The International Robot Exhibition 2009 is underway in Tokyo, and Yasukawa is again showcasing its Motoman robots. We’ve seen how dexterous previous models were in robo chef demonstrations, but it seems they’ve now got a taste for the Force.
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If legislation introduced by Treasurer Scott Morrison clears Parliament, digital goods such as e-books, games, apps and subscription streaming services from overseas providers will attract the Goods and Services Tax. It has been dubbed the "Netflix Tax" and is expected to raise $350 million for states and territories over the next four years.
How much would you pay for an unpopular browser? If you were a group of Chinese companies you'd probably think somewhere in the region of, oooh, $US1.2 billion ought to do it.