This Is What Australia's First Flying Taxis Could Look Like

The helicopter-like vehicles are designed to fly driverless at speeds of up to 290 kilometres per hour — and trials are slated to start in Melbourne this year. The post This Is What Australia's First Flying Taxis Could Look Like appeared first on Concrete Playground.

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The four-day week discussion in NZ will accelerate this year

The four-day week discussion will accelerate this year and a number of Kiwi companies are looking to pilot the concept. The initiative was created by Andrew Barnes and Charlotte Lockhart at Perpetual Guardian. Evidence shows very clearly how chasing productivity is good for the business.

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The four-day week discussion in NZ will accelerate this year

The four-day week discussion will accelerate this year and a number of Kiwi companies are looking to pilot the concept. The initiative was created by Andrew Barnes and Charlotte Lockhart at Perpetual Guardian. Evidence shows very clearly how chasing productivity is good for the business.

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NZ striving to create an inclusive digital identity environment

Aotearoa New Zealand has a golden opportunity now at the start of a new decade to demonstrate a truly inclusive digital identity environment, Digital Identity New Zealand (DINZ) executive director Andrew Weaver says.

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Australia's First Set of Indigenous Emojis Are Now Available to Download

Available on Android and iOS, the 90 new Indigemoji stickers include the Aboriginal flag, a boomerang and Australian animals. The post Australia's First Set of Indigenous Emojis Are Now Available to Download appeared first on Concrete Playground.

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Bye bye 2019 hello 2020 and happy holidays!

Well as the year draws to a close it's amazing to look back and see what we have achieved as a collective ecosystem.

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An Essential Packing List for that Last-Minute Summer Getaway

OK, maybe a watermelon kegging kit isn't "essential", but we think it's fun. The post An Essential Packing List for that Last-Minute Summer Getaway appeared first on Concrete Playground.

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InsurTechNZ – End of year wrap up. Welcoming in a new decade

Twenty years ago we were grappling with Y2K, scratching our heads about a thing called Napster, trialling our first e-commerce purchases and had yet to hear of the iPhone, App stores or Facebook - all still a good 10 years away.

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NZTech Inform – happy holidays from us

In the 43rd and final update for 2019, I thought it was worth a quick review at what has been a busy year.

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NZ losing millions from cyber crimes

Potentially the biggest tech issue New Zealanders will confront next year, will be the growing impact of fake news and an inability to discern real from fake, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says.

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