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PNG court allows Schram to leave country
A Papua New Guinea court has allowed the former Vice Chancellor of the University of Technology to leave the country to retrieve his PhD certificate from Italy. 
© 2018 RadioNZ 4:24pm 

Kim Dotcom reveals NZ city that's becoming millionaires' doomsday hide out
Silicon Valley millionaires are increasingly buying up land in Queenstown to prepare for a doomsday event, New Zealand's own resident web mogul says.But whether that could boost the country's technology industry is yet to be determined.Controversial... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 7:24am 

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Foxconn says no changes planned for Wisconsin project
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group said Wednesday that it remains committed to its $10 billion Wisconsin manufacturing facility, rejecting a report that it's considering reducing its initial investment by making... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 6:04am 

Exhibition to showcase digital artwork from across the globe
The exhibition created by global creative technology company Wacom in conjunction with artist management agency Just Another Agency, will feature work from fifty local and internationally renowned artists in what will be a one-of- a-kind event. 
© 2018 GeekZone Wed 4:54pm 

Facial recognition tech leads to arrest of potato thief in China
Facial recognition cameras at a sports stadium led to the arrest of a fugitive at a Jacky Cheung concert in China, making it the third time in two months that the technology was used to catch a wanted person there.A man identified... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Wed 11:44am 

Why TV cartoons now pitch to kids of all ages
You don't need to spend too much time flicking through the cartoon channels to work out that despite the rich colour and the many Mel Blanc-inspired voices, there is a distinctively grown-up flavour to the modern animated genre. What is more, changes in the craft and technology used to produce animated programMEs has transformed not just the look of animation but the speed with which it can respond to real-life events. Cartoons, particularly those pitched specifically at a young audience, rarely comment on the headlines, but they are now empowered with greater pop-culture currency. 
© 2018 Wed 10:54am 

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Futurist: 10 tech trends that will shape the world
MYOB Futurist in residence Keran McKenzie says the world is at a convergence when it comes to technology, and anything is possible - but it's not without its risks.McKenzie's role as a futurist is to try and predict what technology... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 2:04pm 

Brexit: Technology-based customs system 'could cost £20bn'
The technology-based system could cost more than the UK contributes as an EU member, MPs are told. 
© 2018 BBCWorld 6:54am 

US tech firm: Possible cyberattack on Ukraine being prepared
LONDON (AP) — Network technology company Cisco Systems said Wednesday that a half a million routers had been compromised in preparation for what could be a major cyberattack against Ukraine, raising the specter of large-scale disruption... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 6:44am 

Tesla Autopilot: Name deceptive, claim groups
Two consumer rights group claim the marketing for the driving assistant technology is deceptive and misleading. 
© 2018 BBCWorld 5:45am 

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Can English remain the 'world's favourite' language?
English is spoken by hundreds of millions of people worldwide, but do new translation technology and "hybrid" languages threaten its status? 
© 2018 BBCWorld Wed 1:15pm 

Inaugural festival WLG-X eyes Wellington for November
The worlds of film, music, technology and design will come together in Wellington to showcase New Zealand's best innovations and design this November. 
© 2018 Wed 10:54am 

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