China data centres set to consume more power than Australia: report

[ad_1] While China leads the world in renewable energy capacity, data centres in the country remain dependent on coal China’s data centres –- the backbone of the country’s fast-growing digital economy—are on track to guzzle more electricity by 2023 than all of Australia last year, said a Greenpeace report published Monday. While China leads the […]

Crisis-hit Nissan CEO set to resign as board meets

[ad_1] Reports in Japan say Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa will step down over issues with his pay The CEO of crisis-hit Japanese automaker Nissan plans to resign, reports said Monday, as the firm’s board meets to discuss an audit launched after former chief Carlos Ghosn’s arrest over financial misconduct. Hiroto Saikawa’s reported decision to step […]

Researchers set solar record with next-gen cells

[ad_1] Dr Jun Peng and Associate Professor Thomas White from the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science. Credit: Lannon Harley, ANU Researchers from the Australian National University (ANU) have broken new ground in solar cell energy efficiency and in the process provided a glimpse of the technology’s future. The researchers have a set a […]

HMD working on a much cheaper Nokia 5G phone, set for 2020 release

[ad_1] It seems like most major brands have at least one 5G phone out on the market, but HMD Global is one notable exception thus far. The Nokia brand licensee hasn’t released a 5G phone just yet, although there are rumors of a 5G flagship. But HMD Global chief product officer Juho Sarvikas told Digital […]

International launch set for Disney+ streaming service

[ad_1] Disney’s streaming service will offer its films and TV shows, along with the library it acquired from Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox. The Walt Disney Company said on Monday its streaming television service will debut in November in the United States, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the Netherlands. Offering film and TV entertainment including […]

'Hey Google' to help you set reminders for everyone in the family

[ad_1] Gone are the days when you’d write a note on a piece of paper to remind someone to do something. Instead, you now leave reminders on your smart speaker. Google Assistant devices in the U.S., U.K. and Australia will get an upgrade over the next few weeks to allow you to set reminders for […]

Alibaba co-founder Tsai set to own all of NBA Nets: reports

[ad_1] Kyrie Irving, left, and Kevin Durant of the Brooklyn Nets could have a new NBA boss as reports have Alibaba Group co-founder Joseph Tsai buying complete control of the team Joseph Tsai, co-founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, is expected to purchase full control of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets from Russian businessman Mikhail Prokhorov, […]

WTO to set up panel to judge US-China solar panel dispute

[ad_1] Solar panels are the focus of a heated dispute between China and the US The World Trade Organization agreed Thursday to China’s request to create a dispute panel tasked with judging whether US tariffs on solar panels violate international trade rules. The trade restrictions were imposed by President Donald Trump’s administration last year, part […]

Tencent set to take stake in Universal Music

[ad_1] Billie Eilish is one of Universal’s more recent smash hits Chinese internet giant Tencent is in early talks to take a stake in the Universal Music Group, a behemoth in the global music industry, UMG’s French owner said on Tuesday. If a deal is confirmed, Shenzhen-based Tencent is to take 10 percent in Universal […]

YouTube needs 'new set of rules and laws': executive

[ad_1] In this file photo taken on June 28, 2013 a webcam is positioned in front of YouTube’s logo in Paris. Millions of children regularly use YouTube to watch video game tutorials, television shows and even to watch random people unbox new toys. But consumer and child protection groups are worried that the Google-owned video […]