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Outage forces Tongan govt to restrict internet
When Tonga lost all cell phone and internet connection to the outside world on Sunday evening, Paula Piveni Piukala, the country's cable director happened to be attending a regional Telecommunications conference in Hawai'i. 
© 2019 RadioNZ 3:25pm 

Social media to be blocked in Tonga as govt forced to restrict internet
When Tonga lost all cell phone and internet connection to the outside world on Sunday evening, Paula Piveni Piukala, the country's cable director happened to be attending a regional Telecommunications conference in Hawai'i. 
© 2019 RadioNZ Wed 2:05pm 

So handy, so cheap
Today I look at a couple of really clever little devices I picked up for a song from the local Warehouse store. Are torches still a thing? Do you have one or do you use your phone as a source of emergency lighting these days? 
© 2019 Aardvark Wed 9:55am 

Space X-launched satellite network offers phone, broadband for Kiwis: the good and bad news
The good news: a new satellite service called Iridium Certus will offer phone and internet service to people anywhere in New Zealand or, in fact, almost every corner of the world from March. Say goodbye to blackspots.The bad: the... 
© 2019 NZ Herald Tue 11:05am 

'Johnny Sexton has bat phone to the referee - just like Richie McCaw', claims Eddie Jones
Eddie Jones has fired his first shot in the Six Nations mind games war by claiming Ireland playmaker Jonathan Sexton has a "bat phone to the referee" - just like ex-All Blacks captain Richie McCaw. 
© 2019 Stuff.co.nz Mon 8:05am 

Data breaches are inevitable – here's how to protect yourself
It's tempting to give up on data security altogether, with all the billions of pieces of personal data – Social Security numbers , credit cards, home addresses, phone numbers, passwords and much more – breached and stolen in... 
© 2019 NZ Herald Sun 12:25am 

Police apologise after officer threatens to ticket filming teenager
A police officer who ordered a teenager to to "put your phone down or I will start writing out the traffic tickets" has been scolded by bosses. 
© 2019 Stuff.co.nz Sun 5:25am 

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Neo-Nazi publisher ordered to turn over personal information
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A judge has ordered the publisher of a neo-Nazi website to reveal his net worth and identify any phone numbers, email addresses, social media accounts and technology he used when he called for his readers to unleash... 
© 2019 NZ Herald Sat 3:45pm 


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Joe Schmidt defends Johnny Sexton on Eddie Jones' 'bat phone' allegations
Eddie Jones may have dialled a wrong number with his claim Ireland playmaker Jonathan Sexton had a "bat phone" link to rugby referees. 
© 2019 Stuff.co.nz 3:15pm 

Mum says anaesthetist used mobile phone during c-section - and checked a tennis appointment
An anaesthetist at an Auckland hospital was heard taking calls on his cellphone during a woman's caesarean section. 
© 2019 Stuff.co.nz Wed 11:45am 

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Minor complaints such as earache clogging emergency phone line
A person who called 111 at 3am because they could not sleep is one of a growing number of minor complaints ambulance staff say are clogging the phone line. 
© 2019 Stuff.co.nz Wed 9:15am 

Richie McCaw and Johnny Sexton's 'bat phone' to referee - Eddie Jones
Eddie Jones reckons the Irish kingpin Johnny Sexton has a "bat phone to the referee" - just like Richie McCaw.Legendary All Blacks captain McCaw may be well retired, but he still appears to loom large in Jones' mind.The England... 
© 2019 NZ Herald Tue 11:05am 

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Ireland's Sexton 'has bat phone to the ref' - England coach Jones
England coach Eddie Jones has repeated his claim that Ireland fly-half Johnny Sexton is given preferential treatment by referees. 
© 2019 BBCWorld Sun 2:05pm 

Heartland rugby hero speaks after two on-field near deaths
Rugby player Brad Houston doesn't remember much about the two times he nearly died on the field - but he now has a constant reminder in his chest in the form of a cell-phone sized defibrillator.The West Coast lock suffered his first... 
© 2019 NZ Herald Sun 5:45am 

Coin-operated parking to stay in towns, after opposition from locals to digital payment
Laughing down the phone Kani Panapa insists he's not in a dying job. 
© 2019 Stuff.co.nz Sun 5:25am 

Boogie Cousins overcomes nerves in 1st game with Warriors
LOS ANGELES (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins was nervous. His stomach felt tight and filled with butterflies. He grabbed his phone and fired off texts to family and friends. He talked to his brother and sister.Golden State coach Steve Kerr... 
© 2019 NZ Herald Sat 9:45pm 

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