding, Panasonic Wings Bluetooth earbuds and ponder if Craig Stephen Wright invented Bitcoin or not.