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NBN considering deploying third satellite

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NBN CEO Bill Morrow and Communications Minister Mitch Fifield during Senate Estimates National Broadband Network (NBN) CEO Bill Morrow has said the company is looking into several options to improve its satellite connections following widespread complaints about congestion and slow speeds. In response to requests from Communications Minister Mitch Fifield ...

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Mobile gaming company Scopely raises $60M

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Scopely just announced that it has raised $60 million in Series C funding. The round was led by Revolution Growth, a firm led by former AOL executives Steve Case and Ted Leonsis (AOL owns TechCrunch), which targets startups outside Silicon Valley and New York. (Scopely is headquartered in Los Angeles.) ...

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Microsoft’s AI beats Ms. Pac-Man

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As with so many things in the world, the key to cracking Ms. Pac-Man is team work and a bit of positive reinforcement. That… and access to funding from Microsoft and 150-plus artificial intelligence agents — as Maluuba can now attest. Last month, the Canadian deep learning company (a subsidiary ...

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iPhone 8 will have wireless charging, reveals Apple supplier

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Until now, iPhone users have had to use third-party wireless-charging products, like this Bezalel I6 Qi charger. Image: Bezalel The CEO of Apple iPhone manufacturer Wistron has let slip that the next iPhone will include wireless charging. Wireless charging has featured on Android phones for several years, but Apple in ...

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