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  • New Microsoft Resource Compares Azure and AWS Cloud Services at a Glance

    17 October 2017 11:04 AM 40

    Microsoft wants to make it easy for developers to be able to compare its cloud services to those available on Amazon Web Services (AWS), launching a cloud service map on Monday that allows users to see equivalent services across the two hyperscale cloud platforms at a glance. Michael Crump, technical product manager for Azure, said that the cloud service

  • Wargaming launches ANZ servers for World of Tanks

    17 October 2017 5:08 AM 70

    Global games development and publishing brand Wargaming has confirmed it will be launching local servers for Australian and New Zealand World of Tanks players on November 1, 2017. Travis Plane, Wargaming Australia New Zealand Country Manager, hopes the launch of the prime time server will increase game play amongst current players, and bring back lapsed

  • $1 cleaner among best performers in Consumer NZ tests

    13 October 2017 10:41 PM 70

    A $1 Necessities brand cleaner from The Warehouse was one of the top performers in testing performed by Consumer New Zealand. The organisation recently studied the performance of 15 different multi-use cleaners and wipes. The top performers were Mr Muscle Glass and Surface Multipurpose Cleaner, $4.20, Easy Off Bam Grease and Sparkle Power Cleaner, $6.49, and The Warehouse

  • Top VC deals this week: Magic Leap, tech talent and the future of retail

    13 October 2017 10:53 AM 83

    Mapboxraised a $164 million round led by Softbank Vision Fund and joined by the company's earlier backers including Foundry Group, DFJ Growth, DBL Partners, and Thrive Capital. The start-up's technology helps businesses build location services into their websites and mobile apps. CEO Eric Gunderson told CNBC, "We have over 350 million people [using]

  • Range Rover Velar Has No Interest Of Sitting Below Volvo!

    9 October 2017 12:56 PM 85

    The Land Rover Range Rover Velar is one of the most anticipated luxury SUVs right now and this is partly due to the safety aspects of the vehicle. The last Geneva Motor Show saw Land Rover boasting on the Velar’s new innovative safety features and the firm has got every right to do so. This is because the Range Rover Velar had just lived up to the words

  • Yorkshire groom has his Lamborghini seized by police on his wedding day

    8 October 2017 9:14 PM 43

    A red-faced groom was left facing a ruined wedding day after police impounded his uninsured supercar. The newlywed was caught driving the Lamborghini Hurucan without insurance in Bingley, near Bradford. He admitted it was his wedding day, although it is not clear whether he was heading to or leaving the ceremony at the time. The sports car, which can reach

  • Facebook Just Quietly Released A Beta Chat App To Let People Talk On Its Workplace Platform

    7 October 2017 6:10 AM 28

    Facebook has just released an official desktop chat app for both PC and Mac, in order to beta test before a wider rollout. The app has a dashboard that collects and displays all your chat threads. From here you can search text, share photos and videos, and also set notifications that pop up on your desktop. There’s even a screen sharing option for the entire

  • Master Chief is hidden inside the Xbox One X riding a scorpion

    6 October 2017 1:08 PM 70

    Microsoft has hidden a tiny Easter egg inside the Xbox One X that most owners are unlikely to find: an etching of Halo’s Master Chief riding on top of a scorpion. The image is nice homage both to the character that helped propel the Xbox to success and to the One X’s code name, Project Scorpio. It’s also a nice play on words, since the tanks that Master

  • Xbox One X secret REVEALED: Hidden feature is GOOD NEWS for Halo fans

    6 October 2017 10:13 AM 87

    The official Xbox One X enhanced games list has been confirmed and includes over 100 titles. The news comes as Microsoft announces plans to bring mouse and keyboard support to Xbox One soon. Microsoft's Mike Ybarra told Windows Central that the company will give players and studios the choice when it comes to how to use the feature. Developers will be able to decide

  • Range Rover Velar Scores 5-Star Ratings Under Euro NCAP Assessment

    6 October 2017 7:11 AM 27

    Range Rover Velar has scored outstanding full 5-star rating in the crash test conducted by Euro NCAP. The crash test was conducted on the 2.0 diesel 4x4, RHD model of the Range Rover Velar. Euro NCAP assesses vehicle safety levels which consist of four assessments. In Adult Occupant Protection (AOP) the Range Rover Velar Scored 93%, 85% in Child Occupant