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Developers can now start playing with the next iteration of Bluetooth — that convenient little technology that lets you stream music to nearby devices or go on a run without cables connecting you to your smartphone. Though it will still take some time for Bluetooth 5.1 to make its way to phones, laptops, and other devices, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) recently published a breakdown of some of the major Bluetooth 5.1 features you can start getting excited about now.


Modern data centres need a bunch of things to operate. They need a robust perimeter so they can be secured, plentiful low-cost power, easy access to communications infrastructure and an environment that makes cooling as easy as possible. That's why US-Norwegian company Kolos is putting thir 600,000 square metre facility in the Arctic Circle.


The current incarnation of the NBN, which was meant to be better, faster and cheaper but seems to be less reliable, slower and more expensive to deploy has crossed a new threshold - more than half the population can now access Australia's "bleeding edge" mashup of copper, coaxial and fibre to connect to the Internet according to NBNCo.