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Boeing to submit 737 MAX software upgrade 'in 2019-04-01 20:50:55Boeing Co says it plans to submit a proposed software enhancement package for the grounded 737 MAX in "the coming weeks" after the company had previ

Crossware scores R&D grant to grow email signature 2019-04-01 18:29:55Auckland-based Crossware, a 20-year-old company whose software enables organisations to centrally manage email signatures, has scored a Callaghan Inno

Don't discriminate against our firms, China's Xi tells 2019-04-01 14:22:21Meeting in Beijing's Great Hall of the People, President Xi told PM Jacinda Ardern that China has always regarded New Zealand as "a sincere friend a

Why did Apple kill its AirPower wireless charger? 2019-04-01 13:50:00After Apple cancelled plans to launch its AirPower wireless charger more than a year and a half after announcing it, at least one analyst said the com

Auckland-based Sphere Identity launches blockchain-based easy sign-up 2019-03-31 23:51:42Auckland-based Sphere Identity has launched a system that will allow businesses to sign up customers in a secure, compliant and global way.

New law could see social media execs jailed 2019-03-31 17:31:32Social media executives could spend up to three years in prison and their firms be fined 10 percent of their turnover if they fail to quickly remove v

Russia demands access to VPN providers’ servers 2019-03-29 15:23:0010 VPN service providers have been ordered to link their servers in Russia to the state censorship agency by April 26

Critical Magento SQL injection flaw could be targeted 2019-03-29 13:33:00Popular e-commerce platform Magento has released security patches to fix the flaw. Researchers say update now.

Save the Children turns to data analytics to 2019-03-29 09:47:00Data analytics has immense potential for Save the Children. It could help the charity get quicker insights into the populations it serves, maximise th

Vocus claims Chorus unbundled fibre pricing unworkable 2019-03-29 01:26:55Vocus New Zealand, owner of Slingshot and Orcon, has hit out at Chorus' proposed pricing for access to its unbundled fibre saying it will make the pr

Microsoft deems troubled Windows 10 1809 good-to-go for 2019-03-28 21:52:00Microsoft has given Windows 10 October 2018 Update the green light, telling customers that the upgrade is now ready for organisation-wide deployment.

Mozilla’s WASI takes WebAssembly beyond the browser 2019-03-28 17:01:00WASI promises a standard interface for WebAssembly to access system resources like file systems and network connections

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The Powerbeats Pro ‘totally wireless’ earphones are the 2019-04-03 14:52:00Apple has unveiled a new true wireless version of its Beats Powerbeats earphones, and there’s a lot of AirPods tech inside.

Best Ultra HD Blu-ray players 2019-04-03 11:47:00So you plopped down a pile of cash to buy a 4K TV, maybe even one that delivers high dynamic range. Awesome. Once you’ve wowed your friends and

Caavo's Control Center unifies your remotes and streaming 2019-04-03 11:08:00Having a bunch of separate remotes for your entertainment system can get confusing and frustrating. Uniting them under one remote—and one entert

Amazon's today-only TP-Link blowout includes killer deals on 2019-04-03 09:56:00Whether you need a new router or want to make your home a touch smarter, today’s a good day to head over to Amazon. The online retailer is throw

Best Fitbit: We help you choose the right 2019-04-03 08:15:00What is the best Fitbit? Our guide will help you find the one that best matches your activity level and habits, without spending more than you need.

Fitbit Versa Lite review: Lower cost with little 2019-04-03 08:00:00The Versa Lite is a low-cost version of Fitbit’s most affordable smartwatch, but there’s nothing cut-rate about it.

How Excel creates barcodes 2019-04-03 06:30:00Can Excel create barcodes? Yes, and it’s as easy as downloading the correct fonts. You don’t have to purchase any of those barcode softwar

Panasonic DP-UB9000 Ultra HD Blu-ray player review: Here’s 2019-04-03 06:00:00Streaming offers instant gratification, but only a high-end Blu-ray player like this can reveal just incredible your 4K TV can look.

Lenovo ThinkPad L390 Yoga review: A chunky convertible 2019-04-03 06:00:00Lenovo’s ThinkPad L390 Yoga is in many ways the quintessential work laptop. It’s chunkier than many other thin-and-light laptops in its pr

Remo+ RemoBell S video doorbell review: This one’s 2019-04-03 06:00:00You can buy this modern doorbell cam for the same price as the comparatively ancient original Ring, but should you?

These Zolo Liberty true wireless earbuds cost just 2019-04-02 19:54:00True wireless earbuds let you listen to music without any cords getting in the way—but often the price for this convenience can be pretty steep.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's battle royale 2019-04-02 15:54:00Poor Blackout. For a brief period last year I thought Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s battle royale mode was going to take off. Blackout l

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Phishers Bait Hooks for Netflix, Amex Users 2019-03-22 08:00:00Cybersecurity experts at Microsoft's Windows Defender Security Intelligence Team this week reported their discovery of two new email-based phishing c

SparkyLinux Incinerates the Hassle Factor 2019-03-21 13:24:35SparkyLinux is a Linux distro that can ignite your daily computing experience. Its spark is pushing me to rethink my computing priorities. Regularly r

New Oculus Rift S Pushes VR Experience Up 2019-03-21 08:00:00Facebook unveiled its Oculus Rift S virtual reality headset at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. It will be available this spring for $

Google Stadia: Future of Gaming or Pie in 2019-03-20 08:00:00Google has pulled the wraps off Stadia, a new cloud-based gaming platform. Using the power of Google's global information infrastructure, Stadia can

MOREbot Introduces Kids to Robotics Using 3D Printed 2019-03-19 14:05:09MORE Technologies last week launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $20,000 for development of its open source robot ecosystem. The company will fund

Apple Boosts Performance in New iPad Air and 2019-03-19 08:00:00Apple has announced a new 10.5-inch iPad and a refresh of the iPad mini. The iPad Air, which will sell for $499, offers 64 gigabytes of solid state st

How to Rein In Powerful Companies Without Ruining 2019-03-18 13:40:47Elizabeth Warren's desire to curtail Facebook, Amazon and other companies that have misused their massive power -- or may do so in the future -- is w

AR in Harry Potter Game Is Next Best 2019-03-15 08:00:00Niantic last week offered a few members of the gaming press a chance to take in the magic of its upcoming Harry Potter: Wizards Unite augmented realit

8 Great Linux Time-Tracker Apps to Keep You 2019-03-14 13:11:37Time-tracking software records the time you spend on tasks. The time-tracking helps you create billing reports, prepare invoices, and analyze your wor

New Chrome Extension Aims to Make the Web 2019-03-14 08:00:00Jigsaw has released Tune, an experimental Chrome extension that lets users hide comments its algorithms identify as toxic. It is available for Mac, Wi

Mozilla Offers Free Secure File-Sharing Service 2019-03-13 08:00:00Mozilla has announced Firefox Send, a free encrypted file-sharing service that works in any browser. To share a file, you simply visit the Send site a

US Government Forging Ahead With Airport Facial Recognition 2019-03-12 14:40:27Plans to bring facial recognition to major U.S. airports by 2021 are on a fast flight path, despite concerns about the new technology's readiness. Pr

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China’s Tencent is raising $6 billion through a 2019-04-04 06:01:54Tencent, Asia’s largest tech firm, is raising $6 billion after the Hong Kong-listed firm announced a new note sale today. Tencent last tapped th

Swedish fintech Zaver has raised $1.2M seed for 2019-04-04 04:15:21Zaver, a Swedish fintech that has built a payments platform to facilitate peer-to-peer trades and more, has picked up just over $1.2 million in seed f

Africa Roundup: Jumia files for IPO, OneFi acquires 2019-04-04 03:30:34Less than a decade ago IPOs, acquisitions, and global expansion by African startups were more possibility than reality. March saw all three from the c

Nauta Capital launches €55M ‘sidecar’ fund to double-down 2019-04-04 03:00:34Nauta Capital, the pan-European VC that invests in “capital-efficient” B2B software companies and consumer tech, has announced the closing

The Internet Archive has uploaded 450,000 songs collected 2019-04-04 02:04:36Last month, it became widely known that MySpace has lost much of the user data uploaded to it before 2016, including potentially million of music trac

Amazon reportedly removes the most obvious promotions for 2019-04-03 23:56:56If it feels like your Amazon search results have been overwhelmed with promotions for their private-label brands, like Amazon Basics, Mama Bear or Dai

SpaceX has completed the first tethered hop for 2019-04-03 22:48:54SpaceX has completed the first tethered jump for its Starship prototyped, Elon Musk confirmed in a tweet Wednesday evening. Called the Starhopper beca

Tesla first-quarter deliveries drop on challenges shipping Model 2019-04-03 20:37:09Tesla delivered 63,000 of its electric vehicles in the first quarter of the year, nearly a one-third drop from the previous quarter, the company repor

Facebook gets one step closer to building your 2019-04-03 19:28:01When it comes to representing yourself on social media, who you actually portray yourself as has always been a bit of a caricature. That thinking has

Ousted Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn says ‘I will 2019-04-03 18:48:28Carlos Ghosn, the former Nissan Motor chairman who was released on $9 million bail last month following three earlier indictments for financial wrongd

Toyota is giving automakers free access to nearly 2019-04-03 18:29:56Toyota said Wednesday it will give royalty-free access to its nearly 24,000 patents related to electrification technology and systems through 2030 in

Ruhnn, a Chinese startup that makes influencers, raises 2019-04-03 18:02:20Ruhnn, a company that enables influencers to sell through e-commerce and is plotting to change the face of China’s fashion industry, has raised

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John Legend voices Google Assistant, won’t use new 2019-04-03 19:40:05Google announced John Legend would be the new voice for its virtual assistant for a limited time in the U.S. starting Wednesday.

Conservatives complain their reach on social media is 2019-04-03 16:24:28Experts say social media platforms are a reflection of their users and companies will benefit from making sure everyone's First Amendment rights are

Sen. Josh Hawley wants independent Twitter audit after 2019-04-03 16:15:24Missouri Senator Josh Hawley has called on Twitter chief Jack Dorsey to open the tech giant up to an independent outside audit after the temporary sus

Millions of Facebook records found on Amazon cloud 2019-04-03 14:21:46A massive trove of Facebook users' information was discovered on Amazon's cloud computing servers on Wednesday. 

High school students design technologies to thwart an 2019-04-03 13:46:33What if there was a way to impede an active shooter?

Minnesota high school robotics team designs power wheelchair 2019-04-03 13:12:53A Minnesota high school robotics team constructed an electric wheelchair for a 2-year-old whose family couldn’t afford to purchase similar ones

Two teenagers hack into high school's Wi-Fi to 2019-04-03 12:49:43That's one way to get out of taking your test. 

Russian spy plane flies over Area 51 and 2019-04-03 12:05:48A Russian surveillance plane recently flew over several American military bases, including Area 51, perhaps America's most secretive military site.

Singapore to demand that Facebook, Twitter and Google 2019-04-03 08:28:48Tech giants such as Facebook Inc., Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Twitter Inc. would be required under a draft law int

NASA, MIT engineers re-imagine airplane wing, unveil futuristic 2019-04-02 14:06:32A brilliant team of engineers from NASA joined up with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) grad students, among others, to redesign the tradit

Fake news runs wild on WhatsApp as India 2019-04-01 14:20:57In India, viral fake news is lighting up Facebook Inc.’s WhatsApp messaging app as the world’s biggest democracy prepares f

Saudis hacked Jeff Bezos' phone and leaked racy 2019-04-01 13:49:51Saudi Arabia hacked the phone of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and is the source of private information that was published by The National Enquirer, according

Electrek

First look at Tesla’s highly-anticipated CCS adapter 2019-04-03 13:26:17 Electrek got a first look at Tesla’s highly-anticipated new CCS adapter that should enable Tesla owners to get access to many more charging sta

Some Dems crafting climate plans while distancing themselves 2019-04-03 13:11:03 A number of Democrats are now considering proposing various policies on climate change, including clean energy mandates and carbon pricing. And many

Save on electric outdoor tools in today’s Green 2019-04-03 12:49:18 Spring is upon us, and we have a trio of green-friendly deals on electric tools to help you clean and get your outdoor spaces in order as warm weathe

Tesla Gigafactory 3 is now going up at 2019-04-03 12:12:15 Tesla is moving at an incredible pace to build Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai as a new video shows new buildings going up fast. more… The post Tesl

Renewable energy now makes up a third of 2019-04-03 10:26:20 Strong gains in solar and wind energy last year have pushed renewable energy to now account for a third of global power capacity, according to the In

Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki, and Kawasaki reportedly cooperating on 2019-04-03 10:21:40 Believe it or not, the Big 4 motorcycle makers in Japan are apparently working together on a new electric motorcycle standard. more… The post

Toyota opens patents to help save hybrid cars, 2019-04-03 09:43:35 In an attempt to encourage the rest of the industry to make hybrid vehicles, Toyota announced that it is providing “nearly 24,000 licenses roya

EGEB: Canadian solar project on former coal site, 2019-04-03 09:10:35 In today’s EGEB: A Canadian solar project at a former coal generating station is completed. GE breaks ground on its massive wind turbine. Offsh

Tesla confirms new full self-driving computer is in 2019-04-03 06:56:27 Tesla announced today that its new full self-driving computer, previously known as the Autopilot Hardware 3.0 upgrade, is now in production and the c

Dem to introduce bill that would expand electric 2019-04-02 14:58:27 A House Democrat is set to introduce a bill that would expand the electric vehicle federal tax credit in the U.S., while linking it to domestic autom

BYTON completes winter test for all-electric SUV, aims 2019-04-02 14:34:19 BYTON, a China-based EV startup, announced today that it completed its initial cold environment testing on M-BYTE prototypes, an all-electric SUV tha

Ford’s ‘Go Electric’ event in Europe goes mostly 2019-04-02 13:34:27 Ford’s “Go Electric” event in Amsterdam today revealed the automaker’s electrified vehicle lineup in Europe, but all of the n

Ars Technica UK

Nature’s skyscrapers: X-ray imaging reveals the secrets of 2019-04-04 06:45:46Termite mounds are self-cooling, self-ventilating, and self-draining structures.

Tesla deliveries fall—especially for high-end Model S and 2019-04-03 23:00:04Model S and Model X sales fell a lot more than Tesla anticipated.

Serious Apache server bug gives root to baddies 2019-04-03 20:45:35Privilege-escalation flaw could also make minor flaws much more severe.

Watch a Verizon 5G phone hit speeds faster 2019-04-03 18:15:45It was under ideal conditions, but Verizon finally puts real numbers to mobile 5G.

After bleaching, Great Barrier Reef corals aren’t bouncing 2019-04-03 17:59:392018's batch of young'uns down about 90 percent.

Teenager hit with 73 counts for “swatting” calls 2019-04-03 17:05:30A 17-year-old from Ohio placed dozens of fake emergency calls to police.

Facebook asked some users for their email passwords, 2019-04-03 16:47:55And two third-party developers left the data from millions of Facebook users exposed in S3 bucket.

Elizabeth Warren wants jail time for CEOs in 2019-04-03 16:34:46Should more CEOs go to jail after data breaches? Elizabeth Warren thinks so.

GameStop posts massive loss as pre-owned game sales 2019-04-03 15:55:47Stock hits lowest point since 2005 after $673 million annual loss.

New imaging technique sees details without dye, may 2019-04-03 15:39:19Science takes time: Ten years to turn imaging theory into imaging experiment.

Google’s second Android Q Beta brings us “Bubbles” 2019-04-03 15:14:12Minimize apps to a floating, always-on-top bubble.

DNA in a clay pipe sheds light on 2019-04-03 14:14:41DNA from a usually overlooked artifact points to an enslaved woman's ancestry.


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