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Netflix to crack down on password sharing

Your free ride on your mate's account could be over.

Dell’s XPS 13 2-1 device

The bar has been set: I have seen the future of computers

Tech companies regularly dub their latest release a 'game-changer', but for once I might believe it, writes Oskar Howell.

It responds to touch, just like real human skin.

'Creepy' human skin phone cover responds to touch

No one asked for this.

Watch: All Blacks make statement by thumping Ireland.

Fans lash out at Spark over quarter-final coverage

But the company says the problem is not at its end.

Emma Cropper went to have a look.

Massive exhibition showcases Japan's innovative robotics

It's something New Zealand wants in on.

Watch: Jacinda Ardern is asked about the livestreamed shooting in Germany.

Tech companies not releasing data despite Christchurch Call pledge

They aren't releasing information related to a shooting livestream.

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Lie to your kids and they'll grow up to be liars - study

Fibbing could have damaging effects on your children.

Watch: Will Smith on The Project.

The Project: Will Smith talks CGI, cloning and karma

"I think it's impossible for a specific technology to be inherently evil."

Watch: Sizzle reel showcasing recent and upcoming PlayStation games.

PlayStation 5 name, late 2020 release confirmed by Sony

An all-new 'immersive' controller is also exciting fans.

Instagram is killing its 'stalking' feature, the Following tab.

Instagram killing its 'stalking' feature

Say goodbye to creeping through your ex's late-night likes.


Cutting-edge technology sees Kiwi have multiple brain tumours treated at once

She is the first person in New Zealand to try the new radiation machine.

Watch: Transport Minister Phil Twyford unveiled the Government's Drone Integration Paper which outlines how drones could be integrated into the aviation sector.

Passenger drones a step closer in New Zealand

The Government pledges support for "advanced unmanned aircraft".

Microsoft showed off its Surface Pro X, Surface Laptop 3, Surface Pro 7 and Surface Earbuds at the event.

Microsoft launches new laptops and earbuds

It wasn't all about dual-screen devices at the annual hardware event.

Watch: The Surface Duo.

Hands-on with Microsoft's dual-screen Surface Duo phone

The company says it's much more than a phone.

Many users experienced streaming issues during the All Blacks v Springboks test.

'Super laggy': All Blacks match streaming quality under fire again

But Spark Sport says the vast majority of customers had a good experience.

A pivotal moment from the match.

'Ruined the game': Wales v Australia plagued by tech issues

Spark Sport says an audio issue was quickly resolved.

Views got to miss Japan celebrate their win over Ireland.

Spark Sport criticised over ads after Japan's victory over Ireland

Fans missed the chance to watch players celebrate a famous Rugby World Cup win.

Watch: Paul Ash on Newshub Nation.

Fight against online terror comes to Wellington

Scores of experts will meet in Wellington to practice how to respond to a terror event online.

A person is killed by a crocodile in Queensland every three years.

How world-first technology in Australia could prevent crocodile deaths

A person is killed by a crocodile in the state of Queensland every three years.

Watch: Sophie Handford and Luke Wijohn on The AM Show.

Tech won't save planet from climate change - strike organiser

She strongly disagreed with Duncan Garner.