Technology

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Gaming is NZ’s fastest growing industry, with offerings gaining international popularity.

Booming Kiwi gaming industry asks for Government intervention to grow

Gaming is NZ's fastest growing industry, with offerings gaining international popularity.

FILE-- A person uses an iPhone in New York, May 29, 2018. Apple is closing the technological loophole that let authorities hack into iPhones, angering police and other officials and reigniting a debate over whether the government has a right to get into the personal devices that are at the center of modern life. (Elizabeth D. Herman/The New York Times)

Apple sets up iPhones to relay location for emergency calls

Apple is trying to drag the US's antiquated system for handling 911 calls into the 21st century.

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The company claims they'd get you from Auckland Airport to the CBD in 5 minutes.

Watch: Will Uber Air's futuristic flying cars be trialled in NZ?

The company claims they'd get you from Auckland Airport to the CBD in just five minutes.

FILE-- A person uses an iPhone in New York, May 29, 2018. Apple is closing the technological loophole that let authorities hack into iPhones, angering police and other officials and reigniting a debate over whether the government has a right to get into the personal devices that are at the center of modern life. (Elizabeth D. Herman/The New York Times)

Apple to remove loop-hole in iPhone security that police use to crack into devices

The FBI and other police agencies could, using third parties, crack into the phones - but for no longer.

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Apple says Haley needs the master password to get into her late husband’s device.

Grieving widow can't get photos off dead husband's iPhone and Apple won't unlock it

Apple says Haley needs the master password to get into her late husband’s device, Fair Go reports.

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Doug Moore wants the nation to embrace a digital detox on July 1.

Meet the man on a mission to get Kiwis to switch off from technology for an entire day

Doug Moore wants the nation to embrace a digital detox on July 1.

Tesla on Autopilot accelerated, didn't brake ahead of fatal crash

The crash on US 101 killed the driver, Walter Huang, an Apple software engineer.

Facebook bug made some private posts of 14 million users public over several days in May

The issue, which Facebook says it's resolved, is the latest privacy scandal to plague the social media company.

speaks onstage at Elon Musk Answers Your Questions! during SXSW at ACL Live on March 11, 2018 in Austin, Texas.

Tesla shareholders reject bid to strip Elon Musk of chairman role

This comes despite the company's shaky finances and inability to meet its production goals.

Harry Blackmore - a.k.a FUTWIZ Honey Badger - will represent New Zealand at the FIFA eSports world cup.

Auckland student representing New Zealand in FIFA eSports world cup - and there's $200,000 up for grabs

Harry Blackmore is one of just 16 qualifiers - out of 20 million entrants.

Apple aiming to make iPhones less addictive with new features

The move comes amidst criticism devices are becoming increasingly distracting in modern day life.

Drones lift up latest Time cover in spectacular night-time display

The display required nearly 1000 drones to fly in close formation up to 100m in the Californian sky.

Space tourism one step closer as Virgin Galactic completes second test flight

Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson was on hand to greet pilots Dave Mackay and Mark Stucky.

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Papua New Guinea Government to ban Facebook for a month to study impact on populace

The Government may look to create a new social media platform for its citizens.

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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.

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Shushila Takao, with the help of Kiwi company Soul Machines, is taking a leading role as a ground-breaking artificial intelligence helpdesk worker.

Kiwi actress nabs ground-breaking role playing one of the first digital human beings

Shushila Takao, with the help of Kiwi company Soul Machines, is taking a leading role as a ground-breaking AI helpdesk worker.

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

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

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It took nine months to develop and is now place at Te Papa in Wellington.

Popular game Minecraft teaching Kiwi children earthquake preparedness

Launched at the national museum yesterday, the game can be played anywhere.

Keyless car (file picture).

Deadly convienence: Keyless cars and their carbon monoxide toll

Two dozen people in the US have been killed by carbon monoxide since 2006 after a keyless-ignition vehicle was inadvertently left running in a garage.

Regal jumping spider aids British scientists to make huge leap forward in robotics

The arachnid is distinguished by its incredible ability to jump five of its body lengths.

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The technology will allow you to record your winning moves on the basketball court.

Meet the Kiwis behind Glory League - technology that films your own B-ball feats

The technology will allow you to record your winning moves on the basketball court.

Facebook is testing a feature which lets users upvote or downvote comments on the posts from public pages.

Kiwi Facebook users are testing out new public comment voting feature - but it's not a 'dislike' button

The feature allows comments with "bad intentions" to be downvoted and reduced in visibility, while those which are insightful can be upvoted.

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