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Sunday, 28 August 2016
Apple, Facebook pledge to close gender pay gap
09:39 | 27/8/16
Apple and Facebook are among 29 companies to pledge to close the gender pay gap for Women's Equality Day in the US.
Smartphone hacks put users at risk
06:17 | 27/8/16
Tech experts are warning smartphone security flaws are putting users at risk - and could cause major financial havoc worldwide.
Sydney teen escapee requests better police search photo
04:15 | 27/8/16
A Sydney teenager has been arrested after fleeing police custody - then requesting a better photo for her search.
SKY revenue flat as viewers go online
09:30 | 26/8/16
SKY TV has seen its annual profit drop 14 percent as its customers opt for online offerings over satellite TV.
Calls for crackdown on sneaky ‘drip pricing’
07:34 | 26/8/16
Consumer NZ has launched a campaign to end online retailers bumping up advertised prices with credit card and booking fees.
NZ Fire Service plans drone fleet
06:33 | 26/8/16
The New Zealand Fire Service is planning a drone fleet to improve their emergency service response.
Wozniak: Leave headphone jack alone, Apple
05:00 | 26/8/16
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is unimpressed by rumours the company plans to remove the headphone jack from the upcoming iPhone 7.
Child groomers caught after student's Tinder test
03:51 | 26/8/16
A Melbourne University student who posed as a 15-year-old on the dating app Tinder has helped police catch two child groomers.
Apple releases fix to stop iPhones being turned into spying devices
02:18 | 26/8/16
Apple has issued a patch to fix a dangerous security flaw in iPhones and iPads after a prominent United Arab Emirates dissident's phone was targeted with a previously unknown method of hacking.
Slacktivists have earned their name, study shows
12:02 | 25/8/16
Most people who 'like' a cause on Facebook don't end up doing anything practical to help it, new research suggests.
Computer programme gives depressing Instagram insight
11:44 | 25/8/16
Have you ever wondered if a friend is okay when they use the 'inkwell' filter too much on Instagram? New technology may be able tell you.
The robots of the future will be big softies
10:46 | 25/8/16
A soft, self-powering robot without the need of a rigid battery could be a game-changer with the way humans interact with machines - oh, and it also looks like an octopus.
Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones hacked, personal info and photos published
06:58 | 25/8/16
Comedian Leslie Jones has been victimised by online hate groups and had personal information and photos published online after being hacked.
Scientists discover new exoplanet which could support life
03:44 | 25/8/16
Scientists are getting excited about the discovery of a rocky, Earth-like planet orbiting the star nearest our sun, which has promising signs of a life-supporting environment.
Kiwi gets worldwide praise for romantic proposal
03:02 | 25/8/16
A Kiwi living in Australia just wanted to share his proposal video with family in New Zealand, but now it's spread right across the internet, bringing joy to thousands.
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