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Discovery finds 'Goldilocks conditions' needed for quakes to trigger a volcanic eruption

A chance discovery by researchers at GNS Science has shed light on why it is possible for an earthquake, in rare conditions, to trigger a volcanic eruption.

UFF waives fibre wholesale costs for student households without broadband

Central North Island fibre company Ultrafast Fibre will waive its monthly wholesale connection charges for families with school-aged children living in homes without broadband connectivity.

Enable set to deliver fibre broadband to digitally excluded Christchurch school children

Christchurch fibre broadband network provider, Enable, has offered to provide a free wholesale fibre broadband service into every home it can where there is a school student currently unable to access the internet.

Keeping your technology germ free - Computer Recycling

How to protect your devices and yourself from harmful bacteria and germs.

'Innovative virtual exchange enriches student experience'

Massey student Jessica Dibben is used to studying online- she has already completed a Bachelor of Business Studies by distance learning. But when it comes to studying her Comparative Security Issues course this semester, it’s a little bit different.

50,000 free wholesale broadband connections - InternetNZ

InternetNZ is pleased to see Chorus, ISPs, and the Government working together to find solutions to increasing digital inclusion during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown.

New app traces contacts, retains privacy, says expert - Koi Tu

Using digital data for contact tracing could be a powerful tool for containing the spread of COVID-19 and a new technology app in Singapore could help address fears of data privacy, says a digital data expert.

Lockdown and chill with a VR or 360 Wellington experience

Wellington city is physically off limits but helping ease the withdrawal pains are a range of virtual reality and 360 experiences which feature local businesses and attractions.

'Kiwi developers and global tech leader NEC team up to fight spread of COVID-19'

Kiwis could be empowered to fight COVID-19 from their homes using an app developed by world-leading facial recognition provider NEC Corporation and NZ software developers.

Chorus network traffic update

The midday traffic on the Chorus network today reached 1.65Tbps. This is a 65% increase on the baseline level of a week ago and up from 1.37Tbps yesterday. The increase seemingly reflects the growth in the number of people now remote working and that school children are online at home.