Japanese billionaire's moon trip

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa speaks at a press event in California to announce his week-long trip in 2023.

SpaceX founder Elon Musk reveals Yusaku Maezawa will be the first paying tourist on a trip around the moon.

Nasa reaches out to Kiwis

Nasa astronaut Michael Hopkins, Expedition 37/38 flight engineer, makes final touches on a training version of his ...

International space organisation Nasa is looking for four Kiwi students to join their internship programme.

ACC looks to launch small-talk bot

ACC is looking at a wider roll out of a chatbot capable of small talk (File photo).

ACC computers to master small talk.

Talking to the animals with AI video

The late Koko the gorilla learned to communicate with humans and then stole their hearts. She learned an adapted version ...

Communicating with animals has been a favourite theme since Doctor Dolittle, but now it could become reality.

Call to sideline Govt on tech

More and more jobs are becoming automated, such as at this "robot restaurant", where ordering is done via an app and is ...

Create a 'Ministry of the Future' without support of Government', says NZTech.

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iPhone, but not as we know it

The iPhone XS Max feature dual cameras and OLED screens which is brighter and has better colours than standard a LCD screen.

The iPhone as most of us know it is over as Apple phases out familiar designs and features from the past four years.

Netflix NZ finally delivering video

The range of TV and movie options on Netflix's New Zealand service has greatly increased in the past two years.

ANALYSIS: Subscribers here now have more than 80 per cent of the volume available to their US counterparts.

Great Crypto Crash of 2018 video

Cryptocurrency investors who bet big on a seemingly revolutionary technology are suffering a painful reality check.

People who bet big on a seemingly revolutionary technology suffer a painful reality check.

Reddit bans QAnon board video

The Q of the QAnon conspiracy believers, raised among the Keep America Great signs at a Trump rally.

Reddit forum dedicated to the QAnon conspiracy theory had 70k users before it was banned.

New iPhone 'classic Apple' video

Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing, unveils the new iPhone XS.

Apple knows customers won't be put off by the ever-rising cost of new iPhones.

PriceSpy tips iPhoneXS price fall

Apple CEO Tim Cook discusses the new iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max at the Steve Jobs Theater during an event to announce ...

Apples new phones are pricey, but the price will drop fast, PriceSpy predicts.

Where to park your Death Star

The original Death Star from Star Wars would need a good chunk of the South Island to land.

Could the USS Enterprise land at Auckland's Ellerslie Racecourse? Turns out, yes.

OLED’s TV stunner

The OLED self-illuminating system individually regulates eight million pixels, precisely controlling intensity and ...

We Kiwis do love our big TVs and retail stats say every eight years, we hit an upgrade. Here’s what to look for in your next screen.

Handley 'was offered CTO job'

05122014. Business Photo: Stacy Squires/Fairfax NZ.
Derek Handley, an entrepreneur, author and investor speaking with ...

Government refuses to comment on possibility of compensation for entrepreneur stuck in limbo.

Drone helps keep eagle eye on flock video

Cameron Wyeth and his brother Alex also know how to operate the drone.

Every time young Cameron Wyeth heaves a heavily pregnant ewe off its back he knows it's four lives he's saving.

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digital living

ACC looks to launch small-talk bot

ACC is looking at a wider roll out of a chatbot capable of small talk (File photo).

ACC computers to master small talk.

Talking to the animals with AI video

Communicating with animals has been a favourite theme since Doctor Dolittle, but now it could become reality.

Netflix NZ finally delivering video

Great Crypto Crash of 2018 video

gadgets

New iPhone 'classic Apple' video

Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing, unveils the new iPhone XS.

Apple knows customers won't be put off by the ever-rising cost of new iPhones.

Galaxy Note 9: Is it any good? video

The Note 9's specifications are more like what you'd normally see in a laptop.

This is not a smartphone for the average user.

Let the mirrorless wars begin

Nikon has announced two new models, the Nikon Z6 (US$2000 or NZ$3000) and Z7 (US$3400), which are aimed at the serious ...

OPINION: The fight for the future of the camera market kicked into high gear recently after Nikon announced two new models.

Make your phone battery last

If you've used your phone a lot over the past few years then it might be time to get a new battery.

The thing people want most from a new smartphone is often a longer lasting battery.

Games

Africa's growing comic characters

Superman and other usual superheroes were in abundance at the Comic Con Africa, but also some African characters ...

The success of Black Panther spiked interest in African stories, and creators on the continent hope to capitalise with more comic book characters of their own.

Marvel's Spider-Man: PS4 Review video

You can do whatever a Spider-Man can in the new game. But do it with style.

Marvel's Spider-Man does feel like an at-times thrilling blockbuster at your finger tips - even if it is on your console.

Playground fight over Fortnite

Fortnite is one of the fastest-growing games internationally.

The popular video game sparked a scuffle at an Auckland primary school, prompting teacher and parent concerns.

Taika breaks Korg's silence video

Korg fans can now become him as part of the Marvel Contest of Champions game.

Infinity War writers also suggest fans "pray for Korg" to return to movie series.

social networking

Not very social media

Golriz Ghahraman shared a post on social media of UK politician Nigel Farage with excrement pouring from his mouth ahead ...

Kiwi politicians go wild on social media – experts reckon it's just textbook behaviour.

Twitter bans Alex Jones for good video

Twitter has kicked off Alex Jones and Infowars for good.

Twitter is permanently banning the right-wing conspiracy theorist and his Infowars show for abusive behavior.

Kiwi teen coaching US business

Josh Ryan, 18, calls his company CleverPreneur and acts as a social media guru working for US entrepreneurs.

It started with a hobby posting inspirational quotes - now 18-year-old Josh Ryan is in demand advising top US firms.

'Berserk' threats in racism row video

Gisborne District Council's current make-up. At Thursday's meeting councillors said online abuse had gone berserk.

Councillor says wife, animals, and his wife's business threatened in row over "racist" comment.

apps

Reo app offers instant translation

Spark's Kupu app allows users to take a photo when they want a translation.

The solution to improve your reo could be in the palm of your hand.

New app for Kiwi farmers video

Outdoor burning is not permitted in Hawke's Bay during winter, however there are exceptions of burning orchard ...

The app is expected to be ready by next year, and is being developed with industry reps.

Google planning China search app video

The new Google search app released in China will reportedly block websites on Beijing's blacklist.

Google are developing a search engine for China that blocks results Beijing considers sensitive.

Breadcrumbs app creates trail to secret spots

Breadcrumbs app co-founders Brendan Platt, left, and Cameron Brodie hope new students in Wellington can settle into ...

Two Wellington entrepreneurs have developed a digital trail of breadcrumbs to help people settle into a new city.

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Nasa reaches out to Kiwis

International space organisation Nasa is looking for four Kiwi students to join their internship programme.

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