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Critics wary as Google’s Chrome begins crackdown on ads deemed annoying and detrimental to...

On Thursday, Google will begin using its Chrome browser to eradicate ads it deems annoying or otherwise detrimental to users. It just so happens...

Snapchat: What is the image messaging app behind the Chris Bishop drama?

Image messaging and multimedia mobile application Snapchat is at the centre of the latest drama plaguing National's Hutt South MP Chris Bishop. But what is...

Top Chinese media regulator cracks down on inappropriate online content

China's top media regulator on Monday has launched investigations against some of the top websites and video-streaming platforms for allowing disturbing videos targeted at...

The keepers of the emoji revealed

The long torment of the gingers is over. People of reddish hair are finally to be represented, alongside all the other peoples of the world,...

Microsoft is trying to kill passwords

Microsoft is trying to kill the password, and it's about time. This week, the company said the next test version of its stripped-down Windows...

One of world’s largest advertisers threatens to pull ads from Facebook and Google

One of the world's largest advertisers is threatening to pull its ads from social sites, such as Facebook and YouTube, if the tech companies...

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Apple HomePod found to damage wooden furniture with white stains ‘in 20 minutes’

Apple has admitted its new HomePod smartspeaker can damage wooden surfaces, but its only suggestion is that concerned customers move their speaker to avoid...

Alex Duncan: Auckland can fix congestion

When confronted with two diverging roads, the narrator in Robert Frost's poem "took the road less travelled by, and that has made all the...

One of world’s largest advertisers threatens to pull ads from Facebook and Google

One of the world's largest advertisers is threatening to pull its ads from social sites, such as Facebook and YouTube, if the tech companies...

Nanorobots successfully kill cancerous tumours

What once sounded like a work of fiction is now becoming a reality thanks to scientific advancements: DNA nanorobots have successfully killed cancerous tumours...

Cameron Webb and Ian Mackay: How the new mozzie emoji can create buzz to...

Mosquitoes are coming. The Unicode Consortium has just announced that alongside your smiling face – or perhaps crying face – emoji you'll soon be...

Meet Josie Pepper – Munich Airport’s robot help

A humanoid robot called Josie Pepper has been rolled out at Munich Airport in a test to find out how it is accepted by...

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Kieron Dyer: The truth behind my punch-up with Lee Bowyer

Kieron Dyer opened up about his fight with Newcastle team-mate Lee BowyerI couldn't believe he was hitting me in front of 52,000 people at...

Cricket fan mobbed by friends after $50,000 catch in New Zealand

By Robert Summerscales For Mailonline Published: 12:56, 16 February 2018 | Updated: 04:02, 17 February 2018 Fans in Auckland were served...

Councils hit by nearly 100million cyber-attacks in five years

Councils have been hit by nearly 100million cyber attacks in just five yearsTonbridge and Malling borough council in Kent had 62 security breaches One in...

Handshake to bring Kim in from the cold:

Kim Yo Jong met and shook hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in inShe passed Mr Jae-in note inviting him to a summit 'at...

Judge rules Alfie Evans should have his life support switched OFF

Kate James and Tom Evans had challenged medics who think Alfie should dieCouple want to take Alfie to a hospital for treatment that might...

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