Green on Earth, green in space

Satellites launched from New Zealand can now be tracked. The purple lines show the paths the satellites should travel in.

NZ space agency's new satellite tool designed to help preserve space for future generations.

Delegate unwanted tasks

The start-up has attracted more than 10 thousand users in its first 4 months of operation.

Got a job you don’t want to do? There’s an app for that.

Big tech banking advantages

FILE - In this April 4, 2013, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg walks at the company's headquarters in Menlo ...

With huge numbers of users and troves of data, tech giants could rival banks.

YouTube's kid issues are serious

YouTube has some serious issues it needs to confront.

OPINION: YouTube's kid-friendly content is thriving, but it's still easy to go from a pre-school sing-a-longs to sexualised Toy Story parodies.

Derelict shed now tourist hotspot video

The Crawley Edge Boat Shed has become an unlikely social media star.

For decades it was an eyesore to which locals in Perth, Australia paid little attention - not anymore.

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Public rides on driverless shuttle

The Christchurch Airport is trialling a NZ-made Ohmio Lift electric driverless shuttle.

Cantabrians keen to get on board a driverless shuttle will have their chance next week.

Slack shows up for work

Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield poses for photos outside the New York Stock Exchange before his company's IPO.

The work messaging service grew 49% after it started trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

NZ agri-tech offers answers to the world

Arama Kukutai, the co-founder of Palo Alto-headquartered Finistere Ventures.

A Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm run by a Kiwi looks for agri-tech solutions to global problems.

NZ's largest car-sharing service goes 'digital key' video

Owner sends digital key to renter. Hopefully the software knows the different between a BMW and a Skoda.

Users of Yourdrive now no longer need a key to unlock their vehicle: owners send a renters a code to their phone.

The sneer of the sophisticated video

Swedish Instagram influencer Natalie Schlater received plenty of backlash over this social media post.

OPINION: Taking pleasure in the decline of Instagram influencers isn't funny. It's just mean.

The case for Libra

Facebook is teaming up with 29 global brands (see below) to launch the new currency. Founder Mark Zuckerberg.

OPINION: Facebook's new currency could give you financial wings.

Horns growing on our skulls video

Researchers at the University of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia, have documented the prevalence of bone ...

Young people are developing hornlike spikes at the back of their skulls, researchers suggest, because of so much time looking at screens.

Teen 'cyber flashed' on school trip

Ursula Garcia, 16, was on a school excursion at Melbourne Museum in Australia when she was AirDropped an explicit image.

Young women are sent explicit photos from strangers via the AirDrop function on iPhone.

Games 'encouraging' teen gambling

Research has found a link between loot boxes in popular video games and problem gambling.

Experts want games to have warning labels as study finds link between "loot boxes" and problem gambling.

Facebook coin 'long way from launch' video

Facebook Inc. Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said Wednesday that the company's planned cryptocurrency coin is a ...

Concerns have already been raised by regulators about Facebook's proposed money plans.

gadgets

What's the best smartphone?

OnePlus is a brand you've probably never heard of.

Forget Huawei and try this.

Fancy coffee from a robot?

Do you care if it's not a human delivering your coffee?

Robot baristas may be the future of South Korea's vibrant coffee culture.

Huawei: We won't give up video

Andrew Bowater of Huawei NZ says "we're not going to be scared or run away".

Frozen out of the United States, Huawei's Kiwi boss remains calm in the face of adversity.

Apple updates the iPod

Forget your iPhone? The new iPod Touch will offer customers an entry-level device that's powerful enough to support ...

OPINION: You thought the iPod was dead? Me too.

Games

Games 'encouraging' teen gambling

Research has found a link between loot boxes in popular video games and problem gambling.

Experts want games to have warning labels as study finds link between "loot boxes" and problem gambling.

When it's your game at E3

Anthony Tan's game Way to the Woods was showcased in front of a massive global audience at Microsoft's event.

This 20-year-old developer's 'little deer game' was shown on the biggest screen at gaming's biggest show.

The 10 best bits from E3 video

A sequel to Nintendo's classic Switch game is Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

California's biggest gaming summit delivered dancing pandas, giant Lego sports cars, celebs and a fair few video game surprises.

Nintendo's big E3 announcements video

Fans of Zelda and '90s-era Nintendo games have a lot to look forward to on the Switch in the coming months.

The 90s are coming back to Nintendo, and there's a sequel to the biggest game on the Switch - Zelda.

social networking

The sneer of the sophisticated video

Swedish Instagram influencer Natalie Schlater received plenty of backlash over this social media post.

OPINION: Taking pleasure in the decline of Instagram influencers isn't funny. It's just mean.

Inside Facebook's moderator unit

From videos of beheadings to neo-Nazi slogans and child sex abuse video, hundreds of employees at CCC, a moderation ...

Up to 8,000 vile posts each day need moderating - but the toll on the team is growing.

'Free the Nipple' is everything I hate about feminism

Free the Nipple aims to give back a women's right to make choices about their bodies and to achieve true equality ...

OPINION: A campaign fighting for women's rights to bare their breasts on social media fills me with new levels of despair.

The odd story of the viral 'alien' clip

The internet had a lot of ideas about the "creepy" video's origins, but some settled on a more logical answer.

A video of something walking down a driveway attracted millions of views. But what's really going on?

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Green on Earth, green in space

NZ space agency's new satellite tool designed to help preserve space for future generations.

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