Stuff.co.nz - Technology

It's no use tooting the horn. The robot at the wheel can't hear you

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 11:20
As vehicle accidents go, it wasn't much: 12 minutes before noon on a cool June day, a Chevrolet Bolt was rear ended as it crawled from a stop light in downtown San Francisco.

The tide is turning against tech giants

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:53
OPINION: The no-holds-barred run of tech giants may be coming to an end as governments and consumers push back against their growth and behaviour.

iPhone 7 sales up as buyers focus on price rather than latest features

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:10
We all know the drill: Every year, Apple introduces a new iPhone, and eager buyers rush to pick it up.

Virtual assistants are always listening, and I don't care

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 09:13
OPINION: Hey, Google. I don't care that you're listening.

Facebook phishing scam may collect passwords, Netsafe warns

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 18:05
Kiwis caught out by a recent Facebook hack should change their passwords on other websites, as they may have been compromised, Netsafe warns.

Online platform connects consumer to producer for fresh food

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 16:50
A farmers' market with a difference is about to open - but you'll have to pre-order online first.

Vodafone launches internet TV

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 15:48
Vodafone has launched a TV service which brings Sky TV, free-to-air and a range of online and app-based entertainment services, including Netflix, together in one set-top box system.

How Twitter went from banal to brutal

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 14:32
OPINION: Last week Duncan Garner quit Twitter in a huff, after a column he wrote about immigration attracted a storm of moral outrage.

Dubai police test hoverbike

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 13:41
We've told you before about all the exotic cars that the Dubai Police Department has, from Lamborghinis and Bugattis to Ferraris and Meredes-AMGs.

Tim Cook: Coding is better than a second language

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:36
Apple chief Tim Cook has a message for school students around the world: learning how to code is more important than learning English as a second language.

10 reasons to buy an iPhone 6s instead of an iPhone 8

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:47
The fact that Apple is still selling the iPhone 6s, a two-year-old phone, is a testament of how good the iPhone 6s is.

Qualcomm seeks China iPhone ban

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:09
Qualcomm has filed lawsuits in China seeking to ban the sale and manufacture of iPhones in the country, the chipmaker's biggest shot at Apple so far in a sprawling and bitter legal fight.

How to quit social media

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 09:26
While it was fun for a while, you've had it with Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

Tech companies are living in fear of 'doing a Microsoft'

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 08:16
ANALYSIS: Steve Ballmer said something about Apple a decade ago that has followed the former Microsoft boss around like a bad smell ever since.

'Panic button' mental health app to help youths struggling with bullying, depression

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 05:00
An app that allows teens battling mental health issues to send an alert to a personalised support crew is set to launch.

Facebook hack targets New Zealanders and changes passwords, users warned

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 17:05
A Facebook hack targeting New Zealand users has the ability to change their passwords. 

Robot wars: The USA does battle with Japan in the ultimate mecha face-off

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 14:30
Like a scene from Pacific Rim, Voltron or Transformers they come: two giant robots set to do battle on Tuesday.

Baby monitors face mandatory cyber security rating over hacking fears

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 11:46
Internet-connected products from baby monitors to sports shoes will soon bear a mandatory Australian cyber security consumer rating amid growing alarm at hacking of everyday devices. 

Voice banking a sound investment for Kiwis losing the ability to speak

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 05:00
Two years ago, Peter McInnes began having trouble talking - now he's taking the extraordinary step of banking his own voice for when it runs out completely. 

Russians 'used Pokemon Go to meddle in US politics'

Stuff.co.nz - Technology - Sat, 10/14/2017 - 09:11
Russian cyber experts used the smartphone game Pokemon Go in attempts to meddle in US politics, according to an investigation by CNN.
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