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The innovations 5G coverage could make possible
OPINION: Robotics, transportation, healthcare, gaming, and wearable technology may all have major upgrades. 
© 2020 5:05am 

Further Contract Win Strengthens Scott Technology’s Position In Mining Sector
Automation and robotics solutions provider, Scott Technology (NZX: SCT), has been awarded a further multi-million dollar contract by Rio Tinto to provide and commission the equipment for a new sample preparation and analysis laboratory at the Robe Valley 
© 2020 Fri 10:25am 

NZ's moves towards becoming a tech hub
The Detail: Auckland will host an international conference next year on cyber security, as the country tries to take advantage of its trusted reputation to make waves in the technology space. 
© 2020 RadioNZ Fri 5:05am 

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Government to trial CovidCard technology in Rotorua
The government is going to trial CovidCard technology in Rotorua before making any further decisions about rolling them out nationally. 
© 2020 RadioNZ Thu 1:15pm 

Spot robot turns 'Fluffy' in new factory floor job
BBC Click's Jen Copestake looks at the best of the week's technology stories. 
© 2020 BBCWorld Mon 0:25am 

Electricity 'beamed' to homes could do away with wire transmission cables
Electricity could be beamed to your home using microwave technology instead of copper lines. 
© 2020 Sun 5:45am 

US teen charged in massive Twitter hack, Bitcoin theft
A 17-year-old was allegedly behind the hacking of Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls to scam people around globe out of more than US$100,000 in Bitcoin, US authorities say. 
© 2020 Sat, 1 Aug 8:55am 

Huawei overtakes Samsung as top smartphone seller: report
A technology research firm says Huawei has overtaken Samsung to become the world's biggest smartphone seller, as its home market in China emerged from the coronavirus pandemic better off than other economies 
© 2020 Fri, 31 Jul 10:25am 

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Helicopter drops 'enviroblanket' on rock fall 'red zone' in Kaikoura
The "heli-seeding" technology, possibly a first in NZ, will regenerate growth and combat soil erosion in hard-to-reach places. 
© 2020 Thu, 30 Jul 12:45am 

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E-skin recreates sense of touch and other tech news
BBC Click’s LJ Rich looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week. 
© 2020 BBCWorld Fri 11:25am 

Telco industry economics 'out of whack', Vodafone NZ boss says
By Nicholas Pointon of RNZ Consumers will have to pay more for their internet and phone connections, otherwise the telecommunications industry will struggle to invest in new technology, according to a new report.Price rises are... 
© 2020 NZ Herald Fri 9:15am 

Pompeo: 'Untrusted' Chinese apps should be removed from US app stores
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is urging American companies to remove "untrusted" Chinese-owned technology from their digital networks, as the Trump administration steps up efforts to restrict the reach of Chinese tech in the United States. 
© 2020 CNN Thu 7:45pm 

Consumers paying less for internet and mobile data - report
Consumers will have to pay more for their internet and phone connections, otherwise the industry warns it will struggle to invest in new technology. 
© 2020 RadioNZ Thu 2:05pm 

Microsoft to explore buying TikTok's New Zealand operations
The technology giant has previously indicated it was considering buying the US operations of the popular short-video app, TikTok, and is now adding Canada, Australia, and New Zealand to that offer. 
© 2020 RadioNZ Tue 9:25am 

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US teen who hacked high-profile people's Twitter pages charged
A Florida teen hacked the Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls to scam people around globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin, authorities said Friday.The 17-year-old boy was arrested earlier... 
© 2020 NZ Herald Sat, 1 Aug 7:45am 

America's top tech CEOs can't agree on whether China steals from them
It's a question that gets to the heart of escalating tensions between the United States and China: "Do you believe that the Chinese government steals technology from US companies?" 
© 2020 CNN Thu, 30 Jul 9:55pm 

Artificial intelligence capability boosted in Nelson
More opportunities in artificial intelligence will arise from new partnership at Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology, groups say. 
© 2020 Thu, 30 Jul 1:35pm 

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