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  • Stack Overflow reveals the most-disliked programming languages

    1 November 2017 4:21 PM 98

    Stack Overflow Jobs data shows that developers would prefer not to work with Perl, Delphi, Visual Basic, and PHP When it comes to which languages developers like and dislike, Stack Overflow has some insight. Based on the languages developers tagged as those they would not like to work with in their Stack Overflow Jobs profiles, the company has found

  • Let’s Hope These Patents Aren’t of the Upcoming Lotus SUV

    31 October 2017 1:34 PM 121

    It’s no secret Lotus is planning on producing an SUV and these patent images might give us our first idea of what to expect. First seen on Chinese website, these patent drawings preview the direction Lotus plans on taking with its first production SUV. The British automaker has not shied away from expressing its interests in developing

  • Lamborghini Aventador, Huracan hit production milestones

    31 October 2017 12:36 AM 155

    Lamborghini marks 9,000th Huracan, 7,000th Aventador produced Ever since its introduction six years ago, Lamborghini’s flagship supercar, the Aventador, has recently hit an important production number. Beginning with the older model, 7,000 units have already been assembled. The 7,000th unit will be an Aventador S Roadster finished in Grigio Adamas silver

  • Here's Vodafone's Plan Pricing For The iPhone X

    27 October 2017 1:47 PM 190

    Pre-orders for the iPhone X open up this evening at 6:01PM AEDT, but a couple of telcos are announcing their pricing a few hours early. Virgin Mobile was first out of the gates, but now it's time for Vodafone -- and its cheapest plan is pretty tempting. The cheapest iPhone X you can get from Vodafone is a 64GB model on a 36-month contract, where you're

  • Smartphones in bed: Overuse is costing sleep deprivation, study shows

    27 October 2017 12:08 PM 88

    PARENTS’ growing addiction to smartphone use in bed has become nearly as bad as that of their teenagers with new Australian research showing the habit is taking a major toll on their sleep. The use of electronic devices by adults after they turn the lights out in bed is causing them to get less shuteye, poor quality rest and resulting in later sleep-ins

  • Tabletop giant Fantasy Flight Games goes digital

    24 October 2017 8:51 PM 81

    US board game giant Fantasy Flight Games has opened a video game studio. Fantasy Flight Interactive is run by former Human Head (Prey) CEO Tim Gerritsen, and it will both adapt the company's board games and create entirely new titles based on Fantasy Flight’s existing properties. Fantasy Flight has dabbled in the digital before, notably with companion

  • Kiwi drops to new 5-month low as policy uncertainty weighs on investors

    24 October 2017 7:24 PM 91

    The New Zealand dollar extended its decline, falling to a fresh five-month low, as the lack of hard policy in governance agreements between the Labour, NZ First and Green parties continued to unnerve markets. The kiwi fell as low as 68.84 US cents and traded at 69.02 cents as at 8am in Wellington from 69.44 cents yesterday. The trade-weighted index dropped

  • Who is Jacinda Ardern? The New 'Trudeau-Like' Leader of New Zealand

    24 October 2017 6:59 PM 83

    Jacinda Ardern is overturning political norms as the world's youngest female leader— and securing a budding friendship with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The newly elected New Zealand prime minister has already earned some face time with Trudeau after securing the country's top job Monday, while President Donald Trump phoned in his congratulations

  • Unlikely allies eye vote to legalize cannabis in New Zealand

    24 October 2017 5:54 AM 98

    WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand could become the first country in the Asia-Pacific region to legalize cannabis for personal use after an unlikely alliance of populist, centrist and leftist parties put drug policy immediately on the agenda of the incoming government. Recreational marijuana use is legal in several U.S. states and European nations including

  • Incoming New Zealand government to review central bank objectives

    24 October 2017 4:31 AM 86

    WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand prime minister-designate Jacinda Ardern said on Tuesday her new Labour-led government plans to review and reform the Central Bank Act to possibly include employment, alongside inflation, as a dual target. New Zealand First, the junior partner in the new coalition government, also wants to broaden the central bank’s