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Australian teen sparks FBI action after hacking Apple
An Australian teenager has pleaded guilty to hacking into the main computer network of technology giant Apple, storing files in a folder called "hacky hack hack". 
© 2018 RadioNZ 5:25pm 

Kiribati tertiary agency gets regional accreditation
The Kiribati Institute of Technology has been accredited as a higher education provider by the Pacific Board for Educational Quality. 
© 2018 RadioNZ 11:05am 

Pooh-poohed in the 1980s: Kiwi engineer's ideas now echoed around New Zealand
It took a special man to be ahead of his time when it came to technology in the 1980s. 
© 2018 Thu 7:35pm 

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The Latest: Lawmakers vow action on Google location tracking
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Google's location-tracking settings (all times local):3 p.m.Lawmakers are vowing to step up their oversight of the data collection practices of giant technology companies after an Associated... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Tue 10:45am 

Video-calling 'owl' helps opioid addicts in US
The technology is bringing together addicts and health workers who would otherwise struggle to meet. 
© 2018 BBCWorld Mon 11:15pm 

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VR heads into the classroom for property students
Virtual reality (VR) field trips are now being used to teach students about construction and leaky homes at the University of Auckland Business School, as the technology revolutionises the property industry. 
© 2018 Sat 5:25am 

AI learns how to dribble and other technology news
BBC Click's Emily Bates looks at some of the week's best technology stories. 
© 2018 BBCWorld Fri, 10 Aug 11:25am 

Of Mutual Interest: FANG stocks fumble
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's recent plunge slowed technology stocks, but it didn't stop them.Facebook and a small group of other giant technology companies have been some of the market's biggest gainers in recent years. But the group... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Fri, 10 Aug 8:45am 

Bigger slice of $3b government ICT spend could go to small, young firms
The Government is promising to make it much easier for younger and smaller businesses to win a larger share of the $3 billion it spends on information technology products and services each year. 
© 2018 Thu, 9 Aug 12:35am 

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Australian teen who hacked Apple from home 'dreamed of' working for the tech giant
An Australian private schoolboy who repeatedly broke into Apple's secure computer systems is facing criminal charges after the technology giant called in the FBI. 
© 2018 1:05pm 

Marine Le Pen's presence deemed 'disrespectful' at Web Summit
Conference organiser Paddy Cosgrave initially defended her invitation to the technology summit. 
© 2018 BBCWorld 10:45am 

Global markets sink on growth concerns, Turkey jitters
NEW YORK (AP) — Global stocks are sinking Wednesday as an unexpected drop in profits for Chinese tech giant Tencent has investors worrying about economic growth. Oil and copper prices are falling.Technology and energy companies... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Thu 3:25am 

US stocks rise as technology and health care firms lead
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are rebounding on Wall Street in early trading Monday, led by gains in technology and health care companies and retailers. Ratings company Nielsen Holdings is surging after an activist investor started pushing... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Tue 2:45am 

Can technology make you a better footballer?
Click looks at the technology that could help you improve your game. 
© 2018 BBCWorld Mon 7:15pm 

Parent-child dialogue is key before kids start school
Preparing kids for school takes more than vaccines and backpacks. Bullying and technology look different than they did a few decades ago, and the internet has ushered in a new age of misinformation and anxiety. From preschool to high... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Mon 2:05pm 

Tech giants still stumbling in the social world they created
Who knew connecting the world could get so complicated? Perhaps some of technology's brightest minds should have seen that coming.Social media bans of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones have thrust Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and others... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Sat 2:45am 

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US stocks are little changed; Yelp and Roku jump
NEW YORK (AP) — Major U.S. indexes are little changed Thursday morning as technology stocks rise while energy companies and banks slip. Bond prices rose, sending yields lower, after the Labor Department reported that wholesale prices... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Fri, 10 Aug 2:45am 

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