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Tuatara enigma unravelled
Tuatara enigma unravelled

New Zealand's tuatara has proven itself a treasure trove of genetic surprises - among them its distant DNA link to humans…

Key to a good car wash? Make PM do it

No one can escape Sunday chores, such as cleaning the car - unless perhaps you're the Prime Minister's son.

WhatsApp to share your number with Facebook

Brace yourself for the adpocalypse.

Uh oh! Facebook goes down for users

Facebook addicts had a bit of a scare this morning as a glitch temporarily posed problems accessing the mobile site.

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Beauden Barrett re-signs with the Hurricanes, All…

Watch: Art students mix maths with science video Watch: Art students mix maths with science

Students are hurling paint at canvases Jackson Pollock-style…

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Tinder creator Sean Rad's controversial reign
Tinder creator Sean Rad's controversial reign

It's been just four years since Tinder launched. Twenty billion connections and one cultural phenomenon later, its founder…

The new wave of crazy gadgets
The new wave of crazy gadgets

The new wave of gadgets is ready to make your current electronica look like a bunch of rocks you bang together. Here's a…

Nano Girl: Kiwis become digital guinea pigs
Nano Girl: Kiwis become digital guinea pigs

COMMENT: Our enthusiasm for everything digital makes us the perfect guinea pigs to test new systems and devices on.

Strange but true: 'Octobot' unveiled
Strange but true: 'Octobot' unveiled

Scientists have created an entirely soft robot, an edible battery, and a potential way to "jump-start" patients in comas…

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Uber loses $1.2b in six months
Uber loses $1.2b in six months

Uber says subsidies for its drivers are responsible for the majority of its losses globally.

Apple boosts security after discovery

A botched attempt to break into the iPhone of an Arab activist using hitherto unknown espionage software has trigged a global…

Google's plan to end online piracy

Your days of downloading the latest Game of Thrones episodes might be over if Google has anything to do with it.

What 'Proxima b' planetary discovery means

Scientists are excited about the possibility a new planet orbiting around our sun's closest neighbour may have an atmosphere…

Herzog explores our relationship with tech
Herzog explores our relationship with tech

Filmmaker Werner Herzog discusses solar flares, Bitcoins and why we shouldn't go to Mars.

Does Tesla make the fastest car in the world?

The Tesla Model S sedan is now the third-fastest car in the world, the luxury electric automaker announces.

Saarinen: How NZ could save Aussies Netflix problem

COMMENT: Australia's really struggling these days, not just on the rugby pitch but with getting to grips with technology…

Kiwi scientists make DNA breakthrough

What we know about diseases as common as cancer, diabetes and dementia could be transformed in the wake of ground-breaking…

Gawker says bye after 13 rebellious years

Gawker.com is no more. Founder Nick Denton has posted a final mournful post to signal the end of the gossip website after…

Juha Saarinen: Dashcam driftin'
Juha Saarinen: Dashcam driftin'

WATCH: Navman's latest dashcam put through its paces yesterday.

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