Google boss asked by US lawmakers why Trump's image appears when the word 'idiot' is searched for

Questions were in a bid to understand how the search algorithms work.

Cutting off the porn industry’s money trail is one measure Government could employ to protect young people from the harm it is doing, according to Tracey Martin.

Targeting porn industry's money trail could help reduce harm it's doing, Children's Minister says

"This is not sex, this has nothing to do with reality," Tracey Martin says.

Kiev, Ukraine - May 21, 2014: Woman holding a brand new Apple iPad Air and looking on  YouTube music playlist on a screen. YouTube is the world's most popular online video-sharing website that founded in February 14, 2005

YouTube is back, stop calling the police

The streaming service has fixed the site after it went offline on Wednesday afternoon.

Facebook have chipped in to help train students how to deal with online bullies.

'We always want to be doing more' - anti-bullying group aided by $100,00 injection from Facebook

Sticks 'n' Stones are aiming to train students ways to combat online bullies.

Seven Sharp’s Tim Wilson did some research, via Google.

Watch: As Google celebrates 20 years, what's in store for its future?

Seven Sharp's Tim Wilson did some research, via Google of course.

The company is also challenging more Kiwi kids to get outdoors through the online game.

Queenstown ziplining business challenging young Kiwi gamers to connect with the outdoors through Fortnite-themed tour

Played by more than 40 million people worldwide, some are concerned the survival game has an addictive nature.

David Farrier.

Japanese authorities mulling legal action over Kiwi journalist David Farrier's Fukushima coverage in Dark Tourist series

There are concerns the episode will stoke "unreasonable" fears of radiation after the 2011 nuclear disaster.

Kris Taylor of Auckland University says there are always ways to get around bans, particularly in the world of technology.

Online pornography age limit would be hard to police, says expert

The Government wants compulsory age verification on such sites.

A man holds an iPhone mobile phone handset.

Spark says 5G network launching in 2020 will be 1000 times the speed of 4G - for the same cost

An 8GB HD movie over the 4G network currently takes about 7 minutes at average speeds, Spark said, while the same movie over the 5G network would be streamed in less than 10 seconds.

Dotcom and his three co-accused are wanted on money laundering and copyright breach charges.

Kim Dotcom to seek Supreme Court appeal against extradition to US after appeal court's 'toilet paper' judgement

The German-born tech mogul asked the Court of Appeal to overturn a decision approving his extradition, but was today turned down.

Watch: Simon Bridges quizzes Winston Peters over answer he gave to Kiwi singer in web series Anika Moa Unleashed

The question was asked in the House but pertained by Moa's lighthearted online show.

YouTube sensation Jamie Curry announces her engagement after struggling with her sexuality

In an emotional video, she also discussed her body image issues.

Sean Lyons of Netsafe says teens are often put under pressure to share explicit imagery of themselves, which has police concerned about the consequences.

Netsafe warns NZ teens under increased pressure to provide nude selfies: 'pretty alarming stuff'

Hawke's Bay Police have reported a stark increase in the number of images being shared in the region.

The dangers of privacy breaches, cybercrime and misuse of persona data had led to beefed-up laws in the EU.

Kiwi companies revise email mailing lists as new European Union privacy laws kick-in

Some firms are asking customers to review privacy policies or re-subscribe to their mailing lists.

Barack and Michelle Obama sign Netflix deal

Netflix said the Obamas would make "a diverse mix of content," potentially including scripted and unscripted series, documentaries or features.

Facebook removing sexism and hate speech posts - but finding it difficult

From October to December alone, Facebook disabled nearly 1.3 billion accounts.

1 NEWS reporter Katie Bradford opens up about online abuse: 'If you're having a bad day that stuff's really hard'

Bradford spoke about the emotional impact of cyber-bulling in her job, on The Inside Word on TVNZ's Duke channel.

Internet NZ chief executive Jordan Carter said there are many benefits of getting older Kiwi’s more internet savvy.

'No one should be trapped' – third of all US seniors don't use internet, NZ similar

Internet NZ CEO said most Kiwis think benefits outweigh negatives of internet use.

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