Start-up detects a face's secrets

Faception said it's already signed a contract with a homeland security agency.

It can identify everything from great poker players to extroverts, pedophiles and criminals.

Check out Google's smart jacket

Google has teamed up with Levi's to develop a trucker jacket made specifically for commuting bikers.

Google has teamed up with Levi's to develop a trucker jacket made specifically for commuting bikers.

GoPro's still looking for wings

GoPro has done a deal with Red Bull but the company faces several challenges.

The action camera maker has done a deal with Red Bull but the company faces several challenges.

Two new Xbox models coming

One will be a smaller, cheaper model with a more powerful version of the Xbox One coming next year.

One will be a smaller, cheaper model with a more powerful version of the Xbox One coming next year.

Apple working on Echo-like device

Apple is preparing to release a software developer kit that would allow app-makers to allow their products to integrate ...

Apple is planning to make Siri smarter and eventually will deploy the digital assistant on a standalone device.

Human flypaper for car crashes?

In a new patent, Google describes a system in which pedestrians struck by a vehicle would become stuck to the hood.

Google has patented technology that could see pedestrians stuck like bugs on a car when involved in vehicle collisions.

Iwi TV channel launched

Ngati Apa ki te Ra To cultural adviser Kiley Nepia says a new online television channel will help the iwi to engage with ...

A top of the South iwi is using an online video channel to connect with their members.

The Fitbit for your liver

The new Fitbit for your liver, will help you know when to stop before you become a liability.

Was that your second glass of wine, or your third? BACtrack Skyn can take care of that.

Windows 10 using malware tactics

Microsoft's tactics come straight from the malware playbook, using deceptive pop-ups to trick people.

Microsoft's tactics come straight from the malware playbook, using deceptive pop-ups to trick people.

The serious dangers of selfies

Elsa Godart says Kim Kardashian's high number of selfies shows she has an identity crisis.

People have "critical blackouts" when taking selfies, leading to bad decisions and even death.

Bendable smartphones are coming

The touchscreens work when curled up, or can be unfurled into rectangles to use just like any other smartphone.

A little-known startup is gunning to be the first to sell bendable smartphones this year.

Apple ruined my perfect name

Siri Bulusu finds people air their grievances against Apple to her. "They did a terrible job designing her! Why can't ...

"OMG, Siri like the iPhone," should be engraved on my tombstone.

Watch: Wheelie smart design video

The Go Wheelchair was created using a 3D printer.

Made-measure wheelchair created using 3D printer.

Search engine smarter than Google

Google is the most popular search engine.

Omnity offers some glimmers of something new that make it worth taking notice.

Twitter makes more room to tweet

Twitter is trying to make its messaging service easier to use, and to attract new users.

Photos, videos and other media won't count toward Twitter's 140-character limit.

Facebook changes Trending Topics

Facebook's increasing resemblance to others in the media industry has raised questions about the company's approach to ...

Facebook says it will stop relying as much on other news outlets to inform its Trending Topics section.

'Epic' storm lights up capital video

The lightning strikes above Victoria University's Kelburn campus on Tuesday night.

In the 12 hours to 7am NZ was hit by 2316 lightning strikes, with most in Wellington, Marlborough and Taranaki.

French police raid Google

A woman holds her smart phone which displays the Google home page, in this picture illustration taken February 24, 2016. ...

​In a "heavy operation", France takes its tax evasion probe of the global giant up a notch.

Kiwis lag on transportation tech

The Kiwi way: The vast majority of us still use our private vehicles to get to and from work.

New Zealand is the worst country in Asia-Pacific for its lack of use of new technology to get around.

Taking on the ticketing industry

Area360’s Ticketure will enable organisations to sell tickets on their own website, which will reduce fees for consumers.

A Wellington software development company wants to turn the ticketing industry on its head.

'Sold price' app - nosy or useful?

The Trade Me Property green app can now give you a sales history for properties in most New Zealand cities.

So your friends won't tell you what their house cost? Look it up on the app.

Cold weather sets in video

Snow blankets picnic tables on the deck at Coronet Peak.

In Auckland? Expect thunder. Down south? Expect snow.

iPhone 7 designs leaked

An image posted online in March (L) could depict the iPhone 7 Plus. A Feld & Volk rendering (R) based on the image shows ...

Reports of a huge Apple order indicate the iPhone 7 could deliver the biggest shake-up to the line in years.

Samsung's painful makeover

Samsung agonised over phone specs for its S7 range and pared back its product line-up.

The company agonised over phone specs and pared back its product line-up.

Fast internet not always worth it

The difference between webpage download times of 30Mbs and 100Mbs services is small.

The difference between webpage download times of 30Mbs and 100Mbs services is small.

Could Apple become BlackBerry?

Apple is on the top of its game but is being criticised for not innovating as much as its competitors.

Apple is on the top of its game but is being criticised for not innovating as much as its competitors.

Adams v Green - it's Mortal Kombat video

Steven Adams

Low blow to Kiwi NBA centre's groin spurs new ideas for classic video games.

The ultimate geek pilgrimage

The Commodore PET – one of the first PCs aimed at retail shoppers – on show at the Computer History Museum in Mountain ...

If you're visiting Silicon Valley it's worth taking a quick history lesson to see where it all began.

Does this image offend you?

The "offending" image of model Tess Holliday.

Facebook declines request to boost body-positive event post featuring plus-size model on "health and fitness" grounds. 

Microsoft cautious with HoloLens

A model wears the Microsoft HoloLens as he scrolls through a virtual Windows menu.

While Google took a flashy approach to it augmented reality glasses, Microsoft is treading carefully.

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