Xiaomi eyes Google, Amazon video

The Mi Note drew comparisons to the Samsung Galaxy Note and Apple's iPhone 6 Plus.

2:10 PM  It's a star among Chinese unicorns and has plenty of fans, but may be hard to sell outside Asia.

Xbox exec on the future of gaming video

Xbox head of marketing Mike Nichols at Microsoft's E3 briefing in Los Angeles

The Xbox is the world's most powerful console, but it's losing the sales battle - can the PlayStation be dethroned?

Google pays tribute to PM's baby

Google has added a tribute to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Clarke Gayford's baby to its homepage.

PM "genuinely surprised" by tech giant's Kiwi-made celebration of the first baby's arrival.

'Smishing' scam targets ASB

ASB customers have been targeted by crooks through a text phishing scam.

Crooks tell customers they've been locked out of their accounts in order get passwords.

MOTAT Accelerates through the past video

MOTAT's latest exhibition - "Acclerate: Driving New Zealand" - is all about Kiwi's love of cars.

Sir Ed's tractor, Bruce McLaren's Cooper Climax and the Trekka all key parts of the new motoring exhibition.

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Spider-Man swings on to PS4 video

Peter Parker's day job is a photographer, so it stands to reason that this game is guaranteed to have a pretty awesome ...

At E3, Stuff sat down for a hands-on preview of what looks set to be the one of the biggest games of the year.

Instagram launches video app

Kim Kardashian reveals the first photo of Chicago West.

Instagram, the go-to for people showing their best selves, hopes video will lure younger viewers.

SPCBots build champion robot

St Peter's College students Anna Skiffington and Charlie Mollard won the WorldSkills robotics competition in Sydney.

A team of St Peter's College robot builders are WorldSkills Australia champions.

Auckland's Uber Air chances video

Uber has a vision, now all it needs to do is make it reality.

Small population makes Auckland a stretch for air taxi trial, but willing regulators are key, says Uber.

Four annoying things about websites

Websites often entice you with a $5 discount in exchange for your personal data, which is not a good deal if you value ...

OPINION: Companies want your data, your location, your attention.

'Sabotage' at Tesla

Elon Musk says there is a saboteur within Tesla.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says a disgruntled employee sent highly sensitive data to unknown third parties.

Alexa coming to hotels video

Alexa for hotels lets guests order room service through the voice assistant, ask for more towels or get restaurant ...

Amazon has revealed a new job for its Alexa voice assistant: hotel concierge.

VR shows artist's creative space

Jeweller Lisa Walker invites the public into her studio, through virtual reality headseats at Te Papa's Toi Art Gallery.

Virtual reality at Te Papa opens up an artist's creative space and invites the public inside.

IBM pits computer against humans

Dr Noam Slonim, principal investigator, stands with the IBM Project Debater before a debate between the computer and two ...

IBM computer debates two humans in first public display of its new AI technology.

Google's 3000% price hike

Metlink is among Google customers worldwide who will be stung by higher charges for using its mapping service.

Metlink says its bill for using Google Maps will jump from $1000 to $30,000 a month.

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digital living

How travel bloggers make money

The likes of Instagram are full of people blogging about their travel experiences.

Travel the world and get paid? Sounds like a dream job, but how much can you earn?

Create films anywhere

Meet Luke Haigh, the international film editor who’s cutting movies in unexpected places.

VR shows artist's creative space

Apple misled Aussie customers

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IBM pits computer against humans

Dr Noam Slonim, principal investigator, stands with the IBM Project Debater before a debate between the computer and two ...

IBM computer debates two humans in first public display of its new AI technology.

Human drone no more

Colin Aitchison uses a drone to complete surveying work.

Now he's flying drones over vineyards to spot stressed-out grapes. And it's paying off.

Man uses Google assistant to fire gun

Google was quick to point out that the weapon isn't being fired by harnessing the power of artificial intelligence.

US artist and roboticist adapts a Google Home smart speaker to command a device to fire a pellet gun.

Robot queen talks construction video

Lauren Vasey is involved with the Institute for Computational Design and Construction competition, which challenges ...

World leader in robotics tells a capital crowd how automation will revolutionise the building industry.

Games

'Gaming should be for everyone' video

Microsoft learning specialist Solomon Romney, right, who was born without fingers on his left hand, puts the Xbox ...

At E3, Xbox unveiled an innovative new controller designed to put disabled gamers on a level playing field.

Ghost of Tsushima a jaw-dropper

The showdown under the maple tree was one of the highlight's of Sony's E3 briefing.

The PlayStation's new open world samurai adventure created a huge buzz at E3 with some stunning new gameplay footage.

Life is but a stream

Ronald Diaz at his streaming rig, which he likes to call his 'potato'.

When Ronald Diaz gets home at night he puts his headset on, fires up his microphone and becomes 'dizzybaku' for the next four hours.

Forza Horizon 4: Test drive video

The $90,000 VX hydraulic racing sled lets you feel every bump, turn and crash in the Forza Horizon 4 demo.

We jump into a $90k racing sled to check out the biggest racing game of the year at E3 in Los Angeles.

social networking

Dark side to influencer ads

Unilever announced that it would not work with influencers who buy followers and said that its brands would never buy ...

Looking to boost consumer trust, the company Unilever also won't use advertising that relies on 'influencers' who buy followers.

An app to cure phone addiction

Kevin Holesh works in the RV where he and his wife live full-time as they travel the country. An app he created several ...

Rebel smartphone developers are using fire to fight fire - creating apps that try to put users back in control.

Meet the mum making memes

Mummy memer Lucy Scorer holding her daughter Joy, the inspiration for many of her memes.

Most people share memes, Lucy Scorer makes them to put life in perspective.

Thumbs down for Facebook

Teens are turning off Facebook.

Face it, Facebook is not cool. Teens turning to Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube instead, survey shows.

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Instagram launches video app

Kim Kardashian reveals the first photo of Chicago West.

Instagram, the go-to for people showing their best selves, hopes video will lure younger viewers.

Help at your fingertips

Akerei Maresala-Thomson spent the past decade developing MyRivr, a social services app to help people easily access ...

His friends 'risked everything' to help support his dream, but a former gang member and police officer knows it has paid off.

Ford's cycling 'smart jacket' video

Ford's cycling 'smart jacket' is hoping to cut down the amount of accidents on the roads.

With sleeves that light up and an app that buzzes riders' arms, Ford has decided to give cyclists a chance to keep their eyes on the road at all times.

Kiwi-designed app takes off

Ninja Kiwi Limited's 'Bloons TD 6' online game was for a time today the world's most-bought paid app.

Top-selling Bloons Tower Defence 6 is the creation of Kiwi game developer Ninja Kiwi Limited.

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Xbox exec on the future of gaming

The Xbox is the world's most powerful console, but it's losing the sales battle - can the PlayStation be dethroned?

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