Technology

'Tinder for teens' phone app allegedly being used by paedophiles in NZ prisons

Its developers say their site is to help kids make friends, but 1 NEWS has found it littered with sexually-charged images.

The translation in time for Maori language week in September has drawn more than 100 auditions for singing roles.

Disney to pull movies from Netflix, announces launch of its own streaming app

It will be the exclusive source for Disney and Pixar movies.

Telecommunications price regulation bill tabled in Parliament

The bill also seeks to improve information available to consumers.

Hacker who helped stop global cyber attack arrested in US

Briton Marcus Hutchins allegedly created and distributed malicious software.

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It means new hope for families who live in fear of passing on diseases through the generations.

Gene editing could eradicate dozens of genetic diseases

For the first time, scientists have successfully repaired a faulty gene.

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HMI Technologies has introduced an automated vehicle which will be trialled in Sydney.

Watch: Kiwi company going global with their driverless car technology

HMI Technologies has introduced an automated vehicle which will be trialled in Sydney.

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A three-man crew successfully arrived on board the International Space Station.

Video: Hugs and smiles as new crew members arrive at International Space Station

The incoming crew will contribute to more than 250 experiments.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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