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3 Facts About Naked Broadband You've Probably Been Wondering About
Here are a few facts about naked broadband you may have either pondered on in the past or forgot to ask about in the first place.
Facebook deems a number of threatening statements "acceptable"
Leaked guidelines for Facebook moderators show how they monitor violence, hate speech, revenge porn and more on the social media platform.
NYC hopes to help homeless with an app - is it enough?
With more than 62,000 homeless living in New York City, demand for shelter in the city has increased by 79 percent in the last decade.
Asus - The most recognisable and popular gaming brand
13 International Media have awarded ASUS as ‘No. 1 Gaming Brand’ from 12 different countries in Asia Pacific alone.
Hewlett Packard unveils ridiculous memory-driven computer
By building around memory rather than the CPU, they can eliminate the relatively clunky and inefficient manner that the computers process data today.
Pirates of the Caribbean film held ransom by, well.. pirates
The hackers have demanded an enormous undisclosed amount of money be paid in Bitcoin. Disney apparently refuses to pay, and is working with the FBI.
Elon Musk's SpaceX to bring internet to far corners of the Earth
Half the world doesn’t have the luxury of being able to connect to the internet at their leisure, even though internet access is basic human right.
Nvidia announces new powerhouse graphics card feat. new tech
This heavyweight GPU will be more targeted at data centre usage and high-performance computing, as opposed to consumer level computing.
Microsoft announces controllers for mixed reality headsets
Developers have two headsets to choose from: a $300 Acer one and a $329 HP one, both of which are available now for pre-order.
Snapchat Spectacles put up tidy but modest sales numbers
The numbers weren’t exactly super-specific, but it’s enough to make some estimates of how many units they’ve sold.
Tesla opens pre-order for home solar tiles for most countries
In a blog post, Tesla announced the pre-order availability and provided with a calculator tool to help consumers figure out the cost.
Trump team fumble their way through entry-level dirty politics
They just learned the hard way that nothing is ever really deleted from the internet.
You're invited: Strategies for an Artificially Superintelligent Future
David Miller invites you to join a discussion on the future of artificial intelligence. The talk is part of the Hutt City Council’s STEMM Festival.
Exclusive look at smart home security with Ring
The Ring Video Doorbell aims to reduce crime in NZ - here's what managing director of Ring ANZ Mark Fletcher has to say on the topic.
Hands on Review: Samsung Galaxy S8
This beautiful smartphone is carried by its powerful internals and gorgeous screen.
Elon Musk enlists help of Twitter in naming new tunnel bore
Could Al Bore be the name of the flagship bore for Elon Musk's The Boring Company?
Apple takes wearable tech crown from Fitbit
Apple has been crowned the leading wearable technology company, despite CEO Tim Cook’s stubborn refusal to release Apple Watch numbers.
New Facebook hires to focus on reviewing violent content
Facebook has faced heavy criticism recently after being slow to remove violent videos.
Hands on Review: Parallels Toolbox for Mac
Nestled comfortably in your menu bar, this nifty little piece of software is full of features.
Hands on Review: Mota JetJat Nano-C Camera Drone
The world's smallest camera drone provided a quick burst of fun, a large dose of frustration, and an overall average experience as far as drones go.
Opinion: We take some brilliant tech for granted way too often
You know who you are. Stop taking Netflix for granted, and appreciate just how amazing that sh*t is.
May the 4th be with you: Star Wars tech that actually exists
We look at five Star Wars technologies that actually exist today
Magnify VR expo brings a taste of the future to Auckland
A full day of virtual and augmented reality demonstrations and experiences are on offer, including a specially made short movie that incorporate VR.
Apple pauses world dominance to patent AR technology
You could theoretically place and move objects in your home to see if they work to your liking, without having to even get off the couch.