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16 Nov 2018   
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Tech to give new insight into gorillas and other news
BBC Click’s Nick Kwek looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week. 
© 2018 BBCWorld 1:56pm 

Retailers, homebuilders lead early slide in US stocks
U.S. stocks moved broadly lower in early trading Thursday, extending the market's losing streak into a sixth day. Losses among retailers, homebuilders and health care companies outweighed gains in technology stocks. The slide followed... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 5:05am 

Japan's SoftBank invests in US office space-sharing WeWork
TOKYO (AP) — American office space-sharing company WeWork has obtained $3 billion in funding from Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp.The new funding comes in addition to the $1 billion raised from SoftBank last... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Thu 5:05pm 

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The face-mapping technology raising fears about fake news
Why face-mapping technology designed to improve TV dubbing is raising fears about fake news. 
© 2018 BBCWorld Wed 1:15pm 

US stocks are mostly higher early trading; Oil price slumps
U.S. stock indexes were mostly higher in early trading Tuesday, erasing some of the losses from a steep, technology-driven sell-off a day earlier. Gains in banks and technology companies outweighed losses elsewhere in the market.... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Wed 5:05am 

Steep drops in technology stocks pull US indexes lower, knocking 500 points off the Dow Jones Industrial Average
NEW YORK (AP) — Steep drops in technology stocks pull US indexes lower, knocking 500 points off the Dow Jones Industrial Average. 
© 2018 NZ Herald Tue 7:45am 

Markets Right Now: Stocks open lower on Wall Street
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):9:35 a.m.Stocks are opening mostly lower on Wall Street, extending the market's losing streak into a sixth day.Health care companies and banks... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Tue 4:25am 

SoftBank mobile unit to go for IPO raising some $20 billion
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp. will carry out an initial public offering of its Japanese mobile subsidiary, set for Dec. 19, in what will likely be one of the world's biggest IPOs.The Tokyo Stock Exchange... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Mon 10:25pm 

Pilots seek stricter drone laws as they await improved technology
Pilots want the laws around drone use beefed up by the government as they wait for new technology to make the aircrafts safer. 
© 2018 RadioNZ Mon 6:45pm 

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Google's Alphabet gives up on rescue robots
The technology giant will close its Schaft robotics division after failing to find a buyer. 
© 2018 BBCWorld 6:45am 

Asian Cup to get video review starting in quarterfinals
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Video review will be used at the Asian Cup starting in the quarterfinals.The Asian Football Confederation said in September it would use the VAR technology at some stage during the Jan. 5-Feb. 1 tournament.The... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Thu 11:45pm 

Apple Stores to employ human trafficking victims
The technology company's retail chief reveals the initiative as she is given the Stop Slavery Award. 
© 2018 BBCWorld Thu 8:15am 

RTX on! Battlefield V becomes the first game to support DXR real-time ray tracing
Battlefield V isn't even technically out yet, but it's already the first game to support DXR ray tracing and Nvidia's GeForce RTX technology. 
© 2018 PC World Thu 5:05am 

First 5G cities in UK named by EE
The UK's big cities will be the first to get the futuristic mobile technology, says mobile operator. 
© 2018 BBCWorld Wed 6:26am 

Fear for 5G competition as shares in 2degrees' owner plunge again
Shares in 2degrees' majority-owner have crashed by 45 per cent in less than a week, sparking concerns over whether Spark may be the only telco with the resources and desire to invest aggressively in 5G technology. 
© 2018 Tue 3:35pm 

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Michael Naylor: E-bikes, e-scooters and e-vehicles pose a threat to public transport
COMMENT: Lime e-scooters arrived in New Zealand with much fanfare last month but they are just part of a transport revolution that includes ride-sharing firms such as Uber. New technology is dramatically changing commuting habits... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Tue 5:55am 

US stocks move broadly lower in early trade; oil rising
U.S. stocks moved broadly lower in early trading Monday, weighed down by losses in technology companies and banks. Consumer-focused companies and media and communications stocks also took losses. Crude oil prices were headed higher,... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Tue 4:25am 

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