Twitch bans adult-only games

Rockstar's Manhunt is one of only 26 games given an Adults Only rating by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board.

Updated Rules of Conduct ban the streaming of any game given an Adults Only rating by North American ratings board.

Data breaches cost $5.2m a year

The cost of breaches is rising for companies around the world as sophisticated thieves target valuable records.

Study shows the cost of data breaches is rising for companies around the world and is now at about $5.2m a year.

Infamous troll finally banned

Twitter illustration

Far-right mega-troll who doxed two New York Times reporters may at last be off Twitter - this time for good.

What to make of Ive's promotion

Phil Schiller, senior vice president of worldwide marketing at Apple Inc., watches video featuring Jonathan Ive, senior vice president of Industrial Design at Apple Inc. during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference 2012  in San Francisco, California June 11, 2012.  REUTERS/Stephen Lam (UNITED STATES  - Tags: BUSINESS SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY)

Apple design guru's surprise promotion has left many wondering what his new role at the company will be.

Cortana coming to Android, iOS devices

Named after the AI in its hit Halo series, Cortana is Mircrosoft's 'Phone Companion'.

Microsoft's virtual assistant will be released later this year for users of Google and Apple smartphones.

Explore the open-world wasteland video

The new trailer for Mad Max game Savage Road shows the furious car action that players must survive.

New trailer for Mad Max game shows the furious road action that players must survive.

iOS text bug crashes iPhones

A visitor photographs a red Apple logo with an iPhone at the Apple Store in Berlin.

Bug crashes iPhones when a message containing a specific string of text is received.

Cardboard VR used to lure coders

Google's virtual reality system doesn't actually have to be made out of cardboard and has already been adapted with a variety of materials.

Google will likely spend a good chunk of time talking up turning phones into virtual-reality goggles at tomorrow's I/O.

Executive drops Apple car hint

Artist's concept for a potential Apple Car - the ultimate mobile device.

"The car is the ultimate mobile device, isn’t it?" says Apple's senior vice president of operations.

Foreign drivers steered by teen's app video

Isaac Mercer's Safe Driver project.

Generic alerts like "keep left" are provided every 15-20 minutes wherever user is driving.

Horror makes players blind

In Perception, you play as Cassie, a blind woman who needs to use her wits and echolocation to uncover the mysteries of a haunted estate.

Industry veterans behind BioShock and Dead Space reveal a first-person horror game where you have no sight.

Periscope up on Android

Twitter is finally making its live-video app available Perisocpe to the majority of smartphone users.

Twitter is finally making its live-video app available to the majority of smartphone users.

Vox acquires Re/code

Re/code logo

Tech news blog Re/code gets new owner just 18 months after spinning off from The Wall Street Journal.

Apple taps Ive to head design

Jonathan Ive, Senior Vice President of Design at Apple Inc. speaks to members of the media during an Apple event announcing the iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch at the Flint Center in Cupertino, California, September 9, 2014. REUTERS/Stephen Lam (United States - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS)

Man who conceived the iconic look of the iPod and iPad promoted to Apple's chief design officer.

'Demonic' game running the internet

Ask Charlie Charlie your question...if you dare.

#CharlieCharlieChallenge has surged to the top of the global social media charts. But why?

LG's curvy, sticky wall-TV

LG's OLED wallpaper-like television sticks to surfaces like a magnet.

Korean company wants to make mounting your TV just as easy as sticking a magnet onto your refrigerator.

Freedive for dolphins video

William Trubridge Plunge Free Dive.

Wellington game studio teams with NZ's top free diver to help save endangered dolphins.

The Perils of time running out video

Perils of Man

REVIEW: Pixar-like art style and time travel moral dilemmas make Perils of Man a welcome, refreshing game.

Mystery of why drivers fail

A New Plymouth carpark on Currie St that defies proper use is the sole subject of the Twitter account @npmysterypark.

A computer engineer is using the power of Twitter to expose a notorious carpark.

The best Gmail hacks

Don't become a slave to your inbox.

If your Gmail has the same features it did when you first signed up, you could be missing out.

Humans vs AI poker challenge

Professional poker player Douglas Polk of Las Vegas takes part in the Brains Vs. Artificial Intelligence event at the Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh.

One of the world's best poker players takes on a computer program named Claudico in a $136,000 exhibition.

Please, please flip your phone

The correct way to shoot video on your smartphone.

OPINION: If you ever take a video in portrait mode don't be too surprised if you get tapped on the shoulder and told off by a film-loving passerby.

The robot that may take your job

An Aethon TUG robotic courier carrying supplies through the University of California, San Francisco, Medical Center.

Today’s robots are writing a new chapter in the age-old debate over people vs machines.

'Wiped' Androids flaw

An Android mascot is seen in front of a displayed logo of Apple in this photo illustration taken in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, May 5, 2015. A U.S. appeals court on May 18, 2015 reversed part of a $930 million verdict that Apple Inc won in 2012 against Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, saying the iPhone maker's trademark-related appearance could not be protected. Some observers viewed the litigation as Apple's attempt to curtail the rapid rise of phones using Google Inc's rival Android operating software. Picture taken on May 5.   REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

Half a billion users' details potentially exposed by flaw that leaves data on 'wiped' Androids.

Life-size mech highly realistic

he 8-meter high Patlabor AV-98 Ingram is being exhibited as a promotion for the upcoming film The Next Generation Patlabor: Shuto Kessen.

Movie manga robot model measures eight meters high and weighs 3.5 tonnes.

Decoding your status update

What you chose to put on Facebook could reveal some uncomfortable truths about your personality.

UK research into Facebook users shows we're all basically desperate, vain jerks.

The less serious side of serious jobs

A seal loose in a South Auckland street has taken a shine to one resident's driveway.

The world of law enforcement and government departments can be a solemn one, thankfully not all employees take the job too seriously.

YouTube's decade: sharing works

Tiffany of the musical group Girls' Generation poses with her Video of the Year award at the YouTube Music Awards in New York November 3, 2013. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)

The 10-year-old site provides a stage for exhibitionists, narcissists and activists to broadcast opinions, talents, interests, and of course, cats.

YouTube redefines celebrity

Connor Franta at the 2014 VidCon at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California.

Connor Franta isn't a singer, chef, comedian or athlete, but he's angling to be Oprah for millennials.

Hoverboard record broken video

Catalin Alexandru Duru

A Canadian man has smashed the world record for hoverboard travel.

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