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NZ faces a robotic future
Technology

NZ faces a robotic future

New Zealand needs to prepare itself for a robot future - that's the message from a delegation of young Kiwis on a tour of several of Asia's renowned robotics institutes.

How much tracking should a parent do?
New Zealand

How much tracking should a parent do?

We have a nervous relationship with the wonders we have made. Digital technology is so wondrous that even when it is helpful we worry that it could do us harm.

High tech lets searchers zoom in
New Zealand

High tech lets searchers zoom in

Searchers can now locate and rescue people missing somewhere in a staggeringly large area in as little as 40 minutes thanks to advancing technology.

Making stuff makes a comeback
Business

Making stuff makes a comeback

Whatever the attractions of the virtual economy, manufacturing is the star in New Zealand's high-tech sector this year.

Technology set to transform war
World

Technology set to transform war

Warfare is set to get more advanced with 3D-printed drones, self-healing aircraft and a "Transformer" aircraft that can split apart.

Young whiz whips Windows
New Zealand

Young whiz whips Windows

A love of computer gadgets and being overly curious about how things work have proven to be a winning recipe for one Auckland teenager.

Tech firm's ambitious plan
Business

Tech firm's ambitious plan

Wireless charging technology developer PowerbyProxi wants to have a $30 million to $40 million capital raising this year.

Glass bar clash part of tech wars
World

Glass bar clash part of tech wars

It has been billed as a clash of cultures between tech workers and their fellow San Francisco residents. But now the tensions have spilled over into violence.

Virtual guide to Antarctica
New Zealand

Virtual guide to Antarctica

An evolving online project is putting people up close to the hidden gems of Antarctica - without them setting foot on ice.

France targets high-tech future
Business

France targets high-tech future

President Francois Hollande denied he was returning France to the age of state interventionism as he launched 34 projects.