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    Digital devices: A health risk that's hard to switch off

    Digital devices: A health risk that's hard to switch off


    Scrolling through Facebook was the last activity Joy Ravela did each night. The mindlessness of the task would lull her to...

    Scrolling through Facebook was the last activity Joy Ravela did each night. The mindlessness of the task would lull her to sleep.
    There are issues with the iPhone X

    There are issues with the iPhone X


    Apple has announced that two of its products – the iPhone X and the 13-inch MacBook Pro (non Touch Bar) – have known hardware issues. Bloomberg first reported on these issues after being posted on Apple's support...

    Apple has announced that two of its products – the iPhone X and the 13-inch MacBook Pro (non Touch Bar) – have known hardware issues. Bloomberg first reported on these issues after being posted on Apple's support pages.
    Beijing, the reinvented toilet and Microsoft founder Bill Gates

    Beijing, the reinvented toilet and Microsoft founder Bill Gates


    OPINION: Microsoft founder Bill Gates took centre stage in Beijing this week. And in his hand wasn't the usual brushed-metal oblong that would cost you a month's wages to...

    OPINION: Microsoft founder Bill Gates took centre stage in Beijing this week. And in his hand wasn't the usual brushed-metal oblong that would cost you a month's wages to buy.
    Could the Acosta video be the start of a worrying trend?

    Could the Acosta video be the start of a worrying trend?


    OPINION: At the first White House press conference following the midterm election, there was a verbal altercation between the President Donald Trump and CNN reporter Jim...

    OPINION: At the first White House press conference following the midterm election, there was a verbal altercation between the President Donald Trump and CNN reporter Jim Acosta.
    All smartphones have one but you may still need a camera

    All smartphones have one but you may still need a camera


    As smartphones become better at taking photos it's hard to see why anyone would want a compact camera...

    As smartphones become better at taking photos it's hard to see why anyone would want a compact camera anymore.
    The art of learning right from wrong online

    The art of learning right from wrong online


    Addictive computer games and cyber bullying are not shining examples of how the internet can improve children's...

    Addictive computer games and cyber bullying are not shining examples of how the internet can improve children's lives.
    What are you supposed to do if you aren’t on Facebook?

    What are you supposed to do if you aren’t on Facebook?


    OPINION: We sat down for lunch recently at an African restaurant to celebrate an old friend's significant...

    OPINION: We sat down for lunch recently at an African restaurant to celebrate an old friend's significant birthday.
    Maximising our AI opportunities - without trampling our ethics and destroying jobs

    Maximising our AI opportunities - without trampling our ethics and destroying jobs


    OPINION: We live in an era of amazing opportunities and significant challenges that are increasingly tied to digital technologies. The World Economic Forum (WEF) calls this period of human history the "Fourth Industrial...

    OPINION: We live in an era of amazing opportunities and significant challenges that are increasingly tied to digital technologies. The World Economic Forum (WEF) calls this period of human history the "Fourth Industrial Revolution".
    Order and pay for a coffee with a tap on the dash

    Order and pay for a coffee with a tap on the dash


    The car of the future will have powerful communication technology on board, that is something that is beyond...

    The car of the future will have powerful communication technology on board, that is something that is beyond doubt.
    Online groomer offers children money to play game on social media pages

    Online groomer offers children money to play game on social media pages


    Police are advising parents to keep a close eye on their children's social media activity after a series of suspicious posts by a man offering money to children were made on community pages in Wellington and...

    Police are advising parents to keep a close eye on their children's social media activity after a series of suspicious posts by a man offering money to children were made on community pages in Wellington and Auckland.
    Dad prepared me for the AI apocalypse, but all we got was some dumb robots

    Dad prepared me for the AI apocalypse, but all we got was some dumb robots


    OPINION: I grew up in a house designed to withstand the apocalypse. I don't mean that in a "it was built really strong" kind of way, though it was made out of reinforced...

    OPINION: I grew up in a house designed to withstand the apocalypse. I don't mean that in a "it was built really strong" kind of way, though it was made out of reinforced concrete.
    $18.6m lost to internet scams just the 'tip of the iceberg', Internet NZ says

    $18.6m lost to internet scams just the 'tip of the iceberg', Internet NZ says


    Kiwis have lost more than $18.6 million to internet scams this year, but a cyber security expert believes the number is just the "tip of the...

    Kiwis have lost more than $18.6 million to internet scams this year, but a cyber security expert believes the number is just the "tip of the iceberg".