Technology

Seven Sharp decided to send Tim Wilson along for a lesson.

New Zealanders want to engage with the Government online - study

This has rapidly evolved since the previous survey in 2016.

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A Canterbury University scientist has developed a neuromorphic computer chip.

Computer chip that mimics human brain could power everyday devices

A Canterbury University scientist has developed a neuromorphic computer chip.

Testing new gadget at work. Attentive young charming IT woman sitting in the office and using tablet while working on the project and expressing interest

Online scammers on the prowl for Valentine's Day, NZ consumer protection warns

In 2017, Netsafe reported that $1.4 million was lost to romance scams.

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It's the brainchild of two Mt Maunganui siblings and it’s being rolled out in New Zealand.

Kiwi brothers' app changing the way crowds interact with sporting giants like NBA's Phoenix Suns

DROPIT is the brainchild of two Mt Maunganui siblings and it's being rolled out in NZ.

'I didn't really think this would work' - Elon Musk's massive doubts over launch of world's most powerful rocket

SpaceX today remarkably launched their new Falcon Heavy rocket into orbit on its first test.

The new law addresses non-physical forms of abuse or 'coercive control'. Domestic violence support groups here are keeping a close eye on the way the law is being applied there.

'I've never hated myself more in my life' - Revenge porn law, does it really protect the victim?

There are rising levels of revenge porn cases, with 16 to 29-year-olds at a higher risk.

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The rocket went soaring into space in style.

Blast off! Watch the thrilling moment powerful SpaceX rocket launches into space

With liftoff, the Heavy became the most powerful rocket in use today.

Samsung heir handed controversially short jail sentence for corruption

Lee Jae-yong, the only son of Samsung's ailing chairman, was given two-and-a-half years for bribery.

FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, file photo, customers buy the iPhone X at the Apple Store on New York's Fifth Avenue. Apple shares have been falling in early 2018 on fears that the iPhone X has not been a hit with customers. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Apple's stock sinks as high hope for iPhone X sales fade

Speculation about disappointing demand for the iPhone X have been swirling for the past week.

John Key is introducing a new law which he says will protect the public and the spies.

Activists descend upon GCSB for annual protest

Green MP Golriz Ghahraman tweeted in support of the protest.

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The PM has responded to the #KnitForJacinda movement, saying she’d love for people to donate to others and send her a pic.

Watch: Beaming Jacinda Ardern says she's 'incredibly happy' with #KnitForJacinda online drive

The PM was all praise for Kiwis' generosity as the knitting drive grows stronger online to help disadvantaged mums and babies.

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The Humanity Star is the brainchild of Peter Beck, Rocket Lab's Kiwi boss, but not all are impressed.

Not everyone impressed with 'giant disco ball' sent into space by Rocket Lab

The Humanity Star is the brain child of Peter Beck, Rocket Lab's Kiwi boss.

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UN specialists are in Auckland meeting with pacific health leaders desperate to eliminate the rapidly increasing number of cases.

Hopes new app will help Pacific nations battling dengue fever

In Samoa five people have died and there’s been more than 1700 cases in a current dengue outbreak.

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A French robot is being reprogramed by Auckland university researchers to engage with sick Kiwi kids in hospital.

'I'm already in love' - Hayley Holt, Jack Tame mesmerised by playful robot that'll help kids during hospital stays

A French robot is being reprogramed by Auckland researchers to engage with sick kids.

Amazon's smart speaker to launch in NZ

The Echo speakers will allow you to get 1 NEWS bulletins, updated twice a day.

Hacker using laptop. Lots of digits on the computer screen.

Malware displaying pornographic material found in Google Play store apps targeting children

Check Point Research says it's likely Kiwi users have been exposed to the malware.

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Weeds cost the agriculture industry hundreds of millions of dollars each year.

Weed-killing drone a new weapon against agriculture's $1.7 billion pests

Farmers are now looking to the sky for relief from weeds that cost them dearly.

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The World Wildlife Fund says the technology has had a successful trial in Fiji.

NZ urged to embrace new device that monitors seafood catch from sea to plate

The World Wildlife Fund says the technology has had a successful trial in Fiji.

Hopes robot duck will help children living with cancer manage stress

The social robot can be silly, happy, angry, scared or sick just like them.

Watch: Bosnian inventor builds collapsible car which turns into suitcase

The car is made from light-weight aluminium and can carry drivers weighing up to 100kgs.

Apple confirms slowing down older iPhones to avoid shutdowns

If it feels like your older iPhone gets slower when a new version is released, you aren't wrong.

Electronics Recycling

New Zealand one of the world's biggest e-waste contributors and only developed country without regulations - UN report

The chair of the eDay New Zealand Trust says the label was "embarassing", and challenges New Zealand's clean, green image.

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Rocket Lab successfully launched the rocket into space today after a long period of waiting.

Rocket Lab calls off Electron rocket launch until early 2018

After a power fault was discovered in the rocket yesterday, the existing lunch window has been scrapped with one day left.

Facebook to pay tax in countries it operates in instead of funnelling it through Ireland

It made more than $1 million profit in New Zealand in 2015 and paid just $43,000 in tax.

Istanbul, Turkey - January 13, 2016: Person holding a brand new Apple iPhone 6s with Facebook profile on the screen. Facebook is a social media online service for microblogging and networking, founded in February 4, 2004.

One-in-four Kiwi girls asked to send nude images

The research is the first representative survey into teenage "sexting" behaviour in New Zealand.

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International experts say prizes for sale in online games risk instilling dangerous gambling habits in children.

'They're quite similar to pokies' - Kiwis join international bid to restrict gambling elements in video games

Experts say prizes for sale in games risk instilling dangerous gambling habits in kids.

Report finds girls experience more sexual harassment online than boys and Minister for Women says action is needed

Girls were sent nudes more but also "curated" identities more through social media.

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