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Facebook $22b WhatsApp deal buys $10m in sales
Facebook $22b WhatsApp deal buys $10m in sales

Facebook paid $22 billion for a startup that generated $10.2 million in revenue last year.

WhatsApp founders get $9b of Facebook stock

WhatsApp founders Jan Koum and Brian Acton received 116 million shares of Facebook stock currently worth nearly US$9 billion…

Microbe could turn gas into gold

A husband and wife team could help change the way products as common as car tyres are made by recycling chemicals from greenhouse…

video Techy Tots in Baby Show

Moms and Dads get a more hands-on approach to parenting with tech-centric products for raising their little ones.

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Catcall vid reveals harassment video Catcall vid reveals harassment

A public service announcement of a woman being catcalled…

Raw: Storm lights up Auckland night skies video Raw: Storm lights up Auckland night skies

Large hail, strong winds, rain and thunderstorms battered…

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Apple and Alibaba talk marriage of mobile payments
Apple and Alibaba talk marriage of mobile payments

Apple's Tim Cook and Alibaba's Jack Ma said they're open to working together to turn phones into tools for buying and selling…

Facebook's advertising revenue soars
Facebook's advertising revenue soars

Facebook grew its advertising revenue by 64 percent in the third quarter, helped by a boost in mobile ads that are becoming…

Juha Saarinen: Tech in Japan and BMW ConnectedDrive
Juha Saarinen: Tech in Japan and BMW ConnectedDrive

Tech is part of everyone's life in Japan, but doesn't appear to have supplanted their livelihood, even for menial tasks.

Google working on pill to search bodies for disease
Google working on pill to search bodies for disease

Google is exploring a way to search inside people's bodies for early signs of deadly illnesses such as cancer or heart disease…

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video Apple CEO Challenges Home State on LGBT Rights
Apple CEO Challenges Home State on LGBT Rights

Apple CEO Tim Cook challenged his home state of Alabama at an award ceremony to ensure the rights of…

The corner office: Vaughan Rowsell

What is your personal business philosophy or business focus? My philosophy is that if you get the right people on the…

video Raw: NASA rocket explodes

A Nasa rocket due to be visible across the East Coast on its way to the International Space Station has blown up on the…

Twitter hammered on growth fears

Twitter saw its shares hammered after reporting quarterly results that largely met expectations but failed to allay concerns…

Orion IPO skips financial forecasts
Orion IPO skips financial forecasts

Software developer Orion Health has taken the unusual step of not providing any prospective financial…

Martin Jetpack seeks $25m in ASX listing

Martin Aircraft is looking to raise A$25m in an ASX listing to fund plans which it says would make it the world's first…

Ebola? There's an app for that

A new mobile telephone based mapping service has been created in a bid to track Ebola and better help communities hit by…

video Five-year-olds learn coding as Britain eyes digital future

Coding has become compulsory for children as young as five in schools across the UK. Making it the first major world economy…

'Silicon Beach' brings tech boom to L.A.

Forget Silicon Valley - amid the palm trees and sunsets of the Southern California coastline, techies have built "Silicon…

Father's death sparked Kiwi's award-winning stroke app
Father's death sparked Kiwi's award-winning stroke app

An Auckland researcher has received a prestigious international award for his app which alerts people…

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Bomb threat sentencing over 'ruckus'
Bomb threat sentencing over 'ruckus'

When an Auckland midwife turned up to the airport 19 minutes before her flight and was told she could…

Air NZ's $100m do-up
A380: The height of luxury
Super-jumbo lands in Auckland
Queenstown pushes for more flights
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