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Experts divided on dieting app aimed at obese children's weight, food choices
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It comes as the social media company faces scrutiny over the privacy of its users.
Under scrutiny for privacy, Facebook rolls out tool to block off-app data gathering
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Hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders struggle with colour blindness.
New technology aims to ease the struggle for Kiwis with colour blindness
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The rocket, nicknamed ‘Look Ma, No Hands’, took off just after midnight this morning.
Rocket Lab completes fourth launch of the year from Hawke's Bay
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Meanwhile China’s army has released another video with an ominous warning to protestors.
Twitter shuts more than 200,000 Chinese accounts targeting Hong Kong protests
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The White House blacklisted the company in May over national security issues.
US extends limited reprieve on tech sales to China's Huawei
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The avalanche did not result in any injuries or damage to facilities.
Ski field avalanche control team triggers massive Mt Ruapehu avalanche
Police open to using facial recognition from Auckland CCTV cameras
Facebook icon mobile app generic file smartphone
Privacy concerns after Facebook pays contractors to transcribe users' audio clips
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John Edwards told Breakfast he hadn’t been consulted about the “potentially intrusive technology”.
Privacy Commissioner would be 'very worried' if Auckland Transport introduces facial recognition technology in cameras
Dunedin Airport's new screening equipment
Dunedin Airport installs body scanners for domestic travellers
Microchipped cricket balls enter final stages of testing, could be introduced to professional game soon
Tristan Harris, former design ethicist at Google and co-founder of the Center for Humane Technology, speaks to The Associated Press during a round-table discussion on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, in New York. Harris says he's concerned about people's addiction to technology, thanks to tools that major technology companies employ to persuade people to spend more time on their services. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)
'Technology has caused humanity to worsen' - Meet the man who is working to fix it
In this image from video released by Huawei, Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group, speaks during a news conference in Dongguan, China, Friday, Aug. 9, 2019. Huawei unveiled a smartphone operating system that it said can replace Google's Android, adding to the Chinese tech giant's efforts to insulate itself against U.S. sanctions. The announcement of HarmonyOS highlights the growing ability of Huawei, the No. 2 global smartphone brand and biggest maker of network gear for phone carriers, to create technology and reduce its reliance on American vendors. (Huawei via AP)
Huawei unveils phone system that could replace Android
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Tech companies have turned their backs on websites that host hate speech.
In wake of latest mass shootings, Spark promises to block 8Chan in NZ if it comes back online
In this Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, photo the Samsung Galaxy Note 10, left, and the Galaxy Note 10 Plus is shown in New York. The Note 10, announced Wednesday, Aug. 7, squeezes in more battery power and other goodies, but at the cost of the familiar old jack. So now the company is doing an about-face and declaring that many people use wireless headphones anyway. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Samsung ditches headphone jack after jabs at jackless rivals
FILE- In this March 25, 2019, file photo, Jennifer Bailey, vice president of Apple Pay, speaks about the Apple Card at the Steve Jobs Theater during an event to announce new products in Cupertino, Calif. The Apple-branded credit card that’s designed primarily for mobile use will start rolling out on Tuesday, Aug. 6. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
Apple introduces mobile credit card in the US
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Sam 'Twizz' Pearson and Chris ‘Cover-H’ Hunt talk about what it takes to be a professional gamer.
Esports gamers are athletes, Kiwi Fortnite duo who won $75,000 at major tournament say
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The suit can fly for up to 10 minutes and has a maximum speed of 51km/h.
British inventor whizzes past boats in jetpack suit off UK coast
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 23: Tattends the Time 100 Gala 2019 at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 23, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Patrick McMullan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
Fortnite streamer Ninja leaves Twitch to stream exclusively on Mixer
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Paul Brislen speaks to Breakfast about the upcoming new standard.
Will the arrival of 5G in NZ be bad for our health? Telecom expert weighs in
The new owners will continue to use the Vodafone brand.
Vodafone to roll out 5G network in NZ by end of year, promises 'transformational shift'
Kiwi Fortnite duo come last at World Cup in New York - but still pocket $76k each
Tinder is now alerting its queer users if they're in a country with discriminatory LGBTQ laws.
Tinder rolls out new feature to protect its LGBT users
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NZ Esports Federation’s Duane Mutu spoke about the competition and its $45m prize pool.
With reaction times 'as fast as F1 drivers', NZ's top gamers deserve elite athlete recognition, esports advocate says
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Hoverboard inventor makes it more than halfway across English Channel before crashing into sea
Record $7.4b Facebook fine won't end scrutiny of the company
Big tech companies, likely Facebook, Google, to be investigated by US Dept of Justice
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The astute young problem solvers are from Highlands Intermediate.
Plastic-free problem-solving students invent food wrap made of gummy bears
Elon Musk reveals plans for 'symbiosis with artificial intelligence', teasing human trials for Neuralink brain chip
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