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Safety app for dark city streets
Safety app for dark city streets

A former Victoria University student who felt unsafe on city streets has developed a smartphone app that keeps tabs on its…

Tech Universe: Wednesday 23 April

GIVE BACK THE LIGHT: There's a 500 metre stretch of highway near Oss in the Netherlands that has no streetlights. Instead…

Cat app top priority for Abbott officials

The Australian government used up more than 130 pages of correspondence talking about a viral web plug-in that replaces…

Tech staff take Silicon Valley giants to court

A group of technology executives are suing Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe for alleged collusion to suppress their wages.

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Rugby: Benji Marshall - 'It didn't work out' video Rugby: Benji Marshall - 'It didn't work out'

New Zealand Rugby and the Blues have today agreed…

Katy Perry's Birthday teaser video Katy Perry's Birthday teaser

Is that really Katy Perry? Yes. The pop star plays…

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Nike exiting wearable tech might be good for field
Nike exiting wearable tech might be good for field

Getting out of the wearable hardware game makes sense for Nike - it has perfected manufacturing clothes but isn't exactly…

Fast-growing Netflix to up prices
Fast-growing Netflix to up prices

Netflix is preparing to raise its prices for the first time in three years to help pay for more internet video programming…

Broadcasters battle internet TV threat
Broadcasters battle internet TV threat

Thirty years after failing to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings, US media companies…

Express emotions through digital eyes
Express emotions through digital eyes

Can't be bothered to show anyone what you're thinking? A Japanese scientist has the answer - a pair of digital eyes that…

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LinkedIn reaches 300 million mark
LinkedIn reaches 300 million mark

The career-focused social network LinkedIn says it's reached 300 million members, with more than half…

US tech company buys NZ software developer

New Zealand software developer Optima has been sold to a United States technology firm for an undisclosed sum.

Five novel features an Amazon smartphone could offer

Rumours of an Amazon smartphone have reached a fever pitch, with several tech blogs speculating that the device could be…

David Spencer: The case for a shorter work week

In a world of iPhones and drones, people are right to wonder why they are still working so hard.

Note to self: stop drinking
Note to self: stop drinking

You're in a bar having a few drinks - and then you get a text message from yourself saying it's time…

video Meet Honda's latest humanoid

It walks and runs, even up and down stairs. It can open a bottle and serve a drink, and politely tries to shake hands with…

PlayStation partners with Kiwi school

Kiwi students will soon have the chance to develop their own games using the Sony PlayStation platform.

Fired exec gets $58m for 15 months work

Yahoo's recently fired chief operating officer, Henrique de Castro, left the Internet company with a severance package of…

Apple Watch: Help!

Once upon a time, every Apple product shipped with a big manual (well, some were bigger than others). Even software - I…

Tech Universe: Thursday 17 April
Tech Universe: Thursday 17 April

LET THE INK RUN: An inkjet printer generally makes a print head run back and forth across a piece of…

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Hands on: Logitech Bluetooth Audio Adapter
Hands on: Logitech Bluetooth Audio Adapter

Back in the day, music meant round spinning things that played just over an hour of music if you were…

Apple Watch: iPhone therefore iApp
Apple Watch: Beating Apple
Hands on: System Mechanic 12.7
Apple Watch: Nothing like the Amazon
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Apple Watch: Microsoft - it's the Word
Apple Watch: Microsoft - it's the Word

And it's on iPad. Often threatened - or should I say promised - over the last couple of years, former…

Apple Watch: Indispensable iPad apps
Apple Watch: Apple's stamp
Apple Watch: Mac Pro video
Apple Watch: Some hot Apple air
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