Technology

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"Kiwis definitely want their media when they want it, wherever they want it, and they want it now," Roy Morgan CEO Michele Levine says.

On demand takes off, but sorry, 24/7 can't be lengthened

More than 80 per cent of Kiwis are now accessing online content on demand.

Nerds believe they have identified 'time traveller's' device at Mike Tyson bout

There were several handheld recording devices available during the 1990s.

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Demand for quality online learning is growing and tertiary providers want a slice of the pie.

Institutions team up to attract students who want to study from home

Demand for quality online learning is growing and tertiary providers want a slice of the pie.

Bitcoin founder backtracking

Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright said he does not "have the courage" to publish additional proof that he was the founder.

The South Island’s first rapid charger has been unveiled.

Government offering up juicy electric vehicles incentives - wants 64,000 on road by 2021

They include an exemption from road user charges and the use of bus lanes.

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Communications Minister Amy Adams says $22.2 million will be used to set up the team known as Cert.

Government spending millions to fight cybercrime

More than 856,000 New Zealanders are affected by cybercrime annually.

Aussie entrepreneur reveals himself as Bitcoin founder 'Satoshi Nakamoto'

Australian businessman Craig Wright has told three news organisations he is the mysterious Bitcoin founder.

Investigation launched after 111 emergency system fails overnight

The fault was nationwide and appears to have affected callers trying to get through between midnight and 12.45am.

Raw: Bungled Windows 10 update reminder videobombs weather girl on live TV

As they say in the trade, live TV is live TV and anything cam happen - and often does!

Samsung's profit beats forecast thanks to early phone debut, Apple profit sinks

The South Korean company recorded a better-than-expected profit in January-March.

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Powered by solar panels and wind, the first off-grid cell tower on the mainland has been switched on in the Kauaeranga Valley.

Green technology could save lives in the Coromandel

The first off-grid cell tower on the mainland has been installed in the Kauaeranga Valley.

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Computer forensic expert Daniel Ayers says the fight is constantly evolving as technology changes.

Internet the battleground of the war on drugs, says expert

The annual Illicit Drug Monitoring study released today revealed the use of methamphetamine is on the rise.

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Defence Force figures show two naval ships have been tied up at port for years.

Minister left on the defensive about minimal naval boat use

Defence Force figures show two naval ships have been tied up at port for years.

Stephen Hawking backs radical space plan to reach star system 40 trillion km away

The nearest star system would take 30,000 years to reach, but leading physicists believe it can be reached in 30 years.

US doctors claim Fitbit watch saved man's life

Doctors used the information from his Fitbit to treat him following a heart attack.

'I'm so sorry you have to go through this': Non-migraine sufferers get a taste through virtual reality

The participants never knew what their loved ones were going through - until they did this.

African kids' adorable reactions to using funny Snapchat filters for first time

The non-stop giggles as their faces distort says it all.

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The idea originated for sparky Buddy Wayne at 3am, and his brain hasn’t stopped churning since.

Kiwi's paddle-power dream set to conquer Tasman

Tony Millet decided to build a pedal-powered electric boat during a night he couldn't sleep.

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The idea originated for sparky Buddy Wayne at 3am, and his brain hasn’t stopped churning since.

Kiwi ingenuity: Pedal-powered electric boat born from sleepless night

The idea came to sparky Buddy Wayne at 3am, and his brain hasn’t stopped churning since.

Boeing 737-800 v Tesla S: Which marvel of machinery wins runway drag race?

Qantas and Tesla placed both at the end of a 3km runway at Avalon Airport, near Melbourne.

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The party has put forward 10 ideas to help workers adapt to changes that threaten modern work environments.

Labour grapples with how to keep Kiwis in work as technology takes their jobs

A universal basic income and free tertiary education for the redundant are among Labour's ideas.

NZ banks on alert after attack on mobile banking apps

NZ banks say they have not yet been targeted by an attack on mobile devices which steals online banking login details.

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Unemployment in Ruatoria is around 15 per cent, but there are hopes the new call centre will create 50 new jobs.

Speed up fast broadband roll-out, depressed town tells Government

Ruatoria has just got some call centre jobs but people involved say the lack of fast internet is holding back new ventures.

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Jack Davies hopes to take his rockets to new heights – including a special Seven Sharp one.

Sky's no limit for young rocket scientist-to-be

"Once I see those parachutes come out it's an amazing feeling."

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Twitter tweaks its timeline as it seeks to boost user growth

Twitter will feature tweets it believes will be most likely to capture a user's interest.

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An Auckland University researcher is looking into links between the two.

Video games to spur you on to fitness

An Auckland University researcher's trial technology could encourage you to achieve that fitness goal.

02:03
Human error led to a massive price reduction which some lucky customers pounced on.

Fly Buys customers 'gutted' at iPad botch-up

The loyalty provider offered iPads for just one point.

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A growing number of campers are taking their gadgets with them on holiday.

Digital glamping takes camping - and techspeak - to a new level

Growing number of campers are taking their digital gadgets with them on holiday in New Zealand.

Netflix Super Browse has taken off online after Kiwi developer Chris 'Cyris' Cloete created it in one night.

Kiwi's Netflix hack he made overnight blows up online

An Auckland man is "overwhelmed" by the support he has received for his coding project after it was picked up and featured by several overseas technology outlets.

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The drone, which can be operated in high winds, has won a prestigious design competition.

Hollywood beckons for bright Kiwi drone inventors

Director James Cameron is impressed by the new drone.

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