Facebook isn't responsible for us

Forcing liability for defamatory posts on social media could undermine the business models of tech titans.

11:06 AM  ANALYSIS: Forcing liability for defamatory posts on social media could undermine the business models of tech titans.

Google Doodle for pilot

Australian flyer Maude "Lores" Bonney, pictured with her Gipsy Moth about 1933.

Maude 'Lores' Bonney was the first woman to fly Australia-England solo, despite crash in sea off Thailand.

Measles questions? Ask MÄ«tara

Two Kiwi doctors are hoping their new chatbot can help curb the amount of misinformation online about measles and ...

Two Kiwi doctors are on a mission to curb the amount of incorrect information about measles online.

Health clinic of the future video

Technology prices are dropping, so the medical devices are expected to be far more widely used in two or three years' time.

Digital assistants, tiny heart monitors and electronic stethoscopes could all be in the consulting room.

The affair that rocked Google

Amanda Rosenberg talks for the first time about the fallout from her tumultuous relationship with Google billionaire ...

Amanda Rosenberg talks for the first time about the fallout from her tumultuous relationship with Google billionaire Sergey Brin.

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Health clinic of the future video

Technology prices are dropping, so the medical devices are expected to be far more widely used in two or three years' time.

Digital assistants, tiny heart monitors and electronic stethoscopes could all be in the consulting room.

UK Labour promises free internet

The pledge could be attractive to UK households currently paying on average $60 a month for good but not great Internet.

Disney + crashes in US video

How to take great travel videos video

Games

NZ's professional dungeon masters

Josh Turner is turning his hobby into a job

Turning Dungeons and Dragons from a hobby into a job.

New look Sonic a relief

The biggest thing fans took issue with was Sonic's weird human teeth, which have now been extracted.

Goodbye weird muscles and human teeth, the new Sonic brings back the cute hedgehog.

Death Stranding is maddening video

Norman Reedus, Guillermo del Toro, and a baby in a portacarrier. Yep, Death Stranding's a bit like that.

REVIEW: At times, Death Stranding struggles to live up to the weight of its expectation and the incredible sheen of its high production values.

New Call of Duty sparks revolt video

The portrayal of Russian soldiers as over-the-top villains in the new Call of Duty has not gone down well in Russia.

Russian response to the new game - which portrays them as over-the-top villains - has been swift and merciless.

social networking

Airbnb to verify all listings

It's been a bad couple of weeks for Airbnb.

Scam forced platform into action.

One click changes everything

Hamish clicked one link for a laugh, but once you fall into the online marketing funnel it is hard to get out.

Hamish clicked one link for a laugh, but once you fall into the online marketing funnel it's hard to get out.

Facebook's 'progress' facelift

To incorporate the company's suite of applications - including Instagram and WhatsApp - Facebook's original branding got ...

The company is trying to be more transparent with its users.

Could Facebook breakup over cryptocurrency? video

Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg.

'You have opened up a serious discussion about whether Facebook should be broken up,' US congresswoman tells social network CEO.

apps

Disney+ hits 10M subscribers in 1 day video

Disney+ gets 10 million subscribers in one day.

Disney + says it far exceeded expectations. Just not in New Zealand.

Apple's big privacy play

Location data, your most valuable data, is now processed on individual Apple devices (where possible). Users can also ...

OPINION: Share as little data as you can. Why wouldn't you?

Hot water hoggers left high and dry video

Smith won the Bright Spark innovation awards on Thursday.

This teen might have the solution to arguments about who's using all the hot water in your flat.

Facebook's 'progress' facelift

To incorporate the company's suite of applications - including Instagram and WhatsApp - Facebook's original branding got ...

The company is trying to be more transparent with its users.

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