COVID-19: Zoom downloads explode as people work from home

Between February 22 and March 22 2020, Zoom application downloads increased by 1,270%.  

HP mobilises 3D printing resources to provide critical COVID-19 equipment

The company says more than 1,000 3D printed parts have already been delivered to local hospitals, and essential equipment being delivered include face masks, face shields, mask adjusters, nasal swabs, hands-free door openers, and respirator parts.  

How our publisher harnessed machine learning to overhaul Techday websites

Our publisher, Sean Mitchell, went to CoderSchool in Ho Chi Minh City to learn how to implement machine learning into Techday.

Check your home network: Demand will congest internet during Covid-19 lockdown

New Zealand Telecommunications Forum says demand for data will increase as New Zealanders use their home networks to access internet to continue working, learning and to entertain themselves once the entire country goes into self-isolation.  

Hands-on review: Asus Dual Band RT-AX88U Wi-Fi Router

We look at the high end 802. 11ax Wi-Fi router from Asus, with it's impressive specifications.

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Global Seismic Data co-founder Steven McLauchlan
No problem with proprietary white labelling of GSD system

The creators of the world’s best structural health monitoring system are quite happy with the idea of others putting their own name on the outside of their piece of kit.

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Richard Doyle, Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Wellington Victoria University's 'The Atom'
Entrepreneurs and business owners - learn how to speak in public

Entrepreneur in Residence at Wellington University’s The Atom innovation space Richard Doyle says he strongly encourages fledgling business owners to improve their public speaking and presentations.

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Global Seismic Data co-founder, Mark Futter and the 'building pulse' sensor
‘Building pulse’ data ramps up people’s safety and economic resilience

The genesis for Technology Valley Grenada-based Global Seismic Data’s business came eight years ago when co-founder Mark Futter was in a building that moved a lot during an earthquake.

Survey reveals challenges facing Kiwis working at home

35% of survey respondents say that they feel less productive, and 35-44 year olds expect working with kids at home may prove a challenge.

Smart speaker market continues to grow - report

“Markets [in which] smart speakers are booming saw the most significant year-on-year growth. ”