Montana mandates 'net neutrality' for state contracts
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana on Monday became the first state to bar telecommunications companies from receiving state contracts if they interfere with internet traffic or favor higher-paying sites or apps, under an order from Gov....
© 2018 NZ Herald 12:34am $113 for two-minute after-hours vet call for sick hedgehog
A South Waikato man is furious at being charged $113 for a two minute phone call to his vet.
© 2018 Stuff.co.nz 9:24am Philanthropists donate $100 million to 2 Boston hospitals
BOSTON (AP) — Two of Boston's premier hospitals on Monday received a combined $100 million gift from a telecommunications executive and his wife that they hope will revolutionize innovation and patient care.Boston Children's Hospital...
© 2018 NZ Herald 8:34am Vocus contracted for Melanesia undersea cable
The Australian telecommunications company Vocus has secured a contract to lay an internet submarine cable to link Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, and Australia.
© 2018 RadioNZ Mon 1:34pm Football: Cristiano Ronaldo checks bloody head injury with Real Madrid physio's phone
Cristiano Ronaldo reinforced his claim as the vainest footballer in the world after he appeared to take a Real Madrid physio's smartphone in order to check damage to his face.The Portuguese, who netted a brace in Real Madrid's 7-1...
© 2018 NZ Herald Mon 8:14am Addicted to your smartphone? There's an app for that
Did you text? Sorry, I can't see messages right now. Arianna Huffington locked my phone.The media tycoon turned wellness entrepreneur wants to keep you out of your phone, too, with a new app called Thrive. Its goal is to make...
© 2018 NZ Herald Sat 12:04am Apple will let you choose between your phone's speed, its battery life
Apple chief executive Tim Cook said Wednesday that you'll soon be able to make the decision between your iPhone's performance and its battery life, following controversy over the company's decision to do it for you.Cook said that...
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