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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.

Lancom Technology launches new CSP portal

Lancom Technology, an Auckland based software and technology provider, has launched its new Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) Portal integration, enabling CSP providers to automate billing and free themselves from the manual invoicing of Office 365 agreements.

Be part of the world's first treatment app for gambling in NZ

A new mobile app named Manaaki is described by Gayl Humphrey, the study lead from the National Institute for Health Innovation (NIHI) at the University of Auckland, as "a support package in your pocket" for people seeking help with gambling harm.

Seequent launches contaminated site solution to aid environmental sustainability

Global geoscience software company Seequent has released a Contaminants extension for its 3D modelling and analysis solution Leapfrog Works.