Te Whanganui-a-Tara - A Consumer NZ trial has found real life driving of hybrid and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) runs up larger-than-expected fuel bills. The trial found, when measured at the pump, PHEVs used on average 73 percent more fuel than the manufacturers’ claims, while hybrids averaged 20 percent more
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Christchurch - A new Christchurch tech company has designed a New Zealand-first game-changing cloud migration tool, Movebot, which can shift massive amounts of data, a bit like moving a house or an office, safely and quickly. Movebot, was conceived during the covid-19 lockdown, helping businesses, organisations and people move their data to
Cutting-edge NZ contact tracing service for covid-19 alert level two
Auckland - A cutting-edge New Zealand software business is on the verge of making a major breakthrough in contact tracing as the country eases into covid-19 alert level two. Auckland company Rfider has created an alternative to contact tracing apps, using a QR code cloud-based system which removes the need for app
Virtual reality company taking off during the coronavirus pandemic
Auckland - An Auckland virtual reality (VR) company is taking off during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown as young people seek to learn more from their smart technology, from home. VR Voom chief executive Peter Dong says there is no other company in New Zealand that is capable of offering what they can. “The lockdown
Kiwis should keep up physical activity during the coronavirus pandemic
Christchurch - One of the best things for Kiwis to do, to build up a strong immune system during the coronavirus pandemic, is to stay physically active, ExerciseNZ says. Kiwis should try and get a good night’s sleep, keep up healthy nutrition with lots of variety and manage stress, by resting, relaxing
COVID-19: the impacts on technology
Auckland - As the COVID-19 outbreak spreads into its third month, the virus is covering much of the world and things could get worse. The global financial markets have plummeted in what could be similar to the Global Financial Crisis, 60 percent of people across Asia are worried for their financial security. London