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Kiwi creation 'R' gets a Covid-fueled boost
A statistical programming language developed by University of Auckland researchers and used all over the world is growing in popularity as data science is harnessed in the race for a Covid-19 vaccine.
Apple ditches Intel for its own silicon
Apple hopes to bring to its iconic Mac computer line-up the performance improvements it has achieved with the iPhone and iPad in a move away from Intel to its own Apple Silicon chips.
Post-Covid agritech push needed
It's the backbone of our economy but a group of scientists say New Zealand's agricultural sector needs a new strategy and a more sustainable, technology-driven approach if it is to thrive in a world where Covid-19 has rewritten the rules of business.
Why are cybersecurity investments failing?
Look to the "leaders" when it comes to cybersecurity, says Accenture, as Aussie companies report they are fighting a losing battle on the cybersecurity front.
[email protected] no longer
It's the end of an era: the Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence ([email protected]) project is closing down its crowdsourcing model after 20 years.
Going digital: A tale of two Budgets
Singapore and New Zealand, two small advanced economies often mentioned in the same breath. One sees Covid-19 as a major opportunity to accelerate digital transformation, the other, not so much. Which…
What makes the Dyson different? It's the battery, man
Do you know what really sucks about cordless vacuum cleaners? Running out of battery power halfway through the job. Dyson might very well have the answer.
Spark backs Kiwi innovators to harness 5G, to transform healthcare and stimulate economic recovery
The race to 5G is apparently back on with Spark launching a 5G Starter Fund focussing on health and wellness application development.
Can Facebook get shopping right?
Facebook Shops arrives just as millions of small businesses struggle to find their feet in the wake of the Covid-19 lockdown.
Dear Diary: contact tracing goes digital
The government's contact tracing app has hit the market and promises to be just what the Prime Minister called it - a digital diary.
Huawei’s smartphone fortunes battered
Smartphone sales plunged sharply in the first quarter and Chinese phone maker Huawei faces as uncertain future as the US trade ban crimps its international business.