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Softbank’s Nvidia stake is reportedly worth $4BN

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When Softbank announced the first close of its Vision Fund this weekend — securing an initial commitment of $93 billion, from investors including Apple, Qualcomm and Foxconn — it also quietly disclosed it had taken a stake in Nvidia. Bloomberg is today reporting the size of that stake is $4 billion, for 4.9 per cent of the ...

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Telstra announces smart city plans for Western Australia

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(Image: Telstra) Telstra has announced that it will trial and deploy a series of smart city Internet of Things (IoT) applications throughout a beachside park in Perth, Western Australia, under a partnership with the city of Joondalup. The solutions will include environmental sensors that monitor temperature, humidity, pollution, light, and ...

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Minibrew raises $2.8 million to help you make your own beer

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Netherlands-based Minibrew has raised $2.8 million in seed funding after completing a successful $350,000 crowdfunding campaign to bring some smarts to the home-brew process. The Minibrew is a little keg with a big brain. When we first met the company in 2015 they offered a whiff of high-tech to the ...

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Ericsson trials Verizon 5G and VR at Indianapolis 500

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(Image: Screenshot by Corinne Reichert/ZDNet) Ericsson has announced a trial of 5G network technology and virtual reality (VR) during the lead-up to the Indianapolis 500 motor race in partnership with Intel and telecommunications carrier Verizon. The companies made use of 5G technologies such as beam forming and beam tracking, wherein ...

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With one small tweak, the iPad could replace the laptop

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CNET/CBS Interactive While 2-in-1 and convertible PC sales are on the rise, the iPad is floundering. And yet in many ways, the iPad — particularly the high-end iPad Pro — is a far superior machine to most enterprise laptops out there. What’s the missing ingredient? See also: Microsoft should have ...

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