Technology

Uber to buy thousands of autonomous cars

Volvo has signed an agreement with Uber to sell tens of thousands of autonomous driving compatible base vehicles between 2019 and 2021. The base vehicles are developed on Volvo’s fully modular, in-house developed Scalable Product Architecture (SPA)....... Read More

Survey: One in three NZ women harrassed online

One-third of New Zealand women have been subjected to online abuse and harassment, with half of the victims fearing for their personal safety, according to a new Amnesty International survey. The global Amnesty International poll looked at the experiences...... Read More

Dry winter raises electricity prices for producers

Higher electricity and farm-gate milk prices contributed to rises in producer output and input prices, says Stats NZ. Overall, producer output prices - the prices producers get for their goods and services - rose one per cent in the September...... Read More

Biosecurity x-ray trial targets hand baggage

A new biosecurity x-ray machine targeting hand baggage carried by international air passengers will be trialled at Auckland Airport this summer. The Ministry for Primary Industries says the new machine has the potential to improve biosecurity and passenger...... Read More

Kim Dotcom film up for Best Documentary

Kim Dotcom: Caught in the Web, directed and co-produced by Professor Annie Goldson, from the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Arts, has been nominated for Best Documentary at the upcoming Asia-Pacific Screen Awards. Annie and her producer...... Read More

Consumers spot scams for Fraud Awareness Week

Knowing how to spot a scam is one of the best ways to protect yourself in today’s digitally-enhanced world. It's also the focus of this year’s Fraud Awareness Week, says consumer protection manager Mark Hollingsworth. “New Zealanders...... Read More

Operator chosen for Kawerau container terminal

International port logistics company ISO Ltd has been selected as the preferred operator for Kawerau’s planned container terminal. This selection is a vital step towards the container terminal's completion. Kawerau District Council economic...... Read More

Spark delivers its 25th 4.5G site in Invercargill

Spark announced today that Invercargill will become the 25th mobile site capable of achieving the fastest mobile data speeds in the country, as 4.5G is switched on in three sites across Invercargill. The three 4.5G capable towers will be located at...... Read More

Big future in little cousin of education exports

With the risk to foreign student export market from potential changes to immigration policy, the government should increase its focus on the little cousin of education exports, edtech, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. The education export...... Read More