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Japanese technology is the best.  Sometimes quirky but always so innovative. We particularly love the innovations that are eco-friendly and/or socially responsible. A prime example is the country’s super funky underground bike parking stations. Recently, we featured new tech coming out of Melbourne to help prevent e-scooter misuse and other issues. But this has nothing on Japan’s bike-related tech. And we’re talking about an innovation that’s been around for a decade. Bicycle

Hawk-Eye tech has had a profound impact on professional tennis. Is it all good news, though? “You cannot be serious!” If John McEnroe was still playing today, he’d be yelling at a computer system. That’s because Hawk-Eye has completely changed the way we watch professional tennis. When Novak Djokovic won his fourth US Open crown with a straight sets win over Daniil Medvedev on Monday morning – Ajde Nole! –

To celebrate 25 years of one of the world's most iconic organisations, we're sharing a bunch of Google fun facts. The date of 4 September 2023 marked 25 years since US computer scientists, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, officially founded one of the planet's most powerful companies. Happy birthday, Google! 💙❤️💛💙💚❤️ It’s been a wild ride during the last quarter of a century as the iconic tech company has

E-scooters. They’re a polarising invention. Or more accurately at least, some of its users – yes, just some – are often maligned for their nuisance value. But that might all change if an e-scooter tech advancement rolled out by the City of Melbourne gathers speed. As reported by The Guardian, 25 Lime e-scooters have just hit the streets of the Victorian capital, equipped with advanced camera and GPS functionality that

The use of Video Assistant Referees (VAR) is now ingrained in world football's elite tournaments and competitions, including at the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup. Is the tech as effective as it could be, or should be? The stadiums are packed, most matches have been thrillers, and cities around Australia and New Zealand have been inundated with tens of thousands of visiting tourists. But this is FIFA… and

Is the average human so boring that Artificial Intelligence (AI) could one day turn on us and take control? That’s what the founder and chief executive of one London-based tech company believes. Speaking to the British Broadcasting Corporation last month, Stability AI CEO Emad Mostaque said he believes the tech will one day deem humans “so boring” it will simply rise up and overthrow humanity. “The worst-case scenario is

Suborbital flights linking Sydney to London in a mere two hours might be closer than we think. It sounds like a dream… but you may want to read up on the side effects before you reach for your wallet. A recent report funded by Britain’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) suggests suborbital flights could be less than a decade away, slashing long-haul flying times and paving the way for

Hands up if you’re scrolling through your phone right now while sitting on the loo? If so, you’ll appreciate this read even more. As you may know, Japan is famous for its toilets, with funky tech innovations like seat warming and deoderisation available at the press of a button. So, it’s fitting that another revolutionary bathroom-based invention has arisen from the Land of the Rising Sun.   Wash Your Hands and