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Students compete for international tech trophy
Students compete for international tech trophy

Three New Zealand university students competed in Microsoft's technology competition with a food delivery app.

Big Read: Will a robot kill your job?

Robots, virtual reality, artificial intelligence - are they coming to kill Kiwis' jobs or to create more? Liam Dann talks…

Facebook ad revenue surges 63pc - users hit 1.7b

Facebook's quarterly profit and revenue blew past Wall St estimates, sending its shares to a record high.

NZ gaming company part of $28m deal

Deal seen as an endorsement of the "high-quality intellectual property" produced by Auckland-based Marker Metro.

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Girl dies after being hit by rock thrown by elephant video Girl dies after being hit by rock thrown by elephant

A girl has died after being struck on the head in…

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Planet mysteriously erases craters
Planet mysteriously erases craters

Dwarf planet Ceres should be riddled with craters, but Nasa's scientists were surprised to find it was relatively smooth…

Google puts the world's art in your pocket
Google puts the world's art in your pocket

New app will do for art what Google Earth did for maps.

The dinosaurs rule as Verizon has Yahoo for lunch
The dinosaurs rule as Verizon has Yahoo for lunch

COMMENT: Old telephone companies like Verizon thrive while once mighty Internet giants fade.

Flight over Ceres
video Flight over Ceres

NASA has released a video of a simulated flight over dwarf planet Ceres using images from the Dawn spacecraft

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Big data - its value now too big to ignore
Big data - its value now too big to ignore

Many businesses still believe harnessing the possibilities for value in big data sets is too specialised…

Will we find alien life this century?

A scientist shares five reasons we might find alien life this century - and five we reasons we might not.

Tesla in autopilot crash was speeding

The Tesla car at the centre of the first 'auto-pilot' fatality was travelling at nearly 120kph when it crashed into a truck…

Twitter still struggling to grow

Twitter is in danger of becoming the next internet company forced into a desperation sale.

As iPhone sales sag, Apple touts apps, services
As iPhone sales sag, Apple touts apps, services

Mobile apps and online services are the only part of Apple's business that is actually growing.

Robyn Pearce: The danger-zone of interruptions

COMMENT: The average worker will lose a minimum of 28 per cent of their day due to interruptions.

Be ready when Cozy Bear comes

COMMENT: Expect to see more politically motivated hacks and leaks that aim to influence politics in New Zealand, writes…

Yellow: Website name 'instrument of fraud'

Owner of the website name yellow.net.nz has been barred from using the web address ahead of a lawsuit launched by business…

Shouting out for a little help

If the internet is a public forum, then social media is the megaphone installed at the centre of it.

The man behind Pokemon Go
The man behind Pokemon Go

John Hanke's digital start-up Niantic has delivered the phenomenon that is Pokemon Go.

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