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US stock indexes edge higher in early trading; Oil up
U.S. stock indexes edged higher in morning trading Tuesday, recovering after an early slide. Investors weighed the latest batch of company earnings and economic news. Banks and other financials stocks led the gainers, while phone... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 4:15am 

Huawei plans $400m investment in NZ
Telecommunications giant Huawei plans to invest at least $400m in New Zealand over the next five years.At a meeting with Prime Minister Bill English earlier this month, Huawei founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei outlined plans to spend... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Tue 5:45am 

St John Marlborough rallies to meet daily $1000 shortfall
Any time, day or night, and the team at St John are a phone call away. 
© 2017 Mon 5:25pm 

Vodafone snatches rural services firm
The majority of a small telecommunications company's rural internet service will be sold to Vodafone, posing a major obstacle to Spark's takeover bid. 
© 2017 RadioNZ Fri 8:46pm 

TeamTalk to sell controlling stake in Farmside to Vodafone as Spark circles
Unprofitable telecommunications minnow TeamTalk plans to sell a 70 percent stake in its problematic Farmside rural internet services provider to Vodafone New Zealand for $10 million, almost half what Spark New Zealand is willing to pay for the entire 
© 2017 Fri 1:25pm 

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Construction of cellphone tower on footpath sparks controversy
The construction of a new cellphone tower in the middle of New Plymouth has irked business owners who are unhappy with its location and claim work started without proper consultation. 
© 2017 Fri 7:45am 

Google cites progress in Android security, but patching issues linger
The chances of you installing malware on your Android phone is incredibly small, according to Google. 
© 2017 PC World Thu 3:35pm 

Spark offer should be rejected - TeamTalk
Small telecommunications company TeamTalk said a hostile takeover bid from sector giant Spark significantly undervalues its business and should be rejected. 
© 2017 RadioNZ Thu 1:06pm 

Man snapped victim's cell phone as she called for help, court told
A woman sent her child to get help after her partner smashed her cell phone while she was calling the police. 
© 2017 Wed, 22 Mar 12:25am 

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Missing woman 'a bit embarrassed by all the fuss' after car crash left her with no phone signal
The family of a Hawke's Bay woman believed missing are relieved she has returned home, after a car crash left her isolated in rural Hawke's Bay. Hawke's Bay police were notified on Saturday that Napier resident Glenys-Jane Harvey... 
© 2017 NZ Herald 10:14am 

Mingis on Tech: A closer look at the new Moto G5 Plus
Looking for an Android phone that won't break the bank but still has the features you need? The Moto G5 Plus is a real bargain buy, says reviewer Dan Rosenbaum. 
© 2017 PC World Tue 1:45am 

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Global bomb threats: New Zealand Police helped investigation that led to arrest of teen in Israel
The arrest of a 19-year-old in Israel follows a wave of telephone bomb threats to New Zealand schools.The Jewish-Israeli teenager allegedly made dozens of threatening phone calls to Jewish community centres across the US, Australia... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Fri 6:15pm 

Vodafone and Spark in takeover tussle over TeamTalk
Vodafone has thrown a spanner into Spark's takeover bid for NZX-listed telecommunications company TeamTalk. 
© 2017 Fri 11:55am 

Samsung's Galaxy 8 phone will convert into a desktop computer, leaks reveal
Samsung's new Galaxy 8 phone, due to be launched next week, will be capable of acting as a full Android desktop computer, thanks to a new accessory details of which have been widely leaked to the tech media. 
© 2017 Fri 9:25am 

Queenstown man blames Siri for making harassing phone calls to ex-wife
A judge has rejected the argument that Siri was responsible for dozens of harassing calls from a Queenstown man's phone to his former wife. 
© 2017 Thu 6:25pm 

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Vodafone prepares an LTE moon shot
Thanks to Vodafone, the Taurus-Littrow Valley will get its first mobile phone base station next year. 
© 2017 PC World Thu 7:25am 

How your phone could unlock thousands of bikes
A scheme in China that allows users to take a bike anywhere and leave it anywhere 
© 2017 BBCWorld Wed, 22 Mar 5:05pm 

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