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Saturday, 25 April 2015
Ashley Judd blasts Twitter's abuse handling system
12:40 | 25/4/15
Actress and activist Ashley Judd has slammed Twitter bosses for failing to take appropriate action after she reported multiple instances of abusive threats online last month.
'Han' not quite human
10:19 | 24/4/15
A humanoid robot able to recognise and interact with people has been showcased at an electronics fair in Hong Kong.
Uber accused of discrimination against the blind
07:06 | 24/4/15
Drivers in California are allegedly refusing to take blind passengers with guide dogs.
Tide goes out on Jay Z's streaming service
06:57 | 24/4/15
Jay Z's music streaming service Tidal has been deemed a spectacular flop after sinking out of the iTunes top 700 app chart less than a month after its launch.
Facebook userbase up, but profit down
12:28 | 23/4/15
Facebook's profit in the first quarter has plunged 20 percent from a year ago, but the company says revenues got a lift from robust growth in mobile advertising.
Radioactive drone found on Japan PM's office
09:25 | 23/4/15
A drone that was found on the roof of the Japanese Prime Minister's office in Tokyo was contaminated with nuclear material.
Chris 'Space Oddity' Hadfield records whole album
06:54 | 22/4/15
Chris Hadfield, the astronaut who became the first man to shoot a music video in outer space, has set his sights on the album charts.
Daniel Craig: Man with the golden phone
06:52 | 22/4/15
James Bond actor Daniel Craig was paid an eye-watering US$5 million to hold a Sony cellphone in a 007 movie, according to new leaked emails.
Kiwis sweep top robotics awards
06:36 | 22/4/15
The Kiwis have cleaned up at the Vex Robotics World Championship, winning three of its top titles.
Japan's return to nuclear power gets boost
03:48 | 22/4/15
One of Japan's nuclear power plants could come back online as early as this northern summer after a court rejected objections from nearby residents.
Space telescope 100 times stronger than Hubble
02:59 | 22/4/15
The James Webb Space Telescope will be 100 times more potent than Hubble and give astronomers an unprecedented glimpse at the first galaxies.
Twitter opens up direct messaging
12:26 | 21/4/15
Twitter says it is making it easier to take direct messages private, carving out a bigger space for targeted exchanges on the popular microblogging service.
Strong US dollar hits IBM profits
12:21 | 21/4/15
Technology heavyweight IBM has reported lower profits in the first quarter following another drop in revenues, this time partly due to the strong US dollar.
Kim Dotcom's lawyers in court seeking delay
12:14 | 21/4/15
Besieged internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom is back in court fighting a decision not to allow his extradition hearing to be delayed four months.
ASB introduces instant card lock features
11:33 | 21/4/15
ASB has launched its new 'Card Control' service that allows customers to manually restrict how and where cards can be used.
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