Stuff.co.nz - Digital Living
Somewhere out there is footage of a half-naked albino man running across a rooftop in central Auckland, while the house beneath him goes up in flames.
After CEO Tim Cook admitted last summer that Apple was indeed working on self-driving car technology, the company largely has remained mum on details. But with state permits to operate 55 autonomous cars in California US, it seems the iPhone maker could be ready to try out some of its autonomous car tech on public roads.
Getting rid of racist, sexist and other hateful remarks on Facebook is more challenging than weeding out other types of unacceptable posts because computer programs still stumble over the nuances of human language, the company says.
Facebook said on Monday morning (Tuesday NZ Time) it had suspended roughly 200 apps amid an ongoing investigation prompted by the Cambridge Analytica scandal into whether services on the site had improperly used or collected users' personal data.
OPINION: The world's most powerful media company (which insists it's not a media company) is under siege - and the company that held that title for a very long time is leading the charge.
They look like they've scampered out of a thriller - sleek, four-legged robots vaguely resembling dogs, flinging open doors and evading attacks from the humans controlling them.
Artificial intelligence has a new challenge: Whether and how to alert people who may not know they're talking to a robot.
A trove of thousands of Russian-backed Facebook ads, being made public for the first time, shows that Russia's main goal was provoking discontent in the US, leading to and continuing beyond Donald Trump's election in 2016.
The Privacy Commission has launched a new logo to help Kiwis know if a service shapes up on privacy.
The tech industry's mission shouldn't just be to invent new technology, but also to make sure that technology is responsible and ethical.
High profile privacy breaches have Kiwis on edge, with more than two-thirds worried about online security.
Robots can't yet bake a souffle or fold a burrito, but they can cook up vegetables and grains and spout them into a bowl - and are doing just that at a new fast casual restaurant in Boston.
Twitter on Thursday encouraged its more than 330 million users to change their passwords after the company discovered a bug that revealed the passwords in an unencrypted form in an internal log.
REVIEW: If all the hype about virtual reality were true, you'd be reading this column through VR goggles.
Highly addictive video games risk having a "damaging" impact on children's lives, Britain's Culture Secretary has warned after parents raised concerns about a hugely popular multiplayer "survival shooter".