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Dancing robot 'a breakthrough' - MOTAT
Dancing robot 'a breakthrough' - MOTAT

A robot that gives high-fives and dances while playing music is not just a toy, it is a marvel of engineering, says a museum…

'Demonic' teen game overtakes the net

"Charlie Charlie," a game/Internet urban legend of sudden popularity, has surged to the top of the global social media charts…

Authentication texts flow again on Twitter

Tech writer Juha Saarinen on social media SMS messages reinstated on Vodafone and reviews the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6…

Infamous troll finally banned

Chuck Johnson, the far-right mega-troll, may at last be off Twitter - this time for good.

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Waves and wind batter Wellington video Waves and wind batter Wellington

Huge waves and powerful winds have scattered debris…

Raw: Exclusive footage: armed police make arrest video Raw: Exclusive footage: armed police make arrest

An armed offenders squad call out that placed an Auckland…

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UFB demand a double-edged sword
UFB demand a double-edged sword

Chorus says ultra-fast broadband is going "mainstream" as more users sign up.

Chorus says RMA needs fixing for UFB rollout
Chorus says RMA needs fixing for UFB rollout

Chorus has called on the government to enact changes to the RMA to speed the fibre rollout.

Streaming stretches telco networks
Streaming stretches telco networks

Streaming services have increased congestion on broadband services for the second month in a row.

Orion Health reports $61m loss
Orion Health reports $61m loss

Tech company Orion Health says its latest $61m loss is in line with its strategy to grow revenue before profits.

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Carmakers' automated dilemma: How to keep drivers from feeling like robots
Carmakers' automated dilemma: How to keep drivers from feeling like robots

Early versions of automated cars are already rolling into showrooms, whether buyers are ready or not…

YouTube's 1st decade shows sharing free content pays off

YouTube's 10-year legacy is extending beyond its pioneering role in the Internet's video revolution.

Owen Glenn and Greg Whittred: Raising new breed of superstars

The University of Auckland is about to take a plunge into uncharted waters: A series of never-before-seen initiatives aimed…

Leipzig chance for NZ: Simon Bridges

Transport Minister Simon Bridges takes over as head of the International Transport Forum as the organisation tackles ways…

video 'Flying boat': Hydroptere to set speed records
'Flying boat': Hydroptere to set speed records

The "hydroptère" is almost a hybrid between a boat and a plane. Its crew is set to try to beat a speed…

Apple should think bigger than a new TV set

Apple could change the way we watch television and movies if it decided to create a smart projector.

Has Google already peaked?

As Google faces an antitrust probe from European regulators, some analysts are questioning whether the California tech giant's…

Twitter ad strategy no defence for growth slowdown

Twitter's ad team will do about anything to win clients yet ad agencies still devote most of their budgets to Facebook and…

Angry computer call shots

Kiwi researchers are creating an “angry computer” to improve customer service at call centres.

NZ to hack smartphones
NZ to hack smartphones

NZ and its spying partners exploited weaknesses in one of the world's most popular mobile browsers and…

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A TV as thin as wallpaper
A TV as thin as wallpaper

Mounting a flat screen TV on the wall can be expensive and time consuming - and makes it very hard to redesign your room…

Airport app smoothes travel
Phone ban lifts students' marks
Fitbit files for US IPO
Batteries included: Ambitious gambit by Tesla
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