Technology

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.

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It will be used by Algeria for a range of services like TV broadcasts and broadband internet.

China hurls satellite into orbit after successful rocket launch

It will be used by Algeria for a range of services like TV and internet.

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Art fans can now get their hands on amazingly accurate copies that cost less than a dollar to produce.

3D printing can get you a copy of a famous sculpture

Art fans can now get their hands on amazingly accurate copies that cost less than a dollar to produce.

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Known as the 'little ripper', it's an advanced drone, programmed to spot sharks and warn swimmers.

Drone a high-tech lifesaver for Sydney ocean swim competitors

Known as the 'little ripper', it's an advanced drone, programmed to spot sharks and warn swimmers.

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New research shows 14 to 17-year-olds have a "better handle" on the issue than those who are slightly older.

Netsafe says young New Zealanders 'realistic about the risk' of sharing nude images online

"They don’t see it as a particularly great way to get to know people."

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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The free app is aimed at kids under 13, who can't yet have their own accounts under Facebook's rules.

Facebook launches parent-controlled Messenger app for kids

The free app is aimed at kids under 13, who can't yet have their own accounts under Facebook's rules.

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The flexible screens are expected to be used in mobile phones and other products in the coming years.

Watch: Check out the mind-blowing new bendable screen technology coming out of China

The flexible screens are expected to be used in mobile phones and other products.

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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.

World's largest lithium-ion battery officially turned on in South Australia

The Tesla made facility has the capacity to power 30,000 homes for up to an hour in the event of a severe blackout.

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.

LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 08:  A general view of the Bitcoin booth at the 2015 International CES at the Las Vegas Convention Center on January 8, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology trade show, runs through January 9 and is expected to feature 3,600 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to about 150,000 attendees.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Price of Bitcoin reaches historic high of US$10,000

The digital currency has surged in value more than 1000 per cent since the beginning of 2017.

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Imagine having a flying robot to protect your home or business.

Kiwi business launches high-tech drone out to change the face of global security

Imagine having a flying robot to protect your home or business.

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The message overrides mobile settings, depending on the phone.

Mixed reaction to Civil Defence's new mobile alert test

The message overrides mobile settings, depending on the phone.

A preview of how the emergency mobile message will look on an iPhone

Nationwide test of new emergency alert system happens tonight

People can expect to hear a loud, penetrating sound, and a notification will display.

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

Parents in Germany urged to destroy children's smartwatches

The poor security could allow opportunities for privacy invasions.

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The Open Polytech wants to go 100 per cent online, but staff fear what that might mean for jobs.

Staff 'concerned' for jobs as Open Polytechnic plans to completely digitise

Senior Lecturer Heather Dill said "the students want access to the specialists."

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Electric vehicles grab attention of 30,000 strong crowd at Auckland's ASB Showgrounds for Big Boys Toys event.

All-electric car nominated as most reliable by Consumer NZ

Electric vehicles grabbed the attention of a 30,000 strong crowd at Auckland's ASB Showgrounds.

A preview of how the emergency mobile message will look on an iPhone

'No rude awakening' - Civil Defence to test emergency alert system

The test is set to take place between 6pm and 7pm on Sunday 26th.

New Zealand designed chat-bot takes on email scammers

Re:scam starts conversations with the scammer, delaying them moving on to another mark.

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Netsafe's Martin Cocker thought the tool will "absolutely" come to New Zealand.

Facebook to crack down on revenge porn in Australia by putting digital fingerprint on images

Netsafe's Martin Cocker thought the tool will "absolutely" come to New Zealand.

Watch: Kiwi company turns cycling on the water into reality with incredible new hydrofoil bike

Torpedo7 think they're onto a world-wide winner with the new invention.

Generic man typing computer internet ominous

Apple customers warned of scam that's fleeced hundreds of dollars from users

MBEI says its highly likely to be a classic phishing scam.

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The pair have created online tools to help people take steps to get better.

Two Kiwi blokes using their own experiences to help others with depression

The pair have created hugely popular online tools to help people.

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The bionic pet has facial recognition, wags its tails and can even learn new tricks.

Created in the lab: Sony unveils new robotic puppy

Aibo can recognise your face, give you high fives, chase a ball and even learn new tricks.

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Christchurch's Allenvale School has found something to help bridge the gap.

Virtual reality technology helping kids with sensory challenges like autism

One Christchurch school, with the help of Samsung, has helped bridge the autism gap in the classroom.

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From today, 22,000 Kiwis with severe hearing loss will have access to technology that links their cochlear implants to the cellphones.

New technology to change the lives of Kiwis who have cochlear implants

The technology allows those with Apple devices to stream directly to their implant.

New research reveals nearly one in five Kiwi teens asked to send nude pictures

Thirty per cent of respondents think peer pressure behaviour is involved.

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