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Security gadgets 'making people more vulnerable' from hackers
Hacking experts show a family how easily they can be spied on by technology bought for their safety. 
© 2019 BBCWorld 2:25am 

HP buys Bromium to apply virtualization security to its PCs
HP purchased Bromium, a company whose technology isolates downloaded files and browser tabs within secured virtual machines. HP already licenses Bromium technology, for its Sure Click solution in certain HP laptops. 
© 2019 PC World Sat 5:55am 

Holly's Hat Trick relishing Riwaka's source of good music
Some bands spend thousands on travel and technology to find their sound - others can create a music scene simply by looking out their front door. 
© 2019 Thu 5:45am 

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Facebook to use police video to recognise shooters
The technology giant will provide body cameras to Metropolitan Police officers on firearms training. 
© 2019 BBCWorld Wed 5:05am 

Council vies for government cash to upgrade Tokoroa trade hub
Tokoroa's Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology's upgrade hinges on $5 million from the Provincial Growth Fund. 
© 2019 Tue, 17 Sep 8:45am 

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Vodafone's tear-jerker shows what 5G can do right now
Vodafone will flick the switch on its 5G network in December and it wants New Zealanders to know this isn't some futuristic, space-aged technology far removed from the present.In an ad campaign that launched nationwide on Sunday... 
© 2019 NZ Herald Mon, 16 Sep 5:35am 

Colour-changing ink allows objects to swap designs
BBC Click's Nick Kwek looks at some of the week's best technology stories. 
© 2019 BBCWorld Fri, 13 Sep 10:05pm 

Christchurch's $92.7m Turanga central library scoops a building technology award
Using digital technology in construction is being celebrated and awarded 
© 2019 Thu, 12 Sep 5:05pm 

Why you shouldn't bother buying the new iPhone 11
Tech giant Apple unveiled three new iPhone models at its glitzy headquarters in California on Wednesday promising faster performance, increased battery life and revolutionary camera technology.But industry experts warn the new series... 
© 2019 NZ Herald Wed, 11 Sep 6:45pm 

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Otago Uni and AUT win Tertiary Basketball Nationals
The University and Tertiary Sport New Zealand (UTSNZ) National Tertiary Basketball Champions have been found over the weekend in Christchurch, with Auckland University of Technology (AUT) winning the women’s title and University of Otago winning the men’s. 
© 2019 Mon 7:45am 

Robotic fish to scare invasive species and other news
BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the week's best technology stories. 
© 2019 BBCWorld Fri 11:25am 

Live facial recognition surveillance 'must stop'
Campaigners say the technology is inaccurate, intrusive and infringes on an individual's right to privacy. 
© 2019 BBCWorld Wed 7:25pm 

Prime Minister welcomes Facebook’s action
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has welcomed Facebook’s initiative to improve its use of technology and change its policies to try and prevent the harm caused online after March 15. 
© 2019 Wed 11:46am 

Tech-savvy stamp collectors energise an old hobby
Technology is helping stamp collectors to share their passion and keep rogue operators at bay. 
© 2019 BBCWorld Tue, 17 Sep 11:15am 

New app tackles litter and the 'throwaway society'
An anti-litter group is combining new technology with old-fashioned grit to clean up piles of rubbish in Hutt Valley. 
© 2019 RadioNZ Mon, 16 Sep 2:55pm 

Vector will use artificial intelligence to predict power outages during storms in Auckland
It is the first time the technology has been used to tackle power cuts in New Zealand. 
© 2019 Mon, 16 Sep 11:55am 

Battling for survival on the frontier of climate change
How farmers in Jamaica are using smart technology to cope with more unpredictable weather patterns. 
© 2019 BBCWorld Sun, 15 Sep 3:55pm 

California lawmakers ban facial-recognition software from police body cams
California lawmakers on Thursday temporarily banned state and local law enforcement from using facial-recognition software in body cameras, as the most populous US state takes action against the technology. 
© 2019 CNN Fri, 13 Sep 12:15am 

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