Technology

03:14
1 NEWS Political Editor Corin Dann analyses the decision to block the merger of Sky and Vodafone.

Sky TV and Vodafone NZ cancel merger plans

They have withdrawn their High Court appeal but say they'll still "work closely together."

00:46
The Falcon 9 rocket is carrying Bulgaria's first geostationary communications satellite into orbit.

Lift off! Private space company Space X launches 'used' rocket carrying satellite

Its payload was Bulgaria's first geostationary communications satellite.

02:16
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.

01:57
The Government has accused Uber of acting illegally and engaging in anti-competitive behaviour.

Uber boss and co-founder Travis Kalanick resigns after pressure from investors

The company's hard-charging style has led to legal trouble.

Bon voyage! French man flies dune buggy across the English channel

The vehicle was part dune buggy and part paraglider.

02:03
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.

01:14
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.

This artist rendering released by Cartivator shows a flying car Cartivator plans to develop in partnership with Toyota.

'Like Back to the Future' - Toyota invest in 'flying car' they hope to showcase at 2020 Olympics

A startup, backed by Japanese car maker Toyota, showed off an early prototype today.

00:31
The plane is owned by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and will operate as a launch pad for satellites.

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.

02:07
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.

00:50
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.

01:58
The city council and makers of the technology insist the devices will make the capital a safer place.

New CCTV cameras could watch and listen to everything you do and say on Wellington's Cuba St

The city council and makers of the technology insist the devices will make the capital safer.

01:20
Tim Robinson of the NZAPA says a major accident is bound to happen soon unless new guidelines and restrictions are put in place.

Pilots urge drone review - catastrophic incident 'just a matter of time'

Tim Robinson of the NZAPA says drones have been sighted being operated far too close to aircraft.

02:16
Bots have been blamed for disrupting elections in the US and France.

Could a Twitter chatbot campaign disrupt New Zealand's upcoming election?

Bots were blamed for disrupting elections in the US, France and the UK's Brexit vote.

Lyttelton, New Zealand - January 22, 2005: A Blue Star ship loads and unloads at Cashin Quay, the main container wharf at Lyttelton, which is the port for Christchurch. The port suffered considerable damage during the last Christchurch earthquake, There is a major project currently underway to restore and upgrade the port infrastructure.

Global WannaCry ransomware cyber attack spurs Lyttelton Port to plan 'urgent' outage

The outage will give the port's system the required security to respond to the threat.

02:03
Cyber security officials say they'll be staying vigilant with the working week starting tomorrow.

Unconfirmed reports of cyberattack affecting NZ computers in wake of ransomware hack

The ransomware demands US$300-$600 before eventually deleting the files it has encrypted.

02:01
It seems to be virtually impossible these days not to leave a digital footprint in your tracks.

Smart devices opening up new avenues for legal investigators

"You can't really rule out any data as completely off limits," says the Privacy Commissioner.

02:02
Ubco has partnered with an American technology group to help launch the bikes overseas.

Kiwi electric farm bike ready to go global

Ubco has partnered with an American technology group to help launch the bikes overseas.

03:46
Paul Spain of Gorilla Technology explains how more location data will now be provided to emergency services from now on.

Kiwis' privacy won't be compromised by new emergency call tracking - tech expert

New technology is allowing your location data to be given straight to emergency services.

01:55
This disgruntled customer says he'll think twice about using Uber again.

Uber 'don't have my trust anymore' says student who had $100 in fake fares swiped by hackers

Online alerts, all in Russian, were what raised the alarm for a Christchurch student.

04:52
Kiwi farmers are embracing it, but Seven Sharp's Mike Thorpe might need a little more practice.

What is it about this farm bike that's helping to boost our eco-tourism industry?

Kiwi farmers are embracing it, but Seven Sharp's Mike Thorpe might need a little more practice.

Wikipedia blocked in Turkey for content presenting the country as supporting terror

Users in Turkey have been unable to access the site since 6pm yesterday.

01:54
A West Auckland computer game developer has made a rare breakthrough, launching a top title on a major games console.

Watch: West Aucklander to launch his Path of Exile game onto Xbox

Kiwi computer game developer makes rare breakthrough, launching a top title on a major games console.

01:45
The app could be a timely solution for those looking for accommodation during big events such as the upcoming Lions tour.

The Airbnb of campervan holidays – new app pairs motorhomes travellers with property owners

The app could be a timely solution for those looking for accommodation during big events such as the upcoming Lions tour.

Not quite The Jetsons - but this flying car could be yours

You too can soon fly around in a car - but you'll need to pay almost $2m to do it.

03:18
Mike says spending time online is fine as long as it's part of a healthy mix of activities.

Mike Hosking says we need to 'stop freaking out' over the amount of time teens spend online

Mike says spending time online is fine as long as it's part of a healthy mix of activities.

04:27
The telco is doing away with the old technology and switching to an internet based system.

Spark's replacement of old landline phone system should create no 'issues' for customers - tech expert

The telco is switching to an internet based system, implemented over five years.

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