Recommended NZ | Guide to Money | Gimme: Competitions - Giveaways

Technology

Can lessons and tools from animal health assist human health? - Techion

With pressure on world health systems to access live and reliable disease information, are there lessons to learn from animal disease management?

‘When you know better, do better' - Digital Identity NZ

New Digital Identity NZ research highlights the work required by organisations to improve the care of personal information and identity data.

UC researchers ask: Is robot abuse immoral?

In a new study, University of Canterbury (UC) researchers have found that participants considered abusive behaviour towards a robot just as immoral as abusive behaviour towards a human.

Techweek2020 starts today with more than 280 online events

New Zealand’s annual festival of tech and innovation, Techweek2020, kicks off today and with more than 280 online events and 30 hours of live Techweek TV content, Techweek2020 has something for everyone.

Dunedin tech leaders showcased in online festival - Dunedin City Council

As part of Techweek 2020, which runs from 27 July - 2 August, Dunedin will host a series of online events for all ages that offer opportunities to educate, entertain and upskill through the use of technology.

Rural data usage continues to soar - Farmside

Rural broadband specialists, Farmside, have reported a massive 34% average year-on-year data usage increase in Aotearoa’s rural communities since 2017 as new technologies drive efficiency, productivity and sustainability in the sector.

Mozilla launches its first VPN in NZ today

New Zealanders are among the first in the world to get access to the Mozilla VPN (Virtual Private Network), which launches today. The Mozilla VPN is now available on Windows.

Personal data can be easily extracted from video conference screenshots - researchers

Video conference users should not post screen images of Zoom and other video conference sessions on social media, according to Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers, who easily identified people from public screenshots of video meetings on Zoom, Microsoft Teams and Google Meet.

'NZ's most devastating predators' genomes sequenced'

The DNA secrets of the Predator Free 2050 programme’s most wanted species have been revealed.

The complete genome of the stoat is now available to researchers on the US-based National Center for Biotechnology Information genome database, hard on the heels of the ship rat genome.

'University researchers accurately pinpoint malicious drone operators'

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) have determined how to pinpoint the location of a drone operator who may be operating maliciously or harmfully near airports or protected airspace by analyzing the flight path of the drone.