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Pokemon Go becomes Kiwi obsession
Pokemon Go becomes Kiwi obsession

Spark has reported a 10 per cent surge in mobile data use in the past two weeks - all thanks to smartphone game.

Meet your Pokémon Go master

A US Reddit user has just become the first reported player to catch 'em all after completing the North American Pokedéx.

Twitter bans writer after racist rant on Ghostbusters star

Twitter has permanently banned Milo Yiannopoulos as it cracked down on a wave of racist abuse targeting the Ghostbusters…

The dangers lurking in public Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi is no different to a filthy public toilet, water fountain or payphone, says a data security specialist.

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Watch: Dunedin hill suburbs blanketed with snow video Watch: Dunedin hill suburbs blanketed with snow

Dunedin's hill suburbs got a dose of the white stuff…

Raw: Bomb threat at Queenstown Airport video Raw: Bomb threat at Queenstown Airport

A cleaner has discovered a note claiming a bomb is…

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We'll play Pokemon Go for you ... for a price
We'll play Pokemon Go for you ... for a price

Too busy with your real life to play the hit augmented reality game Pokemon Go? Why not hire someone to do it for you.

Nano Girl: A scientist's dream trip
Nano Girl: A scientist's dream trip

COMMENT: This week I experienced 3 days at -70C and zero humidity while measuring stardust and witnessing southern lights…

Strange but true: Part slug, part robot
Strange but true: Part slug, part robot

US researchers have combined tissues from a sea slug with flexible 3D printed components to build "biohybrid" robots that…

NZ risks missing digital wave - futurist
NZ risks missing digital wave - futurist

Education futurist Frances Valintine fears New Zealand risks being left behind in the global digital revolution.

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video Watch: Tech Futures Lab CEO wants young people studying tech
Watch: Tech Futures Lab CEO wants young people studying tech

Frances Valintine, the CEO of Tech Futures Lab who wants more done to get young people studying tech…

Sky cracks down on boxing stream

Ten people caught illegally live streaming Joseph Parker fight.

Evidence against KickassTorrents' mastermind

The mastermind behind the most popular illegal file-sharing site in the world, KickassTorrents, has distributed billion…

Gear Friday: Sigma MC-11 Canon EF to Sony FE lens adapter

COMMENT: if you're a Canon refugee to Sony cameras, the Sigma MC-11lens adapter is definitely worth trying out.

Kickass Torrent owner arrested, faces US charges
Kickass Torrent owner arrested, faces US charges

US prosecutors have charged the alleged owner of one of the world's largest file-sharing websites, Kickass…

Smartphone screens get tougher - Gorilla Glass 5 unveiled

Dropping your smartphone mid-selfie may soon be less traumatic, now glass maker Corning has made Gorilla Glass 5.

Toby Manhire: Stop the virtual world

COMMENT: Suddenly everything starts to make sense: we are living in a video game.

Big data worth $4.5 billion to New Zealand

Data driven decisions could benefit businesses, but Kiwis are slow to adapt to the analytical approach.

Rumours confirmed in iPhone 7 video leak

The video appears to confirm a lot of previous rumours, including the absence of a headphone jack.

Twitter's letting anyone apply to be verified
Twitter's letting anyone apply to be verified

Hand over more information to Twitter and it'll now let you become an approved, verified user.

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