Technology

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The makers of app Drop It have had their product snapped up by the NBA's Phoenix Suns.

Tauranga tech business strikes million-dollar deal in lucrative US sports market

The makers of auction-style app DROPIT have had their product snapped up by the NBA's Phoenix Suns.

In the fallout from the snap UK Election two of Theresa May's closest advisors failed to sell her vision and lost their jobs in the process.

UK leader to press social media giants to block extremists

Theresa May wants web companies to develop technologies that will block extremist content.

Video: Tech billionaire Elon Musk's $472m blooper reel of failed rocket landings

Musk posted the compilation with backing music from Monty Python's Flying Circus.

01:44
Test results for the crop ecotain plantain show massive reductions in nitrate leaching.

Scientists hail 'significant' discovery about old weed that could be game-changer for dairy

Test results for the crop ecotain plantain show massive reductions in nitrate leaching.

01:24
Apple released three new iPhones today at their much anticipated launch in California.

Watch: 'Impressive engineering feat' – analysts and consumers get their hands on Apple's new iPhones

Apple released three new iPhones today at their much anticipated launch in California.

01:58
According to the Commerce Commission, 42 per cent of complaints made under the Fair Trading Act related to online spending.

Viagogo, LuxStyle Aps, Trade Me and Deal Man top list of most complained about online retailers by Kiwi shoppers

In the 2016/2017 year, 42 per cent of complaints were about being misled were related to online shopping.

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Apple also unveiled a new iPhone 8 and a larger 8 Plus with upgrades to cameras, displays and speakers.

Apple unveils iPhone X 'the biggest leap forward' since the original iPhone

It offers facial recognition to unlock the phone, as well as an edge-to-edge screen.

07:14
It took more than a year for Myra Larcombe's alarm issues to get sorted by ADT.

Feisty 90-year-old author tussles with security company in year-long alarm saga

Myra found the alarm was way more complicated than her previous one, and no-one could help.

00:21
The decision follows a string of issues with spam which delayed email delivery.

Vodafone set to axe email accounts at end of November

Paradise and Clearnet addresses are among those facing the chop.

02:48
Minecraft is like lego for the web, you can build buildings, countries and whole worlds.

Watch: Lucrative computer game Minecraft helping put 20-year-old through university

Minecraft is like lego for the web - you can build buildings, countries and whole worlds.

Apple CEO Tim Cook reaps $124.9m windfall from long-term deal

He signed a 10-year deal after he took over the reins in 2011 from Steve Jobs.

03:34
Gaming is said to help keep the older people mentally sharp and may even stave off dementia.

Watch: Over-65s make up the largest and fastest growing segment of new gamers

Gaming is said to help keep older people mentally sharp and may even stave off dementia.

02:59
Meanwhile the Electoral Commission revealed total enrolments are up on election day 2014.

National announces $270 million to extend ultra-fast broadband accross rural New Zealand

It will serve a further 190 small towns and 74,000 households and small businesses.

01:44
Teams of IT specialists, their customers and design students were pitted against each other.

Hundreds hit Auckland for 48-hour information technology challenge

The teams have to come up with life changing ideas in just two days.

00:30
Users receive a message through Facebook Messenger with a dodgy link.

Warning: NZ Facebook users cautioned as new malware attack targets passwords

The attack infects your computer through a message before stealing private information.

Watch: Robot called Chip helps Air NZ passengers check-in at Sydney Airport

Air NZ and Commonwealth Bank have partnered in the robot experiment this week.

'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.

02:08
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.

00:56
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.

01:18
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.

05:13
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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