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Operation Deadwood: Police arrest 13 people over multi-million dollar phone scam
Police have arrested 13 people as part of an ongoing investigation into a phone scam that's cost New Zealanders millions of dollars. 
© 2019 RadioNZ 2:05pm 

How to charge your phone abroad with no plug adaptor
If you have forgotten to bring a travel adaptor, there still might be a way to charge your phone. 
© 2019 BBCWorld 1:45pm 

Police arrest 13 for money laundering as 'sophisticated phone scam' allegedly costs Kiwis millions
Police have arrested 13 people for money laundering and are actively searching for other alleged offenders, as investigations continue into an ongoing sophisticated phone scam that has seen New Zealander's lose millions of dollars.Earlier... 
© 2019 NZ Herald 1:25pm 

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Apple's iOS 13 iPhone software brings bugs and leaves phone vulnerable to hackers
Apple has been forced to rush out an update to the latest version of its iOS operating system today after bugs left users with a number of problems, including one that could allow hackers to access contacts on locked phones.The... 
© 2019 NZ Herald 8:25am 

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Trump confirms he raised Bidens in Ukraine call
US President Donald Trump has confirmed that he raised the subject of former Vice-President Joe Biden and his son in a July phone call with Ukrainian president Volodymr Zelensky. 
© 2019 RadioNZ Mon 10:05pm 

Rugby World Cup: Spark Sport says its streaming service will deliver for remainder of tournament
Spark head of sport Jeff Latch insists the telco has fixed the streaming service that failed customers during the All Black-Springboks match on Saturday - and will deliver the remaining matches for the Rugby World Cup.Speaking to... 
© 2019 NZ Herald Mon 8:25am 

Impact of light from devices on sleep may be overstated, scientists say
Light from your phone will not damage your sleep as much as keeping a device next to your bed could, a leading Oxford University scientist has claimed.Professor Russell Foster, director of the university's Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience... 
© 2019 NZ Herald Sat 1:35pm 

Huawei unveils speedy range of phones hit by Google ban
Huawei has launched its Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro, signalling the beginning of a new era in smartphones and not just because they are the most advanced 5G phones yet.This is also the first phone affected by the US-China trade war,... 
© 2019 NZ Herald Fri 9:45am 

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'He wanted eight names a night': Fake Netflix producer collected phone numbers of '200 to 250' young people
A fake Netflix producer and convicted criminal who put on a "very convincing" American accent lured hundreds of young revellers to hand over their names and phone numbers, sparking safety fears.Kyle Daniel Wilkie, 26, enlisted freelance... 
© 2019 NZ Herald 2:05pm 

Operation Deadwood: 13 arrests over phone scam which saw Kiwis lose millions
More than $2.5 million was taken during the scam which saw those involved pretending to work for Spark or police. 
© 2019 1:15pm 

Mobile trader 'signed up mental health unit patients to unreasonable phone contracts'
Two people with autism talked into paying $10k for skincare, Govt told. 
© 2019 11:35am 

All Blacks' diehard Kristen Whiu receives call from Steve Hansen to attend captain's run
Diehard All Blacks fan Kristen Whiu was eating noodles in Japan. Then he got a surprise phone call. 
© 2019 9:56am 

World Cup headaches: Spark Sport boss confident, share price drops, Prime Minister weighs in
Spark Sport's boss has promised customers the telco will deliver the remaining matches for the Rugby World Cup after a rocky weekend.It's been a turbulent few days for Spark after many All Blacks and South Africa viewers encountered... 
© 2019 NZ Herald 5:05am 

-Trump responds to impeachment threat amid fresh push to remove him over Ukraine phone call revelations

Boy who swore at Five Star on kids' TV apologises
Eliot Fletcher made headlines with a foul-mouthed phone call to the BBC's Going Live in 1989. 
© 2019 BBCWorld Mon 11:05pm 

Solar powered kiosks are charging phones in Rwanda
How do you charge a cell phone when you don't have electricity at home? In Rwanda, ARED's portable solar-powered kiosks are one option. 
© 2019 CNN Mon 9:25pm 

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Spark Sport stream shocker: Buffering screens, lag and glitches hamper Rugby World Cup viewership
Spark Sport has been shown the yellow card by rugby pundits following the turbulent streaming of the All Blacks-Springboks match on Saturday.And there are now questions about whether the telco can guarantee the nation's fans will... 
© 2019 NZ Herald Mon 5:26am 

Selfie-loving woman electrocuted in bath while charging phone
A young selfie-loving Russian woman has died tragically after taking her mobile phone with her into the bathroom and dropping it in the water while it was charging.As a result, 26-year-old Evgenia Shulyatyeva suffered a massive... 
© 2019 NZ Herald Fri 11:45am 

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