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LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 22:  In this Photo Illustration, a phone displays the Uber ride-hailing app on September 22, 2017 in London, England. The Transport Regulator has announced that it will not re-new the company's licence to operate in London as it's current service is "not fit and proper".  (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)

Uber starts petition to save Uber

The company has started an online petition to keep its licence to operate in London.


Hamburger-flipping robot gets first job

Think that robots cooking your food won't happen for a while? Meet Flippy.

Social Media Presenter Aziz Al-Sa'afin tells you what you need to know about Apple's iOS11.

Here's what you need to know about the new iOS 11 update

Don't hit that download button just yet.

Nikon's new promotion features 32 men.

Nikon snapped over men-only campaign

The company claimed all of the women invited to take part "were unable to attend".

The pilot aims to bring women into the technology workforce.

New programme to encourage women into technology

Research shows women only make up 23 per cent of those employed in tech related occupations.

The iPhone X will have face ID and an edge-to-edge screen.

iPhone X with face ID, edge-to-edge screen unveiled

A radically redesigned iPhone rammed with new features celebrates 10 years of the device.

Farmers will be using the tool to limit excess nutrients entering waterways.

Farmers' tool created to protect waterways

The tool aims to help farmers limit impact on environment.

The previous iPhone (iPhone 7) did not feature a headphone jack.

Apple's 'iPhone X' revealed in leaks

Another key feature may be removed.

The email service has been in use for 20 years.

Vodafone shutting down email

Technological problems have plagued the service.

An Eco Electric car is re-charged from city street power point.

Electric vehicles get lane priority in Auckland trial

It's hoped the trial will add incentive for drivers to make the change away from petrol.


Artificial Intelligence robots in our homes just five years away

The most advanced robot has arrived in NZ - and with it questions about our humanity.

Mobile phone addiction may be ruining your love life

Is your phone addiction ruining your relationship?

It's a genuine threat to your happiness, writes Verity Johnson.

The smart mirror will even take your selfies

Now your mirror can be your own PA

The Mirrocool shows you your emails, appointments and even takes your selfies.

Teenager (15 years) sitting in chair shot from behind in studio playing video game on flat screen TV New York USA.

Video games almost universal in Kiwi homes - study

Just 2 percent of families don't own a gaming device.


FaceApp introduces 'blackface' feature, deletes it after backlash

Users were able to appear as though they were of Asian, Black, Causcasian, and Indian descent.


Facebook launches assault on Netflix

Facebook continues to ramp up its original content with Watch.

The Google engineer fired for a memo criticizing the company's diversity hiring program has been offered a job by Julian Assange.

Google engineer fired for conservative, sexist memo

Wikileaks' Julian Assange has offered the man a job, saying "censorship is for losers".

EMS worker Joseph Sunshine clutches a framed picture of colleagues who died in the attack near the National September 11 Memorial and Museum on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in Manhattan, New York, U.S., September 11, 2016.  REUTERS/Andrew Kelly - RTSNABG

9/11 victim identified 16 years on

Breakthrough DNA testing unearths hope for 9/11 victims' families.

The fix was simple and steps had been taken to prevent a repeat.

Data blamed for orbit fail - Rocket Lab

US-NZ rocket company Rocket Lab says a problem with a contractor's equipment was behind its Electron rocket failing to reach orbit in May.

Artist's concept showing how the Valles Marineris canyons may appear shortly after sunrise from an altitude of 35 miles. The view is from a position over the center of the trough system looking east. In the right foreground is the Ius Chasma, and above it toward the Sun is the Melas Chasma, and on the left nearer to the horizon is the West Candor Chasma. The horizon itself spans about 300 miles.

Kiwis crowdfund to colonise Mars

The founders say they want to shape space exploration, rather than just watch.