Huawei not ruled out yet: PM

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern: No final decision on Huawei.

8:47 AM  PM says telco could still provide 5G in NZ as long as security was sorted, amid strained NZ-China relations.

Paddy Gower's first-world pain video

Paddy Gower's recent troubles with neck pain were the result of  phone overuse.

8:32 AM  Struggling with neck pain, Newshub's national correspondent thought "something might be up", but the truth was "quite sad".

French fencers use the force gallery

A competitor battles during the national lightsabers tournament in Beaumont-sur-Oise, north of Paris. In France, ...

Master Yoda, dust off his French, he must.

Social media 'digital gangsters'

The committee says social media giants such as Facebook have behaved like "digital gangsters".

The time's come for tech companies to be properly accountable, say UK lawmakers.

Is sex with robots the way of the future?

'I don't think we're going to see compellingly realistic robots in my lifetime, if ever.'

You might be grossed out by the idea of sex with a robot, but the concept has a long history.

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Kiwi men worst for online abuse video

Men make up the majority of convictions for harmful digital communication in New Zealand, which Netsafe theorises is ...

Rise in revenge porn blamed for the high number of convicted men, but there's concerns few are sent to jail.

Instagram's bullying culture stuff nation

Instagram isn't doing enough to stop teenagers being bullied, it's time for the parents to step in. (File photo)

OPINION: Teens are being bullied and manipulated online by strangers and friends - we need to stop it.

Alexa's aim - to become invisible

Amazon's Alexa was the world's first mainstream product that really felt like talking to a computer, and having a ...

Alexa's is learning to connect users to the services they want, even if they don't know it exists.

Kardashian sued for $430m video

Kim Kardashian's "Ugly Crying Face" Kimoji.

Who would have thought an emoji of your butt could cost you so much?

Porn, gambling apps on iPhones

Apple refused to say how the problematic apps got into its Enterprise program.

Apple bans porn and real-money gambling apps from its App Store, but some find a side door.

Fresh push to unbundle UFB

It may not look like anything out of the ordinary but Vodafone and Vocus say this home broadband connection could pave ...

Vodafone and Vocus 'unbundle' Chorus UFB connection to home in Parnell as battle looms over network pricing.

Nintendo unveils new games video

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening will be coming to Nintendo Switch sometime in 2019

Surprise new Switch games announced by Nintendo, including remake of beloved Legend of Zelda title.

Celebs' Instagram followers disappear

Actor/singer Selena Gomez is believed to have lost 2.3 million followers.

Kylie Jenner, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Selena Gomez have lost more than a million followers.

Sexist FB glitch uncovered

The search bar lets you find photos of your female friends, but not your male friends.

Is Facebook sexist? A new search glitch makes stalking female friends easy, but not men.

The $24m, slow-motion bank heist

Police and Cryptopia staff are at the office block on the Colombo St following a hack where it's believed millions of ...

Think of the Cryptopia hack like this: robbers got the keys, changed the locks and blacked out the windows. Customers still can't see in.

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French fencers use the force gallery

A competitor battles during the national lightsabers tournament in Beaumont-sur-Oise, north of Paris. In France, ...

Master Yoda, dust off his French, he must.

Is sex with robots the way of the future?

You might be grossed out by the idea of sex with a robot, but the concept has a long history.

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Elon Musk's fake news generator

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Alexa's aim - to become invisible

Amazon's Alexa was the world's first mainstream product that really felt like talking to a computer, and having a ...

Alexa's is learning to connect users to the services they want, even if they don't know it exists.

How to take photos in poor light

Wonder how this one turned out? Actor Antonia Prebble attempts an "epic" selfie at an event. (File photo)

OPINION: Smartphones dim? Never. But bad light can be an issue when you want to get snapping.

Google Voice's ideal Kiwi accent video

Josh Wickens has worked out how to get Google Home to understand Kiwis.

Kiwi duo discover secret to getting smart speakers to understand Kiwi accents.

Motorola Razr making a comeback

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The Motorola Razr flip phone is getting a 2019 makeover. But it won't be cheap.

Games

Alita: A battle against deja vu video

Alita: Battle Angel's visual execution is second to none.

OPINION: At some point, Hollywood, had to run out of ideas.

Nintendo unveils new games video

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening will be coming to Nintendo Switch sometime in 2019

Surprise new Switch games announced by Nintendo, including remake of beloved Legend of Zelda title.

Call of Duty publisher cuts jobs

The layoffs will affect every part of Activision-Blizzard, including Call of Duty publisher Activision.

It had record results, but one of the biggest names in the video game business is slashing jobs.

The game that could dethrone Fortnite

Fortnite: It's what all the kids are into nowadays.

Apex Legends literally came out of nowhere to take on Fortnite. And it's already reached 10 million players.

social networking

Celebs' Instagram followers disappear

Actor/singer Selena Gomez is believed to have lost 2.3 million followers.

Kylie Jenner, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Selena Gomez have lost more than a million followers.

Sexist FB glitch uncovered

The search bar lets you find photos of your female friends, but not your male friends.

Is Facebook sexist? A new search glitch makes stalking female friends easy, but not men.

New 'unsend' feature on FB

New Facebook Messenger feature modeled off Zuckerberg's private account powers.

You can now "unsend" messages on Facebook Messenger, but there's a catch.

The end is near for Google+ video

Google+ never gained significant traction.

You better download your photos and content before April 2.

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Instagram's bullying culture stuff nation

Instagram isn't doing enough to stop teenagers being bullied, it's time for the parents to step in. (File photo)

OPINION: Teens are being bullied and manipulated online by strangers and friends - we need to stop it.

Kardashian sued for $430m video

Kim Kardashian's "Ugly Crying Face" Kimoji.

Who would have thought an emoji of your butt could cost you so much?

Porn, gambling apps on iPhones

Apple refused to say how the problematic apps got into its Enterprise program.

Apple bans porn and real-money gambling apps from its App Store, but some find a side door.

Apple and Google under fire... again video

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun fled Saudi Arabia, where the movement of women is controlled by men.

This time for an app that lets Saudi men control women's travel and what healthcare they can access.

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Huawei not ruled out yet: PM

PM says telco could still provide 5G in NZ as long as security was sorted, amid strained NZ-China relations.

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