Apple involved in ‘carbon-free’ aluminium smelting with Rio Tinto, Alcoa, and Canadian governments

Siri, show me a CA$188 million joint venture that’s well outside Apple’s usual activities. Search Tech Things: Latest Tech News

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​Western Australia allocates AU$3.4m to roll out STEM skills plan

Relatively dry on technology, the once booming mining state has focused Budget funding on healthcare. Search Tech Things: Latest Tech[…]

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​WA shifts government CIO position to Premier’s department

The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer will be shifted into the Department of Premier and Cabinet from July[…]

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Google says it’s designing Duplex with “disclosure built-in” – CNET

The search giant’s lifelike AI will identify itself to callers. Search Tech Things: CNET Tech News

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Symantec stock tanks after warning annual report may be delayed by probe – CNET

Shares in the antivirus software company drop more than 20 percent. Search Tech Things: CNET Tech News

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SpaceX aborts first ‘Block 5’ Falcon 9 launch – CNET

Elon Musk’s company wasn’t quite able to send a rocket to space that’s designed to fly 100 times. It’ll try[…]

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Google may be working on three Wear OS watches, not just one – CNET

Google’s own line of smartwatches might come in several flavors this fall. Search Tech Things: CNET Tech News

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As voice assistants go mainstream, researchers warn of vulnerabilities – CNET

New research suggests that popular voice control platforms may be vulnerable to silent audio attacks that can be hidden within[…]

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Lighter, cheaper robotic hand grabs more like the real deal – CNET

A man testing the Hannes prosthetic has been able to use it to drive, operate carpentry tools, hold playing cards[…]

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Alphabet chairman says Google Duplex passes Turing test in one specific way – CNET

John Hennessy, the former Stanford president, said Google’s lifelike voice AI points to what’s coming. Search Tech Things: CNET Tech[…]

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The Atlas robot is training to chase Elon Musk down – CNET

Just a brisk little stroll through the park… Search Tech Things: CNET Tech News

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Boston Dynamics SpotMini dog takes itself on an autonomous walk – CNET

It can open doors… and navigate inside buildings… oh boy. Search Tech Things: CNET Tech News

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Why Spotify’s R. Kelly decision on hate content matters – CNET

R. Kelly’s actions take on a new tenor in the #MeToo era, and Spotify is planting a flag. Search Tech[…]

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Why Spotify’s R. Kelly decision on hate content matters – CNET

R. Kelly’s actions take on a new tenor in the #MeToo era, and Spotify is planting a flag. Search Tech[…]

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Google won’t bring next-gen controllers to its newest VR headset – CNET

Don’t expect cutting-edge future controls for the Mirage Solo. Search Tech Things: CNET Tech News

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MapLite software developed by MIT could speed autonomy in rural areas – Roadshow

The system is able to navigate without the need for hyper-detailed 3D maps, making it attractive for use outside of[…]

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Jupiter goes psychedelic in whirling clouds video – CNET

See the swirling clouds of Jupiter dance in a new animation with images taken by NASA’s Juno spacecraft. Search Tech[…]

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Nvidia reports strong Q1 results, revenue up 66 percent

Nvidia said gaming revenue grew 68 percent from a year ago to $1.72 billion. Search Tech Things: Latest Tech News

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A future proof degree? Artificial Intelligence is now a major at this university

Despite a tight labor market, schools are positioning computer science graduates for a rapidly changing jobs ecosystem Search Tech Things:[…]

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Dropbox tops estimates in debut earnings report

Dropbox reported revenue of $316.3 million, up 28 percent from the same period last year. Search Tech Things: Latest Tech[…]

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