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The Strange Experience of Being Australia’s First Tech Billionaires

Supported by The Strange Experience of Being Australia’s First Tech Billionaires ImageScott Farquhar, left, and Mike Cannon-Brookes at the Sydney headquarters of their company, Atlassian. “The orthodoxy amongst the Australian tech companies is to stay away from politics,” an Australian venture capitalist said. “And then now there’s these guys.”CreditCreditMatthew Abbott for The New York Times […]

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Amazon's first major video game is a massive online roleplaying game about colonization

&quotNew World”/Amazon Game Studios Amazon has offered an early look at its upcoming video game “New World,” one of three PC games the company announced in 2016. “New World” is a massively multiplayer online roleplaying game, in the style of “EVE Online” and “World of Warcraft.” Players will slowly work together to colonize an uncharted […]

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Medtronic debuts first apps to let heart patients monitor their pacemakers

Clinicians have been able to remotely monitor pacemakers for years thanks to a combination of near-field and remote wireless technologies, but until now, patients haven’t been able to access the data from their own implanted devices. That’s about to change thanks to pacemaker developer Medtronic, which has officially launched MyCareLink Heart — a free iOS and […]