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Driving ban on smartwatches urged
Driving ban on smartwatches urged

Road safety campaigners are calling for a ban on the use of wearable technology, including smartwatches, by drivers.

When to post to Facebook if you want 'likes'

You'll do much better in the 'likes' stakes if you are willing to wait until the optimal time to post on Facebook.

Robot goes rogue, kills man

A rogue robot has killed a technician at a car factory in an accident with chilling overtones of a science fiction movie…

Solar plane breaking new ground

A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean…

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Highlanders arrive home after victory video Highlanders arrive home after victory

More than 2000 fans descended on Dunedin International…

Highlanders celebrate epic win video Highlanders celebrate epic win

Highlander's coach Jamie Joseph "we're over the moon…

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GPS app to guide visually-impaired hikers
video GPS app to guide visually-impaired hikers

Five blind or visually-impaired people walked across the French Vosges mountains in almost complete autonomy, with nothing…

Entrepreneur mum makes flying visit
Entrepreneur mum makes flying visit

"It's my quickest trip ever to New Zealand but I have a 10-month-old that I have left at home for the first time," senior…

Facebook's thought-power future
Facebook's thought-power future

Facebook users will one day be able to send messages and posts telepathically, says founder Mark Zuckerberg.

Kiwi sub goes for world record
Kiwi sub goes for world record

A Kiwi-built, human-powered submarine has made a splash in an international race, falling just a knot short of a new world…

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video Raw: Kiwi-made submarine closes in on world speed record
Raw: Kiwi-made submarine closes in on world speed record

A Kiwi-built, human-powered submarine has made a splash in an international race, falling just a knot…

Price hikes unlikely after broadband decision

Broadband users are unlikely to see any immediate changes to their monthly bills after the announcement of a new wholesale…

Chorus pricing left unchanged, no backdating

The Commerce Commission has released a decision on broadband internet pricing - largely leaving planned wholesale price…

Six predictions the movies got right

We don't have Pitbulls or Mattel hoverboards yet, but Japanese car company Lexus recently unveiled a prototype for a real…

Bar-sized device can decode your DNA
Bar-sized device can decode your DNA

Finding out what nasty bugs are in your system could soon be done much faster thanks to a Mars Bar-sized…

Apple Music not for everybody

Apple's released its new music service, but after its three-month trial Hayley Tsukayama won't be paying for it - here's…

Government hacking reaches new levels

Tech blogger Juha Saarinen on government spy agencies cracking security software in order to hack and surveil targets.

Rocket Lab picks launch pad site

NZ tech company Rocket Lab has unveiled plans for a Canterbury launch pad for its revolutionary battery powered rockets.

video Raw: Rocket Lab unveils launch pad plan

See this Rocket Lab- supplied video showing its plans for a new launch pad site it wants to build at Birdling's Flat near…

Apple Music goes live
Apple Music goes live

Apple's new music streaming service has gone live this morning, as the tech giant seeks to dominate…

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Video games' most scenic spots
Video games' most scenic spots

Combine next-gen gaming consoles with the latest release of smart TVs and round-the-world trips are entirely possibly from…

$5000 a month for gaming
A sequel to one of the Playstation's best games is coming
Lego digs up the past again
Have video games stopped innovating?
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