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    Wikipedia edit-a-thon tackles internet gender gap
     9 December 2016
    A project coordinated by the BBC and Wikipedia is hoping to address a shortage in online biographies on women and encourage more female editors on to the online encyclopedia site.
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    Online fears don't deter Xmas shoppers
    9 Dec: New Zealanders are being urged to be cautious when shopping online over the Christmas period with around 40 per cent planning to use the internet to find gifts.... more
    Massey to lead world food protein project
    9 Dec: Massey University scientists are to lead an international food protein project which is expected to have far-reaching humanitarian consequences.... more
    GCSB wants to give ISPs more power
    8 Dec: With the number of cyber threats growing, the government's spy agency wants to give internet service providers more information and power to block them.... more
    Space junk: How big is the problem and what are we going to do about it?
    6 Dec: Space junk is crowding out spacecraft and telecommunication satellites, and putting humans at risk. It's a big problem, and getting bigger every day.... more
    Buzz: Altitude sickness forced evacuation
    4 Dec: Buzz Aldrin, 86, is recovering in a NZ hospital after being evacuated from the South Pole and is reportedly ok and resting 'but flirting with all the nurses!'... more
    Spark sets up $125m facility with Westpac
    30 Nov: Spark NZ, the country's largest telecommunications company, will refinance its debt after establishing a $125 million revolving loan with Westpac.... more
    The Amazon and Everest in Wellington
    24 Nov: A new airtight suite at Otago University's Wellington campus will allow researchers to simulate some of the world's more inhospitable conditions.... more
    Kiwi artificial intelligence gets boost
    23 Nov: A Kiwi academy award-winner, who has worked on Avatar, has secured Hong Kong backers to creating human-like avatars.... more
    Bacteria 'talk' to boost immune systems
    23 Nov: Bacteria use a form of chemical communication to boost their collective immune response to viral threats, according to University of Otago research.... more

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     18 Nov: NZ's first self-driving car hits road ++++++++++++++++++
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     17 Nov: Kaikoura gets back online +++++++++++++++++
     23 Nov: Bacteria 'talk' to boost immune systems ++++++++++++++++
     16 Nov: Internet freedom experiences worldwide decline for sixth year in a row: Freedom House ++++++++++++++++
     24 Nov: The Amazon and Everest in Wellington +++++++++++++++
     22 Nov: Monash University Malaysia under fire for 'threats' to students about protest action +++++++++++++++

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      11 Dec: Top insurer giving free access to new cancer screening (NZ Herald)
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      11 Dec: Russia's lab wizard created drug cocktails but caught cheats (NZ Herald)
      10 Dec: Intel, microsoft going long distance with cortana on windows 10 pcs (PC World)
      10 Dec: Health stocks rebound as us indexes keep setting records (NZ Herald)
      10 Dec: Thai navy shows off technology to fight fishing abuses (NZ Herald)
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