Apple bites back at Irish tax

The EU forced Ireland to recuperate billions in back taxes, but Ireland doesn't want the tech giant's money.

The Irish government is in court fight to stop Apple paying it billions of dollars, while Apple tells the EU top court it's not happy.

Facebook's plan to divert extremists

Facebook has announced changes to extremist content policies ahead of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's stock take of ...

Its also using first-person military videos to train artificial intelligence to faster identify terror attacks like Christchurch's.

The Mega Drive Mini rocks video

Sega's Mega Drive Mini is a perfect, tiny replica of the original.

REVIEW - The Mega Drive Mini is the nerdiest and most thoughtful microconsole yet.

A crossover of te reo and gaming

Members of the gaming and esports community Wellington Esports take part in playing League of Legends during Te Wiki o ...

You might've tried out Māori games at school, but how about mixing Māori with computer games?

Huawei P30 Pro vs P30

The P30 Pro may boast bigger guns, but you are paying for the difference.

SPONSORED: What’s the difference between the Huawei P30 and the P30 Pro? We compare them side by side.

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Instagram influencer's meltdown

Caroline has been in the spotlight the last few weeks, for all the wrong reasons.

American influencer Caroline Calloway's facade fell apart when a journalist exposed her "scam" workshops.

Another Grace Millane suppression breach

Google has again breached New Zealand's name suppression order for the Grace Millane murder accused.

Justice Minister Andrew Little said the latest Google breaches - there were two - were "really disturbing".

Plea to teach Siri te reo

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 29: The Apple logo is displayed outside company's Regent Street store on September 29, 2016 ...

Tourism body's "weird" stunt urges Apple boss to teach his virtual voice assistant te reo Māori.

Google to highlight 'original reporting'

Google said it had made changes to its search algorithm to advantage "original reporting" that would be reinforced by ...

Those who break the news will get the benefit, search engine says.

How Jim Watkins took over 8chan

Jim Watkins has owned 8chan since 2014.

The unknown former US Army repairman with an interest in yoga and fountain pens who took over one of web's worst hate sites.

What we know about Apple TV+

Tim Cook premieres the trailer for “See,” an epic world-building drama starring Jason Momoa and Alfre Woodard, debuting ...

Apple launched seven new products in just under an hour - we make sense of them for you.

Uber fires over 400 workers

A banner for Uber is draped on the front of the New York Stock Exchange before the world's largest ride-hailing service ...

The US ride share company will layoff 435 in its product and engineering teams.

'Violent' backlash for ex-vegans video

Veganism: You're dammed if you do and you're dammed if you don't want to any more.

OPINION: Veganism: You're damned if you do and you're damned if you don't want to any more.

Apps tell Facebook intimate details

The findings raise questions about the security of the most private information in an age when employers, insurers and ...

Apps tell Facebook when you've had sex and information about your menstrual cycle, report says.

5 best shows coming to Apple TV+ video

For All Mankind is one of the new offerings from Apple TV Plus.

Nine shows have been confirmed for launch. These are the ones that stand out.

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Bluetooth advice instead of fine

Distracted drivers are dangerous drivers and Taranaki police are looking to put the brakes on them.

The boys in blue will be giving out free advice on Bluetooth in New Plymouth this weekend.

Mum fights for dead son's messages

After losing him at age 21, she wanted to finish his last car restoration as tribute. But Facebook has other ideas.

Google to highlight 'original reporting'

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Apple releases grip on repairs market

Apple will begin selling its tools and parts to more independent phone-repair shops in the US and will expand that to ...

More options for out-of-warranty devices.

Apple sticking to its iPhone knitting

Apple is expected to hold an event in September in which it will unveil not only new models of the iPhone, but revamped ...

Tech giant branching out but sticking to what it does best.

Huawei accelerates innovation

Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei's Consumer Business Group, explained the company's thoughts behind developing the new ...

SPONSORED: Huawei has revealed an entirely new operating system for mobile devices.

It's home tech time gallery

Netatmo rain gauge for Weather Station $169.99 from Noel Leeming.  HAPIfork food monitor approx $90 from Amazon. Varram ...

Smarten up at home with today’s groovy gadgets.

Games

Borderlands 3 - what you need to know video

The first game launched in 2009, blending elements of games like Diablo into a first-person shooter.

If Claptrap and vault hunting is alien to you, we've got you sorted.

Ms. Monopoly is here video

Hasbro is launching Ms. Monopoly.

A woman invented the original version of game, why the refocus now?

Steven Adams' 2K20 rating

Steven Adams in 2K20.

Popular esport NBA 2K has revealed New Zealand basketballer's player rating for the upcoming game.

Kiwis who are paid to play

With six months, Lorien Gugich was earning enough from streaming to quit her job.

Being paid to play video games sounds like a dream. For some Kiwis, it's a reality. But there's more to it that just switching on a camera.

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'Violent' backlash for ex-vegans video

Veganism: You're dammed if you do and you're dammed if you don't want to any more.

OPINION: Veganism: You're damned if you do and you're damned if you don't want to any more.

Kiwis' FB profiles part of history

In 100 years' time, your Facebook profile could play a vital part in New Zealand's history.

In 100 years' time, your Facebook profile could play a vital part in shaping New Zealand's history.

Facebook is forgetting your face

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Facebook's new setting is off by default, giving users the power to decide how their face is used.

Facebook likes may be hidden

Is Facebook planning to remove the like count? Developer Jane Manchun Wong uncovered the hidden and unreleased feature ...

Facebook considers following Instagram in removing visible like tallies from posted content.

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Uber fires over 400 workers

A banner for Uber is draped on the front of the New York Stock Exchange before the world's largest ride-hailing service ...

The US ride share company will layoff 435 in its product and engineering teams.

Trolls force star to shut down app video

Jeremy Renner apologised to fans after his app became 'a place that is everything I detest and can't or won't condone'.

Avengers actor Jeremy Renner drops his app after it becomes "a place that is everything I detest".

Facebook is forgetting your face

Facebook, cellphone, stock image

Facebook's new setting is off by default, giving users the power to decide how their face is used.

Facebook likes may be hidden

Is Facebook planning to remove the like count? Developer Jane Manchun Wong uncovered the hidden and unreleased feature ...

Facebook considers following Instagram in removing visible like tallies from posted content.

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