Technology

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Health and wellness advocate Makaia Carr says work/life balance is slowly slipping more towards work.

'A little bit scary' - Kiwis finding it hard to switch off devices while taking time off work

Health advocate Makaia Carr is alarmed New Zealanders find it hard to put work fully aside.

05:13
When is Duck Creek not Duck Creek? When it's called Hikuai.

Google leaves residents of Coromandel town feeling stuck

When is Duck Creek not Duck Creek? When it's called Hikuai.

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Wednesday, July 5, 2017. SpaceX launched an Intelsat satellite on the third try on Wednesday. (Craig Bailey /Florida Today via AP)

SpaceX launches communication satellite on third try

The unmanned Falcon rocket blasted off today from Florida's Kennedy Space Center.

00:16
The firm is the first traditional car maker to signal the end of the fuel-run combustion engine.

Volvo goes electric, ditches cars powered solely by gas

The car company will only build electric and hybrid vehicles starting in 2019.

02:01
But the ongoing cost for the wireless tool could be too much for many people.

New scanning technology set to provide relief for Kiwi diabetics

The finger prick method diabetics use to test blood sugar can lead to painful calloused fingers, this new device will change that.

01:46
It's a livestream from the Fortune Theatre beaming into schools around Otago.

Queenstown school drama class connecting with professional theatre company through livestream

A new initiative means students can now watch professional theatre productions.

Gadget Guy John Buckley takes a look at the new Samsung Note 7.

Samsung phones made from recycled Galaxy Note 7 parts back on the market

Samsung has reportedly fixed the problem that made the batteries in the discontinued Note 7 overheat.

Caution urged in cyber security debate

A Kiwi internet users group says attempts by the so-called Five Eyes alliance to prevent terrorists using encrypted messages should be carefully considered.

01:06
Victims include shipping companies, oil giants, big-name legal firms and nuclear power plants.

Massive worldwide cyber attack reportedly designed to disrupt, not raise cash

The virus also affected computer systems around the world.

01:06
Victims include shipping companies, oil giants, big-name legal firms and nuclear power plants.

Global ransomware virus infecting New Zealand companies

It locks users out of their computers and demands payment in bitcoin

02:32
Rebecca Edwards used Snapchat to track the whereabouts of a 1 NEWS colleague.

Privacy concerns as new Snapchat update allows users to physically pinpoint where their contacts are

Almost 160 million people talk to each other through the app each day, and they may soon all be physically trackable via it.

01:45
The Nokia 2280 is jazzed up, and ready to compete with Apple and Samsung.

Nokia is back: The famous brick replaced by slick and lightweight design

The Nokia 2280 is jazzed up and ready to compete with Apple and Samsung.

Internet giant Google slapped with massive fine for anti-competitive behaviour

The company is accused of promoting its own shipping platforms over those of its rivals.

00:27
IT systems across Europe appear to have been hacked in the malicious virus outbreak.

New 'unprecedented' cyberattack causes mass disruption in Europe

The number of companies and agencies reportedly affected are piling up fast.

03:14
1 NEWS Political Editor Corin Dann analyses the decision to block the merger of Sky and Vodafone.

Sky TV and Vodafone NZ cancel merger plans

They have withdrawn their High Court appeal but say they'll still "work closely together."

02:16
New Zealand's most dangerous industry is turning to technology to keep people safe.

'Pushing forward to a real safe future' – innovation helping make forestry safer for workers

New Zealand's most dangerous industry is turning to technology to keep people safe.

Bon voyage! French man flies dune buggy across the English channel

The vehicle was part dune buggy and part paraglider.

02:03
An internal inquiry found 'inappropriate accounting' at Fuji Xerox New Zealand and Australia.

'Inappropriate accounting' at Fuji Xerox New Zealand and Australia have led to losses of $350m

The "irregularaitires" were found during an internal investigation was made into the New Zealand arm.

01:14
The Tent Finder app lets you mark where you pitch your tent using GPS, but assumes you won't lose your phone.

The new app that will help when you're drunk at a festival and can't find your tent

Tent Finder lets you mark where you pitch your tent using GPS, but assumes you won't lose your phone.

Video: World's largest plane Stratolaunch, with whopping 117m wingspan, emerges from its hangar for first time

Owned by Microsoft co-founder the plane will travel into the sky where it will launch small satellites into space.

02:07
Applicants were offered a free holiday and an opportunity to meet with employers as Wellington searches for the world's best talent.

Wellington engages in bribery to entice tech experts to the capital

Wellington is searching for the world's best talent.

00:50
Peter Beck, CEO and founder of Rocket Lab says the launch is something for all New Zealanders.

'Literally over the moon' - Rocket Lab celebrate success of NZ's first rocket lift off into space from Hawke's Bay

Today's launch was the first of three test launches planned for the Complex 1 site on Mahia Peninsula.

01:58
The city council and makers of the technology insist the devices will make the capital a safer place.

New CCTV cameras could watch and listen to everything you do and say on Wellington's Cuba St

The city council and makers of the technology insist the devices will make the capital safer.

01:20
Tim Robinson of the NZAPA says a major accident is bound to happen soon unless new guidelines and restrictions are put in place.

Pilots urge drone review - catastrophic incident 'just a matter of time'

Tim Robinson of the NZAPA says drones have been sighted being operated far too close to aircraft.

02:16
Bots have been blamed for disrupting elections in the US and France.

Could a Twitter chatbot campaign disrupt New Zealand's upcoming election?

Bots were blamed for disrupting elections in the US, France and the UK's Brexit vote.

Lyttelton, New Zealand - January 22, 2005: A Blue Star ship loads and unloads at Cashin Quay, the main container wharf at Lyttelton, which is the port for Christchurch. The port suffered considerable damage during the last Christchurch earthquake, There is a major project currently underway to restore and upgrade the port infrastructure.

Global WannaCry ransomware cyber attack spurs Lyttelton Port to plan 'urgent' outage

The outage will give the port's system the required security to respond to the threat.

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