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Testing seawater of the future - University of Otago

University of Otago scientists are leading research into the possibility that the shallow submarine vents off New Zealand’s volcanic Whakaari/White Island could provide a natural laboratory to study the impacts of future climate change on our oceans.

Marsden Fund grant supports UC study on 'killer robots' debate

First there was gunpowder, then nuclear weapons. Now another revolution in warfighting is underway with the rise of algorithmic warfare using robots and precision targeting technology.

New Zealanders not doing enough to protect themselves online - research

New research released today by InternetNZ shows that 93% of New Zealanders are concerned about the security of their personal data.

But, despite the concern, we aren’t seeing enough action being taken by New Zealanders to improve their online security.

NZ Tech Alliance calls for event submissions for nationwide festival of tech

New Zealand Tech Alliance, a group of over 20 independent technology associations, is calling for submissions from organisations keen to take part in Techweek2020, a nationwide series of events showcasing and celebrating New Zealand tech innovation during the week 18 - 24 May.

Stanford University digital archivist in NZ to help with collecting and preserving email challenges

Peter Chan, one of the world’s leading digital archivists, is in the country to give New Zealand’s experts an insight into the future of email archiving.

'Transparency and trust present biggest impacts to digital identify in 2020'

The importance of transparency and trust will present the biggest changes and impacts relating to digital identify for New Zealanders in 2020, Digital Identity New Zealand (DINZ) says.

Hillside foundations get a shake-up in cutting edge testing - EQC

New shake testing of house foundations aims to ensure homes built on slopes are better able to withstand future earthquakes.

Ring launches soft drink can-sized indoor security camera

Ring, whose mission is to make neighbourhoods safer, today announced the company’s first-ever indoor-only security camera. Ring Indoor Cam is Ring’s most affordable camera yet -- available for purchase on February 18 for just $119.00 (NZD).

Windows 7 is now a security risk - Company-X

Hundreds of millions of Windows 7 computers became vulnerable to cyber-attacks after Microsoft ended support for its popular operating system on January 14, writes Company-X co-founder and director David Hallett.

Researchers develop technique to 3D print 'living' plastics

In a world-first, researchers at the University of Auckland have demonstrated how to 3D print a ‘living’ resin, a novel technique that enables the creation of ‘living’ and ‘self-repairing’ plastics, and could be a game changer in medical implants and the recycling of plastics.